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Ace Attorney Season 2 Gets New Key Visual


Objection! You’re watching, dammit, and I can prove it!

Earlier today, the official Ace Attorney anime website updated with a new key visual for the show’s second season. The image features two portraits on vertical opposites of each other: one for Phoenix, one for Godot.

Ace Attorney Season 2 Visual

The series is currently slated to hit Japanese TV on October 6. A United States simulcast is currently planned.

Ayumu Watanabe (If Her Flag Breaks, Space Brothers) is returning to direct the series at Cloverworks. Keiko Ōta (Hyakko!) is once again in charge of character designs on the project, while Atsuhiro Tomioka (Inazuma Eleven, Pokémon XY) takes charge of series composition.

Kaoru Wada (Princess Tutu, Ninja Scroll) will return to score the show’s soundtrack. Original game designer Shu Takumi is collaborating on the project.

halca will perform closing theme song Starting Blue.

The confirmed voice cast includes (English name / Japanese name):

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

Crunchyroll streamed the first season as it aired in Japan. Funimation produced an English dub and released the title on home video. They describe 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: Twitter (pKjd)

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