Objection! The courtroom will become a place of action and intrigue this April.

Earlier today, the official Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) anime website started streaming a TV commercial. The 15-second promo showcases footage from first episode Hajimete no Gyakuten (The First Turnabout).


Ace Attorney is based on Capcom’s video game franchise of the same name. The series will be directed by Ayumu Watanabe (If Her Flag Breaks, Space Brothers) at A-1 Pictures. Keiko Ōta (Hyakko!) is providing character designs on the projects, while Atsuhiro Tomioka (Inazuma Eleven, Pokémon XY) takes charge of series composition. Kaoru Wada (Princess Tutu, Ninja Scroll) is scoring the soundtrack.

Ace Attorney Anime Visual 001 - 201603045The confirmed cast includes:

  • Phoenix Wright(Ryūichi Naruhodō): Yuuki Kaji
  • Mia Fey(Chihiro Ayasato): Chie Nakamura
  • Miles Edgeworth(Reiji Mitsurugi): Masashi Tamaki
  • Maya Fey(Mayoi Ayasato): Aoi Yūki
  • Dick Gumshoe(Keisuke Itonokogiri): Masami Iwasaki
  • Larry Butz(Masashi Yahari): Tooru Nara

Ace Attorney will première on April 2, at 5:30PM. The series will air on NTV and YTV on Saturdays. In addition to the trailer, a series of character designs were released, which you can check out below:

Source: Twitter (pKjd)