Johnny's West Idol Group Performs Ace Attorney Anime's Opening Song

posted on 2016-03-10 00:00 EST
Group's 5th single "Gyakuten Winner" ships on April 20

The official website of the male idol group Johnny's West revealed on Thursday that the title track of the group's fifth single, "Gyakuten Winner," will be the opening theme song for the television anime adaptation of CAPCOM's Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) games.

The single is slated to ship on April 20, and will have two limited edition versions containing two different music videos for the title track. The limited edition versions will also contain the B-side track "100% I Love You." The standard edition of the single will also come with the tracks "King of Chance," and "KIZUNA."

The anime will premiere on April 2 on YTV and NTV at 5:30 p.m. The show's official website previously streamed a commercial for the anime last week.

The cast includes:

  • Yuuki Kaji (Attack on Titan's Eren) as Phoenix Wright/Ryūichi Naruhodō
  • Aoi Yuki (Puella Magi Madoka Magica's Madoka) as Maya Fey/Mayoi Ayasato
  • Masashi Tamaki as Miles Edgeworth/Reiji Mitsurugi
  • Chie Nakamura (Naruto's Sakura) as Mia Fey/Chihiro Ayasato
  • Masami Iwasaki (Akame ga Kill!'s Borick) as Dick Gumshoe/Keisuke Itonokogiri
  • Tooru Nara (Chihayafuru's Yūsei Nishida) as Larry Butz/Masashi Yahari

Ayumu Watanabe (Space Brothers, Doraemon films) will direct the series at A-1 Pictures, and Atsuhiro Tomioka (Pokémon XY, Trinity Blood) will handle series composition. Kaoru Wada (Inuyasha, Princess Tutu) is composing the music, and Keiko Ōta (Hyakko) is designing the characters.

Source: Music Natalie

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