Apothecary a term referred to the field of medicine it usually belongs to the people who devote their life for medicines are known as apothecarist. Nowadays the pharmacist has replaced the apothecary. Considering the term the two fabulous manga artists Itsuki Nano and Nekokurage brought their manga back in 2017. It is an adaption of a novel from the pen of Natsu Hyūga. The manga started publishing in Big Gangan Magazine a project of Square Enix on a monthly bases.
A couple of days back the Square Enix Monthly Big Ganagan Magazine announced that the manga will not publish this month. It will continue its journey from this August. The reason for this hiatus is not clear.
The official synopsis of Apocalypse from the site of Square Enix is in the following words:
Maomao, a young woman trained in the art of herbal medicine, is forced to work as a lowly servant in the inner palace. Though she yearns for a life outside its perfumed halls, she isn’t long for a life of drudgery! Using her wits to break a “curse” afflicting the imperial heirs, Maomao attracts the attentions of the handsome eunuch Jinshi and is promoted to attendant food taster. But Jinshi has other plans for the erstwhile apothecary, and soon Maomao is back to brewing potions and…solving mysteries?
Till this date, the manga has successfully completed it 6 volumes and 36 chapters. For further information, its first volume is about to release at the end of this year. It will be available from December 8, 2020, on various platforms in just 10.99$.
Similar to the first volume the second one will release at the start of next year that is on February 21. The 2nd Volume will follow the same piece as the first one and will be available on similar platforms.