The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 9 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 9

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 9 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 9 Release Date

The Apothecary Season 1 Episode 9 will be released on Saturday 2nd December 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 now available on Crunchyroll. However, only episodes one through four have been dubbed so far. You’ll need to watch the remaining episodes in the native Japanese language with subtitles.

Season 1 Episode 9 is titled “Suicide or Murder?” 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 16 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 8?

In The Apothecary Diaries Season 1 Episode 8, Maomao and her father tackle a mystery involving a womanizer and a courtesan. Maomao contemplates the case throughout the majority of the episode. With help from her father, in addition to clues she obtains at the scene and through interviews, she deduces it was a murder and not a double suicide ploy. 

Afterward, Maomao returns to the palace. Jinshi asks her to meet with him in the parlor. Jinshi interrogates Maomao, asking her questions about her trip and Lihaku. Maomao tells Jinshi she didn’t know what to reward him with, so she chose Lihaku instead. After mentioning what type of reward she gave Lihaku for his services, Jinshi’s left speechless. 

The episode closes with Hongniang bonking Maomao on her head while Gyokuyou laughs. 

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 8 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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