pachinko season 2 is coming soon

The first season of Apple TV’s Korean series, Pachinko, was a hit. With its eight episodes, the series has captured the hearts of many people. The last episode of season 1 aired on April 29.

Shortly after, the creators of the series announced to the fans that a second season was in the works and it will be released soon.

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What is this Apple TV series about?

The story is based on an American novel of the same name released in 2017. The Pachinko series begins with a forbidden love story between two unhappy lovers. And what’s most eye-catching about the show is how they weave the characters’ personal stories together.

To be more specific, Pachinko chronicles the hopes and dreams of a Korean immigrant family spanning four generations. In the early 1900s, they left their country in an indomitable quest for survival and fulfillment on American soil. We find ourselves in the period of Japanese colonialism in Korea with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, not to mention the passage of the economic boom in Japan in the 1980s. Consequently, the family lived through periods of war and peace. , love, separation, victory and trial.

The story is far from over

Soo Hugh, the creator, writer and producer of the series says that there are no words that can express his joy to be able to continue telling the extraordinary story of this indomitable family. He’s also grateful to the amazing team at Apple and studio Media Res for believing and supporting this series, and to the fans who kept cheering him on.

Note that the Season 1 finale is taken from a scene that takes place about a third of Lee’s 500-page novel. Thus, there are still many events to be told and adapted for the Apple TV series. So far, the release date, the cast and the number of episodes that this series will have have not yet been revealed.

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