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Earlier today, Capcom put up a new blog post straight from Ace Attorney creator Shu Takumi. Takumi discussed bringing the series to new platforms (including Switch) and reflected on those original games he worked on.

Here’s the full write-up:

First 4 Figures has given a first look at a new Phoenix Wright statue based on the character’s appearance in Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. Check it out in the video below.

The Phoenix Wright statue goes up for pre-order on November 23. We’ll update this post when reservations go live.

Capcom is porting the first three Ace Attorney games to Switch in addition to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam, the company revealed at the Tokyo Game Show today. This will be released as Ace Attorney 1-2-3 in Japan, which is likely to be called the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy in the west.

Here’s the first trailer:

Capcom has confirmed a notable presence for Ace Attorney at this year’s Tokyo Game Show. A panel will be held on September 22, lasting roughly 40 minutes. Ace Attorney series producer Motohide Eshiro and game designer Shinsuke Kodama will be present.

Expect the panel to start at the following times:

A new update has been provided on the Ace Attorney anime. The next season will kick off on October 6 in Japan, with the first episode adapting “The Lost Turnabout”. This episode was previously skipped over in the first season.

Along with the latest news, the new key visual has been shown. We’ve attached the photo above.

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With Anime Expo 2018 right around the corner, Crunchyroll has finally unveiled their plans for the upcoming convention. Among these plans is the promise of news regarding the hotly anticipated second season of the Ace Attorney anime series.

On Friday July 6th at 11:30am, the creative staff behind the series Shu Takumi, Koji Nagai, and Motohide Eshiro will sit down with fans to discuss their experiences from working on the anime.

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The official website for the Ace Attorney anime reveals that a second season is on the way. It’s going by the title Gyakuten Saiban ~ Sono “Shinjitsu,” Igiari! ~ Season 2 (Ace Attorney ~To That “Truth,” Objection! ~ Season 2).

The first piece of art, pictured above, features Godot from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations. A-1 Pictures will once again handle the anime’s production while series creator Shu Takumi will be collaborating.

The cast is as follows:

The Great Ace Attorney 2 launched in Japan last August, and will likely remain Japan-exclusive as was the case with its predecessor. But now the question is, what comes next for the series? Capcom did confirm that the franchise will be appearing on Switch in some fashion, but hasn’t divulged any specifics – though rumors are out there.

Regarding the future of Ace Attorney, producer Motohide Eshiro told Famitsu that he and series creator Shu Takumi and “thinking hard about what comes next and we’re getting things ready right now.”

Earlier today, 4Gamer published a lengthy piece in which the site spoke with a ton of different developers to reflect on the year and look towards 2018. One such person is Capcom producer Motohiro Eshiro.

Eshiro had this interesting tease regarding Ace Attorney:

“I believe we’ll continue working on something that will make Ace Attorney series fans happy. We’re also currently coming up with a new title, so personally speaking I think it’ll be a challenging year.”

We do know that Capcom intends to bring the Ace Attorney series to Switch in some fashion. There have also been rumors about new collections for the console as well as the next entry in the series.

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Funimation will be releasing the first Blu-ray Disc/DVD home video combo pack for the Ace Attorney anime on January 23. Ahead of that, the official cast for the dubbed version has been announced.

Here’s the full lineup of actors and their relevant characters: