The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 5 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 5

The Apothecary Diaries is a new drama series with mystery elements. The story follows Maomao, a girl who becomes the lady-in-waiting for one of the emperor’s concubines Lady Gyokuyou. While serving her mistress, Maomao will be busy solving numerous mysteries using her strong deductive skills and medicinal expertise. 

If you’ve been following this anime, you may be curious to find out when the next episode will be released. Well, wonder no more!

Here is everything you need to know about episode 5 of The Apothecary Diaries Season 1, including the release date, time, and where you can watch this.

Where Can I Watch The Apothecary Diaries Season 1?

The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 is airing in Japan on several Nippon Television Network broadcasting platforms. It is available to stream on Crunchyroll outside of Asian territories.

The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 5 Release Date

The Apothecary Season 1 Episode 5 will release on Saturday 4th November at approximately 4pm (GMT) / 9am (PT) / 11am (CT). Of course, it’s dependent on how quickly the platform uploads new episodes. Expect this to be pretty close to the release time though.

The Apothecary Diaries Season One’s English Dub is not available from release. You’ll need to watch this anime in the native Japanese language with subtitles. Dubbing will likely be released later down the line.

Season 1 Episode 4 is titled “The Threat” and will be 24 minutes long. 

How Many Episodes Will The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Have?

It has been announced that The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 will have 24 episodes in total. So with that in mind, we’ve got 20 episodes left after this week’s episode. 

Is There A Trailer For The Apothecary Diaries Season 1?

Yes! You can find a trailer for The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 below.

What Happened In Episode 4?

In The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 4, the Emperor tasks Maomao with curing Lihua of poison. She struggles to get close to her because of her ladies-in-waiting, resulting in Jinshi stepping in. After he helps her solve that issue, Maomao learns one of Lihua’s servants put the poisonous makeup on her face. Maomao punishes the lady-in-waiting, earning the other servants’ respect. 

The lady-in-waiting who applied the make-up gets punished. We get a montage of Maomao working effortlessly to save Lihua. The punished lady-in-waiting gets pardoned for her crimes and tells Maomao she can take over for her. Lihua recovers and thanks Maomao for her help. Maomao gives her advice on how she can gain the upper hand over her rival. 

The episode closes with a soldier from the palace succumbing to a curse. 

We’ve covered the entire episode with a lengthy recap that touches on all major plot points and discusses the chapter with an accompanying review. You can find that link below.

Read more: The Apothecary Diaries – Season 1 Episode 4 Recap & Review

What are your hopes for The Apothecary Diaries’ first season? Did you read the light novel it’s based on? Let us know in the comments below!

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