Gyakuten Saiban: Sono "Shinjitsu", Igi Ari!

Ace Attorney

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Japanese: 逆転裁判 ~その「真実」、異議あり!~
English: Ace Attorney
German: Ace Attorney
Spanish: Ace Attorney
French: Ace Attorney
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2016 to Sep 24, 2016
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Saturdays at 17:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, MysteryMystery
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective, WorkplaceWorkplace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.521 (scored by 5962459,624 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #66882
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1651
Members: 139,097
Favorites: 513

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Since he was a child, Ryuuichi Naruhodou's dream was to become a defense attorney, protecting the innocent when no one else would. However, when the rookie lawyer finally takes on his first case under the guidance of his mentor Chihiro Ayasato, he realizes that the courtroom is a battlefield. In these fast paced trials, Ryuuichi is forced to think outside the box to uncover the truth of the crimes that have taken place in order to prove the innocence of his clients.

Gyakuten Saiban: Sono "Shinjitsu", Igi Ari! follows Ryuuichi as he tackles cases to absolve the falsely accused of the charges they face. It will not be easy—standing in his path is the ruthless Reiji Mitsurugi, a prosecutor who will stop at nothing to hand out guilty verdicts. With his back against the wall, the defense attorney must carefully examine both evidence and witness testimony, sifting through lies to solve the mystery behind each case. With a shout of "objection!," the battle in the courtroom begins!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nagai, Kouji
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
1: "Gyakuten Winner (逆転Winner)" by Johnny's West (eps 1-13)
2: "Jinsei wa Subarashii (人生は素晴らしい)" by Johnny's West (eps 14-25)

Ending Theme

1: "Message" by Rei Yasuda (eps 1-13)
2: "Junai Chaos (純愛カオス)" by Tokyo Performance Doll (eps 14-25)

Episode Videos


Sep 24, 2016
Let's tackle this tightrope walk, called "Gyakuten Saiban: Sono "Shinjitsu", Igi Ari!"

I don't want to make any excuses for a bad adaptation because, for me, it didn't feel like one. Was it on the top of anime adaptations from other source material that I've seen so far? - No
Was it horrible enough to bring me to the edge of dropping the series? - Hell no

You see, the games themselves are complex in a way you wouldn't expect them to be when you look at a summary of what you basically do. To transfer this from a platform that allows you to do investigation yourself, finding ...
Sep 25, 2016
Mixed Feelings
The courtroom is a wonderful place full of controversy and despair. Both the prosecution and defense have their own reasonings for choosing their sides, and the verdict in the end is never the most desired outcome. But we're not here to talk about everyone's right to a fair trial, we're here to talk about everyone's right to a fun trial with A-1's adaptation of the first two games of Ace Attorney. Put on your attorney's badge and get on your tiny bike. It's time for objections and nonsensical court cases!

Story: Naruhodo Ryuuichi is a new defense attorney who just got his ...
Feb 6, 2019
Ace Attorney, alongside Pokemon and JJBA, is one of my absolute favourite media franchises. I have spent countless hours playing the games over and over, producing fanworks, and discussing them at essay-length. So, as much as I appreciate the need to be objective and focused in my review, I feel that it needs to be said:

I hate this anime. I hate it so fucking much.

Sono "Shinjitsu" Igi Ari is an adaptation of the first two games in the series, and right off the bat we've hit a huge stumbling block. Each of these two games would be more fit to a full 24 episode anime ...

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