“Pachinko” has recently been named Best Foreign Language Series at the Critics Choice Awards, making it the second Korean series to win in two years.

The series bested other contenders that include Netflix’s “1899” and Danish series, “The Kingdom Exodus” among others to win the award.

Based on Lee Min-Jin’s bestselling novel of the same name, the series tells the story of Sunja, a quiet young woman who helps her mother run a boarding house during the Japanese occupation of Korea.

The series stars Kim Min-Ha, Lee Min-Ho, Academy Award winner Youn Yuhjung, and Soji Arai among others.

Prior to “Pachinko”, “Squid Game” won the same category in 2022.

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The series co-star Lee Min-Ho and Youn Yuh-Jung among others

(Photo Source: Kim Min-Ha IG)