Title : Zatôichi's Vengeance
Genre : Action, Drama
Cast : Shintarô Katsu (Zatoichi), Shigeru Amachi (Genpachiro Kuroda), Jun Hamamura (Blind Biwa Priest), Gen Kimura (Tamekichi), Kanae Kobayashi (Tamekichi's mother), Kôichi Mizuhara (Joshuya), Mayumi Ogawa (Cho / Shino), Kei Satô (Boss Gonzo)
Movie Plot : Zatoichi comes upon a dying man who asks him to give a bag of money to "Taichi". Zatoichi has no idea who this is but when he comes upon a small town harassed by gangsters, he finds that "Taichi" was the man's young son. Along his travels he also met a blind monk who makes Zatoichi question his murderous lifestyle. In trying to help the town, Zatoichi kills some gangsters and becomes a hero to the boy. He must make a choice of whether to use non-violence and set a good example, or violence and set the boy on the wrong path in life.