Pachinko — Season 2 Date Announcement

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Across borders and generations, the epic story of hope, anguish, courage, and forbidden love returns. Pachinko Season 2 streaming August 23 on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ today unveiled a first-look and the premiere date for the second season of its award-winning and critically hailed, epic hit drama Pachinko. Told in three languages — Korean, Japanese, and English — and consisting of eight, one-hour episodes, season two of Pachinko will premiere globally on Friday, August 23 with one episode, followed by one episode weekly every Friday through October 11. Hailing from Media Res, Pachinko, has been celebrated for its epic storytelling and praised as “an immersive, poignant, must-see journey.” The series quickly became Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes during its first season and has been praised as “masterful” and deemed as “an extraordinary drama” and “one of the best shows of 2022.”

Based on The New York Times bestselling novel of the same name, Pachinko is a sweeping and deeply moving story of love and survival across four generations. The first season received eleven international awards including a Peabody Award, an American Film Institute Award, a Critics Choice Award and a Gotham Independent Film Award. Season two stars Lee Minho, Minha Kim, Anna Sawai, Yuh-Jung Youn, Jin Ha, Eunchae Jung, Soji Arai, Junwoo Han, and Sungkyu Kim.

Pachinko is created and written by Soo Hugh who serves as executive producer alongside Media Res’ Michael Ellenberg and Lindsey Springer, and Theresa Kang for Blue Marble Pictures. Season two is directed by Leanne Welham, Arvin Chen, and Sang-il Lee.