Blackthorne and Mariko begin a romance; Toronaga continues to build his army for a battle with Ishido. Anjin-san proves his mettle during an earthquake and is honored by Toranaga for bravery. Mariko's husband Buntaro, arrives in Anjiro.
Did You Know?
At arund 1 min) They are discussing the roads in Japan. If you look in the background you can see the hillside has been cut back for the road. Then there is a scene of them "in camp" and the following day they are traveling again. When they tilt up after the priests leave you can see it is the same road and they are now traveling toward the cut that was visible "the day before". See more