Westworld Season 2 Episode 5 (15)Westworld Season 2 Episode 5 (15)

Akane No Mai

Get a Peek at the Episode

Shogun World extends a welcome to all. Take a look at what “Akane No Mai” has in store.

“Akane No Mai” Synopsis

Maeve, Lee, Hector and Armistice have revelations in a new world adjacent to their own. Dolores makes a decision about Teddy and Karl Strand discovers something sinister.


Maeve channels a new skill, Dolores’ mission gets personal and Karl Strand discovers something sinister at play with Delos’ data.

Interview With Writer Dan Dietz

The screenwriter clues us in on what went into making Shogun World feel as authentic as Japan’s Edo period.

Interview With Director Craig Zobel

The director behind Season 2, Episode 5 “Akane No Mai,” shares his visual choices behind unveiling a new world.

Creating Shogun World

“It was a production dream come true.” Lisa Joy, Thandie Newton, Rinko Kikuchi and more discuss the look, energy and creation of Shogun World. (Spoilers follow)

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