ICHI is a 2008 Japanese movie directed by Fumihiko Sori as a a continuation of the long-running Zatoichi chanbara film series—this time with a female protagonist.
- Release date
- October 25, 2008
- Distributed by
- Warner Bros.
A blind female shamisen player gets mixed up in a turf war between residents of a small town and a violent yakuza gang. Along the way, she meets a man named Tōma who refuses to draw his sword due to an incident from his past.
|Haruka Ayase||Blind shamisen player/Ichi|
|Yukina Kashiwa||Ichi (younger)|
|Ayumi Kimura||Ichi (childhood)|
|Takao Osawa||Fujihira Touma, Ronin|
|Kazuma Chiba||Touma (childhood)|
|Shido Nakamura||Banki, boss of the Banki gang|
|Yosuke Kubozuka||Toraji, Shirakawa gang number 2|
|Akira Emoto||Chobei, boss of the Shirakawa gang|
|Riki Takeuchi||Izo, Banki gang number 2|
|Go Riju||Innkeeper Kihachi|
|Ryosuke Shima||Kotaro, inn sales boy|
|Tetta Sugimoto||Blind swordsman|
|Megumi Yokoyama||Touma's mother|
|Shiro Namiki||Inspector-general Kataoka|
|Usagi Kono||Ichi's mother|