Lee Min-ho in a still from Pachinko, an adaptation of a bestselling historical novel about the struggles of a Korean immigrant family in Japan. Photo: Apple
Lee Min-ho in a still from Pachinko, an adaptation of a bestselling historical novel about the struggles of a Korean immigrant family in Japan. Photo: Apple

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K-drama review: Pachinko – melodramatic Apple TV+ series about Korean identity stars Lee Min-ho and Youn Yuh-jung

  • Lee Min-ho and Minari star Youh Yun-jung lead an international cast in eight-episode series, whose parallel narrative arcs kick off 80 years apart
  • The series, adapted from a sweeping historical novel about the struggles of a Korean immigrant family that runs pachinko parlours in Japan, overdoes the drama

Lee Min-ho in a still from Pachinko, an adaptation of a bestselling historical novel about the struggles of a Korean immigrant family in Japan. Photo: Apple
Lee Min-ho in a still from Pachinko, an adaptation of a bestselling historical novel about the struggles of a Korean immigrant family in Japan. Photo: Apple
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