Some of the most enjoyable parts of the Ace Attorney games are the crazy characters you encounter and their equally crazy animations. Here are a few of the best from the first chapter of the newest game in the series, Dai Gyakuten Saiban—in gif form.

Phoenix’s ancestor hasn’t quite perfected his desk slam yet.

But he does deliver a decent “Objection!”


His opponent for the first case, in true Ace Attorney fashion, is the ancestor of Winston Payne. His fan has the Japanese kanji for “crime” on it.

As for witnesses, we have several. The first of which is this soldier.


And his baby.



Like father like son.

There’s also this antique seller. Probably not the best idea to surprise him when he’s examining a knife... in court.


Another bad idea? Wearing a live goose swan as a hat.


But I’ll say one thing for Miss Jezel: She has the best “Objection!” caption ever.

Dai Gyakuten Saiban: Naruhodo Ryunosuke no Boken was released in Japan for the Nintendo 3DS on July 9, 2015. There is currently no word on a Western release.

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