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Lots of game series are celebrating notable anniversaries this year, including Ace Attorney. Capcom’s franchise turned 15 in October.

To celebrate, new images from some of the Ace Attorney artists have been created, which we have below. The lineup is as follows from left to right: Tatsurou Iwamoto, Takuro Fuse, Tatsurou Iwamoto, Kazuya Nuri.

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It was announced earlier in the year that Phoenix Wright is getting his own figma. Today, it received a release window, and we also have a proper look at the design.

You’ll be able to get your hands on the Phoenix Wright figma in May. Pre-orders are now open at Play-Asia, AmiAmi, and Good Smile. Pricing is set at around $65.

Here’s a closer look at the Phoenix Wright figma:

At the Tokyo Game Show earlier today, Capcom hosted three Nintendo-centric stage shows. Monster Hunter Stories, Ace Attorney, and Megami Meguri were each featured at the expo. Recordings for each can be found below.

During a stage show at TGS, Capcom showed a special 15th anniversary video for Ace Attorney which takes a look back at the series. It’s now been published online, and we have it below.

When Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice launched on the eShop this week, new 3DS themes were also made available. You can get a close look at them below.

The Ace Attorney anime series has been going on for several weeks, and Crunchyroll has been airing it with English subtitles. However, in the future, Funimation will offer a dubbed version. This comes as part of a new partnership with Crunchyroll.

When exactly we’ll be seeing the Ace Attorney anime in English is unknown. We’ll keep you posted on future updates.

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The folks over at Smosh have once again produced an “honest trailer” for a game. This time, the video focuses on Ace Attorney. Check it out below.

Like in previous years, Capcom will be streaming live from this year’s Tokyo Game Show. The full schedule has been announced, and includes plans for Monster Hunter Stories, Megami Meguri (also playable), and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.

The Nintendo-related slots are as follows:

September 17

  • 10:10 to 10:20 – Opening Stage
  • 11:20 to 12:10 – Monster Hunter Stories Pre-Release Special Stage – Featuring Ryozo Tsujimoto (producer), Kenji Oguro (director), Kaname Fujioka (setting director), and guest MAO (Nabiru voice actress). The latest gameplay, plus a talk corner and competition gameplay with Nabiru voice actor MAO. The latest information will also be shared.
  • 14:05 to 14:50 – Megami Meguri Debut Stage – Featuring Ayasa Ito (Tsukumo voice actress) and Yuka Ozaki (Amaterasu voice actress). An introduction to and the latest information on Megami Meguri. The guest voice actresses will share stories from their recording sessions and talk about various things.
  • 15:00 to 15:40 – Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Series 15th Annivesrary Talk and Latest Information Special Stage – Featuring Eshiro Motohide (producer) and guests Takayuki Kondo (Phoenix Wright voice actor) and Kenn (Apollo Justice voice actor). A talk and latest information stage to celebrate the Ace Attorney series’ 15th anniversary. The information segment will be packed with welcome news!
  • 16:50 to 16:55 – Finale

September 18

  • 10:15 to 10:25 – Opening Stage
  • 14:10 to 15:00 – Monster Hunter Stories Pre-Release Special Stage – Featuring Ryozo Tsujimoto (producer), Kenji Oguro (director), Kaname Fujioka (setting director), and guest Ryota Osaka (Cheval voice actor). The latest gameplay, plus a talk corner and competition gameplay with Nabiru voice actor Ryota Osaka. The latest information will also be shared.
  • 16:50 to 16:55 – Finale

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Last week, it was discovered that Ace Attorney will be receiving a novel in Japan. A few more tidbits have now emerged – along with the cover.

The novel is confirmed to have illustrations by Kikuyaro. Additionally, a summary mentions two decisive witnesses and Yugami/Blackquill as the opposing prosecutor.

The Ace Attorney novel will be released on June 15.

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In honor of Ace Attorney’s 15th anniversary, a Figma (figure) based on Phoenix Wright is on the way. However, Good Smile Company has yet to share a release date or price.

Here’s a look at the work-in-progress model (in addition to the shot above):

We’ll bring you more information on the Phoenix Wright Figma as it becomes available.