The docuseries, Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan premiered on Netflix on February 24, 2021. This six-part series follows the lives and deaths of the influential warlords during Japan’s turbulent Warring States Period in the 16th century, centering on key figures like Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan features powerful reenactments of historical events and expert commentaries.
iCLA’s Japan Studies professor, Dr. Darren Ashmore, was featured on the docuseries as a commentating historian, providing riveting insight about the battles and struggles that went on in feudal Japan.
Watch our interview with Dr. Darren Ashmore about Age of Samurai: