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Apple TV+ renews the popular 'Pachinko' for a second season

Pachinko 2nd Season Apple Tv Plus
Pachinko 2nd Season Apple Tv Plus (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has announced that Pachinko has already been signed for a second season.
  • The first season of Pachinko is now available to watch on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+ has announced that it has signed the popular show Pachinko for a second season ahead of the first season's finale that debuts today.

Apple made the announcement saying that the show has been called "one of the best things on TV," "TV's newest masterpiece," and "a triumph" since it arrived on Apple TV+ last month. Now, the show has already been given a second season.

Epic in scope and intimate in tone, "Pachinko" tells an unforgettable story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning. The new season will continue the riveting story that spans generations and is told across three languages — Korean, Japanese, and English."Pachinko" chronicles the hopes and dreams of a Korean immigrant family across four generations as they leave their homeland in an indomitable quest to survive and thrive. Starting in South Korea in the early 1900s, the story is told through the eyes of a remarkable matriarch, Sunja, who triumphs against all odds.

Those who have not yet taken the first season in can fix that right now — the full season is now available to stream on Apple TV+. You'll need a subscription, of course, although Apple TV+ is also available as part of the Apple One subscription bundle. Those already paying for Apple Music and other Apple services could well save money by taking advantage of Apple One — be sure to check it out if that sounds like you.

If you want to enjoy Pachinko in style, be sure to check out our list of the best Apple TV deals on the market today.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.