The preview for episode 17 of The Apothecary Diaries (Kusuriya no Hitorigoto) has been released. The episode is titled ” A Jaunt Around Town” and it will air on Saturday, February 3.
Jinshi, a man who could destroy the country due to his overwhelming beauty, asks Maomao to use makeup to turn him into a different person. He applies powder to make him look tan, wraps a robe around his body to give him an awkward shape figure, and puts on commoner’s clothes to transform himself into a different person. After finishing her work, Maomao thinks of returning home for a long vacation, but is stopped by Gaoshun and Suiren and ends up having to disguise herself and walking around town with Jinshi.
Below are the preview images for episode 17 of The Apothecary Diaries episode:
The Apothecary Diaries anime is based on a light novel series written by Natsu Hyuga, illustrated by Toko Shino, and published by Shunfunotomo. It has inspired two manga adaptations: a manga adaptation by the same name written by Itsuki Nanao and illustrated by Nekokurage and an alternative manga adaptation, The Apothecary Diaries: The Palace Cloister Mystery-Solving Notebook of Maomao (Kusuriya no Hitorigoto: Maomao no Kokyu Nazotoki Techo) illustrated by Minoji Kurata. The manga adaptations were published by Square Enix and Shogakukan and serialized in Monthly GanGan and Sunday Gene-X, respectively.
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..
The anime series is currently streaming on Netflix and Crunchyroll in select regions. Crunchyroll 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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