FIGHT, ZATOICHI, FIGHT Ep. #8
In a cruel twist of fate, an innocent woman is cut down in an ambush intended for the blind swordsman, turning her infant child into an orphan. Feeling responsible, Ichi vows to safely deliver the child to its father.
The assassins relentlessly pursue Ichi, who must fight with ever more efficient determination now that he is the infant's only protector. In a final bitter twist of fate and plot, Ichi must add to his list of enemies the father of the child he has sworn to protect. (This episode was previously unavailable on VHS or DVD.)
Optional English subtitles, 1964, 87 min., color, 2.35:1 aspect ratio, monaural. Region 1 coded.