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Hold It! New Ace Attorney Anime English Dub Clip Hits the Web


You’re watching, damn it, and I can prove it!

Earlier today, Funimation started streaming an English dub clip for the Ace Attorney anime series. The 90-second promo features a look at the show’s first case, which pits Phoenix against the (not-so) mighty Winston Payne as he defends his friend Larry Butz.

Funimation will release Ace Attorney on home video on January 23. The series will ship in a Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack. The series aired in the Spring 2016 broadcast season.

The English dub will star the following:

  • Phoenix Wright: Eric Vale
  • Maya Fey: Lindsay Seidel
  • Miles Edgeworth: Christopher Wehkamp
  • Larry Butz: Josh Martin
  • Dick Gumshoe: Bryan Massey
  • Mia Fey: Colleen Clinkenbeard
  • Judge: Kent Williams
  • April May: Jeannie Tirado
  • Cody Hackins: Kara Edwards
  • Dee Vasquez: Janelle Lutz
  • Gregory Edgeworth: Anthony Bowling
  • Franziska Von Karma: Jessica Peterson
  • Jack Hammer: Philip Annarella
  • Robert Hammond: Blake Shepard
  • Manfred von Karma: Bill Jenkins
  • Lotta Hart: Whitney Rodgers
  • Marvin Grossberg: Phil Parsons
  • Misty Fey: Terri Doty
  • Wendy Oldbag: Anastasia Muñoz
  • Winston Payne: Gregory Lush
  • Will Powers: Chris Rager
  • Redd White: Larry Brantley
  • Frank Sahwit: Ben Phillips
  • Sal Manella: Tyler Walker
  • Yanni Yogi: R Bruce Elliott
  • Phoenix Wright (YOUNG): Jill Harris
  • Miles Edgeworth (YOUNG): Apphia Yu
  • Larry Butz (YOUNG): Steph Garrett
  • Narrator: Greg Dulcie

Ace Attorney is based on Capcom’s video game franchise of the same name. Ayumu Watanabe (If Her Flag Breaks, Space Brothers) directed the series at A-1 Pictures. Keiko Ōta (Hyakko!) provided character designs on the project, while Atsuhiro Tomioka (Inazuma Eleven, Pokémon XY) took charge of series composition.

Kaoru Wada (Princess Tutu, Ninja Scroll) is composed the soundtrack.

Funimation describes the show as:

As a brand-new defense lawyer, Phoenix Wright is learning what it means to be a true defender of justice. But when his mentor is murdered, things go downhill fast! With all evidence pointing to the victim’s sister Maya, it’s up to Phoenix to use all his wit and powerful shouting to prove her innocence. Which is easier said than done when up against Miles Edgeworth, the genius prosecutor.

Source: YouTube (Funimation)

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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