The Apothecary Diaries (Kusuriya no Hitorigoto) anime series has released a short video and preview images of its 15th episode. The episode is titled “Raw Fish” and it will air on January 20. The plot is summarized as :
Maomao is curious about the smoking pipe that she picked up during the commotion in the warehouse. At that time, Gaoshun consulted her about a case and said, “There is a government official who went into a coma after eating Fugu,” but it seems that the fish was not used in the dish. Maomao goes to the official’s house with a young military officer named Basen to find out the truth. On the kitchen shelf, there was seaweed, which was said to be the fallen bureaucrat’s favorite food, and Maomao secretly took the food back home.
Below are the preview images for the 15th episode of the series. The episode takes place around volume 5 of the manga adaptation of The Apothecary Diaries series.
The Apothecary Diaries is a light novel series written by Natsu Hyuga, illustrated by Toko Shino, and published by Shunfunotomo. It has an ongoing manga adapted by Itsuki Nanao and illustrated by Nekokurage and published by Square Enix and is serialized in their Monthly GanGan magazine.
TOHO Animation and OML are in charge of the animation of both The Apothecary Diaries anime series and its short mini-anime series. The short mini-anime series, Maomao’s Diaires, features the main character, Maomao, as she explains the key items shown during the week’s current episode. Maomao’s Diaries is streaming on TOHO Animation’s official YouTube Channel and it currently has 14 short episodes.
Crunchyroll is streaming the anime and describes the plot as:
Maomao lived a peaceful life with her apothecary father. Until one day, she’s sold as a lowly servant to the emperor’s palace. But she wasn’t meant for a compliant life among royalty. So when imperial heirs fall ill, she decides to step in and find a cure! This catches the eye of Jinshi, a handsome palace official who promotes her. Now, she’s making a name for herself solving medical mysteries!
Source: Official Website
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