Alchemist (company)

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Alchemist Co., Ltd.
TypeKabushiki gaisha
IndustryVideo game industry
FoundedKoto-ku, Tokyo, Japan (August 14, 1991 (1991-08-14)) (ベイ・クリスタル株式会社)
1998-10-?? (有限会社アルケミスト)[1]
2001-0?-?? (株式会社アルケミスト)[2]
Defunct2016-04-01 (bankruptcy filing), 2016-04-05 (bankruptcy processing), 2017-01-18 (legal entity unregistration)
Koto-ku, Tokyo
Area served
Key people
Shigenobu Urano (President)
ProductsVisual novels
Number of employees

Alchemist (株式会社アルケミスト, Arukemisuto) was a Japanese video game publisher. It specialized in the development of visual novels for use on home video game consoles such as the PlayStation 2 and the Dreamcast.


Alchemist era[edit]

The company entered video game business in 2002.

In April 1, 2016, Alchemist filed its own bankruptcy to Sapporo court, with the same court began to process the request in April 5, 2016.[3][4] The company's legal entity was unregistered in January 18, 2017.[5]

Games published[edit]


PlayStation 2[edit]

PlayStation 3[edit]

PlayStation 4[edit]

PlayStation Portable[edit]

PlayStation Vita[edit]

Xbox 360[edit]

Nintendo DS[edit]

Nintendo 3DS[edit]


  1. ^ 会社概要 (2000-09-19)
  2. ^ 会社概要 (2001-02-15)
  3. ^ "アルケミストが4月1日付で自己破産申告". 2016-04-05. Retrieved 2016-04-05.
  4. ^ "破産手続開始決定 負債総額8億2,623万円". Net IB News. 2016-04-07. Archived from the original on 7 August 2017.
  5. ^ 株式会社アルケミストの情報

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