Journey to the brutal, thrilling world of 17th century feudal Japan with Shogun, the unforgettable adventure based on the bestselling novel from James Clavell. Winner of three Golden Globes and three Emmys, the three-part miniseries starring Richard Chamberlain arrives for the first time on stunning Blu-ray July 22 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Shogun Blu-ray

The sweeping story of love and war follows John Blackthorne (Chamberlain), an English navigator shipwrecked off the coast of Japan. Rescued, he becomes an eyewitness to a deadly struggle involving Toranaga (Toshirô Mifune), a feuding warlord intent on becoming Shogun - the supreme military dictator. At the same time, Blackthorne is irresistibly drawn into the turmoil and finds himself vying to become the first-ever Gai-Jin (foreigner) to be a made a Samurai Warrior.

One of the most watched miniseries of all time, the Shogun Blu-ray collection arrives with remastered picture and sound in a special three-disc set including nearly two hours of compelling features that delve into the fascinating world of the epic adventure. In addition to two multi-part features, "The Making Of Shogun" and "Historical Perspective Featurettes," the Blu-ray collection of Shogun also features commentary from director Jerry London.

The Shogun Blu-ray will be available in 1080p with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English Restored Mono (Dolby Digital), German Mono (Dolby Digital), French Mono (Dolby Digital), and Japanese Mono (Dolby Digital). The discs also include English SDH, French, German, Japanese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish subtitles. The Blu-ray is Not Rated in the U.S. and rated 14A in Canada. It will be available for the suggested retail price of $85.00 U.S. and $94.00 Canada. The disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One:

Special Features

  • The Making of Shogun (SD)
  • - A Novel Adventure
  • - The Cast
  • - Nagashima
  • - Toho Studios
  • - Cultures Collide
  • - The Art of Shogun
  • - The Erasmus and The Galley
  • - Controversy
  • - The Earthquake
  • - Escape From Osaka Castle
  • - The Blockade
  • - Post Production
  • - Shōgun Makes History

Disc Two:

Special Features

  • Historical Perspective Featurettes (SD)
  • - The Samurai
  • - The Tea Ceremony
  • - The Geisha

Disc Three:

Special Features

  • Commentary by Director Jerry London on Select Scenes (SD)
  • - Blackthorne's Arrival at the Castle
  • - Blackthorne at Ochiba's Party
  • - The Crazy Dance
  • - Lord Buntaro Shoots Arrows
  • - Blasting of the Fishing Boats
  • - The Arrival of Toranaga
  • - Blackthorne Rebuilds His Ship