Ace Attorney is a series that covers dozens of trials across more than a century in its eight games. But with flashbacks galore, it can be a bit hard to keep track of how everything fits together. So here’s a nice little timeline to make it all come together.
This week at the Cannes Film Festival, Japanese director Takashi Miike tipped off he was working on a Phoenix Wright adaptation for the big screen. Capcom has now confirmed it. A news release says the live-action Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will open in Japan in early Spring 2012.
Phoenix Wright finally makes it to the big screen next week, when Capcom releases a port of the DS game that started it all on Nintendo's WiiWare.
Phoenix Wright is the most badass attorney next to Law & Order's Jack McCoy. He's so awesome that he even has his own musical, where he's portrayed by a woman in drag.
How big a following does the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney series have? Large enough to spawn a 240-page art book, due out in October from UDON Entertainment.
Takarazuka is no stranger to adaptations; their five troupes have each put on works based on Western literature and films, Japanese mythology and even popular manga throughout the group's 96 year history. The Cosmos Troupe — newest and most experimental of the Takarazuka gang — handled the Phoenix Wright adaptation,…