Apple Tv+ has hit the jackpot with the critically acclaimed historical drama series Pachinko. The show is getting loads of viewership with its intriguing storyline. The series created by Soo Hugh follows the love of Zainichi Korean immigrants in Japan during the Second World War. As the first season ended on an inconclusive note and the viewers were itching, Apple Tv has greenlit Pachinko Season 2.
Is Pachinko Season 2 Renewed?
Season one of Apple’s Tv’s Pachinko concluded on April 29, 2022. However, the streaming platform did not waste any time in announcing the show’s renewal for the second season. On April 29, 2022, Apple Tv confirmed the show’s sophomore season via a Tweet that reads, “A sweeping tale too epic for just one season. The critically acclaimed #Pachinko is coming back for Season 2. “
Series creator Soo Hugh couldn’t hide her excitement while talking about Pachinko Season 2. In a statement, she said, “Words cannot express my joy in being able to continue telling the extraordinary story of this indomitable family. I’m grateful to the amazing team at Apple and Media Res studio for believing and supporting this show and to our passionate fans who have cheered us on.” She also added, “It’s an honour to be able to continue working with this amazing cast and crew.”
What Will Pachinko Season 2 Be About?
At the end of the first season of the show, Hana was dead in the year 1989. On the other hand, Yoshi and Solomon were devising plans to get Han Geum-ja to leave her property. Meanwhile, in 1938, the authorities detained Isak for his “unpatriotic” actions while the World War was approaching its peak. Sunja, much to her brother-in-chagrin, the law’s set up a kimchi stall as a consequence. Meanwhile, Koh Hansu had his first encounter with his son.
The second season will continue the story after the ending of the first season. Kyunghee will lend a helping hand to Sunja with her Kimchi stall. Meanwhile, the second season might delve into the consequences of Solomon’s deal with Yoshii, as he has connections in the Yakuza. Pachinko Season 2 may also reveal the truth about what actually happened to Noa. We may also see Koh Hansu helping Sunja’s family survive during War times, while Sunja may finally reunite with her mother.
The cast of Apple Tv+’s drama series stars Yu-na Jeon in the role of Child Sunja, Minha Kim as Teen Sunja, and Youn Yuh-jung playing adult Sunja. The show also features Jin Ha as Solomon, Soji Arai portraying Mozasu, and Steve Sang-Hyun Noh playing Isak. Lee Min-ho plays Koh Hansu. In addition, Jimmi Simpson stars as Tom Andrews, Jung Eun-chae enacts Young Kyunghee, and Felice Choi plays Older Kyunghee. Anna Sawai can be seen as Naomi.
Further cast roaster of the show includes Lee Dae-ho as Hoonie, Louis Ozawa as Momoru Yoshii, Kaho Minami playing Etsuko, Moreover Mari Yamamoto as Hana, and Jung Ye-bin as Teenage Hana. Moreover, we also have Junwoo Han as Yoseb, Jeong In-ji as Yangjin, and Park Hye-jin as Han Geum-ja. Apart from the characters who have 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.