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Meiji-Era Ace Attorney Game's TGS Video Posted

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Game in which Phoenix's ancestor, Sherlock Holmes cross paths ships sometime in 2015 in Japan

Capcom began streaming the video it unveiled at Tokyo Game Show 2014 for Dai Gyakuten Saiban -Naruhodō Ryūnosuke no Bōken- (Great Turnabout Trial: The Adventures of Ryūnosuke Naruhodō), the newest game in the Ace Attorney franchise. The promo stars Hiro Shimono (Tonari no Seki-kun, Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts) as Ryūnosuke, and Kana Hanazawa (Tonari no Seki-kun, Kobato.) as Susato, as well as Misaki Kuno (Galilei Donna, Selector Spread Wixoss) as Iris.

Text: End of the 19th century
Japanese empire
Ryūnosuke: Yes!
Text: Ryūnosuke Naruhodo - The "ancestor" of the hot, turnabout spirit.
Ryūnosuke: I will become a lawyer... Without a doubt.
Text: Susato Mikotoba - The Yamato Nadeshiko (perfect Japanese woman) judicial assistant.
Susato: If you need legal basis, please leave it to me.
Text: With hot hope in his heart, the youngster travels to the "world!"
Text: The "origin" of the great detectives of the era - Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock: Reasoning is an art of logic. Hit or miss, it doesn't matter.
Text: A doctor of medicine and a literary girl - Iris Watson
Iris: Oh, so my stories are even read in the Orient!
Text: Begin reasoning! The game is afoot!
Note on hand: Chocolate, cookie, biscuit, egg pudding
Sherlock: Now, let's begin the reasoning, Mr. Naruhodo. First, look here. There's a note written on her hand in small letters. It looks like Japanese. What does it say, Mr. Naruhodo?
Ryūnosuke: Chocolate, cookie, biscuit, egg pudding.
Sherlock: A sweet-toothed girl from Japan. Next, look here. It appears that she is hiding something in her sleeve. Looking at the lump it leaves, without a doubt, I can say that this is the code of law of the Great British Empire.
Ryūnosuke: You can tell that?
Sherlock: She loves laws, no matter what kind. Look! Her gaze lifted to the left! It's proof that her logical thinking is very strong.
Susato: I am quite famished.
Ryūnosuke: Um, she's thinking about sweets.
Sherlock: In conclusion, this girl's identity is... A Yamato Nadeshiko judicial assistant.
Ryūnosuke: well, that's how she was introduced to you just a few minutes ago...
Text: Overwhelming mysteries
Text: Overwhelming cases
Text: Overwhelming reversals...
Text: From the Japanese Empire to the British Empire, an overwhelming story begins.
Text: Origin x Ancestor
Text: Great Detective x Lawyer
Text: ...Now, they have the miraculaous chance meeting!
Text: Dai Gyakuten Saiban -Naruhodō Ryūnosuke no Bōken-

The game is scheduled to be released in Japan for the Nintendo 3DS portable system sometime in 2015. Original franchise developer Shu Takumi is participating in the game as the director, and he emphasized that while this game is not part of the numbered Ace Attorney series, it is also not a side story. Shintaro Kojima will serve as producer of the game.


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