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Katsu, Shintarō 1931-1997

Overview
Works: 397 works in 631 publications in 2 languages and 3,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Samurai films  Martial arts films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Swashbuckler films  History  Action and adventure television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Performer, Adapter, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Shintarō Katsu
 
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Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White heaven in hell: In the final Lone Wolf and Cub film, star Tomisaburo Wakayama decided to make the sort of wild movie he'd always wanted to: one in which Lone Wolf battles zombies and Daigoro's baby cart zips improbably across an icy landscape on skis
Zatōichi monogatari = Blind swordsman : the tale of Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies
Chūshingura( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless tale of honor and revenge. The true story of a group of samurai who become ronin after their lord is forced to commit seppuku for assaulting a court official
Zoku Zatōichi monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zatoichi discovers the lord who has hired him suffers from a madness that, if made public, would bring ruin to his empire and the livelihood of the samurai warriors he employs, the blind masseur becomes a wanted man for the secret he now possesses. Attacked at every turn by the crazed lord's samurais and hired yakuza thugs, Zatoichi manages to escape relatively unscathed. But in a final duel, masseur Ichi must face his old foe, the infamous one-armed samurai
Rōningai by Yitailang Shanshang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of ronin on the outskirts of Edo in the last of the samurai era. These masterless samurai have taken to drunkenness and debauchery with the local prostitutes. They can regain their honor when renegade samurai invade the area to kill the prostitutes. This project was undertaken in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the death of Shozo Makino, the 'father of the Japanese cinema
Sanzu no kawa no ubagurama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Yagyu hires a female assassin and her ninjas to avenge the deaths of his sons at the hands of Ogami. Ogami slays all her killers, forcing the woman to hire three masters of death. Part two in a six-part series
Shin Zatōichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the outskirts of the town of Furukawa, blind masseur and master blade-slinger Zatoichi encounters one-armed Chinese martial artist Wang Kang and a young boy. Discovering that the pair are on the run from the corrupt local Samurai, murderers of the boy's parents, Zatoichi agrees to guide them to a nearby temple. Unfortunately, things are never that easy for the blind man, as he becomes entangled in in a struggle to save not only these two, but also the lives of the people they come across. When the situation worsens, Zatoichi may discover that his greatest enemy is not the men sent to kill the party, but Wang Kang and a lack of a common language between the two of them. As the crisis escalates, the two master swordsmen will find themselves alone in a confrontation where only one will walk away alive!" The 22nd movie in the series
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Incident at blood pass( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his final portrayal of the Yojimbo charachter, Mifune is hired to perform a mission so mysterious, he isn't told what it is. All he knows is that he is supposed to go to a remote mountain pass and wait for something to happen!"--Container
Shin Zatōichi monogatari = New tale of Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies. In this episode, Masseur Ichi returns to his home village to discover that his former teacher has been hiring out his swordsmanship skills to a ruthless gang of kidnappers
Zatōichi to yōjinbō / Zatoichi meets Yojimbo / The Toho Company and Katsu Productions present ; produced by Katsu Shintaro and Nishioka Hiroyoshi ; screenplay, Okamoto Kihachi and Yoshida Tetsuro ; directed by Okamoto Kihachi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twentieth of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies. In this episode, Zatoichi finds that one of his favorite villages has fallen prey to Boss Masagoro, the son of a merchant rumored to have stolen gold from the shogunate
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman by Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shintaro Katsu's Zatoichi is a blood-stained epic that shows the frailites of a man at odds with the Bushido Code
Zatōichi goyō-tabi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No good deed goes unpunished for Zatoichi, the blind masseur and master swordsman. After delivering the baby of a dying woman and fulfilling her last wish to take her infant to the town of Shiobara, he finds the father missing and must leave the child with his aunt, Oya-e. Immediately taking a liking to the young woman, he resolves to help her when her inn is turned into a brothel by Tetsugoro, the local yakuza boss. Things take a turn for the worse when Zatoichi fights to have the performers at the upcoming festival perform without a yakuza tax. Enraged by his audacity, Tetsugoro puts a price on the blind man's head. Meanwhile, the baby's father, Sataro, returns home, and a misunderstanding results in him blaming the masseur for his wife's death. As the danger on both sides escalates, Zatoichi's sword-cane will fly and the blood will flow into the streets!"--Container. The 23rd movie in the series
Zatōichi rōyaburi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 16th movie of Zatoichi the blind swordsman, he finds himself involved with a gambling house who plot to enlist him to eliminate a rival
Zatōichi kyōjō tabi = The fugitive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies. In this episode, Masseur Ichi seeks revenge on a ruthless gang and a powerful ronin
Zatoichi to Yojimbo = Zatoichi meets Yojimbo by Kihachi Okamoto( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together Zatoichi, the blind masseur and swordsman and Yojimbo, the mercenary bodyguard, first as friendly enemies then allies free a peaceful village from the influence of Boss Masagoro
Shin Zatōichi monogtari( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The flip of a coin leads the blind masseur and master swordsman Zatoichi to his hometown, a place he has not visited in over two decades. Despite his extended hiatus, he finds that several people remember him from his hellcat youth, including a 'sister' that he never knew he had and the village's local government Superintendant. But things never stay quiet for the masseur for very long. An old face from Ichi's childhood, Shinbei, has hatched a nefarious plot to rob the town of thier valuable community quarry. The masseur is caught in the unenviable position of mediating the conflict between his former pal and the home of his youth, with neither side willing to budge. Can Ichi, the champion of the weak and oppressed, do the right thing, even if it pits him against his childhood chum?"--Container. The 25th movie in the series
Shin Zatōichi monogatari( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a fatal encounter with an elderly woman on a decrepit rope bridge, Zatoichi seeks out her daughter, to make restitution for his role in her death. He finds that the daughter, Nishikigi, is the most popular prostitute in the local brothel. Vowing to save Nishikigi from this life of sin, he sets out to earn the money to redeem her. But the blind swordsman goes too far when he hustles the local yakuza gang for the money. Now, trouble comes from all sides as the local boss, a master swordsman and the prostitute's lover, all want a piece of Zatoichi. Worst of all, Nishikigi just can't seem to turn her back on her life of sin! All these lead to the most shocking of ends of Zatoichi, one which will leave him forever changed!"--Container. The 24th movie in the series
Lone wolf and cub by Kenji Masumi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby cart at the River Styx: Itto Ogami and Daigoro continue their quest for vengeance through meifumado, the spiritual way of "demons and damnation," pursued constantly by the Shadow Yagyu clan and the shogun's spies
Zatoichi jigoku tabi = Zatoichi and the chess expert by Kenji Misumi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blind swordsman befriends a wandering, chess-loving, battle-thirsty samurai and helps a young girl who has been accidentally wounded in a brutal sword fight
 
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Katsu-shin 1931-1997

Katsu, Shintarō

Katsu, Shintaro, 1931-1997

Katsushin 1931-1997

Katu, Sintarō

Kineya, Katsumaru 1931-1997

Nidai-me Kineya Katsumaru 1931-1997

Okumura, Toshio 1931-1997

Shintarō Katsu 1931-1197

Shintaro Katsu 1931-1997

Shintarō Katsu Japanese actor and director

Shintarō Katsu japanischer Schauspieler

Shintarō Katsu Japans acteur (1931-1997)

Shintaro Katsu penyanyi Jepang

Shintarō Katsu ureueng meujangeun Jeupun

Šintaró Kacu japonský herec

Кацу, Синтаро

شينتارو كاتسو

شینتارو کاتسو تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، بازیگر، خواننده، و کارگردان ژاپنی

শিনতারো কাতসু

카츠 신타로

かつしん 1931-1997

カツ, シンタロウ

カツ, シンタロウ, 1931-1997

二代目杵屋勝丸 1931-1997

勝 新太郎 1931-1997

勝新 1931-1997

勝新太郎

勝新太郎 1931-1997

奥村, 利夫

奥村 利夫 1931-1997

奥村利夫 1931-1997

杵屋勝丸 1931-1997

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