WorldCat Identities

Asai, Shozaburo

Overview
Works: 41 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 313 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Film adaptations  Swashbuckler films  Samurai films  Martial arts films  Crime films  Comedy films  Documentary films 
Roles: Scenarist, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shozaburo Asai
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
Zatoichi senryōkubi = Zatoichi and the chest of gold( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of stealing, Zatoichi is pursued by friend and foe alike. In this installment of The Blind Swordsman series, Ichi must prove his innocence, expose the real culprits, retrieve the gold, and reconcile his accusers' anger. And if the odds were not stacked high enough, Ichi is hounded and challenged by a maniacal, bullwhip yielding ronin who finds Ichi's status as a low ranking blind masseur and master swordsman as an affront to his class and profession
Zatoichi sekisho yaburi = Adventures of Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While corrupt bosses exploit hard-working merchants preparing for a New Year's celebration, Zatoichi dispenses justice with the edge of his cane sword
Zatoichi sakategiri = Zatoichi and the doomed man( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eleventh 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's fate collides with an innocent man facing execution
Zatōichi abare-dako = Zatoichi's flashing sword( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi is provoked into a fury of sword slining by a disreputable gang leader trying to oust a rival, good-natured boss. A houseguest of the peaceful Brunkichi boss, Ichi attempts to help his gracious host fight the greedy boss Yasugoro, but as a fugitive, Ichi's honorable host must ask the blind swordsman to leave. With Ichi temporarily out of the way, Yasugoro makes his bloody move. But being a man of fairness and equality, Zatoichi makes sure Yasugoro gets what he deserves in the end
Zatoichi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 16 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's flashing sword( Visual )

2 editions 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
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Zatoichi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blind swordsman wanders into a town to celebrate the New Year. There, he befriends a young woman whose father has gone missing; as he tries to help her find him, he becomes entangled in a web of corruption and a series of tragic twists of fate
Zatoichi and the chest of gold( 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
Zatoichi senryokubi by Kazuo Ikehiro( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi 7, Zatoichi's flashing sword( Visual )

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

Zatoichi is provoked into a fury of sword slining by a disreputable gang leader trying to oust a rival, good-natured boss. A houseguest of the peaceful Brunkichi boss, Ichi attempts to help his gracious host fight the greedy boss Yasugoro, but as a fugitive, Ichi's honorable host must ask the blind swordsman to leave. With Ichi temporarily out of the way, Yasugoro makes his bloody move. But being a man of fairness and equality, Zatoichi makes sure Yasugoro gets what he deserves in the end
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
Hiroku kaibyōden( Visual )

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

Zatōichi sekisho-yaburi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way to the peak of Mt. Myōgi, from where Zatōichi plans to see the first sunrise of the year, he encounters with a mysterious man, who leaves him with a letter for his younger sister who lives in a nearby town. Zatōichi manages to find her, but she becomes trapped in hands of a malicious local administrator. Zatōichi sets out to rescue the sister
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La saga de películas de Zatoichi componen la serie de acción de más larga duración en la historia de Japón y ha creado uno de los grandes héroes de la pantalla: un masajista ciego itinerante que también pasa a ser un espadachín con la velocidad del rayo. En este paquete se presentan veinticinco películas de este personaje realizadas entre 1962 y 1973, y protagonizadas por Shintaro Katsu
Zatōichi senryō-kubi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatōichi visits a village to pay a hommage to a grave of a man he inadvertently killed three years ago. There, he gets caught up in a looting incident and falsely accused of the crime
Nemuri Kyōshirō joyōken = Kyoshiro nemuri at bay by Kazuo Ikehiro( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaidan Kasanegafuchi = Ghosts of Kasane Swamp( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sawano, who is being hounded for payment of a debt by the blind masseur Soetsu, kills both the masseur and his own wife, and hires Jinzo and Senta to throw the corpses into the swamp. Haunted by guilt and ghosts, he commits suicide and his mistress, Okuma, takes his money. His son, Shingaro, returns home from samurai training only to learn of the death of both his parents. One of Soetsu's daughters, Oshiga, sets up her own business by taking over the shop of Tominoto as master teacher. Osono, Soetsu's younger daughter, has no choice but to become a geisha. Leading a dissolute playboy lifestyle, Shingaro goes to the geisha house where Osono works. When Osono finds out that his father has killed her father, Osono too commits suicide. At the same time, Oshiga meets Shingaro and falls in love, declaring her devotion to him by cutting off her little finger. One of Oshiga's workers, Ohisa, saves her mistress when the former shop owner, Madame Tomimoto, now a mere salesperson, gets her revenge by pouring boiling water on Oshiga's face, greatly disfiguring her beauty. While Oshiga is recovering, she is torn by jealousy and doubts about Shingaro, who is actually having an affair with Ohisa. Shingaro kills the insanely jealous Oshiga and runs away with Ohisa. They get
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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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