Zatoichi the Bind Swordsman is the James Bond of Japan. Since 1962 he has been the hero of the oppressed on both Television and the Movies. A seemingly harmless Masseur he wanders the land making his living off of gambling. He carries a cane that conceals his straight edge sword. Although blind, he is a fearsome swords man capable of defeating any Samurai and protecting the innocent from cruel oppressors.