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Zatoichi 7: Zatoichi's Flashing Sword
Zatoichi 7 - Zatoichi's Flashing Sword
Theatrical poster to Zatoichi 7: Zatoichi's Flashing Sword
Directed by Kazuo Ikehiro
Produced by Masaichi Nagata
Written by Novels:
Kan Shimozawa
Screenplay:
Shozaburo Asai
Minoru Inuzuka
Music by Sei Ikeno
Cinematography Yasukazu Takemura
Distributed by Daiei
Released July 11, 1964
Running time 82 min.
Preceded by Zatoichi 6: Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold
Followed by Zatoichi 8: Fight, Zatoichi, Fight
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Zatoichi 7: Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (座頭市あばれ凧 Zatōichi abare tako) is a 1964 film based on Kan Shimozawa's novels, directed by Kazuo Ikehiro and starring Shintarō Katsu as Zatoichi the blind swordsman. Zatoichi 7: Zatoichi's Flashing Sword is the seventh entry in the popular, long-running Zatoichi series.

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Zatoichi 7

Cover to the US DVD release of Zatoichi 7: Zatoichi's Flashing Sword

Zatoichi 7: Zatoichi's Flashing Sword was released theatrically on July 11, 1964.[3] In Japan, the film has been released on videotape in 1992, and in DVD format in 2003 as a single and as part of a box set.[4] Home Vision Entertainment released it on DVD in the US on April 29, 2003.[5]

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  1. "座頭市あばれ凧" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  2. Zatôichi abare tako (1964) at the Internet Movie Database
  3. "座頭市あばれ凧" (in Japanese). Japanese Cinema Database (Agency for Cultural Affairs). Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  4. "座頭市あばれ凧(1964)" (in Japanese). allcinema.net. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  5. Wallis, John (May 1, 2003). Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman, Vol. 7 - Zatoichi's Flashing Sword at DVD Talk.