HBO series Westworld certainly has taken some interesting turns this season, perhaps none so exciting and promising as introducing Shogun World host Akane, played by Rinko Kikuchi.[caption id="attachment_852046" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rinko Kikuchi as Akane from "Akane No Mai" photo: John P Johnson/HBO[/caption]The majority of American audiences will no doubt recognize Rinko Kikuchi from her role as Mako Mori[...]
"Akane No Mai"
While this was probably the biggest part of the episode's action, there was a pretty big emotional hit back over in Westworld in the town of Sweetwater.[caption id="attachment_853858" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy in HBO's "Westworld", s2e5 "Akane No Mai" Photo courtesy of HBO[/caption]Specifically, after a night spent together in passion, Dolores[...]
Episode 3 gave us our first look into another Delos park- The Raj. Episode 4 had some SERIOUS information drops, like the true identity of The Man In Black.If you missed last week's season 2 episode 4, you can catch up here.This week's Westworld s2e5 "Akane No Mai" episode description reads: "Shogun World extends a welcome to[...]
There was a (literal) flash of a man with a katana, and the preview for season 2, episode 5 showed even more of the rich Japanese-themed area.Today, HBO released four first-look images of the new park area ahead of this coming Sunday's episode, "Akane No Mai" Roughly translated, (super roughly by sengatenga on reddit) the title means[...]