Kusuriya no Hitorigoto

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Vol. 5 Ch. 22 - Outer Court Duty
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Hey, does MaoMao already know about monocle guy? Did his name get passed round the red light district or something?
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@Thiron The outer court is official business area so like Maomao said they are secretaries, not handmaids, they girls in the inner court are, for lack of a better word ( more elegant at least ), breeders. Their principal "utility" is to procreate, so even if there is the upper echelon between them that are "high" born some of the intermediary levels of them can have girls of different walks of life, hence different levels of education and "qualifications".

It is a messed up system? Undoubtedly. But in that age, it was the norm so to speak.
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It doesn't make sense that outer court girls have high qualifications while the inner court don't...

How did an unknown background girl like her even get to inner court the first time...
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i wanted more of a follow up of this chapter
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This is an interesting arc. And Jinshi is so cute, curious about that building and how the woman didn’t want her going there

Seriously this needs an anime. Love the pics at the end, thanks!
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I miss the poison tasting stuff.
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lady lady please interact with that cordyceps fungus less please... all it takes for that fungus to start killing people is a mutation and some bad luck
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that one calm "lady" sure looks masculine. more so than Jinshi at least, although that's not saying much. although, wouldn't her voice give something away if she was actually male?
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That gacha Discord bot mentioned in the translator's notes is the devil. The deeeeviiiiil!
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glad i found this manga
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Gaoshun is the purest person on earth, ohmygod
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cover page : other lame girls hug cute , fluffy , stuffed animals while sleeping ? screw that , i will hug this gross , dead bug , while dreaming about cute , fluffy , deadly poisons .

page 10 : "you are abalone and pork , and im chicken bone" . i think she is subtly insulting them , her meaning is that they are fatter than her a lot , lol .

so the bug cordyceps is kind of a wedding gift from Jinshi to Mao Mao ? it made her sign the wedding contract on the spot . a gross , dead bug is really the most romantic , most charming , cutest wedding gift , lol .

"hey Mao Mao , you are so noisy and making a lot of weird sounds at night . try to go easy on your m@sturb@tings , ok ?"

page 18 : "extracting human 's scent and turning it into pefume" is the plot of this : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfume:_The_Story_of_a_Murderer_(film) .

page 22 : the old maid gives her the nickname Shao Mao = Little Cat , probably .

page 9 : so the newbie hazing ends with just a light slap ? i want to see another kind of hazing between girls , like special kissing training , lol . these lot of harlots , corner a cute girl to the wall and haze her .

Last edited 6 mo ago by daywithoutgames.
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Mudaebot... rip nogroup
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this needs an anime
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@gwenyn Hard work and bad living condition can make people look older. Thanks to our advanced healthcare, good food and medicine, modern people look younger than previous generations. At the time period of this manga, life expectancy was only 50 and 15 was already an adult.
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can this just get an anime already? ?
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100% that is a TRAP slim man
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@Official229
neato
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@mrguest ayy!
fixed it.
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I don't watch anime anymore, but, if it gets some nice images, I'm in favor of it. More images of Maomao could be nice.

I don't really understand the appeal of most of the characters from Re:Zero, so I'm not sure what to make of that bit.
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