Apple TV+ Original ‘Pachinko,’ bags Best International Drama award at Edinburgh Television Festival

This multi-generational Apple TV+ drama “Pachinko,” has won the home Best International Drama category at the Edinburgh Television Awards, an incredible feat for the fairly new series.

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Popular Apple TV+ multi-lingual drama ‘Pachinko,’ gains more recognition

Pachinko, hailed as “one of the best things on TV,” tells a multi-generational story across three languages — Korean, Japanese, and English. The series is based on an adaptation of the novel by the same name It follows the life of a Korean immigrant family across four generations as they leave their homeland hoping to thrive in a different place.

In the Best International Drama category, Pachinko was competing against BBC1’s “Vigil,”  HBO’s “Mare of Easttown,” and “Succession,” and Netflix’s “Squid Game.”

In addition to this, the Apple TV+ documentary made in partnership with BBC 1, “9/11: Inside the President’s War Room,” was also in the running for best documentary. Apple’s documentary did lose in this category.

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In July, Pachinko also bagged the Best International Production Award from the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) TV Honors.

You can watch the first season of Pachinko on Apple TV+ today. For $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial, Apple’s streaming service is available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple TV via the Apple TV app.

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