Tuesday, 28 June 2011


Some of my favourite moments from the original series of Zatoichi films are not fights but songs.

This from Zatoichi's Cane Sword (1967)

The lyrics are:
Maybe you wear rags, but your heart is more beautiful than any flower.
It is young once so enjoy it.
If you're a man, do something that nobody else would.
A man hides his tears and forced himself to smile, but some women
do not know.
You say you're in love, but there's nothing to say.
If you're a
man, catching a smile
I sent you
This is rapidly turning into a blog on musicals!

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