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The Ace Attorney franchise is based around the adventure video games published by Capcom. In said games, the player takes on the role of an attorney who must uncover the truth behind crimes using evidence, cross-examination, and investigation. The series has also spawned film, musical, anime, and manga adaptations, as well as crossovers with other franchises.

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Edgeworth makes his triumphant return!
A new trilogy collection!
Blast from the Past!
The Anime

Edgeworth makes his triumphant return!

Two Ace Attorney Investigations titles are coming to modern consoles in one complete collection!

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A new trilogy collection!

Experience the adventures of Apollo Justice and the Wright Anything Agency on modern platforms!

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Blast from the Past!

The turnabout ancestor and legendary detective officially reached English-speaking audiences in July!

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The Anime

The anime returns for a second season, with a tale full of trials and tribulations!

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Edgeworth makes his triumphant return!
A new trilogy collection!
Blast from the Past!
The Anime
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About Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney is a franchise centered around a series of visual novel / adventure hybrid video games developed and published by Capcom. It began as a trilogy of comedic legal thrillers known as Gyakuten Saiban (逆転裁判; lit. "Turnabout Trial") created by Shu Takumi and released for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance handheld game console in Japan between 2001 and 2004. The trilogy was later ported to the Nintendo DS between 2005 and 2007 and released internationally, becoming known as the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy. These games follow the exploits of a passionate rookie defense attorney named Phoenix Wright (Ryūichi Naruhodō in Japan) who fights for his clients in a courtroom setting loosely resembling that of the Japanese legal system, using investigative skills, cross-examinations, and evidence.

Subsequent games have branched off and altered the formula of the original trilogy, as well as starring different protagonists. Among these, two detective games collectively known as Ace Attorney Investigations (逆転検事 Gyakuten Kenji; lit. "Turnabout Prosecutor") place the player in the role of Phoenix Wright's rival, a genius prosecutor named Miles Edgeworth, as he investigates crime scenes using evidence collection, logic, and arguments. A prequel duology set in Meiji-era Japan and Victorian London called The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles stars Ryunosuke Naruhodo, an ancestor of Phoenix Wright, and a version of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as two of the main characters.

The original trilogy has also been ported to WiiWare, iOS, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs through both physical copies and the Steam digital distribution platform. The original Gyakuten Saiban formula has continued with Apollo Justice and Athena Cykes as new recruits seven years after Phoenix Wright's original adventures.more

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The Shichishito (lit. "seven-branched sword") is a seven-branched, emerald sword that is part of a statue of Ami Fey from Kurain Village. It is said to represent life itself; while the sword seems to branch out into many possibilities, it is destined to end at the same single tip. It was a piece of evidence in two of Phoenix Wright's cases, namely the murder of Kane Bullard at KB Security and the murder of Misty Fey at Hazakura Temple. more

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