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"Pachinko" is an Apple TV+ drama who is already awaited by many as top Hallyu actor Lee MinHo was cast! The drama is based on MinJin Lee's novel of the same title which received a lot of positive reviews.

It is a global production with not only Korean actors but also of other nationalities.

Lee MinHo is the first Korean celebrity (including actor, idol, and other) to have reached 20 million followers on Instagram and Facebook. He is also the most followed Korean actor on Instagram. The actor acted in popular dramas such as “Boys Over Flowers” (2009), “City Hunter” (2011), “The Heirs” (2013), “The Legend of the Blue Sea” (2016), and "The King: Eternal Monarch" (2020).

Jin Ha ("Devs", "Love Life"), Anna Sawai ("Ninja Assasin"), MinHa Kim, Soji Arai ("Legacies"), and Kaho Minami ("Oh Lucy) are the leads along with Lee MinHo.

Filming already started in Korea. There are plans to film in Canada too.

Here is more information.

We will keep on updating, stay tuned.


Pachinko (2021)

"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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Title: Pachinko

Director: Kogonada and Justin Chon

Writer: Soo Hugh based on the novel of MinJin Lee

Network: Apple TV+

Runtime: 2021 (Exact date TBA)

# of Episodes: 8

Genre: Drama

Language: Korean, Japanese, English



It will tell the stories of four generations of Korean immigrant families whose lives have been penetrated by history, telling their hopes and dreams.



"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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Lee MinHo as Hansu

He is a merchant who has built up wealth and power through ties with organized crime organizations. He is an opportunist who is loyal to his desires but he wants to be pure in front of love while he pursues a forbidden love.


"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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Jin Ha as Solomon

An ambitious, charming young man who will be forced to reckon with his family’s past.


"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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Anna Sawai as Naomi

A savvy career woman in the male-dominated world of high finance.


"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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MinHa Kim as Sunja

A heroic young woman on the cusp who forges her own path in a hardened country that is not her own.


"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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Soji Arai as Mosazu

A dedicated father and successful businessman, concerned for his son’s future.


"Pachinko" (2021 Apple TV+ Drama): Cast & Summary

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Kaho Minami as Etsuko

A vibrant, independent woman who longs to be reunited with her estranged daughter.


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Jul 13, 2021 04:06 pm

BOOKS SPOILER so the show will be from a later part of the book? without isak, and maybe barely kyunghee and yoseb? i also hope noa will be there because his character is really interesting. if the show starts from a later point, i hope at least we will see noa and mozasu growing up - SPOILER FOR THE BOOK - noa being good at school, the family going to a farm during ww2, mozasu dropping out and working for goro, yangjin showing up and the women working at the restaurant, etc anyway i’m excited for the show and hope… Read more »

Ioana A
Ioana A
Sep 4, 2021 08:47 am
Reply to  noa

I really hope too. I just finished the book and it was amazing. So well written. No drama or film with only 8 episodes would cover the book in a right way, in my opinion