Alternate World Pharmacy Anime Adaptation Announced

A new website and Twitter account launched to announce that Liz Takayama’s Alternate World Pharmacy (Isekai Yakkyoku) light novel series is receiving an anime adaptation. A key visual was also revealed. Additionally, novel illustrator keepout and manga artist Sei Takano drew illustrations to celebrate the news.

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The Alternate World Pharmacy light novel launched on the Shōsetsuka ni Narou website. Kadokawa’s MF Books imprint began serializing the novels with seven volumes published so far in print, with the eighth volume set to release on July 21. A manga adaptation by Sei Takano began serialization in Kadokawa’s Comic Flapper magazine and currently has 2.3 million copies in circulation.

Anime News Network describes the story as:

The story centers around a young pharmacologist who was so focused on his research that he died from overwork. He was transported to an alternate world and reincarnated as Pharma, the scion in a noble lineage of court healers. In this world where erroneous remedies and cures are rampant, he takes on all kinds of ailments to save lives, thanks to his inside knowledge of modern pharmacology from his past life.

Sources: Isekai Yakkyoku Twitter account, ANN

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