Apple TV+ has hit the jackpot with the critically acclaimed historical drama series Pachinko. The show gets a lot of viewers with its intriguing storyline. The series created by Soo Hugh follows the love of Zainichi to Korean immigrants in Japan during World War II. Since the first season ended indistinctly and viewers were itching, Apple Tv has greenlit Pachinko Season 2.
Has Pachinko Season 2 been renewed?
Season one of Apple’s TV’s Pachinko ended on April 29, 2022. However, the streaming platform wasted no time announcing the show’s renewal for its second season. On April 29, 2022, Apple TV confirmed the show’s second season via a Tweet that read, “A compelling story too epic for just one season. The critically acclaimed #Pachinko will be back for season 2.”
Series creator Soo Hugh couldn’t hide her excitement when she spoke about Pachinko Season 2. In a statement, she said, “Words cannot express my joy at continuing to tell the extraordinary story of this indomitable family. I am grateful to the amazing team at Apple and Media Res Studio for believing and supporting this show, and for our passionate fans who have cheered us on.” She added: “It is an honor to continue working with this amazing cast and crew.”
What is Pachinko Season 2 about?
At the end of the show’s first season, Hana was dead in the year 1989. On the other hand, Yoshi and Solomon came up with plans to make Han Geum-ja leave her property. Meanwhile, in 1938, authorities arrested Isak for his “unpatriotic” actions as the world war neared its climax. Sunja, much to her brother-in-law’s chagrin, has set up a kimchi stall as a result. Meanwhile, Koh Hansu had his first meeting with his son.
The second season continues the story after the end of the first season. Kyunghee will lend Sunja a hand with her Kimchi booth. Meanwhile, the second season may delve into the ramifications of Solomon’s deal with Yoshii, as he has connections in the Yakuza. Pachinko Season 2 may also reveal the truth about what really happened to Noa. We can also see Koh Hansu helping Sunja’s family survive during the war while Sunja is finally able to reunite with her mother.
The cast of Apple TV+’s drama series stars Yu-na Jeon as Child Sunja, Minha Kim as Teen Sunja and Youn Yuh-jung as adult Sunja. The show also features Jin Ha as Solomon, Soji Arai who plays Mozasu and Steve Sang-Hyun Noh who plays Isak. Lee Min-ho plays Koh Hansu. In addition, Jimmi Simpson plays the role of Tom Andrews, Jung Eun-chae plays Young Kyunghee and Felice Choi plays Older Kyunghee. Anna Sawai can be seen as Naomi.
Other cast of the show include Lee Dae-ho as Hoonie, Louis Ozawa as Momoru Yoshii, Kaho Minami who plays Etsuko, Moreover Mari Yamamoto as Hana and Jung Ye-bin as Teenage Hana. In addition, we also have Junwoo Han as Yoseb, Jeong In-ji as Yangjin and Park Hye-jin as Han Geum-ja. Aside from the characters who died in the first season, we can expect the return of most of the cast members in Pachinko Season 2. Also, the next season may also bring some new faces to the story.
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