The BEST Episodes of Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 5, 2022

Network: Netflix

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

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End of Days

#1 - End of Days

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.66
83 votes
Directors: Stephen Scott
The Demon King

#2 - The Demon King

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.52
87 votes
Directors: Stephen Scott
Enter the One-Eyed Dragon

#3 - Enter the One-Eyed Dragon

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.47
87 votes
Directors: Stephen Scott
The Rise of Oda Nobunaga

#4 - The Rise of Oda Nobunaga

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.42
153 votes
Directors: Stephen Scott
Seize Power/Retain Power

#5 - Seize Power/Retain Power

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.39
109 votes
Directors: Stephen Scott
Catastrophe and Annihilation

#6 - Catastrophe and Annihilation

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.34
85 votes
Directors: Stephen Scott