Another World Pharmacy anime release date: Isekai Yakkyoku anime trailer confirms Summer 2022

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A shot from the Another World Pharmacy PV. Pic credit: Diomedea/Youtube

Fans of the manga will be pleased to hear there is an Another World Pharmacy anime in the works. The series, also known by its original Japanese name Isekai Yakkyoku, is set to premiere this summer in July 2022.

The anime adaptation was announced both via the official Twitter and website in 2021.

Since then, they have announced the staff and cast for the series. They have also revealed the OP and ED songs, as well as released key visuals and the first promotional video. 

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The Another World Pharmacy trailer.

What is Another World Pharmacy’s story about?

If you’re unfamiliar with Another World Pharmacy, you may be wondering what it is about. The series will be based on Liz Takayama’s popular Media Factory (Kadokawa) manga of the same title. 

According to a translation from the official website, the series will follow the story of Kanji Yakutani, a renowned pharmacologist. After working himself to death, he wakes up to find that he has been reincarnated as Falma, the ten-year-old son of the well-known De Medicis family. 

Stuck in a new body, he must adjust to a new world where things like magic exist, as he works as an apprentice to a Royal Court pharmacist. Only Falma has an advantage, not only from his past life, but his current one as well. He is possessed with the divine ability to see diseases in the bodies of others. 

As he sees the corrupt state of medicine and medical practices in the new world he lives in, Falma decides to use his knowledge and gifts to improve healthcare for all by opening a pharmacy of his own.  

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While they may sound similar, this is not to be confused with another medical isekai series, Drugstore in Another World, which premiered in 2021. 

What are the Another World Pharmacy OP and ED songs?

One of the most recent announcements has been that of the OP and ED songs for the series. 

The OP theme will be Fantasy Chronicle by Kaori Ishihara.

The ED theme will be White Rain by Little Black Dress. 

Who is in the Another World Pharmacy cast?

So far only the voice actors for the three main characters have been announced.

Playing the main character, Falma de Medicis, will be Aki Toyosaki. You may remember her from series such as Laid Back Camp and Fruits Basket. 

Reina Ueda will voice Eleonore Bonnefoi, a first-class pharmacist. Her voice can be heard in Demon Slayer and Takt. Op Destiny. 

Finally, Kaede Hondo will play Charlotte Soller, a servant to the de Medicis family. She previously voiced characters in Zombieland Saga and Wonder Egg Priority. 

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Promotional image for Another World Pharmacy anime set to release July 2022. Pic credit: Diomedea/Twitter

Who is on the staff?

Some of the main staff for the Another World Pharmacy anime have been announced as well.

Keizo Kusaskawa will direct the series. He has worked on series like Bleach and Domestic Girlfriend

Script and series composition will be handled by Wataru Watari. They’re known for their work as the creator of My Teen Romantic Comedy-Snafu. 

Mayuko Matsumoto will be in charge of character design. Their work was featured in Domestic Girlfriend as well.  

The series will be produced by the studio Diomedea (previously Studio Barcelona) who released series such as Ahiru no Sora and Domestic Girlfriend.

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