A press release officially announced the production of an anime adaptation of the light novels written Natsu Hyuga and illustrated by Toko Shino, Kusuriya no Hiitorigoto (The Apothecary Diaries). The statement revealed production details and the voice cast, and confirmed that the premiere is scheduled for this year in Japan.
Hyuuga began publishing the novels on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in October 2011, and later began publishing in paperback with illustrations by Touko Shino in August 2014 through the publisher. shufunotomo. The work inspires two manga adaptations at the same time, one after the other neocarage which is published in Gangan More and another in charge of Minoki Kurata which is published in Sunday Gene-X.
- Yuuki’s guest Maomao will play the lead.
- Norihiro Naganuma (Mahoutsukai no Yome, Yowamushi Pedal Movie, Hiyokoi) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios TOHO ANIMATION STUDIO and OLMwho is also in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Yukiko Nakatani (Tropical-Rouge! Goodbye, Go! Game Princess Precure) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
- satoru kousaki (Monogatari Series: The Second Season), Kevin Penkin (Made in Abyss) and Alisa Okehazama (Kaisen jujutsu) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Summary of Kusuriya no Hiitorigoto
In an Imperial Court in ancient China, a few months have passed since a 17-year-old girl named Maomao was kidnapped and forced to work as a low-ranking servant for the emperor’s palace. However, he manages to retain his curious and pragmatic spirit, planning to work until his years of slavery are over. One day, however, she realizes that the emperor’s two sons are seriously ill, so she decides to act secretly, using her experience as a pharmacist raised in a slum.
Despite Maomao’s efforts to remain anonymous, she soon catches the eye of Jinshi, an influential eunuch who recognizes her talent. Maomao soon starts getting jobs in the Empire, and gradually starts to make a name for himself by using his knowledge and eccentric personality to solve medical mysteries.
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