People have had to move to other countries searching for peace and political instability after what they considered home turned out hostile. Every community always has a Sunja, and despite their representation not being as popular as the others, there are still series that try to represent their story which threatens to go Extinct.
Pachinko is an adaptation of Min Lee’s book of the same name and tells the story of a young girl whose destiny changes after World War II. Her family leaves home to secure their future, but soon enough, they realize that war is everywhere, and they have to fight for their chance to co-exist in Japan. The series has created quite an uproar, and fans already have expectations of getting a second season with only four episodes out.
Pachinko Season 2 Release Date: When will it air?
Apple TV+ confirmed on the day of the episode’s release that “Pachinko” has been renewed for a second season, and the show creators are yet to give an update on when the second season will be premiering. However, Soo Hugh, Pachinko’s creator, said that his plan is for the drama series to run for four seasons as he is dedicated to the characters’ growth. What now remains is the rating and audience interaction, and if it is high enough, nothing is impossible.
The Apple TV+ drama has been renewed for a second season after gaining strong popularity throughout its first. We can continue about Sunja and her family’s journey because Apple TV+ has renewed the series for season 2. The first season premiered on 25th March, and we should expect a second season in 2023.
Pachinko Season 2 Cast: Who will be in?
The show’s scenes transcend from English to Korean to Japanese; therefore, onboard is a rich set of actors, from Asian stars to Hollywood’s masters. Lee Min-ho, the Korean artist who starred in The King; Eternal Monarch Way, portrays Hansu, the mysterious Korean businessman.
The Veteran actress Youn Yuh -Jung stars as Sunja, the young girl whose family has to vacate Korea after the war. Other casts include Soji Arai as Moasu, Kaho Minami as Etsuko, and Anna Sawai as Naomi. Once the series gets a confirmation for the second installment, most if not all the casts will be back, and there is also a potential of seeing new faces.
Pachinko Season 2 Plot: What will happen?
The series is a love and peace war journey in all three countries. Korean family life is disrupted during world war 2, and they must survive. The journey and the story begin in 1893, but then it continues and develops into the 19th century. Sunja, the series protagonist, has to make her journey to Japan amidst the poverty levels and political instability.
She thinks she is better off once she reaches Japan, only to realize that maybe her country was much better as the hate harbored against Korean by the Japanese is unmatched. When Hansu, a Korean Merchant with a wealthy Japanese background, enters the picture, her life is about to be an adventure.
Pachinko Season 2 Trailer: When can we view it?
The show was recently released; therefore, it will take some time before we see a trailer for the second season. If you have not binged on season one, you should do so on Apple TV. Other series like Pachinko on Netflix include Hymn of Death, Kim’s Convenience, and Bridal Mask.