Pachinko: Season 1

Pachinko: Season 1

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Dramatic saga based on the New York Times bestseller from Min Jin Lee, following the hopes and dreams of four generations of a Korean immigrant family. Beginning with a forbidden love, their journeys traverse the ages and across Korea, Japan and America.

2022Rating: TV-MAUSAMedia Res, Blue Marble Pictures
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Chapter One

In 1920s Korea, Yangjin and Hoonie shield their only child,... More Sunja, from the realities of life under colonial rule. In 1989, Solomon closes a big deal.

EPISODE 1.2

Chapter Two

Hansu opens Sunja's eyes to the world, but it inspires... More dreams that come at a price. Solomon attempts to leverage his Korean identity.

EPISODE 1.3

Chapter Three

Sunja discovers surprising new details about Hansu. Solomon looks to... More his grandmother for help.

EPISODE 1.4

Chapter Four

Newlywed Sunja embarks on an epic journey that takes her... More far from the comforts of home. Solomon gets ready for his big day.

EPISODE 1.5

Chapter Five

As she arrives in Japan with her husband, Sunja must... More depend on the help of others. Solomon copes with the aftermath of his deal.

EPISODE 1.6

Chapter Six

Sunja goes into premature labor while Isak grapples with a... More political awakening. Solomon finds Hana, his long-lost love.

EPISODE 1.7

Chapter Seven

As a young man in 1923 Yokohama, Hansu is thrown... More into a cataclysmic disaster that will change everything.

EPISODE 1.8

Chapter Eight

Sunja learns that Isak has been arrested and searches for... More him with the aid of her young son. Solomon makes a fateful decision.

Pachinko: Season 1 | Reviews

97%59 reviews

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

So good it makes the competition look unworthy...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

An immersive, poignant, must-see journey...

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Decider

Decider

A gorgeous TV show that will transport you with its straightforward charm and epic soul.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Stunning from start to finish...

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IGN

IGN

A familiar story on the immigrant experience that’s elevated by a superb cast.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

Pachinko is a story told in pieces, but the pieces are more vibrant, earnest, and stirring than most any other show on TV today.

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South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post

For all its impressive staging and meaningful dialogue, the show can’t quite capture the objective scope of the original.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Pachinko is a harrowing portrait of suffering balanced against an elating tale of familial resilience and female strength.

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Collider

Collider

Pachinko is a triumph of visual storytelling...

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Pachinko: Season 1 | Trailers

Pachinko: Season 1 | Release Details

Pachinko: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV+.