Ready to follow Mamao in her journey of solving mysterious cases in the series The Apothecary Diaries? Netflix and Crunchyroll are airing this series based on the 2011 light novel series by Natsu Hyuga and Touko Shino. Read on to learn more about The Apothecary Diaries.
The Apothecary Diaries Plot
The series is based on the light novel series of the same name by Natsu Hyuga and Touko Shino. It was released in 2011 on Shosetsuka ni-Naro. The series has been adapted into two manga series in 2017, one published in Monthly Big Gangan and another one in Monthly Sunday Gene-X.
The series is set in a fictional country modelled after Ming-era China. It follows a young girl named Maomao who works as an apothecary in the red-light district. She is kidnapped and sold to the imperial palace.
When the emperor’s children are critically ill, she begins to investigate the cause and uses her apothecary skills to solve the mystery behind their illness. Son, her actions catch the attention of everyone and she finds herself solving various mysteries in the royal court.
The Apothecary Diaries Cast And Crew
Here are all the cast and crew members of The Apothecary Diaries.
- Director – Norihiro Naganuma
- Screenwriter – Norihiro Naganuma
- Music – Satoru Kosaki, Kevin Penkin and Alisa Okehazama
- Studio – Toho Animation Studio, OLM
- Licensed by – Crunchyroll, Netflix
- Aoi Yūki as Maomao
- Takeo Ōtsuka as Jinshi
- Ami Koshimizu as Pairin
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Gyokuyō
- Hina Kino as Lishu
- Hiroki Nanami as Joka
- Hiroshi Yanaka as Luomen
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Gaoshun
- Kenji Akabane as Lihaku
- Kimiko Saitō as Yarite Babaa (Madam)
- Megumi Han as Meimei
- Megumi Toyoguchi as Hongniang
- Misa Ishii as Ailan
- Misaki Kuno as Xiaolan
- Mitsuaki Kanuka as Yabu Isha (Quack Doctor)
- Rie Hikisaka as Yinghua
- Takako Tanaka as Guiyuan
- Tatsumaru Tachibana as Basen
- Yui Ishikawa as Lihua
- Yuko Kaida as Ah-Duo
The Apothecary Diaries Episode Release Dates
The series is going to have 24 episodes and new installments will be released every week on Sunday.
- Episode 1 – Maomao – 22 October 2023
- Episode 2 – Chilly Apothecary – 22 October 2023
- Episode 3 – The Unsettling Matter Of The Spirit – 22 October 2023
- Episode 4 – The Threat – 29 October 2023
- Episode 5 – Covert Operations – 4 November 2023
- Episode 6 – The Garden Party – 12 November 2023
- Episode 7 – Homecoming – 19 November 2023
- Episode 8 – Wheat Stalks – 26 November 2023
- Episode 9 – TBA – 3 December 2023
- Episode 10 – TBA – 10 December 2023
- Episode 11 – TBA – 17 December 2023
- Episode 12 – TBA – 24 December 2023
- Episode 13 – TBA – 31 December 2023
- Episode 14 – TBA – 7 January 2023
- Episode 15 – TBA – 14 January 2023
- Episode 16 – TBA – 21 January 2023
- Episode 17 – TBA – 28 January 2023
- Episode 18 – TBA – 4 February 2023
- Episode 19 – TBA – 11 February 2023
- Episode 20 – TBA – 18 February 2023
- Episode 21 – TBA – 25 February 2023
- Episode 22 – TBA – 3 March 2023
- Episode 23 – TBA – 10 March 2023
- Episode 24 – TBA – 17 March 2023
The Apothecary Diaries Episode Release Timings
The episode is going to be released every week on Sunday at 1:00 AM in Japan.
- Pacific Daylight Time: 8:30 am on Saturday
- Eastern Daylight Time: 11:30 pm on Saturday
- British Summer Time: 4:30 pm on Saturday
- Indian Standard Time: 9:30 pm on Saturday
- Philippine Standard Time: 8:30 am on Saturday
- Australia Central Standard Time: 2:30 am on Sunday
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Is There A Trailer Of The Apothecary Diaries?
Yes, here is the latest trailer of The Apothecary Diaries.
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