Zatoichi: Blind Swordsman 13 - Zatoichi's Vengeance
With 25 film sequels and upwards of 100 TV episodes, Shintaro Katsu is the legendary Zatoichi! He's a low ranking blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and answers his foes with a deadly cane sword. By far, one of Japan's most time-honored screen personas. Zatoichi is, to this day, the ultimate everyman anti-hero.
A fast moving entry in the Blind Swordsmen series, Zatoichi's Vengeance is a tour de of nonstop action. The blind swordsman meets a dying man who makes Zatoichi promise to deliver a large sum of money to his young son, Taichi. Zatoichi's skill with his sword results in the death of several of the men, and Taichi sees Zatoichi as a second father. But a blind monk Zatoichi to question the violence of his existence and his future as a swordsman.