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Tanaka, Tokuzō 1920-2007

Overview
Works: 116 works in 160 publications in 2 languages and 591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Action and adventure films  History  Swashbuckler films  Martial arts films  Martial arts television programs  Film series  Television programs 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Tokuzō Tanaka
 
Most widely held works by Tokuzō Tanaka
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
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 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
Zatōichi no uta ga kikoeru = Zatoichi's vengeance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blind swordsman meets a dying man who makes Zatoichi promise to deliver a large sum of money to his young son, Taichi. In doing so, Zatiochi kills several men, and a monk forces him to question the violence of his existence and his future as a swordsman
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A pop culture icon since his screen debut in 1962, Zatoichi (played by samurai film legend Shintaro Katsu) was a matinee favorite throughout the 1960s. After a dozen years and 25 films, the blind swordsman transitioned to the small screen in 1974. 100 episodes of the popular series aired through the end of the decade, as the television program, "Zatoichi Monogatari" or "The Tale of Zatoichi."--Container
Sleepy eyes of death( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nemuri Kyoshiro, the half-breed son of a Japanese noblewoman raped by a Christian missionary, lives only for the moment, amused by the chaos that surrounds him. But those who decide to use him for their own ends soon discover that they have made a fatal error. For Kyoshiro wields the fabled Musuo-Masamune blade and is master of the most subtle and deadly technique in all of sword-play: the Full-Moon cut. All those who challenge him must face the Sleepy Eyes of Death
Shinobi no mono( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Tokogawa leyasu has complete domination over Japan he must destroy the Toyotomi clan. The armies of leyasu and the Toyotomi ninja will decide the fate of the nation in a desperate struggle in the dark to stop leyasu from ruling Japan
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogami Itto was the Shogun's executioner. Yagyu Retsudo designed a plan to disgrace and frame Ogami in the eyes of the Shogun, giving him criminal status and forcing him to forfeit his post. Ogami sets out to exact revenge with his one-year-old son
The fugitive = Kyojo tabi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi seeks bloody vengeance on a ruthless gang and a powerful ronin. Arriving in the village of Shimonita, Ichi learns that a local gang has placed a bounty on his head. A powerful hired ronin attacks Ichi and nearly claims his life, but when a defenseless woman is slain by the assassin, Ichi can no longer control his rage. After laying waste to the entire gang, Ichi's final duel becomes a deadly meeting of the samurai's superior swordsmanship and the blind masseur's unbridled rage
Zatoichi the fugitive( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 13 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
Sleepy eyes of death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyoshiro, a half-breed son of a Japanese aristocrat raped by a Christian missionary, lives only for the moment, amused by the chaos that surrounds him. But those who decide to use him for their own ends soon discover that they have made a fatal error! For Kyoshiro utilizes the magical Musou-Masamune blade, and is in control of technique in all of swordplay, the Full Moon Cut. All those who challenge him must face The Sleepy Eyes of Death!
Zatoichi's vengeance( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 11 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
Sleepy eyes of death : [the Chinese Jade]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyoshiro must find a man who is already dead, and get him to reveal the secret of The Chinese Jade. Once he knows the secret, everyone will want him dead
Eiga ga kōfukudatta koro : Tanaka Tokuzō eigajutsu, ishoku no eiga-gaisha Daiei o kakenuketa eiga kantoku by Tokuzō Tanaka( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 10 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
Zatoichi. the blind swordsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi, the blind masseur and undefeatable swordsman, is caught in turf war between rival gangs, becomes a wanted man when he learns of a lord's dangerous secret, returns home to discover his teacher has been working for kidnappers, and seeks vengeance on a powerful ronin, dueling with his most skilled samurai
Zatoichi. the blind swordsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind masseur wanders Japan to ply his trade but he always stumbles upon local conflicts and must use his legendary sword skills to fight for justice
Zatoichi : masseur Ichi, the fugitive( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Zatoichi, a blind swordsman and gambler, in the town of Shimonita
New tale of Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 7 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, collected in one package for the first time
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 3 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
 
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Alternative Names
Tanaka, Tokuzō

Tanaka, Tokuzō 1920-

Tanaka, Tokuzo 1920-2007

Tokuzō Tanaka

Tokuzō Tanaka director de cine japonés

Tokuzō Tanaka Japanese film director

Tokuzō Tanaka Japans filmregisseur (1920-2007)

Tokuzō Tanaka réalisateur japonais

Танака, Токудзо

タナカ, トクゾウ

タナカ, トクゾウ 1920-2007

田中徳三 1920-2007

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