Fans can now watch the English dub of The Apothecary Diaries anime, as it is headed to Crunchyroll platform. According to the official website, the first three episodes of the dub will be available on the platform on Nov 4, 2023.
The cast and staff of the dub were also revealed.
The Apothecary Diaries English dub includes:
- Emi Lo as Maomao
- Kaiji Tang as Jinshi
- Molly Zhang as Gyokuyou
- Trina Nishimura as Lihua
- Bree Han as Xiaolan
- Monica Rial as Ah-Duo
- Alex Hom as Gaoshun
- Jim Foronda as Guen
- Stephen Miller as Luomen
- Giovannie Cruz as Hongniang
- Kelsey Maher as Yinghua
- Ciaran Strange as Pairin
- Monica Flatley as Joka
- Rebecca Danae as Meimei
- Alex Mai as Emperor
- Sarah Roach as Fuyou
- Kelly Greenshield as Guiyuan
- Naya Moreno as Ailan
- ADR Director: Shawn Gann
- ADR Producer: Colleen Clinkenbeard
- ADR Script Writers: Kieran Flitton, Clayton Browning
- ADR Mixer: William Dewell
- ADR Engineer: Tina Son, Katie Saltkill
The Apothecary Diaries started airing on on Oct 22, 2023, and will run for two cours.
The opening theme song is “Hana ni Natte” by Ryokuoushoku Shakai, while the ending theme song is “Aikotoba” by Aina the End.
The Apothecary Diaries is a Japanese light novel series written by Natsu Hyuga and illustrated by Touko Shino. It was serialized online since 2011 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shosetsuka ni Naro. In the following year, it was acquired by Shufunotomo, who initially published the series as a novel with a single volume in 2012, and then as a light novel series in 2014.
It has been adapted into two manga series in 2017, with one published by Square Enix in Monthly Big Gangan, and another one published by Shogakukan in Monthly Sunday Gene-X.
The light novel is licensed in North America by J-Novel Club, and the manga illustrated by Nekokurage is licensed by Square Enix.