Adaptation based on historical drama light novel series will air in 2023
Kodoani.com – A new character image has been announced for the anime The Apothecary Diaries, is an adaptation of the historical drama light novel series written by Natsu Hyuuga and illustrated by Touko Shino. The image features the story’s heroine, Maomao.
Maomao character image in The Apothecary Diaries TV anime. Maomao is a modest girl with dark green hair, blue eyes, and freckles. She wore a simple farmer’s robe and carried a large wicker basket on her back.
The Apothecary Diaries is directed by Norihiro Naganuma (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) with Akinori Fudesaka’s assistant directing at TOHO animation STUDIO and OLM. The series is scheduled to air in Japan in 2023.
The Apothecary Diaries light novels are published in Japan by Shufunotomo under their Hero Bunko publisher.
In the East was the land ruled by an emperor, whose concubines and court ladies lived in a large area called the harem. Maomao, a modest girl raised in a town and raised by her apothecary father, never imagined the harem would have anything to do with her—until she kidnapped and sold into service there. Despite his normal appearance, Maomao has quick wits, a sharp mind, and extensive knowledge of medicine. That’s her secret, until she meets one of the palace’s at least as sensitive as she is: the top eunuch, Jinshi. He saw through Maomao’s appearance and made her a maidservant for none other than the Emperor’s favorite wife… so she could taste that woman’s food for poison, Stay by his side Madam, Maomao begins to learn about everything that goes on in the harem.