The preview for The Apothecary Diaries episode 16 is now out. A goldsmith who had died left a mysterious will that his three sons cannot seem to understand. Jinshi then asks Maomao to investigate this mystery. She thinks hard about the three random keepsakes, the odd layout of the house, and whatever secrets the family might hold. The episode is titled “Lead” and it will air on January 28, Saturday, at 24:55 JST. See the episode 16 previews below:
A preview video for The Apothecary Diaries episode 16 was also posted:
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The Apothecary Diaries is a Japanese light novel series written by Natsu Hyuga and illustrated by Toko Shino. Shunfunotomo currently publishes the series, while J-Novel Club publishes the English version. The series also has two manga adaptations: the manga series of the same name by Itsuki Nanao, illustrated by Nekokurage; and “Kusuriya no Hitorigoto: Mao Mao no Kokyu Nazotoki Techo (The Apothecary Diaries: The Palace Cloister Mystery-Solving Notebook of Mao Mao)” by Minoji Kurata. Square Enix’s Monthly Big Gangan and Shogakukan’s Monthly Sunday Gene-X publishes them in print, respectively.
TOHO Animation and OML are currently animating The Apothecary Diaries series, which is set 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 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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