Shōgun Episode 6: What is the Crimson Sky? Explained!

In the most recent episode of Shōgun,” “Ladies of the Willow World,” Tokugawa Ieyasu’s character Lord Toranaga gets ready to carry out the Crimson Sky plan. This was a big turning point in the story. “Crimson Sky” is a very important plan in the TV show’s plot. Toda Hiromatsu was the first person to talk about it. It’s a last-ditch effort that includes a single, violent attack on Osaka Castle. The plan’s goal is to get rid of Ishido Kazunari and the rest of the Council of Regents. This will leave Yoshii Toranaga (Hiroyuki Sanada) as the only Regent, which will make him the shōgun.

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At first, Toranaga didn’t want to fight Ishido (Takahiro Hira)directly because he thought they didn’t have enough allies and were marching toward certain death. Unfortunately, after a Regent was killed, Toranaga saw that “Crimson Sky” was his only choice. Even though he wasn’t ready at first, Toranaga is now ready to launch “Crimson Sky” in Osaka. This is a big turning point in the story of the show.

With Ishido’s help, Ochiba-no-kata (Fumi Nikaido) rules over the Regents. She is Taikō’s only wife who has given birth to a kid. Ochiba is the mother of the Heir and also wants to get revenge for the death of her father and get back the life that was taken from her. The last episode saw a change in the balance of power when she came back to Osaka. This reminded Ishido that he has to answer to her.

The fact that a Regent was killed showed that Ochiba-no-kata and Ishido were ready to do anything to keep their power. Even though Toranaga didn’t want to, he knew that Crimson Sky was his only choice after his son and most trusted friend were killed. Torangazu had no choice but to get his men ready for battle and head to Osaka, where he plans to get rid of the Regents and become shogun.

Since Toranaga is now ready to attack Osaka with Crimson Sky, the next few episodes of “Shōgun” are likely to be all about war. The cannon regiment will be led by John Blackthorne, who is now one of Toranaga’s generals. However, they do not yet have enough soldiers to take over Osaka. Toranaga wants to work with his half-brother Saeki Nobutatsu to better his chances of beating Ishido in Osaka. As the characters get ready for the final battle that will decide the fate of the shogunate, “Crimson Sky” adds drama and suspense to the show.

With only four episodes left, “Shōgun” is getting ready for its most intense and action-packed episodes yet. This is because the war that has been a tease since the show’s beginning is finally happening. The fate of the shogunate is at stake, so fans can expect dramatic fights, surprising turns, and high stakes.

Stay tuned for more updates and recaps of Shōgun Season 1, only on TV Acute!

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Olivia Wilson is the senior news writer for TV Acute. She spends too much money on collectables and is enamored with movies, comics, and television series. She loves binge-watching and can spend hours talking about movies and TV shows. She can immerse herself into a good story no matter the genre or form and only come out from it when she's had her fill. When she's not writing, she's probably cooking or exploring new places. You can follow her daily exploits on Twitter and Facebook.

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