‘Shōgun’ is a TV series created for Hulu and FX, adapting James Clavell’s 1975 novel. The story revolves around the collision of two ambitious men, English sailor John Blackthorne and powerful daimyo Lord Toranaga, along with a mysterious female samurai, Lady Mariko. Set in Japan, the series explores Blackthorne’s transformative journey in an unfamiliar culture, Toranaga’s political struggles, and Mariko’s quest to prove her value despite dishonorable family ties. The main cast includes Cosmo Jarvis, Hiroyuki Sanada, and Anna Sawai.