How to Watch ‘Shōgun’: Here’s Where to Stream New Episodes Online for Free

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Quick Answer: Fans can watch Shōgun for free with a trial to Hulu, DirecTV Stream, or fuboTV.

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Brace yourself for a riveting narrative set against the backdrop of 17th-century Japan, where the world of samurai warriors, feudal lords, and political intrigue comes alive with stunning authenticity in FX’s Shōgun. Originally adapted from James Clavell’s bestselling novel of the same name, Shōgun is set in the year 1600 at the dawn of a century-defining civil war.

The 10-episode limited series transports audiences to a time when alliances were forged and broken, and the stakes were nothing short of life and death. With its meticulously crafted plot, Shōgun beckons viewers into a world where the clash of swords is matched only by the clash of ideals. With every episode, the show promises to weave a tale that is both visually spectacular and emotionally resonant, making it a must-watch for enthusiasts of historical drama and fans craving an immersive escape into a fascinating period of Japanese history. So grab your swords, put on your armor, and prepare to embark on the adventure of a lifetime with Shōgun on FX!

How to Watch ‘Shōgun’ Online

Shōgun unfolds its epic tale on Hulu, Disney+, fuboTV, and DirecTV Stream, offering viewers multiple avenues to immerse themselves in the captivating world of Japanese history — even if you don’t have cable:

Stream Shōgun on Hulu

When it comes to catching Shōgun, look no further than tuning into weekly episodes on Hulu. Shōgun premiered on Hulu Tuesday, Feb. 27, with the first two episodes of the 10-episode FX series. The remaining episodes will be released weekly on Tuesdays until the finale in April. You can watch for free with Hulu’s 30-day free trial, then the monthly subscription will cost you $7.99/month (with ads) or $17.99/month (without ads).

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Stream Shōgun on Disney+

As part of the Disney Duo, you can watch Shōgun on Disney+ by bundling Hulu with Disney+ for $9.99/month in one convenient streaming service. Disney+ has thousands of exclusive movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. Plus, you’ll get Hulu’s complete streaming library with tons of TV episodes and movies. With this bundle, you can save 37% as getting either Disney+ or Hulu on their own costs $7.99/month respectively.

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Stream Shōgun on DirecTV Stream

If you’re eager to dive into the captivating world of Shōgun but unsure where to watch it live, look no further than DirecTV Stream. Offering a wide array of national and local channels, including FX airing Shōgun, DirecTV Stream ensures you won’t miss a moment of the action. Opt for the Entertainment package to access this new series, even if you’ve bid farewell to cable. Plus, with a convenient five-day free trial available, you can sample the service before committing, with plans starting at $79.99 per month.

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Stream Shōgun on fuboTV

If you’re on the hunt for a streaming platform to catch Shōgun, fuboTV has you covered. With its extensive lineup of channels, including those airing this enthralling series, fuboTV offers an excellent option for fans looking to enjoy the show without traditional cable. Simply subscribe to fuboTV with a free trial and access Shōgun alongside a plethora of other content. Plus, with its user-friendly interface and customizable packages, fuboTV provides flexibility and convenience. As a bonus, you can enjoy $20 off the first month, paying only $59.99 for the initial month before reverting to the standard rate of $79.99 per month thereafter. With perks like 188 channels, 1000 hours of Cloud DVR storage, and the ability to watch on up to 10 screens simultaneously, fuboTV offers a premium streaming experience. Don’t hesitate— start your free trial today and dive headfirst into the world of Shōgun with fuboTV.

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When does Shōgun air?

You can catch Shōgun live on TV as it airs on FX. The first two episodes premiered on Tuesday, Feb. 27, setting the stage for an epic journey for fans and, at the time of writing, there are now four episodes available to stream on Hulu. Live broadcasts appear on FX on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET, while new episodes land on Hulu every Tuesday morning at 12:01 a.m. ET/PT.

Catch up on episodes and tune into the latest installments of Shōgun with Hulu and Disney+, and watch live with FX on DirecTV Stream or fuboTV.

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