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This article contains information from the unofficial English translation patch for Gyakuten Kenji 2.
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Owing to the lack of an official translation of the Japan-only Gyakuten Kenji 2, the information and names in this article come from the unofficial English translation patch known as Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth: Prosecutor's Path. More information on this can be found here.

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This is a unified timeline of the world of Ace Attorney, comprising all of the non-crossover adventure games involving controlling various protagonists as they solve mysteries. To be more precise, these games are as follows:

Please note that some of the dates used are extrapolations (e.g., "two weeks after Phoenix Wright's disbarment" becomes "May 3") and may not be exactly correct. Nonetheless, it's unlikely that the true dates will ever be pinned down.

Exclusions[edit | edit source]

The Ace Attorney franchise has extended beyond the aforementioned games, including many crossovers, cameo appearances, musicals, films, manga, and the like. However, they are generally considered to be in separate, usually self-contained, timelines. One prominent example is Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, which is explicitly stated to be "set in a parallel world"[1] and lacks information on dates, which the other games in the series all have. Two other examples are the manga series Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney and Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth by Kodansha Comics, which are impossible to place due to various circumstances surrounding Miles Edgeworth and Franziska von Karma in the periods in which the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney manga could have taken place.

Basic reckoning[edit | edit source]

The years used for the "modern" timeline (excluding the Great Ace Attorney duology) are based on the full date given on a DL-6 Incident case summary file, with all other events being portrayed as relative to other dates as opposed to having a definite point of occurrence. The murder of Gregory Edgeworth is recorded as having occurred on December 28, 2001. By the statute of limitations, an unsolved case is closed permanently 15 years after its opening, putting the final resolution of the incident at December 28, 2016. This method of generating timeline dates is generally corroborated by Gyakuten Taizen 2001-2016 as well as a poster seen for Trucy In Gramarye-Land in The Magical Turnabout, whose days of the week match up with the year 2028, which is consistent when adding up the years between it and the final resolution of DL-6.

Complications[edit | edit source]

The developers of the Ace Attorney games, in particular the people in charge of putting down the ages of characters in the court record, have not paid much attention to any absolute timeline. This is evident in the fact that characters' ages do not change within a game (except during "flashback" cases), even when a new year passes by. This has led to some inconsistencies in character birthdates. The timeline for this page treats the "present" timeline of an individual game as a "year" (much like school terms that straddle the new year), which resolves some of these issues. More information on this can be found here.

Meiji/Victorian timeline[edit | edit source]

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles includes several events both in real life and in the Sherlock Holmes stories, and plays with their relative occurrences. For example, the real-life Natsume Sōseki was only present in the UK from 1901 to January 1903 at 34-35 years of age, while the in-game version is 33 years old. As such, years are written relative to the present-day events of the games, which in total take place over the course of almost precisely a year. Of note is that some characters' ages change between the two games but others' don't. This is treated as the characters having their birthdays in the intervening time; that is, their ages in the second game are used to determine their birth years.

A free DLC pack for the first game has the year 1897 written in early drafts, but this is not used for the timeline.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

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Date Event type / related incident Description Notes
c. 2000 BCE Misc. Lang Zi of Zheng Fa spreads his philosophy of detainment through his country and starts an international network of connections. N/A
7th Century Misc. The Holy Mother and Lady Kee'ra establish the Kingdom of Khura'in. N/A
1818 Misc. Lordly Tailor is established. N/A
GAA-67 to GAA-11
GAA-67 Birth Kyurio Korekuta N/A
GAA-62 Birth Beppo N/A
GAA-54 Birth Mortar Milverton N/A
GAA-53 Birth Mael Stronghart N/A
GAA-52 Birth Taketsuchi Auchi N/A
GAA-51 Birth Harry Barricade N/A
GAA-48 Birth Magnus McGilded, Hatch Windibank N/A
GAA-47 Birth Odie Asman, John Wilson N/A
GAA-46 Birth John Garrideb N/A
GAA-45 Birth Tobias Gregson N/A
GAA-43 Birth Seishirou Jigoku, Yujin Mikotoba, Klimt van Zieks N/A
GAA-42 Birth Rumba Marmatch N/A
GAA-40 Birth Everyday Mittlemont N/A
GAA-39 Birth Courtney Sithe N/A
GAA-38 Birth Mrs. Altamont, Joan Garrideb, Heita Mamemomi, Iyesa Nosa N/A
GAA-37 Birth Bif Strogenov N/A
GAA-36 Birth Anna Mittlemont N/A
GAA-35 Birth Enoch Drebber N/A
GAA-34 Birth Bruce Fairplay, Herlock Sholmes N/A
GAA-33 Birth Albert Harebrayne, Soseki Natsume, Barok van Zieks Soseki Natsume's birthday is Febuary 9, 1867
GAA-31 Birth William Petenshy N/A
GAA-30 Birth Satoru Hosonaga N/A
GAA-27 Birth Robert Crogley, Tully Tinpillar N/A
GAA-26 Birth Esmeralda Tusspells, Maurice de Quilco, Nemmy Tinpillar N/A
GAA-25 Birth Jezail Brett, Marco di Gicho N/A
GAA-24 Birth Ryunosuke Naruhodo, Kazuma Asogi N/A
GAA-23 Birth Decargo Mieterman, Patrick O'Malley N/A
GAA-21 Birth Rola O'Malley, Lay D. Furst, Duncan Ross N/A
GAA-20 Birth Viridian Green N/A
GAA-19 Birth Maria Goulloyne N/A
GAA-18 Birth Gina Lestrade N/A
GAA-16 Birth Susato Mikotoba, Haori Murasame Susato's mother Ayame dies in childbirth.
GAA-16 Misc. Genshin Asogi, Yujin Mikotoba, and Seishirou Jigoku arrive in London from Japan to study abroad. N/A
GAA-15 Birth Nikolina Pavlova N/A
GAA-11 Birth Gotts N/A
November GAA-11 Professor Killings The serial killer "Professor" murders three British nobles and the Chief Justice of London. N/A
GAA-10
May GAA-10 Misc. Balmung the hound dies. N/A
May 31, GAA-10 Professor Killings Klimt van Zieks is killed in a duel. N/A
June GAA-10 Professor Killings Secret trial of Genshin Asogi for allegedly being the serial killer "Professor". Barok van Zieks makes his court début. N/A
June GAA-10 Birth Iris Wilson Her mother, a young lady of the Baskerville family, dies in childbirth, so she is cared for by Yujin Mikotoba. He names her after his deceased wife, Ayame.
June GAA-10 Professor Killings Secret trial of Genshin Asogi for allegedly being the Professor. Barok van Zieks makes his court début. N/A
June 17, GAA-10 Misc. Genshin Asogi is killed by Seishirou Jigoku. N/A
June 18, GAA-10 Misc. Elyder Meningen publishes an article in the Daily Circus newspaper about Genshin Asogi's death, exposing Enoch Drebber as a grave robber. N/A
June 25, GAA-10 Misc. Everyday Mittlemont is fired from his job at Berkly Prison for aiding in the escape of Genshin Asogi. N/A
GAA-10 Misc. Yujin Mikotoba leaves Iris Wilson in the care of Herlock Sholmes and returns to Japan. N/A
GAA-5 to GAA-2
GAA-5 Misc. Barok van Zieks takes a leave of absence. N/A
GAA-2 Misc. Iris takes on the Wilson name. N/A
GAA-1
November GAA-1 Misc.
  • Selden goes to prison and is put on death row for charges of eighteen cases of robbery and six cases of murder.
  • Duncan Ross moves into his former flat in John Garrideb's flat complex.
  • William Petenshy escapes from prison and takes up residence in the flat below.
  • Selden dies of illness.
N/A
November 19, GAA-1 The Adventure of the Great Departure John Wilson is murdered. N/A
November 22, GAA-1 The Adventure of the Great Departure Secret trial of Ryunosuke Naruhodo for the murder of John Wilson. He represents himself, thus marking his début as a lawyer. N/A
December 30, GAA-1 Misc. Ryunosuke Naruhodo, Kazuma Asogi, and Susato Mikotoba leave for London on the steamship S.S. Burya. N/A
GAA
January GAA The Memoirs of the Clouded Kokoro Duncan Ross is murdered. N/A
January 9, GAA The Adventure of the Unbreakable Speckled Band Kazuma Asogi is supposedly accidentally killed. In actuality, he survives, but is afflicted with amnesia and left in Hong Kong. N/A
February 15, GAA The Adventure of the Runaway Room Mortar Milverton is murdered. N/A
February 17, GAA The Adventure of the Clouded Kokoro Viridian Green attempts to murder William Petenshy, and is accidentally stabbed in back by Joan Garrideb and goes into a coma. N/A
February 18, GAA The Adventure of the Runaway Room Ryunosuke Naruhodo and Susato Mikotoba arrive in the Great British Empire. Naruhodo makes his English court début in the trial of Magnus McGilded for the murder of Mortar Milverton. McGilded is burned to death after the trial. N/A
February 20, GAA The Adventure of the Clouded Kokoro Trial of Soseki Natsume for the attempted murder of Viridian Green. N/A
February 21, GAA The Memoirs of the Clouded Kokoro
  • William Petenshy is indirectly and non-fatally poisoned.
  • Viridian Green awakens from her coma.
N/A
February 22-23, GAA The Memoirs of the Clouded Kokoro Trial of Soseki Natsume for the attempted murder of William Petenshy. N/A
February 24, GAA Misc. Soseki Natsume leaves for Japan. His cat, Wagahai, is left in the care of Iris Wilson. N/A
April 16, GAA The Adventure of the Unspeakable Story Hatch Windibank is murdered. Herlock Sholmes is injured. N/A
April 17, GAA The Adventure of the Unspeakable Story Trial of Gina Lestrade for the murder of Hatch Windibank. N/A
April 18, GAA Misc. Susato Mikotoba leaves for Japan. N/A
GAA Misc. Ryunosuke Naruhodo and Tobias Gregson are suspended from work due to the events of the trial. N/A
June, GAA Misc. Susato Mikotoba arrives in Japan. N/A
July, GAA Misc. Kazuma Asogi arrives in the Great British Empire on a cargo ship and is appointed as the "Masked Disciple" to Barok van Zieks by Mael Stronghart. N/A
August 11, GAA The Adventure of the Blossoming Attorney Jezail Brett is murdered. N/A
August 13, GAA The Adventure of the Blossoming Attorney Trial of Haori Murasame for the murder of Jezail Brett. Susato Mikotoba makes her court début disguised as "Ryutaro Naruhodo". N/A
September GAA Misc. Trial of Odie Asman for being the leader of a crime syndicate. Because of the corrupted jury, he is found not guilty. N/A
September 4, GAA Misc. Susato Mikotoba leaves for the Great British Empire. N/A
September 11, GAA Misc. Yujin Mikotoba and Seishirou Jigoku leave for the Great British Empire. N/A
GAA Misc. Tobias Gregson's suspension is lifted. N/A
October 21, GAA The Return of the Great Departed Soul Odie Asman is murdered. N/A
October 22, GAA Misc. Ryunosuke Naruhodo's suspension is lifted. N/A
October 23, GAA Misc. Susato Mikotoba arrives in the Great British Empire. N/A
October 23-24, GAA The Return of the Great Departed Soul Trial of Albert Harebrayne for the murder of Odie Asman. N/A
October 31, GAA Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Tobias Gregson is murdered. N/A
November 1, GAA Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Yujin Mikotoba and Seishirou Jigoku arrive in the Great British Empire. N/A
November 2-4, GAA Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Secret trial of Barok van Zieks for the murder of Tobias Gregson. N/A
November 4, GAA Twisted Karma and His Last Bow / The Resolve of Naruhodō Ryūnosuke Mael Stronghart is removed from his position as Chief Justice of London. N/A
November 7, GAA Misc. Ryunosuke Naruhodo, Susato Mikotoba, and Yujin Mikotoba return to Japan. N/A
20th century
Early 1900s Misc. The first "de Killer" appears. N/A
1940-1 Birth Bruto Cadaverini N/A
1942-3 Birth Ives Shineto Phoenix: My client's neighbor -- one Ives Shineto, age 85 -- gave the following statement: "The Atishons showed me the crystal back when I was but a lad."
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Revolution (in English). 2016.
1946-7 Birth Quercus Alba N/A
1950-1 Birth Blaise Debeste, Victor Kudo N/A
1951-2 Birth Damon Gant, Magnifi Gramarye, Manfred von Karma N/A
1952-3 Birth Marvin Grossberg N/A
1956-7 Birth Zinc Lablanc N/A
1957-8 Birth Taifu Toneido N/A
1958-9 Birth Tyrell Badd, Bonnie Young N/A
1959-60 Birth Deid Mann N/A
1960-1 Birth Di-Jun Huang N/A
1961-2 Birth Jeffrey Master N/A
1962-3 Birth Pierre Hoquet N/A
1963-4 Birth Archie Buff N/A
1964-5 Birth Yuri Cosmos, Dane Gustavia, Winston Payne, Yanni Yogi N/A
1965-6 Birth Russell Berry N/A
1966-7 Birth Gregory Edgeworth N/A
1967-8 Birth Ernest Amano N/A
1968-9 Birth Colin Devorae, Robert Hammond N/A
1969-70 Birth Winfred Kitaki, Jack Shipley N/A
1970 Birth Misty Fey Ages three years between Turnabout Goodbyes and Bridge to the Turnabout
1970-1 Birth Bikini, Kane Bullard N/A
1971-2 Birth Moe, Gaspen Payne N/A
1972 Birth Frank Sahwit Ages three years between The First Turnabout and The Imprisoned Turnabout
1972-3 Birth Joe Darke, Byrne Faraday Gumshoe: Joe Darke was 42 at the time of the crime. He was just your run-of-the-mill businessman.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Rise from the Ashes (in English). 2005.
1972-3 Misc. Taifu Toneido begins his rakugo performer career. N/A
1973-4 Birth Drew Misham N/A
1975-6 Birth Jack Cameron From SS5 Documents
1976-7 Birth Phineas Filch, Furio Tigre N/A
1976-7 Misc. Manfred von Karma begins his prosecutor career. N/A
1977-8 Birth Redd White N/A
1978-9 Birth Zak Gramarye N/A
1979-80 Birth Jean Armstrong, Constance Courte, Guy Eldoon, Jack Hammer, Pal Meraktis N/A
1980-1 Birth Bruce Goodman, Rex Kyubi, Mack Rell, Frank Sahwit (for the GBA, DS, and Wii versions of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney; see the Development section on the Frank Sahwit page for details) N/A
1981-2 Birth Datz Are'bal, Valant Gramarye, Inga Karkhuul Khura'in, Aristotle Means, Colias Palaeno, Patricia Roland, Damian Tenma N/A
1982-3 Birth Turner Grey, Dhurke Sahdmadhi, Raymond Shields, Dee Vasquez N/A
1983-4 Birth Amara Sigatar Khura'in, Plum Kitaki, Jake Marshall, Ethan Rooke N/A
1984-5 Birth Luke Atmey, Katherine Hall, Ga'ran Sigatar Khura'in, Sal Manella, Ted Tonate N/A
1985-6 Birth Jill Crane, Godot, Tahrust Inmee, Lamiroir, Angel Starr N/A
1986 Birth Dick Gumshoe Ages six years between Turnabout Reminiscence and Turnabout Ablaze
1986-7 Birth Herman Crab, Benjamin Woodman N/A
1987-8 Birth Manny Coachen, Jay Elbird, Terry Fawles, Neil Marshall, Dustin Prince, Lana Skye Dustin Prince's birthday is September 6, 1987
1989-90 Birth Aura Blackquill, Spark Brushel, Buddy Faith, Mia Fey, Valerie Hawthorne, Ka-Shi Nou, Jacques Portsman, Shih-na N/A
1990-1 Birth Bellboy, Norma DePlume, Glen Elg, Akbey Hicks, Romein LeTouse N/A
1991-2 Birth Acro, Pees'lubn Andistan'dhin, Owen Gonzales, Shi-Long Lang, Doug Swallow Patches: He's a baseball player! A really great one, too! Owen Gonzales, thirty-six years old. He's a "cleanup," fourth-place hitter, of course.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Storyteller (in English). 2016.
1992-3 Birth Justine Courtney, Miles Edgeworth, Roger Retinz, Phoenix Wright N/A
1993-4 Birth Larry Butz, Viola Cadaverini, Bobby Fulbright, Kristoph Gavin, Dahlia Hawthorne, Iris, Florent L'Belle, April May, Will Powers, Solomon Starbuck, Geiru Toneido N/A
1994-5 Birth Adrian Andrews, Lotta Hart, Simon Keyes, Horace Knightley, Mike Meekins, Cammy Meele, Cindy Stone, Rhoda Teneiro N/A
1995-6 Birth Bat, Maggey Byrde, Desirée DeLite, Ron DeLite, Paht Rohl, Richard Wellington N/A
1996-7 Birth Juan Corrida, Matt Engarde, Max Galactica, Beh'leeb Inmee, Karin Jenson, Ini Miney N/A
1996-7 Misc. Berry Big Circus opens for the first time. N/A
1997-8 Birth Lance Amano, Manov Mistree N/A
1998-9 Birth Simon Blackquill, Penny Nichols, Nicole Swift N/A
1998-9 Misc. Misty Fey becomes Master of the Kurain Channeling Technique. Bikini: It all happened twenty years ago... After the clan leadership was taken from her by her sister, Mystic Morgan's life crumbled.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations. Capcom. Episode: Bridge to the Turnabout (in English). 2007.
1999 Birth Maya Fey, Franziska von Karma
1999-2000 Birth Candice Arme, Lauren Paups, Uendo Toneido N/A
2000-2001
2000 Misc. The Master Group releases Coldkiller X. N/A
December 24, 2000 IS-7 Incident
  • Isaac Dover is murdered.
  • Dover's frozen sherbet sculptures go missing.
  • Sirhan Dogen finds two boys trapped in a locked car and leaves them in the care of the Happy Family Home orphanage.
N/A
December 26, 2000 IS-7 Incident Beginning of the trial of Jeffrey Master for the murder of Isaac Dover. N/A
2000-1 Birth Ema Skye N/A
2001 Class trial Phoenix Wright is accused of stealing Miles Edgeworth's lunch money and put on "trial" in front of his classmates. N/A
December 21, 2001 IS-7 Incident Dane Gustavia flees to Zheng Fa. N/A
December 28, 2001 IS-7 Incident Conclusion of the trial of Jeffrey Master for the murder of Isaac Dover. Jeffrey Master is falsely convicted of being an accomplice to the murder, but Manfred von Karma receives the first penalty in his career from Chief Prosecutor Blaise Debeste. N/A
December 28, 2001 DL-6 Incident
  • Gregory Edgeworth is murdered hours after the conclusion of the trial of Jeffrey Master.
  • Manfred von Karma takes a vacation for the only time in his career.
  • Raymond Shields takes over Edgeworth Law Offices.
N/A
2001-2012
2001-2 Birth Regina Berry, Daryan Crescend, Sebastian Debeste, Kay Faraday, Klavier Gavin, Pierce Nichody, Hugh O'Conner, Selena Sprocket Assumes that Selena Sprocket died at age 25
2002 Misc. Dick Gumshoe works at Gatewater Hotel. Gumshoe: Gatewater Land... Who would have guessed this place would be such a success. But the Gatewater Group and I go way back, you know?
Edgeworth: Yes... Same here. I handled two murder cases that took place at two of their hotels. And it was you who headed the investigation in each case.
Gumshoe: Oh, I remember that, sir! I was 16 back then, standing in front of the hotel in the snow...
Edgeworth: (...Clearly, we are not on the same page here.)
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. Capcom. Episode: The Kidnapped Turnabout (in English). 2009.
June 2002 Misc. Manfred von Karma returns from the only vacation in his career. N/A
2002-3 Birth Paul Atishon, Dumas Gloomsbury, Nahyuta Sahdmadhi Paul Atishon's birthday is July 11, 2002
2003-4 Misc. Thalassa Gramarye marries Jove Justice.
2003-4 Birth Apollo Justice, Sorin Sprocket, Wesley Stickler, Azura Summers, Clay Terran
December 21, 2004 Misc. Dane Gustavia returns from Zheng Fa and becomes a world-renowned pastry chef. N/A
2004-5 Birth Sasha Buckler, Olga Orly, Alita Tiala N/A
2004-5 Khura'in royal residence fire Queen Amara Sigatar Khura'in's royal residence is set on fire. Jove Justice is killed, while Amara disappears and is presumed dead. Dhurke Sahdmadhi adopts Jove's son Apollo. Amara is succeeded by Ga'ran. N/A
June 14, 2005 Misc. The Defense Culpability Act is enacted. N/A
2005-6 Birth John Marsh, Marlon Rimes N/A
2005-6 Misc. Magnifi Gramarye begins his magician careeer. Valant: It was twenty years ago... A young magician, a genius of his time, came down among us... His name... was Magnifi Gramarye! It was he who began the great Troupe Gramarye!
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Succession (in English). 2008.
2006-7 Birth Wocky Kitaki, Vera Misham, Ellen Wyatt, Puhray Zeh'lot N/A
2006-7 Misc. The TV show The Great Monster Moozilla ends. N/A
February 9-10, 2007 SS-5 Incident
  • At some point before the incident, Amy Marsh sends President Di-Jun Huang of Zheng Fa a message that their son John has "just been born" and to come to the Happy Family Home orphanage on February 9.
  • Jack Cameron is murdered and Huang is kidnapped for ransom. The government of Zheng Fa pays the ransom, and Huang is seemingly returned unharmed.
  • Patricia Roland is tried for the incident and is ruled innocent. Dai-Long Lang resigns from the police afterward.
  • Simon Keyes runs away from the Happy Family Home orphanage.
  • Horace Knightley is identified as the true heir to Pierre Hoquet and receives his belongings.
N/A
2007-8 Birth Bucky Whet N/A
2007-8 Disappearance of Dahlia Hawthorne Dahlia Hawthorne steals a diamond from her father and fakes a kidnapping. She goes missing after falling off Dusky Bridge and is presumed dead. Terry Fawles is arrested and convicted for her apparent murder. N/A
2008-9 Birth Athena Cykes, Bonny de Famme, Betty de Famme, Robin Newman, Juniper Woods N/A
2008-9 KG-8 Incident
  • Cece Yew is murdered.
  • Manny Coachen is tried for the murder and is ruled innocent.
  • Colin Devorae is arrested for the murder and sent to prison.
N/A
2009-10 Birth Pearl Fey, Cody Hackins, Myriam Scuttlebutt, unnamed von Karma (Manfred's granddaughter, Franziska's niece) N/A
2009-10 Misc. Miles Edgeworth passes his bar exam. (Taizen) N/A
2010-1 Birth Trucy Wright N/A
2010-1 Death of Manuel Manuel is accidentally killed while filming a fight scene at Global Studios. N/A
2011-2 Birth Jinxie Tenma, Machi Tobaye N/A
2012-2013
2012 Misc. Franziska von Karma becomes a prosecutor in Germany. N/A
August 2012 Misc. Dick Gumshoe becomes a detective. N/A
September 8, 2012 Turnabout Reminiscence Deid Mann is murdered. N/A
September 10, 2012 Turnabout Reminiscence Trial of Mack Rell for the murder of Deid Mann. Rell and Byrne Faraday are murdered during a trial recess. N/A
September 10, 2012 - March 14, 2019 Misc. Cohdopia experiences a period of civil unrest, at some point splitting into two countries, Allebahst and Babahl. N/A
2012-3 Misc. Dhurke Sahdmadhi takes Apollo Justice back to the United States. Soon afterward, he learns that Amara Sigatar Khura'in is still alive, and takes her out of Ga'ran Palace to live with him. N/A
February 14, 2013 Turnabout Beginnings Terry Fawles briefly escapes police custody to meet with Valerie Hawthorne, who is murdered. N/A
February 16, 2013 Turnabout Beginnings Trial of Terry Fawles for the murder of Valerie Hawthorne. Miles Edgeworth and Mia Fey make their court debut. N/A
August 27, 2013 Poisoning of Diego Armando Dahlia Hawthorne poisons Diego Armando, who goes into a coma. Phoenix Wright meets Hawthorne, who plants the poison on Wright to ward off suspicion. N/A
2013-2016
2013-4 Birth Rayfa Padma Khura'in Her birthday is December 24, 2013
2013-4 Misc.
  • Amara Sigatar and Rayfa Padma Khura'in are found and sent to Ga'ran Palace. Rayfa is raised in the royal family as if she were Ga'ran's daughter.
  • Amy Marsh dies. Her cousin, Justine Courtney, adopts her son John, who takes up acting.
  • Benjamin Woodman joins the Berry Big Circus.
  • The three-day trial limit is implemented, resulting in what is now known as the initial trial court system.
Phoenix: You've been in the circus for a long time, haven't you Ben?
Ben: Y-Y-Yes... Ab-Ab-About f-f-four years...
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice For All. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Big Top (in English). 2007.
April 9, 2014 Turnabout Memories Doug Swallow is murdered. N/A
April 11, 2014 Turnabout Memories Trial of Phoenix Wright for the murder of Doug Swallow. N/A
2014-5 Misc. Roger Retinz is injured during a reckless stunt. He is later ousted from Troupe Gramarye. N/A
August 2014 - February 19, 2015 SL-9 Incident
  • Joe Darke kills five people. He eventually turns himself in.
  • Neil Marshall is murdered. Darke is convicted of all six murders and is executed.
N/A
2015-6 Birth Armie Buff N/A
2015-6 Misc.
  • Celeste Inpax commits suicide. Adrian Andrews attempts suicide shortly after, but her attempt is unsuccessful and she receives counseling.
  • Thalassa Gramarye disappears after being apparently killed in a mishap during a magic trick.
  • Geiru Toneido begins her rakugo performer career.
2016
May 2, 2016 Misc. A malpractice incident at the Grey Surgical Clinic kills 14 patients. N/A
May 24, 2016 Misc. The Miney sisters are involved in a car accident. Only one survives; she is hospitalized at the Hotti Clinic and her face is reconstructed using Ini Miney's driver's license photo as a reference. N/A
July 30, 2016 Misc. Cindy Stone returns from her trip to Paris, France. N/A
July 31 (games), 2016 The First Turnabout Cindy Stone is murdered. N/A
August 3 (games), 2016 The First Turnabout Trial of Larry Butz for the murder of Cindy Stone. Phoenix Wright makes his court debut. N/A
September 5, 2016 Turnabout Sisters Mia Fey is murdered. N/A
September 7, 2016 Turnabout Sisters Trial of Maya Fey for the murder of Mia Fey. N/A
September 9, 2016 Turnabout Sisters Trial of Phoenix Wright for the murder of Mia Fey. Phoenix Wright inherits ownership of Fey & Co. Law Offices, renaming it Wright & Co. Law Offices. N/A
October 15, 2016 Turnabout Samurai Jack Hammer is killed. N/A
October 18-20, 2016 Turnabout Samurai Trial of Will Powers for the murder of Jack Hammer. N/A
December 2016 Misc. "Ini" Miney is released from the hospital. N/A
December 24, 2016 Turnabout Goodbyes Robert Hammond is murdered. N/A
December 26-28, 2016 Turnabout Goodbyes Trial of Miles Edgeworth for the murder of Robert Hammond. N/A
December 28, 2016 DL-6 Incident Right after the verdict on his previous trial, Miles Edgeworth confesses to the murder of Gregory Edgeworth and is put on trial again, one day before the statute of limitations applies to the incident. N/A
December 29, 2016 Misc. Maya Fey leaves for Kurain Village to continue her spirit medium training. N/A
2017
February 21, 2017 Rise from the Ashes Bruce Goodman is murdered. N/A
February 23-25, 2017 Rise from the Ashes
  • Trial of Lana Skye for the murder of Bruce Goodman.
  • Trés Bien is established around this time.
  • After the trial, Ema Skye goes to Europe to study to be a forensic scientist.
  • After the trial, Miles Edgeworth leaves the country, leaving a note stating, "Miles Edgeworth chooses death."
N/A
March 2017 Misc. Maggey Byrde starts dating Dustin Prince. N/A
March 20, 2017 Misc. Max Galactica signs a contract with the Berry Big Circus. N/A
June 2017 Berry Big Circus biting incident Léon the lion injures Bat at the Berry Big Circus. Bat goes into a coma, and his brother Acro is injured trying to defend him, losing the use of his legs. Léon is put down by the ringmaster Russell Berry. N/A
June 19, 2017 Reunion, and Turnabout Turner Grey is murdered. N/A
June 21-22, 2017 Reunion, and Turnabout Trial of Maya Fey for the murder of Turner Grey. She returns to Wright & Co. Law Offices after the trial. N/A
September 6, 2017 The Lost Turnabout Dustin Prince is murdered. N/A
September 8, 2017 The Lost Turnabout Trial of Maggey Byrde for the murder of Dustin Prince. Phoenix Wright is assaulted shortly before the start of the trial, giving him temporary amnesia. N/A
September/October 2017 Misc. Ron DeLite is dismissed from his job at KB Security for selling company information. Ron: I'd been working for KB Security until a year ago, so I knew where his office was.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations. Capcom. Episode: The Stolen Turnabout (in English). 2007.
December 20, 2017 Misc. Max Galactica negotiates a pay raise. N/A
December 26, 2017 Misc. Phoenix Wright and Maya Fey take Pearl Fey on a trip to Berry Big Circus, where they witness Max Galactica's "flying" magic trick. N/A
December 27, 2017 Turnabout Big Top Russell Berry is killed. N/A
December 29-30, 2017 Turnabout Big Top Trial of Max Galactica for the murder of Russell Berry. N/A
December 30, 2017 Misc. Miles Edgeworth boards a plane to return to the United States. N/A
2018
February 2018 Misc. The Pink Princess: Warrior of Little Olde Tokyo is concluded. N/A
March 20, 2018 Farewell, My Turnabout
  • Juan Corrida is murdered.
  • Shelly de Killer kidnaps Maya Fey and holds her hostage to force Phoenix Wright to take Matt Engarde's case.
N/A
March 21, 2018 Misc. Phoenix Wright encounters Miles Edgeworth for the first time since his "death". N/A
March 22-23, 2018 Farewell, My Turnabout Trial of Matt Engarde for the murder of Juan Corrida. N/A
2018 Misc. Diego Armando awakens from his coma and joins the prosecutor's office under the name "Godot". It is presumed that this occurred after Farewell, My Turnabout given Godot's inclination to take on all of Phoenix Wright's cases.
March/April 2018 Misc. Ron DeLite begins his heist career as Mask☆DeMasque. Gumshoe: Mask☆DeMasque is a master thief that first started his crime spree 6 months ago.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations. Capcom. Episode: The Stolen Turnabout (in English). 2007.
April 2018 Misc. Magnifi Gramarye is hospitalized at General Hospital due to a combination of diabetes and a worsening cancerous tumor. He would remain there until his death. N/A
July/September 2018 Misc. Viola Cadaverini is involved in a car accident and is hospitalized. Said to take place "4 months ago" or "6 months ago" depending on who is asked
August 23 / September 22, 2018 Misc. Adrian Andrews hires Luke Atmey as security to protect the Sacred Urn. N/A
August 29 / September 28, 2018 Misc. Adrian Andrews accidentally breaks and repairs the Sacred Urn. N/A
September/October 2, 2018 Misc. DeMasque's Calling Card is sent to Lordly Tailor, announcing Mask☆DeMasque's intention to steal the Sacred Urn. N/A
September/October 12, 2018 The Stolen Turnabout
  • The Sacred Urn is stolen.
  • Kane Bullard is murdered.
The month depends on the language version
September/October 13, 2018 The Stolen Turnabout Trial of Ron DeLite for stealing the Sacred Urn. N/A
September/October 14, 2018 The Stolen Turnabout
  • Trial of Luke Atmey for stealing the Sacred Urn.
  • Trial of Ron DeLite for the murder of Kane Bullard.
N/A
December 3, 2018 Recipe for Turnabout Glen Elg is murdered. N/A
December 4, 2018 Recipe for Turnabout Trial of Maggey Byrde for the murder of Glen Elg. N/A
2019
2018-9 Birth Ahlbi Ur'gaid N/A
January 2019 Misc. Dahlia Hawthorne is executed. N/A
January 7-8, 2019 Recipe for Turnabout Retrial of Maggey Byrde for the murder of Glen Elg. N/A
February 7, 2019 Bridge to the Turnabout Misty Fey is murdered. N/A
February 9-10, 2019 Bridge to the Turnabout
  • Trial of Iris for the murder of Misty Fey.
  • Miles Edgeworth goes on a one-month overseas trip after the trial.
N/A
March 12, 2019 Turnabout Airlines
  • Akbey Hicks is murdered.
  • Miles Edgeworth returns from his trip.
N/A
March 13, 2019 The Kidnapped Turnabout Colin Devorae is killed. N/A
March 14, 2019 Turnabout Visitor Buddy Faith is murdered. N/A
March 14, 2019 Turnabout Ablaze Manny Coachen and Ka-Shi Nou are murdered. N/A
March 14 - April 19, 2019 Misc. Mike Meekins is demoted to court bailiff. N/A
March 15, 2019 Turnabout Ablaze Quercus Alba is removed from his position as ambassador of Allebahst. N/A
March 17, 2019 Misc.
  • Trial of Quercus Alba for the murder of Manny Coachen.
  • Trial of Ernest Amano for actions concerning the death of Colin Devorae.
N/A
March 23, 2019 Misc. Shelly de Killer attempts to assassinate President Di-Jun Huang, but is overpowered and wounded by Ethan Rooke before escaping. N/A
March 24, 2019 Misc. Trial of Quercus Alba in Cohdopia for the murder of Ka-Shi Nou. N/A
March 25, 2019 Turnabout Target Both an attempted and a staged assassination of President Di-Jun Huang during a speech at Gourd Lake. Ethan Rooke is murdered during these events. N/A
March 26, 2019 Misc.
  • Jay Elbird attacks Horace Knightley and a guard during his first escape from prison.
  • Katherine Hall steals some Megatoxin X from Delicia Scones in order to kill the real killer of Isaac Dover a.k.a. Pierre Hoquet.
N/A
March 27, 2019 The Imprisoned Turnabout Horace Knightley is murdered. N/A
April 2, 2019 The Inherited Turnabout Dane Gustavia triggers a poison gas trap but survives. N/A
April 2, 2019 IS-7 Incident Pierre Hoquet's body resurfaces. N/A
April 3, 2019 Misc. Sirhan Dogen escapes from prison. N/A
April 4, 2019 The Forgotten Turnabout
  • Kay Faraday is kidnapped and then suffers amnesia.
  • Jill Crane is murdered.
N/A
April 4, 2019 The Grand Turnabout "Di-Jun Huang" is murdered. N/A
April 5, 2019 Misc. Miles Edgeworth resigns as a prosecutor. N/A
April 6, 2019 The Grand Turnabout The body of "Di-Jun Huang" is found at a Global Studios film lot. N/A
April 6, 2019 SS-5 Incident
  • Trial of Patricia Roland for the murder of Horace Knightley.
  • The SS-5 Documents are unsealed, and Miles Edgeworth re-examines the kidnapping of Di-Jun Huang.
N/A
April 8, 2019 Misc. Miles Edgeworth is reinstated as a prosecutor. N/A
April 13, 2019 Turnabout Succession Magnifi Gramarye dies. N/A
April 14, 2019 Turnabout Succession Kristoph Gavin requests a forged diary page for the Gramarye case from Drew and Vera Misham. He sends a letter with a poisoned stamp to the former and a bottle of poisoned nail polish to the latter. N/A
April 18, 2019 Turnabout Succession Zak Gramarye rejects Kristoph Gavin's services after beating him at poker. Gramarye then plays with Phoenix Wright and loses, choosing him as Gavin's replacement. N/A
April 19, 2019 Turnabout Succession Trial of Zak Gramarye for the murder of Magnifi Gramarye. Klavier Gavin makes his court debut. Phoenix Wright unwittingly presents forged evidence during the trial, and is subsequently disbarred. Zak disappears from the courtroom before the verdict is read. N/A
May 3, 2019 Misc. Phoenix Wright adopts Trucy Enigmar. Wright & Co. Law Offices is dissolved, and becomes Wright Talent Agency. Phoenix: It's been two weeks since your father... disappeared.
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Succession (in English). 2007.
2019-2026
2019-20 Misc.
October 7, 2020 UR-1 Incident Metis Cykes is murdered. Simon Blackquill is later convicted and scheduled to receive the death penalty on December 21, 2027. His trial is generally considered the starting point of the so-called dark age of the law. N/A
October 8, 2020 Misc. The HAT-1 rocket is launched to send the Hope probe into outer space. Solomon Starbuck manages to return to earth despite an attempt at sabotage. Phoenix: Athena's mother's murder... ...did it by any chance have any connection to the HAT-1 launch?
Woods: What? Why, yes... it did. As I recall, it happened on the day before the launch.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout for Tomorrow (in English). 2013.
2022-3 Misc. Nahyuta Sahdmadhi begins his prosecutor career. N/A
January 2025 Misc. Guy Eldoon takes over his father's noodle stand. Guy: The secret's in the soup! I've been searching for the perfect soup for a year 'n' a half.
[...]
Guy: So, last year, I started my noodle stand.
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Corner (in English). 2007.
December 2025 Misc. A member of the Rivales family non-fatally shoots Wocky Kitaki. Pal Meraktis fails to remove the bullet, but tells the Kitaki family that the surgery was a success. N/A
2025-6 Misc.
  • Ema Skye returns from Europe.
  • Maya Fey begins her training in Khura'in.
  • Sightings of someone dressed as Lady Kee'ra begin in Khura'in.
  • Manov Mistree succeeds Roger Retinz as the second "Mr. Reus".
  • Puhray Zeh'lot is taken in by Tahrust and Beh'leeb Inmee.
2026
January 2026 Misc. Alita Tiala quits her job at the Meraktis Clinic, and she and Wocky Kitaki get engaged. N/A
April 2026 Misc. Romein LeTouse becomes Lamiroir's manager. N/A
April 16, 2026 Misc. Zak Gramarye returns to Phoenix Wright as "Shadi Smith" to give him the rights to Magnifi Gramarye's magic tricks to pass onto Trucy. N/A
April 17, 2026 Turnabout Trump Zak Gramarye is murdered. N/A
April 20, 2026 Turnabout Trump Trial of Phoenix Wright for the murder of Zak Gramarye. Apollo Justice makes his court debut. The Gavin Law Offices is dissolved. N/A
June 14, 2026 Turnabout Corner
  • Phoenix Wright is hit by a car, and is hospitalized with a sprained ankle.
  • Trucy's Panties and Guy Eldoon's Noodle Stand are stolen.
  • Pal Meraktis is murdered.
N/A
June 15, 2026 Misc. Apollo Justice joins the Wright Talent Agency, which in turn is renamed the Wright Anything Agency. N/A
June 16-17, 2026 Turnabout Corner Trial of Wocky Kitaki for the murder of Pal Meraktis. N/A
July 7, 2026 Turnabout Serenade Romein LeTouse is murdered during the Gavinners's Guilty as Charged Tour. N/A
July 9-10, 2026 Turnabout Serenade Trial of Machi Tobaye for the murder of Romein LeTouse. N/A
July 20, 2026 Death of Azura Summers Azura Summers dies during a show involving the orca Ora Shipley. Ora is transferred to the Supermarine Aquarium. N/A
October 6, 2026 Turnabout Succession Drew Misham dies of atroquinine poisoning. N/A
October 8, 2026 Turnabout Succession Beginning of the trial of Vera Misham for the murder of Drew Misham. Vera is hospitalized after unknowingly ingesting atroquinine that was on her fingernail polish. N/A
October 9, 2026 Turnabout Succession Conclusion of the trial of Vera Misham for the murder of Drew Misham. N/A
October 10, 2026 Misc. Vera Misham wakes up, having survived the atroquinine poisoning. N/A
December 2026 Misc.
  • Miles Edgeworth is promoted to Chief Prosecutor.
  • Bobby Fulbright dies. His body remains unidentified for a year.
2027
March 8, 2027 Death of Selena Sprocket Selena Sprocket, Sorin Sprocket, and Dumas Gloomsbury suffer a car accident on the way to Selena's engagement party. Selena dies of her injuries, and Sorin develops a memory disorder.
April 17, 2027 The Monstrous Turnabout Rex Kyubi is murdered. N/A
April 17, 2027 Misc. Athena Cykes returns to the United States and joins the Wright Anything Agency. N/A
April 18-19, 2027 The Monstrous Turnabout Trial of Damian Tenma for the murder of Rex Kyubi. Athena Cykes makes her court debut as co-counsel to lead defense attorney Apollo Justice. N/A
July 20, 2027 Misc. Phoenix Wright regains his attorney's badge. N/A
July 20, 2027 Turnabout Reclaimed Jack Shipley dies. N/A
July 21, 2027 Turnabout Reclaimed Trial of Orla Shipley for the murder of Jack Shipley. N/A
July 22, 2027 Turnabout Reclaimed Trial of Sasha Buckler for the murder of Jack Shipley. N/A
August 25, 2027 Misc. The Crystal of Ami Fey is reported stolen from the Atishon residence. Ema: A police report was filed concerning the theft -- one year ago, in fact.
Apollo: What?! A whole year ago?
Ema: August 25 of last year, to be exact. The report states, and I quote... "The Crystal of Ami Fey was discovered to be missing from the Atishon storehouse at 10 AM. The storehouse lock had been picked. Signed, Paul Atishon-Wimperson."
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Revolution (in English). 2016.
October 23, 2027 Turnabout Academy Constance Courte is murdered. N/A
October 25-26, 2027 Turnabout Academy Trial of Juniper Woods for the murder of Constance Courte. N/A
November 2027 Misc. Armie Buff and her mother are injured in an arson attack. Armie is confined to a wheelchair, and her mother dies from her injuries. Armie also develops severe pyrophobia as a result. Sarge: Mama passed away about six months ago.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice. Capcom. Episode: Turnabout Revolution (in English). 2016.
December 14, 2027 Misc. The Hope probe returns to Earth. Cosmos: As for the Hope probe, it did eventually arrive safely at its destination! It obtained a few samples from the asteroid, and returned to Earth but a few days ago! [...] The samples are scheduled for analysis in the near future. We haven't had time, since they just came back the day before Terran's murder.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies. Capcom. Episode: The Cosmic Turnabout (in English). 2013.
December 15, 2027 The Cosmic Turnabout Clay Terran is murdered. N/A
December 16, 2027 Turnabout Countdown Candice Arme is murdered. N/A
December 16, 2027 The Cosmic Turnabout Beginning of the trial of Solomon Starbuck for the murder of Clay Terran. A bomb brought in as evidence is triggered during the trial. This forces everyone to evacuate from Courtroom No. 4, which is heavily damaged as a result of the detonation. N/A
December 17-18, 2027 Turnabout Countdown Trial of Juniper Woods for the bombing of Courtroom No. 4 and the murder of Candice Arme. Apollo Justice is attacked during a court recess, and this incident is added to the charges. N/A
December 20, 2027 The Cosmic Turnabout Conclusion of the trial of Solomon Starbuck for the murder of Clay Terran. N/A
December 20, 2027 Turnabout for Tomorrow

At the Cosmos Space Center, Aura Blackquill holds 12 visitors hostage and negotiates a retrial of the UR-1 Incident, with Athena Cykes as the defendant. As a result of the trial, charges are cleared against Simon Blackquill concerning the UR-1 Incident, and against Cykes for the murder of Clay Terran.

N/A
2028
April 23, 2028 The Foreign Turnabout Paht Rohl is murdered. N/A
April 23, 2028 Misc. Phoenix Wright arrives in Khura'in. N/A
April 24, 2028 The Foreign Turnabout Trial of Ahlbi Ur'gaid for the murder of Paht Rohl. N/A
April 27, 2028 The Magical Turnabout Manov Mistree is murdered during a dress rehearsal for Trucy in Gramarye-Land. N/A
April 28, 2028 The Magical Turnabout Trial of Trucy Wright for the murder of Manov Mistree. N/A
April 29 - May 1, 2028 Misc. Trucy in Gramarye-Land is performed at Penrose Theater. N/A
May 8, 2028 The Rite of Turnabout Puhray Zeh'lot is killed. N/A
May 8, 2028 Misc. Datz Are'bal escapes from prison. N/A
May 9, 2028 Misc. Beginning of the Purification Rite. N/A
May 10, 2028 Misc. Tahrust Inmee dies during the Purification Rite. N/A
May 11, 2028 The Rite of Turnabout Trial of Maya Fey for the murder of Tahrust Inmee. N/A
May 12, 2028 The Rite of Turnabout Trial of Maya Fey for the murder of Puhray Zeh'lot. N/A
May 12, 2028 Turnabout Storyteller Taifu Toneido is murdered. N/A
May 12, 2028 Misc. Maya Fey is kidnapped and held hostage. N/A
May 13, 2028 Turnabout Storyteller Trial of Bucky Whet for the murder of Taifu Toneido. N/A
May 15, 2028 Turnabout Revolution Archie Buff is murdered. N/A
May 12-16, 2028 Misc. Dhurke Sahdmadhi is murdered trying to rescue Maya Fey. The latter channels the former, who breaks free and heads to the United States. N/A
May 16, 2028 Misc. Phoenix Wright returns to the United States. N/A
May 17, 2028 Turnabout Revolution Civil trial between Paul Atishon and Dhurke Sahdmadhi to determine the rightful owner of the Founder's Orb. N/A
May 17-18, 2028 Misc. Phoenix Wright, Apollo Justice, Athena Cykes, Trucy Wright, Miles Edgeworth, and Dhurke Sahdmadhi (as channeled by Maya Fey) travel to Khura'in. N/A
May 18, 2028 Turnabout Revolution Inga Karkhuul Khura'in is murdered. N/A
May 19, 2028 Turnabout Revolution Trial of Dhurke Sahdmadhi for the murder of Inga Karkhuul Khura'in and the assassination of Amara Sigatar Khura'in. Ga'ran Sigatar Khura'in is dethroned and the Defense Culpability Act nullified. N/A
May 20, 2028 Misc. Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, Athena Cykes, Trucy Wright, and Miles Edgeworth return from Khura'in. Apollo Justice stays behind to reopen Dhurke's old law office as the Justice Law Offices. N/A
2028 Misc. Maya Fey concludes her training in Khura'in and becomes a fully-qualified leader of Kurain Village. N/A
2028 Birth Faitah Inmee N/A
September 20, 2028 Turnabout Time Traveler Dumas Gloomsbury is murdered. N/A
September 22-23, 2028 Turnabout Time Traveler Trial of Ellen Wyatt for the murder of Dumas Gloomsbury. N/A
September 30, 2028 Misc. Wedding reception of Ellen Wyatt and Sorin Sprocket. Among those in attendance at the ceremony are Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, Larry Butz, Athena Cykes, Miles Edgeworth, and Ema Skye. N/A


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