Gyakuten Saiban
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Gyakuten Saiban

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Synonyms: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Turnabout Courtroom
Japanese: 逆転裁判


Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 11, 2006 to Oct 17, 2008
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery
Themes: Detective Detective, Workplace Workplace
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Kuroda, Kenji (Story), Maekawa, Kazuo (Art)


Score: 7.371 (scored by 15111,511 users)
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Ranked: #39692
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Popularity: #4916
Members: 4,170
Favorites: 118


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Volumes: /5
Chapters: /15


A series of extra cases based on the GBA and DS game series.



Mar 11, 2012
Just to be clear, this is not an adaption of the games, but rather, brand new cases. Now, reading this a while back as someone who has only heard of the franchise, but never played the games, the manga was a tad confusing to start off with. I say this only because it seemed to skip over the entire background of any of the characters, and left me wondering who many of them were, why they were there, and wondering if I had missed something. However, if you can piece together the big picture, it's a few thoroughly entertaining cases.

After reading the manga, I went ...
Jul 29, 2008
Preliminary (2/15 eps)
Admittedly I go into this review with a huge bias. I LOVE the original "Gyakuten Saiban" games with a frightening, obsessive passion.

I've admittedly only read a few chapters of the manga adaptation, and thus far, it seems to be pretty good. The characters seem pretty true to their game counterparts, and it's interesting to see the case investigation in the third person as opposed to first-person playing as Naruhodou/Phoenix.

That being said, a few things already caught my attention. The cases are too short and simple for my taste. The cases in the game are complex, twisting puzzles that can take quite a long time ...

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