Ace Attorney Anime Gets 2nd Season This Fall
posted on by Karen Ressler
The official website for the television anime adaptation of CAPCOM's Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban) games announced on Friday that the series will get a second season titled Gyakuten Saiban ~Sono "Shinjitsu," Igiari!~ Season 2 (Ace Attorney ~To That "Truth," Objection! ~ Season 2) this fall. The website revealed a visual featuring Godot.
Original game director Shu Takumi is collaborating on the anime. A-1 Pictures is again handling animation production, with returning staff members director Ayumu Watanabe, series writer Atsuhiro Tomioka, composer Kaoru Wada, and character designer and chief animation director Keiko Ōta. Yukiko Imai is serving as assistant director.
The returning cast includes:
- Yuuki Kaji as Phoenix Wright/Ryūichi Naruhodō
- Aoi Yūki as Maya Fey/Mayoi Ayasato
- Masashi Tamaki as Miles Edgeworth/Reiji Mitsurugi
- Chie Nakamura as Mia Fey/Chihiro Ayasato
- Masami Iwasaki as Dick Gumshoe/Keisuke Itonokogiri
- Tooru Nara as Larry Butz/Masashi Yahari
The first series premiered in April 2016 and covered the first two games in the series. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan, and Funimation released the first part on home video in January.
The second season announcement also notes that, as of December 31, the game series has sold more than 6.7 million copies.
Source: Comic Natalie