Apothecary’s Diary announced that voice actress Houko Kuwashima has been cast as Fengxian, an ill-fated courtesan who lives in the back building of Verdigris House. The character will first appear in episode 18 of the anime, airing on February 10, 2024. Kuwashima is known for her roles as Medusa in Soul Eater, Kie Kamado in Demon Slayer, Clare in Claymore, Soifon in Bleach, and Go Merry from One Piece.
In addition to Fengxian’s teasers in the episode 18 preview, a separate image of the character was also included in the cast announcement.
In case you missed it, previous announcements of additional cast for the anime’s second season also included:
- Takuya Kirimoto EQUAL PapersEccentric strategist challenges Jinshi with impossible missions (Episode 13)
- Who is Kaori Nazuka? Suireia mysterious palace maid who works in the outer court and is knowledgeable about medicinal herbs (Episode 13)
- Koki Uchiyama trong vai Rikusonsubordinates of high-ranking military official Lakan (Episode 14)
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Apothecary’s Diary (Kusuriya no Hitorigoto) is a Japanese light novel series written by Naruto Hyuga and illustrated by Toko Shino. Shunfunotomo is currently publishing the series, while J-Novel Club is publishing the English version. The series also has two manga adaptations: the manga of the same name by Itsuki Nanao, illustrated by Nekokurage; and “The Apothecary’s Diary: A Handbook for Solving the Mystery of Mao Mao’s Palace Monastery” by Minoji Kurata. Square Enix’s Weekly Big Gangan and Shogakukan’s Monthly Sunday Gene-X published them in print respectively.
TOHO Animation and OML are currently producing The Apothecary Diaries series, which is expected to have a total of 24 episodes. The ongoing series is available to watch on Netflix and Crunchyroll in select regions. Crunchyroll describes the plot: Maomao lives a peaceful life with her medicine-selling father. Until one day, she was sold as a lowly servant to the emperor’s palace. But she has no intention of living a life of royal compliance. So when the royal heirs fell ill, she decided 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!
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