11 episodes

Every legend begins with a story. Explore the vision and artistry behind the FX groundbreaking series, Shōgun, an epic saga of war, passion, and power set in feudal Japan. 

An original adaptation of James Clavell’s bestselling novel, Shōgun is set in Japan in the year 1600 at the dawn of a century-defining civil war. Producer Hiroyuki Sanada stars as “Lord Yoshii Toranaga” who is fighting for his life as his enemies on the Council of Regents unite against him, when a mysterious European ship is found marooned in a nearby fishing village. 

Join host and staff writer Emily Yoshida as she sits down with the creators, cast, and crew that brought Sengoku Period Japan to life. In this exclusive companion podcast, each episode will break down the twists and turns of the plot, the top-of-the-line craft behind the scenes, and the real-life history that informed it all. 

FX’s Shōgun: The Official Podcast FX

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Every legend begins with a story. Explore the vision and artistry behind the FX groundbreaking series, Shōgun, an epic saga of war, passion, and power set in feudal Japan. 

An original adaptation of James Clavell’s bestselling novel, Shōgun is set in Japan in the year 1600 at the dawn of a century-defining civil war. Producer Hiroyuki Sanada stars as “Lord Yoshii Toranaga” who is fighting for his life as his enemies on the Council of Regents unite against him, when a mysterious European ship is found marooned in a nearby fishing village. 

Join host and staff writer Emily Yoshida as she sits down with the creators, cast, and crew that brought Sengoku Period Japan to life. In this exclusive companion podcast, each episode will break down the twists and turns of the plot, the top-of-the-line craft behind the scenes, and the real-life history that informed it all. 

    Anjin

    Anjin

    A barbarian ship washes ashore. Host Emily Yoshida and guests break down episode 1 of FX’s Shōgun. Featuring showrunner Justin Marks, actor Hiroyuki Sanada "Toranaga," historian Frederik Cryns and costume designer Carlos Rosario. From cultural bonding and falcon training to dressing samurai and Dutch sailors, join them as they discuss the first chapter to the epic tale.

    Watch episode 1 of Shōgun on Hulu and FX in the U.S., Disney+ internationally and Star+ in Latin America. For a deeper look inside the show, head to the Official Shōgun Viewer’s Guide.
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    Shōgun: The Official Podcast is produced by FX in association with AT WILL MEDIA. 

    • 28 min
    Servants of Two Masters

    Servants of Two Masters

    A Taikō leaves his legacy. Host Emily Yoshida and guests break down episode 2 of FX’s Shōgun. Featuring executive producer and co-creator Rachel Kondo, actor Cosmo Jarvis "Blackthorne," producer Eriko Miyagawa and director Johnathan Van Tulleken. Creators and cast discuss why some characters' names in the original book had to be changed for the show, why Ishido might be a sympathetic villain and what Blackthorne sees in Yabushige.

    Watch episode 2 of Shōgun on Hulu and FX in the U.S., Disney+ internationally and Star+ in Latin America. For a deeper look inside the show, head to the Official Shōgun Viewer’s Guide.

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    Shōgun: The Official Podcast is produced by FX in association with AT WILL MEDIA. 

    • 31 min
    Tomorrow is Tomorrow

    Tomorrow is Tomorrow

    A great escape. Host Emily Yoshida and guests break down episode 3 of FX’s Shōgun. Featuring showrunner Justin Marks, actor Nestor Carbonell "Rodrigues," stunt coordinator Lauro David Chartrand- Del Valle and production designer Helen Jarvis. Listen in as Yoshida and guests explore the skills required to be a great samurai, how to drown on camera and what it takes to build 16th century ships.

    Watch episode 3 of Shōgun on Hulu and FX in the U.S., Disney+ internationally and Star+ in Latin America. For a deeper look inside the show, head to the Official Shōgun Viewer’s Guide.


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    Shōgun: The Official Podcast is produced by FX in association with AT WILL MEDIA. 

    • 27 min
    The Eightfold Fence

    The Eightfold Fence

    A wall too high to scale. Host Emily Yoshida and guests break down episode 4 of FX’s Shōgun. Featuring executive producer and co-creator Rachel Kondo, actor Anna Sawai "Mariko," historian Frederik Cryns and director Fred Toye. Join them as they discuss what Fuji's role as consort means, what's going on between Mariko and Blackthorne and how to bring a small fishing village like Ajiro to the screen.

    Watch episode 4 of Shōgun on Hulu and FX in the U.S., Disney+ internationally and Star+ in Latin America. For a deeper look inside the show, head to the Official Shōgun Viewer’s Guide.
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    Shōgun: The Official Podcast is produced by FX in association with AT WILL MEDIA. 

    • 29 min
    Broken to the Fist

    Broken to the Fist

    A ground that does not waver to man. Host Emily Yoshida and guests break down episode 5 of FX’s Shōgun. Featuring showrunner Justin Marks, actors Cosmo Jarvis "Blackthorne” and Moeka Hoshi's "Fuji" and consulting producer Mako Kamitsuna. Creators and cast members discuss that "groundbreaking" earthquake, explore the dark corners of Buntaro's mind and break down the fate of a gardener.

    Watch episode 5 of Shōgun on Hulu and FX in the U.S., Disney+ internationally and Star+ in Latin America. For a deeper look inside the show, head to the Official Shōgun Viewer’s Guide.

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    Shōgun: The Official Podcast is produced by FX in association with AT WILL MEDIA. 

    • 28 min
    Ladies of the Willow World

    Ladies of the Willow World

    A secret place of pleasures. Host Emily Yoshida and guests break down episode 6 of FX’s Shōgun. Featuring actor Anna Sawai "Mariko," associate producer & writer Caillin Puente, historian Frederik Cryns and director Hiromi Kamata. Discover what it takes to film the series' most intimate scene, the meaning of honors and titles and the on-screen moment so haunting that it entered Anna Sawai's dreams.

    Watch episode 6 of Shōgun on Hulu and FX in the U.S., Disney+ internationally and Star+ in Latin America. For a deeper look inside the show, head to the Official Shōgun Viewer’s Guide.

    FX.tv/Shogun


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    Shōgun: The Official Podcast is produced by FX in association with AT WILL MEDIA. 

    • 27 min

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