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Pachinko: Youn Yuh Jung, Lee Min Ho, Kim Min Ha

Pachinko korean drama
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General Information

  • International Title: Pachinko
  • Original Title: 파친코 (romanization: Pachinko)
  • Genre: Period, Drama, Family
  • Episode: 8
  • Airing Date: 2022.03.25 ~ 2022.04.29
  • Airing Slot: Friday
  • Streaming: Apple TV+
  • Starring: Youn Yuh Jung, Lee Min Ho, Kim Min Ha
  • Director: Kogonada & Justin Chon
  • Writer: Soo Hugh, Lee Min Jin (novel)
  • Highest Rating: TBA
  • Awards: N/A


Pachinko is a period drama depicting Korean immigrant family who left their homeland. Kim Sun Ja was a woman born and raised in Busan during Japanese Colonialism. Meanwhile, Koh Hansu was a Zainichi Korean who lived in Osaka, Japan. Later, Sun Ja and Hansu met each other when Hansu visited Busan. They were in a special relationship. However, Hansu already married with children and couldn’t marry to Sun Ja who was pregnant at that time. In this frustrating situation, a church priest, Baek Isak, saved Sun Ja by marrying her. Later, Sun Ja and Isak moved to Japan. Both were struggle to survive and had to face discrimination.

Main Cast

Youn Yuh Jung
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Character name: Kim Sun Ja
Actress name: Youn Yuh Jung
Youn Yuh Jung’s notable works: Dog Days, The Housemaid, Minari, Dear My Friends, The King 2hearts, My Husband Got a Family, etc

Pachinko cast lee min ho

Credit: Apple TV+

Character name: Koh Hansu
Actor name: Lee Min Ho
Lee Min Ho’s notable works: The King: Eternal Monarch, The Legend of the Blue Sea, The Heirs, Faith, City Hunter, Boys Over Flowers, etc

Pachinko korean drama cast kim min ha
Credit: Apple TV+

Character name: Kim Sun Ja (young)
Actress name: Kim Min Ha
Kim Min Ha’s notable works: The Call, After Spring

Extended Cast

Jung Eun Chae as Kyung Hee
Jin Ha as Solomon Baek
No Sang Hyun as Lee Sak
Han Jun Woo as Yoseph
Jung In Ji as Yang Jin
Park So Hee as Mojasu
Jimmy Simpson as Tom Andrews
Sawai Anna as Naomi
Minami Kaho as Etsuko
Mari Yamamoto as Hana
Yeji Yeon as Bokhee
Jung Woong In

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Original Soundtrack

Music by Nico Muhly

Teaser & Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations



  • Pachinko is based on novel with the same name written by Lee Min Jin, an author and journalist in Manhattan
  • It is produced in Korean, English, and Japanese language
  • Pachinko is directed by Kogonada and Justin Chon, Korea-American filmmakers
  • The filming location were in South Korea, Japan, and Canada

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