The romantic mystery series is currently streaming on Crunchyroll
Kodoani.com 0 Japanese publisher Imagica Infos officially announced on November 21 that the series “The Apothecary Diaries” by Matsu Hyuga has passed the milestone of 27 million copies in print.
Beginning in October 2011, the work was periodically published on the Japanese novel self-publishing website Shousetsuka ni Narou. Currently, it has 14 published volumes from Imagica Infos’ Hero Bunko light novel publisher. In addition, the story was adapted into two manga versions, one drawn by Nekokurage and published by Square Enix in Monthly Big Gangan magazine, and another, “Mao Mao no Kokyu Nazotoki Techo,” written by Minoji Kurata. drawn and published by Shogakukan in Monthly Sunday Gene-X magazine.
The number of 27 million copies includes both the original novel and the two manga adaptations. Notably, after the start of the anime television broadcast on October 22, 2023, this number increased from 24 million copies in just one month.
The television anime adaptation of “The Apothecary Diaries” debuted in Japan and simultaneously aired on Crunchyroll for audiences in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, Middle East and CIS.
Maomao lives a peaceful life with her apothecary 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!
According to: Kodoani.com