The BEST episodes of Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Every episode of Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan!

Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.

Last Updated: 8/11/2023Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
End of Days
101 votes

#1 - End of Days

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/24/2021

After carefully watching and waiting, a wily veteran Samurai emerges from the shadows and launches his own bid for supreme power. Witness one final, epic battle to see who will rule Japan for the next two hundred years.

Directors: Stephen Scott
Watch Now:Amazon
The Demon King
102 votes

#2 - The Demon King

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/24/2021

Nobunaga overcomes some of his biggest challenges in his effort to reunite Japan. See how he combats an army of fierce rebels and a plot launched from deep within his inner circle aimed at ending his reign forever.

Directors: Stephen Scott
Watch Now:Amazon
Enter the One-Eyed Dragon
105 votes

#3 - Enter the One-Eyed Dragon

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/24/2021

Follow Toyotomi Hideyoshi in his effort to gain control over central Japan. Watch him use a brilliant mix of force, strategy, and intrigue to become the first man in nearly a century to control the entire nation.

Directors: Stephen Scott
The Rise of Oda Nobunaga
175 votes

#4 - The Rise of Oda Nobunaga

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/24/2021

Oda Nobunaga launches a blood-soaked bid to seize power over central Japan. Watch the brilliant but brutal Samurai battle rival family members and ferocious warlords along the way.

Directors: Stephen Scott
Watch Now:Amazon
Seize Power/Retain Power
127 votes

#5 - Seize Power/Retain Power

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/24/2021

With much of central Japan under his control, Nobunaga must now fight the powerful Buddhist armies that oppose his bid to rule the nation. Follow him through a monumental battle against his most dangerous rivals yet.

Directors: Stephen Scott
Catastrophe and Annihilation
104 votes

#6 - Catastrophe and Annihilation

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/24/2021

Hideyoshi is desperate to carve his name into history and become the most powerful man in Asia. See how he risks everything he’s worked for when he launches a bold invasion of mainland China.

Directors: Stephen Scott