was originally released in 1997 as a DOS game under the name Animos
, which is a contraction of Anim-Cosmos. In 1999, it was re-released as a Windows game under the name Alchemist without any other changes.
is one of the rare native 32-bit Windows games that use a low-res VGA mode (320×200, 256 colors).
Sony PlayStation version
According to the developer's website, a Japanese version of the game for the Sony PlayStation
was in development with the partner BANDAI Co. Japan.