Apple continues to expand content on its video streaming platform – ahead of the series finale “Pachinko,” the company announced that the show has been renewed for a second season. The series is based on Min Jin Lee’s bestseller of the same name.
Pachinko was created by Soo Hugh – it is a multi-generational story about a Korean family living in Japan. The events in the series take place in the 20th century. Apple is continuing the series with the upcoming seasons announced. While Hugh hasn’t revealed any details about the show’s future, she acknowledged the enthusiasm of fans of the show for wanting more.
Dreams and hopes of an immigrant family
“Words cannot express my joy that I can continue to tell the extraordinary story of this indomitable family,” said Hugh. “I am grateful to the amazing team at Apple and Media Res Studio for believing in and supporting this show, and for our passionate fans who have cheered us on. It is an honor to continue working with this amazing cast and crew.”
The story of Pachinko revolves around a Korean family who immigrated to Japan. It includes four different generations of the family who left their homeland to survive and prosper. The family’s dreams and hopes intertwine the entire story that begins from the early 20th century in South Korea.
The story of Pachinko is told through the eyes of a remarkable matriarch named Sunja. She is shown to be victorious against all the odds that arise in her life. According to Apple, the series is a story of war and peace, triumph and reckoning, love and loss.
Apple has not released any information on when Pachinko’s second season will go into production. The first season of Pachinko is now streaming on Apple TV+.