Directed by: Jerry London
Starring: Frankie Sakai, Richard Chamberlain, Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Shimada
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Continuity mistake: When Blackthorne tries to open the door in order to leave the room he woke up in, his hand tears the paper wall. The damage to the paper then changes between shots. (00:11:20)
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In the opening scene you see an old ship in the water, if you look closely you can also see the shadow of the helicopter that is filming the scene.
The characters John Blackthorne and Toranaga are based upon two historical figures: Togukawa Ieyasu and William Adams, an Englishman who both became a samurai and a close advisor to Ieyasu in the 1600s.