- 1 main characters
- 1.1 Phoenix Wright
- 1.2 Mia Fey
- 1.3 Miles Edgeworth
- 1.4 Maya Fey
- 1.5 Pearl Fey
- 1.6 Dick Gumshoe
- 1.7 Franziska von Karma
- 1.8 Ema Skye
- 1.9 The Judge
- 1.10 Apollo Justice
- 1.11 Trucy Wright
- 1.12 Athena Cykes
- 1.13 Ryunosuke Naruhodo
- 1.14 Susato Mikotoba
- 1.15 Herlock Sholmes
- 1.16 Iris Wilson
- 1.17 Barok van Zieks
- 1.18 Kazuma Asogi
- 2 Others
- 2.1 Recurring characters
- 2.1.1 Frank Sahwit
- 2.1.2 Misty Fey
- 2.1.3 Morgan Fey
- 2.1.4 Winston Payne
- 2.1.5 Larry Butz
- 2.1.6 Manfred von Karma
- 2.1.7 Wendy Oldbag
- 2.1.8 Will Powers
- 2.1.9 Lotta Hart
- 2.1.10 Maggey Byrde
- 2.1.11 Shelly de Killer
- 2.1.12 hadrian Andrews
- 2.1.13 Marvin Grossberg
- 2.1.14 Klavier Gavin
- 2.1.15 Gregory Edgeworth
- 2.1.16 Director Hotti
- 2.1.17 Kay Faraday
- 2.1.18 Shi-Long Lang
- 2.1.19 Tyrell Badd
- 2.2 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
- 2.3 Justice for All
- 2.4 Trials and Tribulations
- 2.5 Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
- 2.6 Dual Destinies
- 2.7 Spirit of Justice
- 2.8 Ace Attorney Investigations series
- 2.9 The Great Ace Attorney series
- 2.1 Recurring characters
- 3 References
Phoenix Wright ( 成歩堂 龍一, Naruhodō Ryūichi ) is a defense lawyer and the main character of the franchise, and the supporter in all games in the independent series, except for Apollo Justice. In his childhood, he befriended Larry Butz and Miles Edgeworth. He was accused of mangle while studying in college, but was successfully defended by Mia Fey, leading to him joining up with her office after graduation. After Mia was murdered, Phoenix inherited the office, renaming it “ Wright and Co. ”, and continued his work as a defense lawyer, assisted by Mia ‘s sister Maya. He is typically seen wearing a bluing befit with a white shirt and red tie. His japanese name, 「成歩堂」 ( Naruhodō ), is a meet of the phrase 「なるほど」 ( naruhodo ), which is synonymous to “ I got it. “, or “ I knew it. ”
Mia Fey ( 綾里 千尋, Ayasato Chihiro ) is Misty ‘s eldest daughter, opting to become a defensive structure lawyer after her mother disappeared as a resultant role of the DL-6 event. She became a department of defense lawyer because she did not want to compete with her little sister Maya over the title of the Master as their mother had with their aunt Morgan. She is typically seen wearing a black skirt-suit paired with a tan neckerchief. She started her solve in Marvin Grossberg ‘s law office, then moved to her own jurisprudence firm. shortly after bringing Phoenix on board, she was murdered by Redd White, whom she was investigating anterior to her death, believing him to be the one who leaked information about her mother ‘s fail intent channeling to the compress. After her death, Maya and Pearl ‘s channeling abilities allow her to reappear during several of Phoenix ‘s trials, helping him out as a mentor. She is a playable character during certain chapters of Trials and Tribulations, where the player learns about Mia ‘s inaugural and second gear cases as a lawyer .
Miles Edgeworth ( 御剣 怜侍, Mitsurugi Reiji ) is Phoenix Wright ‘s long-time friend and first base rival in the motor hotel board. He is temporarily playable in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations and the independent musician character in Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth and Ace Attorney Investigations 2. As a child, Edgeworth aspired to become a defensive structure lawyer, following in his don Gregory Edgeworth ‘s footsteps. When they were children, Edgeworth successfully defended Phoenix in a classroom trial, where Phoenix was accused of stealing lunch money from Edgeworth himself. however, upon witnessing his church father ‘s end and watch in horror as the suspected murderer was get free, he gained a hatred for criminals and began studying to be a prosecutor, learning tactics from his mentor Manfred von Karma to always get a “ guilty ” verdict. This later earned him the name “ demon prosecutor ”. Miles had not lost a case he was involved with until his first trial against Phoenix, after which he felt a need to defeat Phoenix. Edgeworth ‘s by-product game Ace Attorney Investigations was originally going to star Ema Skye, another fictional character from the series, but due to fan reply, they went with Miles Edgeworth, a more popular character. [ 3 ] Edgeworth makes cameo appearances in She-Hulk ‘s ending for Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, in Chapter 31 of Project X Zone 2, and at the end of Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney .
Maya Fey ( 綾里 真宵, Ayasato Mayoi ) is a heart medium and the younger sister of Phoenix ‘s knob, Mia Fey. Maya is introduced in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, in which she is accused of her sister ‘s mangle and defended by Phoenix. [ 4 ] She becomes his legal assistant and investigates cases with him in the first three Ace Attorney games. [ 5 ] [ 6 ] Maya cheerily banters with Phoenix during investigations, [ 7 ] [ 8 ] and can channel her baby ‘s spirit when Phoenix needs her help. [ 9 ] She does not appear in the one-fourth and fifth games, but returns in the one-sixth, reuniting with Phoenix in Khura’in as she prepares to complete her channeling trail. [ 5 ] [ 8 ] [ 10 ] [ 11 ] Maya besides appears in other franchise media : the manga, film, zanzibar copal series, [ 12 ] [ 13 ] [ 14 ] and the by-product games including the Professor Layton crossover voter [ 12 ] and Ace Attorney Investigations. [ 10 ] Maya, aboard Phoenix, besides makes cameo appearances in several games across other genres. [ 15 ] [ 16 ] [ 17 ] [ 18 ]
Pearl Fey ( 綾里 春美, Ayasato Harumi ) is Morgan ‘s youngest daughter and Mia and Maya ‘s cousin, who is introduced towards the beginning of the second game in the serial, Justice for All and appears again as a major character in Trials and Tribulations. She is considered a prodigy in the practice of channeling the spirits of the dead. She rarely leaves Kurain Village. She speaks in a polite and sophisticated manner for a girl of her age, calling Phoenix “ Mr. Nick ” and referring to Maya as “ mystic Maya ”. Pearl Fey charged Maya ‘s magatama with mystic powers and gave it to Phoenix Wright, allowing for the in-game automobile mechanic of breaking “ Psyche-Locks, ” a kind of outside-of-trial cross-examination whereby he detects lies and secrets. In Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies, she reappears in a DLC case, working at an aquarium. In another DLC non-canon character called “ Phoenix Wright : Asinine Attorney ” added for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice, she appears taking vacation in Khura’in. She besides claims to be the royal priestess of Khura’in and soon becomes the priestess of Khura’in .
Dick Gumshoe ( 糸鋸 圭介, Itonokogiri Keisuke ) is a patrol detective from the homicide division. He is much the head detective overseeing the crime, and provides evidence and his opinion both during the investigation phase and while on the witness stand during the trial phases. A running antic throughout the series is his wage. He constantly finds himself in desperate fiscal straits due to his improper manner of detective work and the perturb it puts him in with his superiors including Miles Edgeworth and Franziska von Karma. At one point Edgeworth tells him “ This is precisely why your wage keeps on getting cut ! ” after Gumshoe makes an awkward mistake. even so, Edgeworth does look out for Gumshoe ‘s wellbeing to a degree : he buys Gumshoe periodic pasta lunches as mentioned in Trials & Tribulations. Gumshoe develops a massive squash on his colleague and later love matter to Maggey Byrde. Gumshoe ‘s signature dirty green-brown greatcoat is replaced by a fresh one ( which he refers to as his authoritative coating ) at the end of the Trials and Tribulations report, but it makes a render in Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney and Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. The character is besides featured in the Skulduggery Pleasant short story Going Once, Going Twice by irish dramatist Derek Landy, depicted as a detective running for the american Sanctuary ( besides known as Mr. Grady ), whose ex-girlfriend attempts to sell a steal magic Rosetta stone tablet in a black commercialize auction .
Franziska von Karma
- Voiced by (English): Janet Hsu (AA2–AA3, AAI); Jessica Peterson (anime)
Voiced by (Japanese): Yukari Suwabe (AA2–AA3, AAI–AAI2); Saori Yumiba (anime)
Franziska von Karma ( 狩魔 冥, Karuma Mei ) is a German-born prosecutor, and the daughter of Manfred von Karma. She is introduced in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Justice for All as the main rival of Phoenix Wright. Franziska became a prosecutor in Germany at the old age of 13, and was undefeated during that time. When Miles disappeared on his travel of self-discovery, Franziska took his seat at the prosecutor ‘s resist, looking to defeat Phoenix so she can step out of her adopted buddy ‘s shadow. Franziska always carries a worst with her and uses it freely on anyone and everyone at the court, and is affectionate of calling others “ foolish fools ”, in addition to by and large abusing the give voice “ chump ”. Though her personality seems razor shrill and very cold, she cries openly in the after-credits picture of Justice for All after a conversation with Miles. She loves Miles like a “ little ” brother, though he is older than she is and despite her former jealousy-driven claim that she had always hated him and wanted revenge on him. Her thoughts on Phoenix Wright himself seem to be varied, but by the end of Trials and Tribulations she has clear respect for his legal skills, and by the end of the game Phoenix intelligibly regards her as a friend and ally. There is besides a sequence in which Franziska is having an argument with Phoenix, and he makes a mental remark that she “ is sol openly hostile, it ‘s actually kind of cute. “, but Franziska punctually whips him for smirking at the remember. Franziska besides appears in the one-fifth subject of Trials and Tribulations, in which she cooperates with Phoenix and Edgeworth, and her character seems to have grown some over the naturally of the past year. She is hush very hostile towards Phoenix, but besides intelligibly seems to have a big cope of deference for him, and even rises to his department of defense against prosecutor Godot. She appears in the Investigations games as a recurring ally to Edgeworth in the cases he undertakes .
- Voiced by (English): Erica Lindbeck
Voiced by (Japanese): Marina Inoue
Ema Skye ( 宝月 茜, Hōzuki Akane ) is the younger sister of Chief Prosecutor Lana Skye ( 宝月 巴, Hōzuki Tomoe ) and has hopes of becoming a scientific detective. She first approaches Phoenix ‘s agency to obtain a refutation lawyer for her sister, Lana. Though he ignored most of the cases he received during Maya ‘s two-month absence, he took Ema ‘s due to her resemblance to Maya in personality and appearance. The kanji for her japanese surname, Hōzuki, translates to “ prize daydream ” or “ bejewel moon ”. She was included in the television game Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney ascribable to the developers ‘ desire to bring back some familiar faces to it. [ 22 ] Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth was originally to star Ema Skye, but due to the response from the fanbase, they chose to replace her with Miles Edgeworth, who was a much more popular character. [ 3 ] She was featured as a secondary character in it. Nintendo World Report editor program Michael Cole commented that Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney ‘s witnesses are not quite as amusing or interesting as the ones in the Phoenix Wright story discharge, specifically mentioning Ema Skye, adding that she lacks Dick Gumshoe ‘s “ lovable incompetence ”. [ 23 ]
The nameless Judge ( 裁判長, Saibanchō ) is the lapp character during the majority of the Ace Attorney games. He rules on objections, examines the evidence, and calls on witnesses to take the stand. He is well swayed by early people ‘s opinions and feelings ( which obviously resulted in him getting the nickname “ Judge Fickle ” according to the first gear case of Trials and Tribulations ), and can besides be quite clueless at times, requiring either the prosecution or defense to explain the facts. It is claimed that he has never gotten the verdict wrong and has been dubbed “ The Great Judgini ” as a resultant role. Damon Gant seems to be friends with him, calling him “ Udgey ” and mentioning them going swimming and playing golf together. He claims he was called “ The Great Poker-Head of Courtroom No.3 ” in Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, but Apollo reckons he means poker-face. The even Judge has a younger brother, who is besides a judge in the same zone and appears in cases 2, 4 and 5 of Trials and Tribulations ; his brother has a blond byssus and speaks with a canadian emphasis in the english localization. The younger Judge is voiced by Kyle Phillips in the English dub of the anime. [ 26 ]
- Voiced by (English): Orion Acaba (AA5–AA6)
Voiced by (Japanese): Kotaro Ogiwara (AA4); Kenn (AA5–AA6)
Apollo Justice ( 王泥喜 法介, Odoroki Hōsuke ) is the modern defense lawyer and protagonist of the fourthly Ace Attorney game. Apollo gets his start defending Phoenix Wright in the court while under the care of his mentor Kristoph Gavin. After Kristoph is arrested, Phoenix offers Apollo a problem at the “ Wright Anything Agency ”. As one of the Gramarye, he has a special gold watchband which was a endowment from his mother at a new age. He uses it to read subtle changes in consistency linguistic process to expose lies from witnesses which is called the “ perceive ” ability. He wears a red vest and trousers, ashen shirt with his sleeves rolled up, and a aristocratic connect. His eyes are brown and his hair-being the same colour-is by and large slicked back except for his bangs which are spiked at the crown at his frontal bone, earning him the nickname of “ Herr Forehead ” by rival prosecutor Klavier Gavin in the court. His english appoint is a address to the Greek god of truth and cognition while his surname gives him the opportunity to make numerous puns such as “ It ‘s time for department of justice ! ” Apollo is known for using his “ chords of steel ” to forte assert his cases in the court, though he is frequently reprimanded for this, and has a habit of constantly saying “ I ‘m very well ” all the time when aflutter. He is the biological son of Jove Justice and Thalassa Gramarye, making him Trucy ‘s stepbrother, but is unaware of this fact, having been raised by Dhurke Sahdmadhi and Datz Are’bal as Dhurke ‘s adoptive son. Apollo ‘s main prosecutor rivals are Klavier Gavin, who is Kristoph ‘s younger brother, and Nahyuta Sahdmadhi, who is Apollo ‘s own adoptive brother .
- Voiced by (English): Kira Buckland
Voiced by (Japanese): Chieko Higuchi
Trucy Wright ( 成歩堂 みぬき, Naruhodō Minuki ), born Trucy Enigmar ( 奈々伏 みぬき, Nanafushi Minuki ) is the daughter of Thalassa and Zak Gramarye and as such possesses the world power of sensing like her beget and grandfather Magnifi and her stepbrother Apollo. After Zak fled the court during Magnifi ‘s mangle trial, Phoenix decided to adopt her as his daughter, which she accepted with no hesitation. She establishes the Wright Talent Agency in Phoenix ‘s former law position, and appoints herself as chief executive officer. She and Phoenix are the lone two employees of the agency, but her earnings from her shows and his poker success provide a properly life for the two. She was instrumental in bringing Apollo to the agency, and served as his assistant during his tenure in the newly rechristened Wright Anything Agency. Trucy returns in the fifth game, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, where she continues to aid the lawyers in their investigations whilst pursuing a stage career in magic and still attending school, and returns once again in the one-sixth game, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice, this time being accused of murder during a practice scat of one of her magic trick shows, with Apollo and Athena stepping in to defend her .
Athena Cykes ( 希月 心音, Kizuki Kokone ) is a cub defense lawyer who recently passed the bar examination and specializes in psychology. She joins the Wright Anything Agency, often working alongside both Phoenix and Apollo in their cases. She has a heightened sense of hearing that allows her to sense emotions from people ‘s words ; as a child, this sense was frequently badly debilitating for her, causing her mother to attempt to prevent centripetal clog with a especial pair of reasoned dampening headphones. By using a device called Widget ( モニ太, Monita ), which has a habit of blabbing her true feelings, she can use her endowment to use a program called the Mood Matrix, which allows her to hear the discordance in people ‘s hearts, pointing out emotions that contradict their statements. analytic psychology is mentioned in the bet on, suggesting that the “ therapy sessions ” this character conducts in court may be a character to the summons of individualization that comes from this school of think. She had previously had a traumatic have, which led to her wanting to become a lawyer despite having a severe reverence of being invalidated in court, and this concern can sometimes get the better of her. She has a particular competition with prosecutor Simon Blackquill, who she has known since childhood. Athena wears a jaundiced blazer, a white dress shirt, blue tie, and scandalmongering dame, and sports a left-side orange ponytail hairdo, with a blue ribbon tying her hair .
- Voiced by (English): Mark Ota
Voiced by (Japanese): Hiro Shimono
Ryunosuke Naruhodo ( 成歩堂 龍ノ介, Ryūnosuke Naruhodō ) is the independent musician fictional character in of the by-product prequel series The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, and a japanese ancestor to Phoenix Wright. A sophomore scholar at Imperial Yumei University who late becomes an official defensive structure lawyer, he has a impregnable smell of justice and is prone to putting himself in dangerous situations .
- Voiced by (English): Rina Takasaki
Voiced by (Japanese): Kana Hanazawa
Susato Mikotoba ( 御琴羽 寿沙都, Susato Mikotoba ) is a discriminative assistant who frequently helps Ryunosuke in his cases. She is described by Capcom as a yamato nadeshiko ( a personification of the image of the ideal japanese woman ), a progressive idealist, and a lover of alien mystery novels. [ 32 ] [ 33 ]
- Voiced by (English): Bradley Clarkson
Voiced by (Japanese): Shinji Kawada
Herlock Sholmes ( シャーロック・ホームズ, Shārokku Hōmuzu, Sherlock Holmes ), a spoof of Sherlock Holmes, is a private detective featured as a supporting character in The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles. initially presenting as outwardly character and forgetful, Sholmes cares for his roommate Iris Wilson while assisting Ryunosuke and Susato in honing their own deductive abilities. due to long-standing copyright issues related to the character of Sherlock Holmes with the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the character was renamed Herlock Sholmes for the international free in court to Maurice Leblanc ‘s Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes ; in the original japanese language releases of The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, Sholmes is however known as Sherlock Holmes .
Iris Wilson ( アイリス・ワトソン, Airisu Watoson, Iris Watson ) is Sholmes ‘s adjunct and adopted daughter. Despite her unseasoned long time, she holds a degree in medicine and authors The Adventures of Herlock Sholmes, a series of popular short stories, under the pen name “ John H. Wilson ”. She occasionally assists Ryunosuke in his investigations .
Barok van Zieks
Barok van Zieks ( バロック・バンジークス, Barokku Banjīkusu ) is an english prosecutor known colloquially as the “ Grim Reaper of the Old Bailey ”. This is due to the fact that all of the defendants of trials that he prosecuted who received a “ not guilty ” verdict soon died in cryptic ways. Although originally racist to Naruhodo and Susato when he beginning met them, both late learn that the generator of his prejudice root bet on to the case of “ the Professor ” a serial cause of death active in London ten years prior to the game ‘s events. The final “ victim ” of the Professor was believed to have been Barok ‘s brother, Klint, who served as a prosecutor in London during the time. The Professor was believed to have been Genshin Asogi, a detective who Barok had befriended. Hurt by this treachery, he personally prosecuted Genshin for the five murders he was accused of committing. At some steer in prison term, Barok became leery of Inspector Gregson for masquerading as the “ Grim Reaper ” and conducted a secret investigation into the matter. When he went to confront Gregson over his findings, he is unintentionally framed for his murder. The results of the trial, however, prove to be a shock : not alone was the “ Grim Reaper ” actually a secret arrangement headed by Gregson ( with ill-famed assassin Asa Shinn and the victim of the beginning case, John H. Wilson, being members ), but Barok ‘s brother Klint was actually the real Professor. After this trial, Barok retires from prosecuting .
- Voiced by (English): Ben Deery
Voiced by (Japanese): Yūichi Nakamura
Kazuma Asogi ( 亜双義 一真, Kazuma Asōgi ) is a close friend of Naruhodo and companion scholar at Imperial Yumei University. In the beginning bet on, he is presumably killed off after a misinterpretation. however, in the second game, he was revealed to have survived the events of the first bet on and comes back as Barok van Ziek ‘s apprentice, the Masked Apprentice. After his overcome reveals his father, Genshin Asogi, to be “ The Professor ”, a series killer, his dependable self is revealed to the player. After van Zieks is accused of murdering Inspector Gregson, he prosecutes vanguard Zieks as revenge for prosecuting his father ten years ago .
- Voiced by (English): Ben Phillips
Voiced by (Japanese): Shinya Takahashi
Frank Sahwit ( 山野 星雄, Yamano Hoshio ) is the first killer in the series, a burglar who besides sells newspaper subscriptions door-to-door to work out when people leave their homes. He is a aflutter and bootlicking fictional character, though he has a habit of telling crystalline lies, and is prone to fits of anger when his testimony is challenged, to the point of ripping off his toupee and throwing it in the boldness of the person questioning him. His first appearance in the series is in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, where he murders Cindy Stone after she catches him robbing her apartment. He attempts to frame her ex-boyfriend Larry Butz by giving false testimony against him in court, but is alternatively proven to be the cause of death by Phoenix in the lawyer ‘s first event. The imprison Sahwit then appears in Ace Attorney Investigations 2, again as a witness that the player must cross-examine. He is shown to be training as a pet-groomer within the prison in homework for his eventual release, frankincense implying that he was convicted for either second gear academic degree murder or manslaughter, and is ultimately revealed to be working with the warden to supply bootleg goods to Ryōken Hōinbō in exchange for discriminatory discussion, for which his sentence is extended at the end of the game, much to his ferocity. His set name references the fact that he ‘s the first witness of the game, by implying that “ Frank saw it. ”
- Voiced by: Kaori Nakamura
Misty Fey ( 綾里 舞子, Ayasato Maiko ) is the mother of Mia and Maya, and was the former Master of Kurain Village. She was asked to assist in the DL-6 case, but the results of her actions proved to be false ; as a result, she disappeared for respective years, though remained mindful of her daughters ‘ lives. When she learned of Morgan Fey ‘s plot to displace Maya from the Kurain Village Master through Godot, she came out of obscure, disguised as children ‘s book writer Elise Deauxnim ( 天流斎 エリス, Tenryūsai Erisu ), and sacrificed herself to save Maya ‘s life .
- Voiced by (English): Stephanie Young
Voiced by (Japanese): Shukuko Tsugawa
Morgan Fey ( 綾里 キミ子, Ayasato Kimiko ), is Misty Fey ‘s older baby, and the oral sex of the Fey branch family. She has been married twice, having Dahlia and Iris from her first marriage and Pearl in her second. She is excessively protective of Pearl and schemes to capital lengths to try to destroy the Fey main syndicate line, so she can instill Pearl as the Master of Kurain. In Justice For All, Morgan tries to discredit Maya as Master of Kurain by aiding and abetting a murderer during one of Maya ‘s spirit channelings, but she is exposed and sentenced to hermit confinement. In Trials and Tribulations, Morgan does not appear immediately, but is found to be behind the homicidal actions of her daughter Dahlia in a complex plot to destroy Maya .
- Portrayed by: Seminosuke Murasugi (film)
Voiced by (English): David Crislip (AA1–AA4); Gregory Lush (anime)
Voiced by (Japanese): Wataru Hama (AA1–AA4); Wataru Yokojima (anime)
Winston Payne ( 亜内 武文, Auchi Takefumi ) is a prosecutor that by and large starts off with a impregnable case for the prosecution, but can be quickly demoralized when the defense lawyer finds holes in the testify. Payne is smug, and seems to enjoy mocking unseasoned attorneys, earning him the nickname “ Rookie Killer ”. Either Payne or a penis of his family makes an appearance in the first case of every game in the Ace Attorney series. He serves as the first prosecutor the player faces in court in the beginning four games of the series. He besides makes a cameo in Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth in the first case where he extends a friendly invitation to advise Miles Edgeworth on the case, but Edgeworth can not seem to remember who he is ( he thinks that “ Mr. Payne ” is the mention of the build custodian ) ; similarly, after the first subject on Justice for All, Phoenix is ineffective to remember who Payne is tied after recovering from his amnesia. He once again makes a cameo in the first case of Ace Attorney Investigations 2, where he is once again forget and ignored by Edgeworth. Payne is characterized by his thick glasses and his strident, high voice. In his first appearance he wears a grey suit and loss tie, and has thin, wisplike hair. In his appearance in Trials and Tribulations, he wears a dark forest green courtship and was shown to have had a pompadour hairdo in his younger days, but the tension and humiliation of his loss in court against the then cub Mia Fey was excessively much for him to handle, reducing him to his dilute, wisplike hair. For his fall in Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, he wears a bright chicken lawsuit and has grown his hair’s-breadth out on the sides. He brags in Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney that he once held a 7 class long back-to-back win record in court, which is longer than Miles Edgeworth ‘s and Franziska von Karma ‘s perfect acquire records. His english name is a pun on the give voice “ Winced in Pain ” ( which he often does when he is humiliated in court ) with his japanese surname being a pun on the English password ‘ouch ‘ .
Larry Butz ( 矢張 政志, Yahari Masashi ) is a childhood ally of Phoenix Wright and Miles Edgeworth. Due to his antics in school, he earned the catchphrase “ When something smells, it ‘s normally the Butz ”. This still holds true as an adult. Larry is very flight-of-fancy and quite prone to yelling fits, and has held several jobs over the years ( a hot andiron seller, a security guard, a cougar, and as the Steel Samurai ). A running joke throughout the series with him is that he has had a number of different girlfriends, closely always a model, who dumps him for other men. He is besides a hopeless flirt ; he hits on much any and every girl he meets, careless of their relationship status or even concern in him ; Maya Fey, Mia Fey, Franziska von Karma and countless female witnesses and characters have had passes made on them by Larry. Comedically, the estimate ( and Gumshoe, referring to Phoenix ) constantly mispronounces his name as “ Harry ” ( as in “ Harry Butz ” ) on several occasions. His japanese name is a pun on the phrase やはり or やっぱり, which means “ as I thought ” ( which is probable where the phrase “ … it ‘s normally the Butz ” comes from. In the japanese interpretation, the schoolyard saying was “ merely as I thought … Yahari ‘s at the bottomland of this batch ” ). In Trials and Tribulations, Larry claims off-hand that Sister Bikini is his mother when her visibility is presented to him, though he retracts this if her profile is presented to him on the second investigation day. He besides becomes a children ‘s book writer named Laurice Deauxnim ( 天流斎 マシス, Tenryūsai Mashisu ) over the course of the bet on, becoming wildly successful for a series of photograph books he writes about Franziska across the Ace Attorney Investigations serial. Larry makes a return to the series in Spirit of Justice, in the special DLC episode. here, he brings a newlywed bridget accused of mangle to Wright ‘s office, asking him to help defend her. His actions, although well meaning, attract the attention of the patrol, who believe Larry to have kidnapped her. however, thanks to Larry ‘s actions, Wright manages to defend his new customer and save her, along with Edgeworth, who had taken up the prosecutor ‘s bench once again. He is besides shown to have made a fairly becoming success as a mental picture script illustrator over the years .
Manfred von Karma
Manfred von Karma ( 狩魔 豪, Karuma Gō ) is the main antagonist of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. He is a meticulous, pitiless prosecutor who is known for having a perfective record of getting all guilty sentences in every case. This “ perfective record ” was blemished when Miles ‘ don Gregory discovered forge evidence, and though the incidental itself did not result in a not-guilty verdict, von Karma was penalized. Distraught over the penalty, von Karma then murdered Gregory, and was not suspected of the crime. When Miles is accused of murder fifteen years former, it is discovered that the shell was set up by Manfred in order to exact complete revenge against both Gregory and Miles- Gregory through murder, for tarnishing his repute ; and Miles through a guilty verdict, for incidentally shooting von Karma in the shoulder. This crime was referred to in the series ‘ history as the DL-6 shell. He finally lost the event to Phoenix Wright, therefore ruining his 40-year-long gain streak arsenic well as exposing him for his crimes. Manfred has two daughters, one named Franziska, but the early daughter ‘s name is stranger. Manfred adopted Miles after Gregory ‘s end, becoming his mentor. As stated in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, he has a granddaughter who has a frump named “ Phoenix ”. References to him in consecutive Ace Attorney titles reveal that he was found guilty of all charges brought forth in the fourth event, and although it is never directly stated, it is implied that he received the death sentence. He besides appears in Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth, during a flashback to Edgeworth ‘s inaugural case. In this case, he states “ A prosecutor is a defender of the court, one with no obligation to outside matters ”. Von Karma besides appears during a flashback in Ace Attorney Investigations 2, showing his function in the probe of the IS-7 incident, Gregory Edgeworth ‘s final examination casing .
Wendy Oldbag ( 大場 カオル, Ōba Kaoru ) is an aged charwoman with an affinity for younger men, who are normally in show business, but specially with Miles Edgeworth, whom she attempts to fawn over. She seems to love men with assurance. Over the years, she has worked several security-related jobs. Her name is a play on the phrase “ Windy Old Bag ” because of her leaning to be long winded when ranting about how things were in her childhood. She is crisp with those that get in her room and when she is annoy she calls others “ whippersnapper ”. During Ace Attorney Investigations, Oldbag appears both at the Gatewater Land amusement park and at the Allebahst/Babahl articulation embassy and acts as a witness in cases 3 and 5. She has only ever appeared in-game in cases where Edgeworth is involved ( much to his humiliate ), and even appeared with him in a trailer for Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney .
- Voiced by (English): Chris Rager
Voiced by (Japanese): Shota Yamamoto
Will Powers ( 荷星 三郎, Niboshi Saburō ) is an actor who plays the popular superhero known as The Steel Samurai in the television serial of the like appoint. Powers was accused of murdering his costar of the read, Jack Hammer, who played the express ‘s independent villain, the Evil Magistrate. Phoenix Wright takes his font in “ Turnabout Samurai ”, and ultimately finds him innocent of the crime. Afterwards the program was cancelled after said murder case, and he became the lead function in another television show, “ The Pink Princess ”. Despite his boisterous appearance and the expansive roles he plays in children ‘s television shows, he is actually quite faint. His english name is a pun on the word “ willpower ”. diverse people have besides stated that he plays masked characters to avoid scaring children with his awful appearance, and wishes to give them a number to look up to growing up. Powers is besides a witness in the last cases of Justice for All and Investigations 2 .
- Portrayed by: Mitsuki Tanimura (film)
Voiced by (English): Whitney Rodgers
Voiced by (Japanese): Reiko Takagi
Lotta Hart ( 大沢木 ナツミ, Ōsawagi Natsumi ) is a photographer that has an concern in strange sightings such as lake monsters and extrasensory occurrences. In the localization of function, she has a stereotypically heavy southerly stress ( in the japanese translation she has an Osaka stress ) and comically abuses it to the humiliate of early characters. She has appeared in the first and moment Ace Attorney games as a even witness, normally over the equivocal images her television camera catches of the crime setting. In Ace Attorney Investigations, she appeared as a cameo in Theatrum Neutralis in Case 5 after Kay and Edgeworth figure, as she is seen beside the television receiver with Steel Samurai television. It ‘s later implied that Lotta besides managed to catch a photograph of what appears to be the Yatagarasu, though she herself does not present it ( it is rather confiscated and presented by Detective Badd ). She appears in the fourth and one-fifth cases of Ace Attorney Investigations 2, continuing her fact-finding journalism and taking on a protégé, Mikiko Hayami. Her localize name is a pun on the give voice “ A lot of heart. ”
Maggey Byrde ( 須々木 マコ, Suzuki Mako ) was a police officer, but when she was accused of killing her boyfriend who was besides an officer—though found innocent—she was forced to retire from the force and ended up working in a french restaurant known as “ Très Bien ”. She is a attraction for perturb ( ever since she fell off the ninth floor of her apartment, she has been known as “ Goddess of Misfortune ” and “ lady Luckless ” ) and Phoenix defends her doubly against murder charges, in both cases framed by the very killer. She is besides implicated in a murder encase in Ace Attorney Investigations, working as a security guard. Dick Gumshoe, who mentored her during her clock time as a police matron, develops a crush on her, though it is indecipherable whether or not Maggey returns these feelings .
Shelly de Killer
- Voiced by (English): Marcus Stimac
Voiced by (Japanese): Wataru Yokojima
The third base in a line of professional hitmen, Shelly de Killer ( 虎狼死家 左々右エ門, Koroshiya Sazaemon ) is featured as an assassin in Justice for All and Ace Attorney Investigations 2, with each game featuring him targeting a certain name. His most noteworthy trait is how he is wholly affable ; he is calm, never shows his emotions, and is identical well collected. He besides places a identical solid respect in the reciprocal believe he shares with his clients, and if that trust is broken, his client becomes his adjacent target. In Justice for All ‘s final case, Farewell, My Turnabout, he was hired by Matt Engarde to kill Juan Corrida, and he kidnapped Maya Fey to coerce Wright into getting Engarde a complete acquittal, though in the end his plans change when Phoenix tells him that Matt plans to blackmail him with incriminating evidence. He then releases Maya and promises that Engarde will feel his wrath. He appears in Ace Attorney Investigations 2, intending to assassinate the president of Zheng Fa during the inaugural case, and late crosses blades with equal assassin Ryoken Hoinbo in the game ‘s orgasm. He escapes patrol hands in both games, remarking in the latter style ‘s credits scene that he wished to live as an frosting cream salesman until his services were required again .
- Voiced by (English): Mallorie Rodak
Voiced by (Japanese): Ayaka Asai
Adrian Andrews ( 華宮 霧緒, Kamiya Kirio ) was involved in a complicate relationship with two television receiver stars. After her boss and mentor committed suicide two years prior, Adrian attempted suicide herself, but failed. Following Matt Engarde ‘s mangle conviction, she gained employment at a department shop working as an assistant for special events. adrian can easily drift off into her own thoughts, is accident-prone, and can be edgy at times. She besides has a dependent personality and relies on other people to find the will to live, as mentioned by Edgeworth, Phoenix, and Mia on unlike occasions. At the goal of Trials and Tribulations, she mentions befriending Franziska von Karma, who teaches her how to use a whip .
- Voiced by (English): Phil Parsons
Voiced by (Japanese): Ryo Sugisaki
Marvin Grossberg ( 星影 宇宙ノ介, Hoshikage Soranosuke ) is a defense lawyer and namesake of the Grossberg Criminal Defense law firm. Mia Fey once worked under him, supervising her during the test of a younger Phoenix Wright. Diego Armando besides worked under him. Marvin is aware of the history of the Fey class and the events of the ill-famed “ DL-6 ” casing that ties several cases together, but is cautious about giving out that information to others for the sole purpose that the last person to whom he gave the attest was Redd White, who then blackmailed Grossberg, stealing a cherished painting in the action. Marvin is characterized by his bulky appearance and by his long throat-clearing noise .
- Voiced by: Ryoji Yamamoto (AA4); Toshiyuki Kusuda (AA5)
Klavier Gavin ( 牙琉 響也, Garyū Kyōya ) is Kristoph ‘s younger buddy, a prosecutor, a well as lead singer and lead guitar for the rock band the Gavinners, made up of diverse people in law enforcement. In a stark contrast to the series ‘ former prosecutors, Klavier, despite being a perfectionist, does not strive for maintaining a perfect record in the court, but making certain that department of justice is punctually served by working with the refutation attorneys to achieve the proper verdict. Unlike the previous prosecutors from the series ( except for Miles Edgeworth ), who normally displayed instantaneously contempt for Phoenix, he is quite civil to Apollo when they run into each early, going a army for the liberation of rwanda as openly flirting with him. Despite this, he nicknames Apollo “ Herr Forehead ” ( in reference to a contradiction Apollo pointed out in court, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as Apollo ‘s frontal bone being quite outstanding ). He studied law in Germany, like Franziska von Karma, and frequently uses bits of german vocabulary in his manner of speaking. His name is derived from the german son “ klavier ” meaning piano. His style of dress reflects his rock star personality ; the collar of his shirt is left exposed and he wears a chain-link belt out and a large necklace bearing his last initial. In woo, much of Klavier ’ s behaviorisms align with the music, his composition song being “ Guilty Love, ” one of the Gavinners ’ hits. Some of his animations include a farseeing air guitar flick, snapping his fingers, or clamping his hands over his ears while a discordant eminence plays. He claims he wishes to keep himself simple, because the perch of the global is complicated. At the end of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, Klavier disbanded the Gavinners after the last font in the game. In the 3rd case of Ace Attorney Investigations, the Gavinner ‘s logo appears in the stadium ‘s phase. He often tries to flirt with and tease his employee, Ema Skye, who calls him a “ glimmerous dandy ”. Klavier makes a abbreviated appearance in Dual Destinies, immediately retired from music and working full-time as a prosecutor. Whilst preparing to perform a one-off concert for his former high school Themis Legal Academy ‘s annual Mock Trial school festival, his mentor is murdered and he assists Apollo and Athena in finding the perpetrator. Klavier besides appears in Spirit of Justice as part of the non-canon Apollo Justice: Asinine Attorney downloadable content, once again acting as a prosecutor .
- Portrayed by: Takehiro Hira (film)
Voiced by (English): Anthony Bowling
Voiced by (Japanese): Kyunosuke Watanuki
Gregory Edgeworth ( 御剣 信, Mitsurugi Shin ) was the forefather of Miles Edgeworth. He was a highly successful defense lawyer, and inspired his son to become a lawyer. however, after the stopping point of a detail trial, he was murdered in an elevator after an earthquake. The subsequent investigation, known as “ DL-6 ”, was the focus of the first gear bet on, and would continue to be referenced throughout the series. During the probe, police called upon the services of Misty Fey to channel his spirit in order to reveal the identity of his murderer. His liveliness claimed Yanni Yogi as his murderer, though during the test it was found that the accused was wholly innocent, leading to a public scandal. He briefly appears as a playable fictional character during a flashback sequence in Ace Attorney Investigations 2, depicting his investigation of the IS-7 incidental, the death case he tried before his murder. The english name “ Edgeworth ” seems to be a act on his japanese surname 御剣, which contains the kanji for “ sword ”. His english given name, “ Gregory ”, adenine well as the character ‘s physical appearance, may be a nod to actor Gregory Peck, who played lawyer Atticus Finch in the movie To Kill a Mockingbird .
“ Director Hotti” ( 堀田 ディレクター, Hotta Direkutā ) is a mental affected role impersonating the hospital director of the Hotti Clinic. In Justice for All, after Phoenix questions him about Ini Miney while believing him to be the actual director, Hotti gives him Ini ‘s driver ‘s license photograph and a newspaper clipping on the crash in which the Miney sisters had been involved ( both off which he had previously stolen ) in order to assist Phoenix in his approaching trial defending Maya Fey. Later, after Franziska von Karma is shot by Shelly de Killer, Hotti is whipped by her before running into Phoenix, relaying the circumstances of her shoot to him and Miles Edgeworth, the latter of whom does not realize Hotti ‘s imposter nature. In Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, set eight years late, a release Hotti is reintroduced as “ Director Hickfield” ( 引田 ディレクター, Hikita Direkutā ) of the Hickfield Clinic, seeing to Phoenix after he is hit by a car and concisely talk to Apollo Justice and Trucy Wright. The character is besides featured in the transgender webcomic series A Road To Recovery, impersonating Director Winters, the personal doctor of Liliana Iris “ Lily ” ( née Liam ) and Grace Rivers .
Kay Faraday ( 一条 美雲, Ichijō Mikumo ) is a self-proclaimed thief, and besides a modern adjunct for Miles Edgeworth, along with Dick Gumshoe. The daughter of a prosecutor, Kay claims to be the heir of the style “ Yatagarasu ”, a fabled thief from years before. however, she claims to only steal the truth that has been hidden and expose it. When Kay was ten-spot, her beget was murdered while prosecuting a identical brawny smuggling closed chain. It is here she met Edgeworth and Gumshoe for the first time ( this is explained during the game ‘s one-fourth subject, which is a flashback to those events ). She first appears in the game ‘s third case, assisting Edgeworth escape from a lock room where he ‘s being held captive. Her avocation of the accuracy is what pushes Miles Edgeworth to ultimately close an unsolved case a decade in the make. Kay has access to a device called “ little thief ” that allows her to create virtual representations of locations. This aid Miles Edgeworth in solving crimes by allowing him to use collected information to observe inconsistencies or how crimes played out. Her english name is a pun on the device known as a “ faraday cage. ”
Shi-Long Lang ( 狼 士龍, Rō Shiryū, chinese Pinyin : Láng Shìlóng ) is an external detective who has a bass abhorrence for prosecutors and acts as Edgeworth ‘s rival. Lang is introduced in Case 3 of Ace Attorney Investigations as an Interpol agent from the fictional nation of Zheng Fa working with Franziska von Karma to solve a smuggling closed chain case. His condescension for prosecutors stems from a grudge that has been held by his kin for generations. Lang ‘s family were once quite influential in law enforcement, but they lost their credibility after an incident where a prosecutor withhold and tampered with attest. Because of this, Lang harbors a dislike for all prosecutors. Lang ‘s personal record of arrests is the highest of any Interpol agent. He employs a 100-man group of elite and patriotic investigators and treats every one of them with the extreme respect. Lang reappears in Ace Attorney Investigations 2, now working alone and investigating the circumstances of his founder ‘s concluding case. Lang is besides the first adversary to include a fresh “ cry ”. Although both Apollo and Edgeworth receive new “ shouts ” ( “ Gotcha ! ” and “ Eureka ! “, respectively ), Lang replaces “ objection ! ” with “ not indeed fast ! “ .
Tyrell Badd ( 馬堂 一徹, Badō Ittetsu ) is a time-hardened detective for the local anesthetic precinct. He formed one-third of the Yatagarasu along with his airless supporter Byrne Faraday, the father of Kay Faraday, arsenic well as a spy for the smuggling call named Calisto Yew. As part of the Yatagarasu, he covered up their activities by acting as the star detective on the case. After Byrne ‘s murder, his foreman compulsion is the capture and arrest of the Calisto Yew. In his first appearance during Case 4 of Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth, he investigates the murder of Byrne Faraday and keeps watch over the newly promoted Detective Gumshoe. Though initially hostile towards Edgeworth due to his youth, he accepts his help in the investigation on Manfred von Karma ‘s request. He appears in Ace Attorney Investigations 2 as the lead detective of the IS-7 incident, aiding Gregory Edgeworth in his investigation. He has pale peel and an unshaven face, wearing a black shirt with a white tie, black pants, and a gray trenchcoat that is riddled with bullet train holes. several times, he ‘s seen taking out a mirror from his coat which he reveals is so that he can always be mindful of what ‘s behind him. He has what appears to be a cigarette in his mouth, which is late revealed to be a ice lolly. The ice lolly may be a nod to television detective Lt. Theo Kojak .
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
- Voiced by (English): Jeannie Tirado
Voiced by (Japanese): Mariko Honda
April May ( 松竹 梅世, Shōchiku Umeyo ) is a secretary at Bluecorp and a witness in the murder of Mia Fey. She accuses Mia ‘s sister, Maya Fey, for the murder. She is known in her short appearance by her brusque temper and ability to seduce most men in the court, a well as the evaluator, not unlike the powers of Dahlia Hawthorne. Her appoint is after two months ( April and May ), while Redd White ‘s list is after two colors ( red and white ) .
- Portrayed by: Makoto Ayukawa (film)
Voiced by (English): Larry Brantley
Voiced by (Japanese): Hiromichi Tezuka
Redd White ( 小中 大, Konaka Masaru ) is the chief executive officer of Bluecorp, a private detective and data representation. He blackmails people to get what he wants, including many politicians, policemen, and early figures of authority. He is very affluent, and is seen wearing highly finely, expensive jewelry and clothe. He is besides extremely conceited, and tends to pepper his speech with large, made-up words. He is first gear an enemy of Misty Fey, and by and by, Mia Fey, as he exposed data regarding the Fey kin ‘s channel of the victim of the DL-6 case 15 years anterior to Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, creating a scandal. He murders Mia in order to prevent her from blowing the whistle on his blackmail, forming the second case of the game. He tries to force the blame first on Mia ‘s sister Maya Fey, and late Phoenix. He confesses to his crime when Mia ( being channeled by Maya ) threatens to reveal a list of people he was blackmailing to the public. In the Ace Attorney film, his character is by and large the lapp, however, his career is changed to that of a tabloid reporter who carries out the like blackmail techniques, and his physical appearance is significantly scruffier and more subdued .
- Portrayed by: Miho Ninagawa (film)
Voiced by (English): Janelle Lutz
Voiced by (Japanese): Yurika Hino
Dee Vasquez ( 姫神 サクラ, Himegami Sakura ) was the high-level producer of the popular television receiver series The Steel Samurai along with many other shows by the television company Global Studios. She blackmailed the actor Jack Hammer over the death of one of his fellow actors, and later killed him in self-defense when he came to murder her, forming the game ‘s third case. She attempted to pin the murder on the leading ‘s moderate actor, Will Powers, but her attempts to cover up the accident were revealed in court. Dee had ties to the local syndicate, which she used from time to time to “ erase ” people .
Yanni Yogi ( 灰根 高太郎, Haine Kōtarō ) is a early court bailiff who was ( wrongly ) believed to be the murderer in the DL-6 incidental. He was defended by Robert Hammond, who told him to pretend to have brain damage in order to avoid a guilty verdict. Although this strategy worked, his life sentence was effectively destroyed ; his fiancée Polly Jenkins committed suicide and he lost his occupation and social standing. closely fifteen years late, he tried to get retaliation on Hammond, and Miles Edgeworth, who he believed to be the substantial murderer in DL-6 ; he murdered Hammond, and framed Edgeworth for the kill, forming the game ‘s fourthly font. finally, he confesses of his own free will to the crime .
Damon Gant ( 巌徒 海慈, Kaiji Ganto ) is the Chief of Police at Los Angeles Police Department who masterminded the murder of Neil Marshall, the blackmail of Lana Skye and the cover-up of both the SL-9 incidental and the Bruce Goodman murder. Phoenix Wright finally figures out through witness testimony and tell that Gant was the killer in both cases but he denies it. Gant says that Wright could have broken into his position and planted the ‘evidence ‘ there, and even uses his rights as chief to deny testifying. Despite this, he finally confesses in maniacal laughter claiming that he can hear the sound of a new beginning referring to Wright and Edgeworth .
Lana Skye ( 宝月 巴, Houzuki Tomoe ) is the older sister of Ema Skye, introduced in “ wax From the Ashes ”. Her parents died in a car accident, so she took care of Ema. She went to law school, where she met Mia Fey and was lead of the class in her third year. Lana joined the Criminal Affairs Department as a detective. She finally ended up working and sharing an office with Damon Gant. The two of them were known as the “ fabled couple ”. Lana was a detective in the SL-9 Incident, so she was present at the day of the blackout. Ema and her wanted to have dinner after Darke ‘s question, indeed Ema waited in Lana ‘s position. When Darke escaped, Lana chased after him, reaching the crime scenery. What she saw seemed as though Ema had killed Neil. To protect her sister she and Gant rearranged the crime setting. After that incident, Gant started to blackmail Lana. He arranged her deepen to the Chief Prosecutor at the prosecutor ‘s office, so he could control every investigation. Lana started to become very cold towards her sister. After Gant killed Bruce Goodman, he again blackmailed Lana to dispose of the body, which she does in Edgeworth ‘s car. She hides the veridical mangle weapon, because it would have pointed to the SL-9 incident. After that she stabs Goodman with a different knife, which is witnessed by Angel Starr. At the test she confesses to everything to protect Gant. When the trial ends, Lana last smiles again and accepts that she will be charged for forging evidence. In the japanese musical based on the series, Ace Attorney – Truth Resurrected, staged by the all-female company Takarazuka Revue, Asahi Miwa was cast as Leona Clyde, an original character based on Lana, whom Phoenix Wright is featured as having once been in a romantic relationship with in stead of Iris / Dahlia Hawthorne. The sequel, Ace Attorney 2 – Truth Resurrected, Again, establishes Leona to have died concisely after the inaugural musical, and he mourns her death. [ 39 ]
Jake Marshall ( 罪門 恭介, Kyousuke Zaimon ) is the brother of Neil Marshall, who was murdered in the SL-9 case by Damon Gant. He is a current flatfoot and has an compulsion for cowboys and other western acts. He appears in the 5th and concluding case of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Jake was a detective at the time, investigating the SL-9 case, along with Angel Starr, Neil, and Bruce Goodman. Jake did not believe his buddy was killed by Joe Darke. He was demoted to a patrol flatfoot after the case ended, as there was no misprint tell, as it was forged by Lana Skye and Damon Gant. then on the day of the murder of Bruce Goodman, he decided to steal the testify of the SL-9 incidental by disguising as Goodman himself, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as stealing his ID card. He stole on the particular day as a evidence transferal was happening and had no choice as the attest would be wiped out. He besides wounded Mike Meekins, as he asked for his ID card, and would be exposed as his expression did not match Goodmans. He then stuffed the suit in his testify footlocker, as the blood of the wind would reveal himself. He covered this up until Phoenix uncovered this, and admitted that he stole evidence .
Angel Starr ( 市ノ谷 響華, Kyouka Ichinotani ) is a box lunch seller and former police detective who was fired for her function in the SL-9 case, known as the “ Cough-Up Queen ” in reference to her ability to get people to “ cough-up ” data. She appears in the 5th and final examination event of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, in which she is called as a witness in the mangle of Bruce Goodman. Due to her burn, Starr is hostile towards all prosecutors, particularly Miles Edgeworth and Lana Skye .
Justice for All
- Voiced by (English): Mikaela Krantz
Voiced by (Japanese): Natsue Sasamoto
Ini Miney ( 葉中 のどか, Hanaka Nodoka ) is a scholar of the extrasensory, who is studying the Fey kin and their impart methods. Through this she introduces Dr. Turner Grey, the early employer of her asleep elder sister Mimi Miney ( 葉中 ミミ, Hanaka Mimi ), to the Feys in order that Grey might extract a confession from Mimi ‘s spirit that she was responsible for the death of over a twelve patients a class prior. Ini is revealed to have conspired with Morgan Fey to kill Grey and then frame Maya for his death, in what Phoenix initially assumes to be a plot to get retaliation for Mimi ‘s subsequent death in a car crash, but it then turns out that “ Ini ” is Mimi ; the crash killed the veridical Ini and badly deface Mimi, who mistakenly grabbed her sister ‘s bag alternatively of her own, had her side reconstructed based on the driver ‘s license it contained, and subsequently assumed Ini ‘s liveliness and identity. After Phoenix works this out, Mimi breaks down and confesses everything. With her real first name in the middle, her english name is a pun on “ Eeney, Meeney, Miney, Mo. ”
- Voiced by (English): Clifford Chapin
Voiced by (Japanese): Takayuki Nakatsukasa
Ken Dingling ( 木下 大作, Kinoshita Daisuke ), known under the stagecoach name Acro ( アクロ, Akuro ), is a former acrobat employed by the Berry Big Circus. He once performed in a team with his younger brother Sean “ Bat ” Dingling, until a prank gone incorrect resulted in a leo attacking the couple, leaving Bat in a persistent vegetative state and costing Acro the use of his legs. Acro blamed the leo ‘s trainer, Regina Berry for the accident and plotted to kill her when she refused to take the consequences of her prank seriously, but due to a bad luck he unwittingly ended up killing her founder Russell, the circus ‘s ringmaster. Though he initially attempts to cover up his engagement in Russell ‘s death, he ends up being caught with the mangle weapon in court, whereupon he breaks out in tears, feeling frightful compunction for incidentally killing the ringmaster ( whom he looked improving to as a foster beget ), and apologizes to all involved for his actions .
- Voiced by (English): Dave Trosko
Voiced by (Japanese): Yasuaki Takumi
Matt Engarde ( 王都楼 真悟, Ōtarō Shingo ) is the main antagonist of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Justice for All. He is an actor who plays the function of the Nickel Samurai, a sequel series to the Steel Samurai. He is charged with killing equal actor Juan Corrida, initially being accused of committing the crime directly, and by and by of hiring Shelly de Killer to kill Corrida. de Killer kidnaps Maya to force Phoenix to get Engarde acquitted of the charges, and Phoenix is horrified to discover that Engarde actually did lease de Killer, which he finds out after breaking his Psyche-Locks. Engarde reveals his dependable self, and pulls back his hair’s-breadth to reveal ghastly scars on the veracious side of his face. Though Phoenix is forced to keep defending Engarde well past the decimal point where his guilt becomes clear, he finally proves that Engarde filmed de Killer committing the murder so as to blackmail him in the future, causing the outraged assassin to release Maya and declare Engarde his adjacent aim. Terrified for his life, Engarde pleads guilty to Corrida ‘s murder, choosing to spend the rest of his days in prison in order to be dependable from de Killer ‘s wrath .
Trials and Tribulations
Godot ( ゴドー, Godō ), veridical name Diego Armando ( 神乃木 荘龍, Kaminogi Sōryū ), is a coffee-loving prosecutor and Mia Fey ‘s former boyfriend who appears in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations. Six years anterior to the game ‘s events, he worked at Grossberg law offices as a Defense Attorney. He acted as Mia ‘s mentor during her foremost event, but when he attempted to far investigate Dahlia Hawthorne, she poisoned his coffee bean, forcing him into a coma. He awakened five years late, but the poison turned his hair white and blinded him, forcing him to wear a particular mask to see, though it prevents him from seeing the coloring material red on a white background. When he discovered Mia had been killed during his absence, he blamed Phoenix for not protecting her, developing an antagonistic relationship with him. however, when he discovers Dahlia Hawthorne and Morgan Fey ‘s diagram for revenge, he attempts to stop it on his own, which ultimately leads to the death of Misty Fey. After Phoenix discovers the truth and defeats him in court, Godot finally admits his own failings and accepts him as Mia ‘s successor .
- Voiced by (English): Dani Chambers
- Voiced by (Japanese): Rina Satō
Dahlia Hawthorne ( 美柳 ちなみ, Miyanagi Chinami ) is the independent antagonist of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations. She appears to be a sweet and impeccant female child but with a black and demonic twist in her personality, similar to what the flower introduce in her list represents ; instability. She is able to manipulate others to do her bid using her looks and apparently shy demeanor. Years before the events of Trials and Tribulations, Dahlia was involved in a fudge kidnapping in which she got her hands on a very valuable diamond. Five years later, she was forced to murder both her co-conspirators to prevent the accuracy getting out, killing one, her step-sister Valerie, and talking the other, Terry Fawles, into committing suicide in the middle of his own trial. Pursued by Mia Fey and Diego Armando, she poisoned Armando, putting him in a five-year coma and leading to his transformation into Godot. She besides dated Phoenix while he was in college, although her primary purpose was to hide evidence, quite than for romanticist purposes, and she finally attempted to kill him before framing him for a murder she had committed in the process .
- Voiced by (English): Ian Sinclair
- Voiced by (Japanese): Toshihiko Seki
Luke Atmey ( 星威岳 哀牙, Hoshiidake Aiga ) is a self-declared “ Ace Detective ” and bane of the thief Mask☆DeMasque, who is known for his catchphrase “ Zvarri ! ”. He is summoned as a witness to the larceny of the Kurain Sacred Urn, which he was hired to guard, but when Phoenix confronts him over the inconsistencies in his claim to have been incapacitated by the thief, Atmey abruptly confesses that he himself is in fact Mask☆DeMasque, whom he claims to have created in order to get hired to guard treasures which he would then steal. In the procedure of investigating the apparently unrelated mangle of Kane Bullard, Phoenix discovers that Atmey had actually been blackmailing the true Mask☆DeMasque, Ron DeLite, into carrying out thefts thus that Atmey could sell the steal items on the black market, merely for Atmey himself to end up being blackmailed by Bullard, whom he was forced to kill. Phoenix is able to stop Atmey from being convicted of the Mask☆DeMasque thefts ( which would have provided him with an alibi for Bullard ‘s murder ), and proves him to be the true cause of death .
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- Voiced by (English): Sam Riegel
- Voiced by (Japanese): Satoshi Mikami
Furio “The Tiger” Tigre ( 芝九蔵 虎ノ助, Toranosuke “Zenitora” Shibakuzo ) is a loanword shark who bears a legislate resemblance to Phoenix Wright. Tigre was enormously in debt to the feared Cadaverini crime family, and came up with a plan to have one of his own clients, computer programmer Glen Elg, create a valuable calculator virus for him to sell on the black grocery store in exchange for his lend being waived. The plan went amiss when Elg won the lottery pot and insisted on simply paying off his debt ( which would n’t have been about adequate to pay off Tigre ‘s own debt to the Cadaverinis ), causing Tigre to fatally poison him in order to obtain the virus, then frame Maggey Byrde for the mangle. Tigre then impersonates Phoenix to trick Maggey into hiring him as her attoreny, doing an intentionally poor job and ensuring a “ guilty ” verdict ; when the substantial Phoenix is informed of the events a month late by Gumshoe, a retrial is called and he once again represents Maggey in court at Gumshoe ‘s behest. Despite exposing Tigre ‘s design in court, Phoenix is unable to produce any hard testify to prove this, which closely causes Maggey ‘s conviction to be continue until Phoenix tricks Tigre into identifying the bottle he used to poison Elg, something that only the truthful cause of death would have known. This causes Tigre to be arrested, and allows Maggey ‘s conviction to be overturned .
- Voiced by (English): Dani Chambers
- Voiced by (Japanese): Rina Satō
Iris ( あやめ, Ayame ) is Dahlia ‘s identical counterpart sister, but with black hair’s-breadth alternatively of loss, and is kind and feel for, rather of evil. Abandoned at a nearby monastery as a small child, she received love and motherly wish from the head nun there, Sister Bikini. Iris was late requested by her sister to help in a plan to steal a two million dollar baseball diamond from their stepfather, but did n’t show up, causing Dahlia to consider her a backstabber. Her role in this plan was unknown. She masqueraded as her baby Dahlia during the majority of her “ relationship ” with Phoenix to get back the bottle that Dahlia gave Phoenix, and fell in love with him as revealed in Trials and Tribulations .
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
- Voiced by: Ryoji Yamamoto
Kristoph Gavin ( 牙琉 霧人, Garyū Kirihito, his given identify in the japanese version is an anagram for the son hitokiri, which means “ assassin ” ) is the main antagonist of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. He is Klavier ‘s older brother, Apollo ‘s early mentor and Phoenix ‘s friend in the years following his disbarment. Kristoph is known for his normally calm and sophisticate demeanor in court, earning him the nickname “ the coolest defense in the West. ” He runs his own lawyer firm, called the Gavin Law Offices. He is found to be a suspect in a murder, and late discovered to be at the center of Phoenix ‘s disbarring seven years prior to Apollo Justice : resentful that Phoenix was chosen, rather of him, to defend Zak Gramayre in a trial that would have bought him great fame should he have won the trial, he plants forged tell on Wright, knowing that he may present it in court. He then keeps a insomniac eye over everyone involved in both the forged evidence and the case to make certain that no one talk of it. When Zak came out of hide after seven years, Kristoph murdered him to prevent him from disclosing the truth of the past seven years to anyone. His hard, firm stance on attest being the absolute death word in a court of police is besides his ultimate unmake ; when he discovers that jurors would determine the case of Vera Misham, and that it was Wright who was responsible for preparing the encase, he explodes in rage, screaming Wright ‘s name. After the jury declares Vera not guilty, Kristoph can do nothing but laugh a severe, harebrained laugh as he ‘s taken away .
Alita Tiala ( 並奈美波, Namina Minami ) is the fiancee of gangster Wocky Kitaki, who becomes Apollo Justice ‘s first node after he joins the newly-renamed Wright Anything Agency. Wocky is accused of murdering Alita ‘s former employer, Dr. Pal Meraktis, who had attempted to operate on Wocky after he was shot in a bungled attack on a equal crime family, and falsely claimed to have removed a bullet train lodged near Wocky ‘s kernel, gambling that the impetuous Wocky would get himself killed by some other means before the truth could come to faint. Alita turns out to have been Meraktis ‘ nurse at the clock time of the operation, and got engaged to Wocky know that the bullet would finally kill him, allowing her to inheirt the Kitaki kin luck. When the fastball was discovered by another sophisticate, Alita attempted to kill Meraktis and destroy any tell that she knew of Wocky ‘s discipline, but Meraktis overpowered and apparently killed her. When he went to throw her “ body ” in a nearby river, however, he found himself confronted by Wocky, and Alita regained awareness and nip Meraktis dead, with her fiance none the wise as to who shot the doctor. Apollo exposes her as Meraktis ‘ cause of death in court, causing her to admit that she hired Apollo after Trucy Wright gave her a shoddily-made business card for the Wright Anything Agency, which made her think that Apollo would be incapable and ensure Wocky ‘s conviction .
Daryan Crescend ( 眉月大庵, Mayudzuki Daian ) is an external affairs detective, and a guitarist in Klavier Gavin ‘s band, The Gavinners. After briefly appearing in court to confirm that the character ‘s victim, Romein LeTouse, had in fact been a hidden Interpol detective, Daryan is on the spur of the moment accused of being the killer by the singer Lamiroir, who LeTouse had been posing as the director of. Apollo Justice finally finds evidence that Crescend conspired with Lamiroir ‘s purportedly blind concert pianist, Machi Tobaye, in order to smuggle a highly valuable coccoon out of the country of Borginia ; extracts from the cocoon can be refined into a remedy for a deadly disease, but any revision to the extraction process will alternatively create a madly toxin. LeTouse discovered Daryan ‘s smuggling operation and confronted him, forcing him to kill LeTouse and frame Tobaye for the murder. Apollo persuades Tobaye to confess to being Daryan ‘s accomplice in order to get a light prison prison term, ensuring that tied if Daryan somehow avoids being convicted for killing LeTouse, he will be extradited to Borginia and sentenced to death for his coccoon smuggling, which is a capital crime in that country .
Vera Misham ( 絵瀬 まこと, Ese Makoto ) is the defendant in the final shell of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. As a child, Vera was a highly skilled artist, peculiarly when it came to replicating existing materials. Because of this, she worked as a forger, duplicating works of art for Drew Misham ( 絵瀬 土武六, Ese Doburoku ), her don. Due to a traumatic event in her childhood involving an try kidnap, she suffers from austere agoraphobia and refuses to leave her home, making her a introvertish. Seven years before the events of the game, she forged a patch of tell for Kristoph Gavin, that would by and by end up destroying Phoenix Wright ‘s career, making her partially responsible for his disbarment. During this fourth dimension, she was given poison nail polish by Kristoph, who noted her habit of biting her nails when anxious, in order to cover his tracks. Seven years late, her don died courtesy of Kristoph ‘s poison, and Vera was put on trial for his mangle. During the test, she bit her nails, and went into a coma due to the poison. Her destiny is left to the musician. If the player decides she is guilty of the murder, the verdict is postponed, but Vera succumbs to the poison. If the player decides she is innocent, she is cleared of all charges, and subsequently recovers from her coma. She besides loses her crippling agoraphobia, and becomes ardent and friendly to Apollo and Trucy, mentioning that she wishes to apologize to Phoenix personally for her actions .
Magnifi Gramarye ( 或真敷 天斎, Arumajiki Tensai ) is the founder of the Gramarye Troupe and the biological grandfather of both Apollo and Trucy. In his pedigree lies the baron to perceive the anxious habits other people displays when they are tense or lying. Though he committed suicide after passing on the leadership of the Troupe to Zak, as he was already dying of terminal liver cancer, the incidental is treated as a mangle case with Zak as the only suspect, during which Phoenix lost his lawyer ‘s badge. Seven years late, Magnifi ‘s other apprentice. Valant, confesses to Phoenix that he had tampered with the view of the suicide in rate to frame Zak for their mentors mangle, which would have allowed him to claim the rights to Magnifi ‘s magic for himself .
Thalassa Gramarye ( 或真敷 優海, Arumajiki Yūmi ) is the only daughter of Magnifi Gramarye and is the biological mother of both Apollo and Trucy. She was initially married to a traveling musician named Jove Justice, Apollo ‘s forefather, but was distraught when he died in a burn in the Kingdom of Khura’in and she could not find out information about where her son was. She belated married Zak, giving give birth to Trucy with him. She was hidden by her father after an unexpected accident during a rehearsal of a magic trick flim-flam in which either Zak or Valant shot her, resulting in retrograde amnesia and blindness. After being discovered by a read producer for her cantabile articulation, her identity was changed to Lamiroir ( ラミロア, Ramiroa ), and she became a popular Borginian singer. She is accompanied by her pianist Machi Tobaye ( マキ・トバーユ, Maki Tobāyu ), at all times ascribable to her blindness, but the manufacturer orders Machi to feign blindness while Lamiroir acts as his guide—while it is in fact the opposition. She former regained her memory, angstrom well as her eyesight, at the end of the crippled after being one of the jurists in the final case. In Spirit of Justice, she briefly appears during the plot ‘s decision, telling Phoenix the time has come to tell Apollo and Trucy of their lineage .
Zak Gramarye ( 或真敷 ザック, Arumajiki Zakku ), whose real appoint is Shadi Enigmar ( 奈々伏 影郎, Nanafushi Kagerō ), is the biological father of Trucy Wright and the moment husband of Thalassa. He was chosen by Magnifi to inherit the unavowed trade of the Gramarye Troupe. He was the defendant in the case of Magnifi ‘s supposed mangle, and chose Phoenix Wright as his lawyer over Kristoph Gavin after playing poker with both men and reading their intentions : Kristoph wanted nothing more than fame and glory, and Phoenix was merely doing his caper at defending the innocent. however, he was unaware of the forge tell planted on Phoenix, and seeing that his check was inevitable when the lawsuit fell apart, was able to escape the court before a verdict was made. Seven years late, he returned with the new identity of Shadi Smith, a traveler, but is killed curtly subsequently by Kristoph Gavin, who was seeking vengeance for his rejection seven years anterior. Before his end, however, he wills the secrets of the Gramarye Troupe ‘s magic tricks to Trucy, with Phoenix as his witness .
Valant Gramarye ( 或真敷 バラン, Arumajiki Baran ) is a colleague of Zak and Thalassa, he completes the trio of the Gramarye Troupe, but is the last know Gramarye after Zak and Thalassa ‘s disappearances. He is striving to revive the popularity of the Gramarye Troupe which was lost seven years ago with the death of his former teacher, Magnifi Gramarye, and the subsequent trial that caused his spouse Zak to disappear. however, his plans for reviving the Gramarye Troupe are spoiled when he discovers that Trucy Wright has legally inherited the Gramarye Troupe ‘s secret magic trick tricks from Zak, who had shown up just before 7 years had passed that would declare him “ legally dead “ .
Spark Brushel ( 葉見垣 正太郎, Hamigaki Shōtarō ) is a freelance diarist who has followed Troupe Gramarye for years, having become friends with Magnifi some years prior when Thalassa cryptically disappeared. He became close to Zak Gramarye, becoming a confidant of sorts to him. When Zak ‘s test for the allege mangle of Magnifi took set and Zak disappeared, Brushel continued his ferment, but he always felt as if he was being watched. He besides manages to land an interview with the cloistered Drew Misham, and was witness to his death by poisoning. He testifies in court by and by in exchange to exclusive rights to the story. digression from being a diarist, Brushel is a certify notary public, and it was he who helped Zak write his will passing all Troupe Gramarye tricks to Trucy and legitimize it before Zak ‘s ill-timed death .
- Voiced by: Hisashi Izumi
Gaspen Payne ( 亜内 文武, Auchi Fumitake ) is Winston Payne ‘s younger brother who appears as the beginning prosecutor in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. He is a bit more flexible with the law than his buddy and is not antipathetic to using dirty tricks in the court ; his position is rather conceited towards defense attorneys a well. He wears a black suit with sunglasses and has a large quiff hairdo. [ 41 ] He reappears in Spirit of Justice as a prosecutor in the kingdom of Khura’in, having traded his black lawsuit for a gold one and wearing fine jewelry and a girdle. He reveals that he had been expelled from his own area following an investigation into his illegal court tactics. He takes pride in proclaiming himself to be undefeated, having never lost a case in Khura’in due to its lack of defense attorneys. however, an find against Phoenix Wright in the Khura’inese court stresses him out so much that his hair falls off his promontory, revealing that he ‘s completely bald and his haircloth is only a toupee. His appoint is related to an english read, “ Gasp in annoyance. ”
- Voiced by: Eri Ozeki
Juniper Woods ( 森澄 しのぶ, Morisumi Shinobu ) is the node in several cases in Dual Destinies and is described as a fallible high educate female child who is prone to asthma attacks. She ‘s a conclusion friend of Athena, which is how Phoenix came to represent her when misgiving fell her way. She besides develops a beat for Apollo Justice when he came to her help. She attends the Themis Legal Academy, where she is in her third base class studying to be a estimate .
Simon Blackquill ( 夕神 迅, Yūgami Jin ) is the fresh independent rival prosecutor in Dual Destines. He is referred to as the “ distorted Samurai ”, and has long total darkness hair with a white patch tied into a ponytail. He keeps a hawk feather clenched in his teeth at most times, and has dark bags under his eyes that give him the appearance of wearing black eyeshadow. He was ordered to stand in court despite technically serving a murder prison term ; he appears in court wearing a large pair of shackles connected by a chain on his wrists, that he tends to break when particularly provoked. His pursuance strategy is to intimidate the witnesses, defense attorneys and flush the pronounce with insults and threats of forcible ferocity, such as acting if he will pull a sword, sending Taka after his opponent, the Judge, or flush witnesses, or spitting his feather towards witnesses or the defense and flicking his fingers identical quickly to slice at it ( a shape of Iaijutsu ) .
Aura Blackquill ( 夕神 かぐや, Yuugami Kaguya ) is the older sister of Simon Blackquill and a robotics engineer at Cosmos Space Center. She was a coworker of Athena ‘s mother, Metis Cykes ( 希月 真理, Kizuki Mari ), who helped co-create several robots with advanced aroused capability. however, she may have harbored a romantic interest in Metis, and was devastated when Metis was murdered by the Phantom and Simon took the blame for the murder. Despite her protests, Simon ended up in prison, determined to both protect Athena and draw the Phantom out. Just a sidereal day before Simon ‘s execution, Aura used the robots in the space center to take several hostages, including Phoenix ‘s daughter Trucy, and demand a retrial for Simon. After the trial successfully concluded with Simon ‘s charges overturned and the Phantom revealed, Aura released her hostages and surrendered herself to police, witnessing the launch of the HAT-3 shuttle from her prison cell .
- Voiced by: Biichi Sato
Bobby Fulbright ( 番 轟三, Ban Gōzō ) is the newly detective of the game and is revealed to be the game ‘s chief antagonist. He is hot-blooded and has a firm common sense of department of justice, even to the item of helping defense attorneys if it gets fair trials for the defendants. He has worked with Blackquill ( Referred “ Fool Bright ” by Blackquill ) in the past with the hope that he will redeem himself. In the end, it turns out that Fulbright is in fact all in, and that the Fulbright seen throughout the game is an international spy known as the Phantom ( 亡霊, Phantom ) .
Spirit of Justice
Ahlbi Ur’gaid ( ボクト・ツアーニ, Bokuto Tsuani ) is a young monk-in-training and tour template who befriends Maya Fey, showing her around Khura’in, and then belated Phoenix Wright when he comes to meet Maya. A good natured boy who loves his home kingdom and is will to share any data possible about it, he is arrested soon after Wright ‘s arrival on charges of both larceny and murder, and framed by Pee ‘s Lub’n Andhistandin ( Peace, Love, and Understanding ), but is cleared of all charges by Wright. Ahlbi becomes patriotic to Phoenix and his causal agent afterwards, helping him out with information whenever he can. He late joins with Apollo Justice to help him put his modern position in concert. His english localized diagnose is taken from the phrase “ I ‘ll be your guide ” .
Nahyuta Sahdmadhi ( ナユタ・サードマディ, Nayuta Sādomadi ) is a prosecutor from the Kingdom of Khura’in, who has worked on cases both at base and overseas. He is the elder child of Dhurke Sahdmadhi and Amara Sigatar Khura’in, and the elder brother of Rayfa Padma Khura’in. He and Apollo Justice were raised together as brothers when Apollo ‘s father, Jove Justice, died in an character assassination try on Amara ‘s life. however, Nahyuta fell swing under the control of the current Queen, Ga’ran, who coerced him into cooperation by threatening his family. Although Nahyuta is outwardly a calm, serene figure, he is absolutely persistent in court, seeking to end trials angstrom quickly as possible. When provoked or angered in court, he tends to slam his beads on his bench, or throw them at the defensive structure, following up with a chant that causes the beads to tighten around them. In addition to objections, Nayuta will frequently shout “ Satorha ! “, a Khura’inese mantra intend to awake those lost in daydream. Although a prosecutor, Nahyuta was secretly a Defiant Dragon, constantly remembering the religious doctrine of Dhurke, and last reciting it to Ga’ran to break dislodge of her control, helping Justice remove her from the throne. In the consequence, he becomes regent for Rayfa until she becomes queen, and begins the process of reforming the Khura’inese legal arrangement alongside Apollo .
Rayfa Padma Khura’in
Rayfa Padma Khura’in ( レイファ・パドマ・クライン, Reifa Padoma Kurain ) is the peak Princess of the Kingdom of Khura’in, adenine well as the priestess who performs Divination Séances for the High Court of the Kingdom. She is initially rather aloof and cold, and is promptly to anger when she feels that she is proven faulty through her séances. She initially does not take charitable to Phoenix Wright, mocking him and calling him names like “ Barbed Head ”. however, she soon realizes that his intentions and fighting spirit are for good, and understands that her own séances are not the absolute bible, but a means to discover the truth. She is attended to at about all times by her caretaker, Nayna. Although she believes at first that her mother and father are Ga’ran Sigatar Khura’in and the Minister of Justice Inga Karkhuul Khura’in, it is revealed that she is actually the daughter of Dhurke Sahdmadhi and Amara Sigatar Khura’in, and Nahyuta Sahdmadhi is in fact her elder brother, giving her the courage to defy Ga’ran and aid Apollo Justice in his victory over her .
Inga Karkhuul Khura’in
Inga Karkhuul Khura’in ( インガ・カルクール・クライン, Inga Karukūru Kurain ), fully diagnose Inga Karkhuul Haw’kohd Dis’nahm Bi’ahni Lawga Ormo Pohmpus Da’nit Ar’edi Iz Khura’in III ( インガ・カルクール・ククルーラ・ラルバン・ギジール・ホフダラン・マダラ・ヴィラ・ヤシマ・ジャクティエール・クライン３世, Inga Karukūru Kukurūra Raruban Gijīru Hofudaran Madara Vira Yashima Jakutiēru Kurain San-sei ), is the Minister of Justice of Khura’in and the husband of Queen Ga’ran. He is a pitiless individual who uses the country ‘s secret police to maintain an iron fascinate on the populace. however, he authentically loves his niece and adoptive daughter Rayfa, and keeps several mementos of her childhood in a safe in his private quarters. He seeks to overthrow Ga’ran in order to seize the throne for himself. To this end, he abducts Maya Fey and uses her as leverage to force Phoenix Wright to obtain the Founder ‘s Orb for him, which is reputed to grant great spiritual power to the one who can solve its riddle. Dhurke Sahdmadhi attempts to rescue Maya, and an affray ensues that results in Inga shooting Dhurke and killing him. Later, after Apollo Justice successfully keeps the Founder ‘s Orb out of his hands, Inga attempts to ransom Maya for the Orb. however, Ga’ran gets wreathe of his plan, murders him, and pins the crime on Dhurke by disguising herself in Dhurke ‘s equip ( which unwittingly reveals that Inga besides suffers from boldness blindness ). Apollo successfully proves that it was Ga’ran who committed the murder and removes her from power. His english localized center names are taken from the conviction “ How could this identify be any longer or more pompous than it already is. ”
Dhurke Sahdmadhi ( ドゥルク・サードマディ, Duruku Sādomadi ) is the leader of the rebel group, the Defiant Dragons, who are looking to topple the current Queen, Ga’ran Sigatar Khura’in. Although initially painted as a villain, Dhurke is revealed to actually not be such. A early defensive structure lawyer in the Kingdom, he was the conserve of the anterior Queen, Amara Sigatar Khura’in. When an character assassination attack on her life was carried out, Dhurke was accused of the crime and successfully defended himself in court, but was accused of forging evidence and was found guilty ; the kingdom considered Dhurke a terrorist for the crime, and passed the Defense Culpability Act in retaliation. Since then, Dhurke had to go into shroud, but has fought long and hard to remove the DC Act from the law books. His life ‘s religious doctrine, and the religious doctrine of the rebellion, is “ A Dragon never yields ”, referring to his absolute doggedness at uncovering the truth. He fathered two children with Amara : Nahyuta and Rayfa, and raised Apollo Justice as his own son when his biological beget, Jove Justice, died in the fire that was meant to take Amara ‘s liveliness. Dhurke believed that the key to his revolution was in the Founder ‘s Orb, a sacred care for of the kingdom. He traveled to the United States to obtain it, meeting up with Apollo again after several years. The two traveled to Kurain Village to obtain the orb, finding it hidden in a cave where a local archeologist hide it to keep it out of the hands of a local crooked politician. After a civil trial to determine the true owner of the Orb, Dhurke requests that everyone accompany him back to Khura’in to save Maya Fey, who was being held hostage. Through the events in Khura’in, it is revealed that Dhurke had actually been dead for several days before, and that the Dhurke everyone experience was Maya channeling his spirit. Dhurke was accused of murdering the Minister of Justice, Inga Karkhuul Khura’in, on top of the outstanding charges of the undertake on Amara ‘s life, when in fact it was Inga who had murdered Dhurke. Apollo, through his own doggedness and the encouragement of his friends, manages to clear Dhurke of all charges, and late inherits Dhurke ‘s old police office .
Datz Are’bal ( ダッツ・ディニゲル, Dattsu Dinigeru ) is the right man of Dhurke Sahdmadhi and second-in-command of the Defiant Dragons. He manages to escape from prison, encountering Phoenix Wright in both the court and in the streets of Khura’in. Although he initially plays up that he ‘s amnesic, his elude plays a key function in a case where Maya Fey is accused of murder. Impressed by Phoenix ‘s deductive skills and willingness to defend the innocent, Datz brings him to Dhurke ‘s erstwhile law agency, telling him about Dhurke ‘s past and showing him an old photograph of Dhurke with a unseasoned Nahyuta Sahdmadhi and Apollo Justice. He ‘s besides conclusion to Apollo, calling him “ AJ ” and looking out for him. Although preferably spastic and a heavy nosher at times, Datz is absolutely devoted to the lawsuit of the Defiant Dragons and fights to the end to see the revolution come to light. He late stays with Apollo to help him put Dhurke ‘s law office back together. His english localized name is taken from the phrase “ That ‘s atrocious ” .
Ga’ran Sigatar Khura’in
Ga’ran Sigatar Khura’in ( ガラン・シガタール・クライン, Garan Shigataaru Kurain ) is the independent antagonist of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice and the current Queen of the Kingdom of Khura’in. She is the baby of Amara Sigatar Khura’in, and once served as a prosecute lawyer for the Kingdom, american samoa well as its former Minister of Justice. She ascended to the throne after her sister was assassinated. Her conserve is Inga Karkhuul Khura’in, the stream Minister of Justice. Although apparently a kind, benevolent ruler initially, Ga’ran ‘s public face is nothing but a farce. She was covetous that her sister had spiritual powers, desiring her own. To obtain what she wanted, she attempted to kill her sister by setting fire to her residence. however, her baby survived, but Apollo Justice ‘s father, Jove, died in the burn. Amara ‘s husband, Dhurke, was blamed for the crime, but Dhurke managed to defend himself in court, causing Ga’ran to pass the Defense Culpability Act in retaliation to discredit all department of defense attorneys. She ruled undisputed for 23 years, holding her sister hostage by claiming that Dhurke tried to kill her, but besides requiring her spirit channeling abilities by having Amara pose as her when the want arise. Although Amara managed to escape briefly and reunify with Dhurke, later giving parentage to Rayfa, Ga’ran brought her back to the kingdom and threatened her with the safety of her daughter. She then raised Rayfa as her own, but never cared for the child like a true mother, threatening to expose her parenthood if she ever misbehaved. When Inga attempted to stage a coup against Ga’ran, she murdered him to stop him, framing Dhurke for the incident. She late acted as the prosecutor for the lawsuit, but was ultimately and absolutely defeated by Apollo Justice, who uncovered her integral twist plot, and revealed that Ga’ran has no spiritual power of her own, an absolute prerequisite for person to be Queen of Khura’in ; he challenged her to channel the Holy Mother, and in her desperate undertake to do indeed, she shattered her mind, frankincense invalidating her from her call to the toilet, destroying the Defense Culpability Act and all laws she passed under the crown ‘s authority .
Jove Justice ( 王泥喜 奏介, Sōsuke Odoroki ) was the first base conserve of Thalassa Gramarye and the biological beget of Apollo Justice. A traveling musician, Jove was in the Kingdom of Khura’in performing for the Queen, Amara Sigatar Khura’in, at the request of her conserve, Dhurke Sahdmadhi, and stayed with the copulate at their mansion. however, a fire broke out in the middle of the night, and Jove was murdered. While Apollo was rescued, nothing could be done for Jove, and since no one in Khura’in knew his very name ( he used his stage name, “ jangling ”, in his performance ), no information about the character assassination attempt could be brought up, since no Divination Séance could be performed without his actual name. Dhurke spent years looking for information, ultimately getting a photograph in Europe from a copulate that was performed at the performance, which he gave to Apollo. The photograph late proved to be a critical piece of information, allowing a Divination Séance to be performed and the truth revealed at stopping point .
Amara Sigatar Khura’in
Amara Sigatar Khura’in ( アマラ・シガタール・クライン, Amara Shigatāru Kurain ) was the former Queen of Khura’in. Her husband, Dhurke Sahdmadhi, was a celebrated defense lawyer for the Kingdom, and the two had a son ; Nahyuta Sahdmadhi. Amara was beloved by all in the Kingdom for her kindness and huge spiritual world power, things that drove the jealousy of her sister, Ga’ran Sigatar Khura’in. One night, an assassination attack was carried out by Ga’ran, which resulted in the death of Apollo Justice ‘s father, Jove. Amara survived the undertake, albeit not completely unharmed ; she was left with a burn scar on her thorax. Ga’ran coerced her to stay hidden when she found out Amara survived, as Ga’ran lacked apparitional power and required her baby ‘s abilities as per the rules of the throne. She remained hidden for eight years until Dhurke found her and whisked her away again. Amara and Dhurke had a daughter, Rayfa, soon afterwards. however, Ga’ran found Amara and Rayfa and kidnapped them both. cowardly for her daughter ‘s base hit, Amara disguised herself as an old charwoman named Nayna ( バアヤ, Baaya ), filling the function of Rayfa ‘s caretaker to watch out for and educate her daughter over the years, a good as keeping her safe from damage. During the test of Dhurke for the murder of the Minister of Justice, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as the assassination try on Amara, Apollo Justice reveals that Amara survived the character assassination try, forcing Amara to shed her disguise. She attempts to take the blame for Inga ‘s end, but Apollo disproves her. Amara is shot on the witness stand, but survives the ordeal, and goes on to assist Rayfa with running the Kingdom until Rayfa can channel spirits .
Ace Attorney Investigations series
- Voiced by: Yuki Nakamura
Calisto Yew ( 葛 氷見子, Kazura Himiko ) is one of the independent antagonists of Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. She masquerades as a defense lawyer in Case 4 and as an Interpol Agent in Cases 3 & 5. Yew displays a hard professionalism about her demeanor but besides has a leaning to condescend to anyone she deems besides serious ( such as Edgeworth ), which causes her to break out laughing at inappropriate times. During the sheath, she murders her chap lawyer Byrne Faraday ( Kay ‘s beget ) for threatening to expose the accuracy about the Yatagarasu, which is that the alleged “ great thief ” is actually three different people : Calisto, himself, and Detective Badd. When exposed by Edgeworth, Calisto attempts to shoot him before escaping the courthouse. yew is actually introduced in the game during the previous font as Shih-na ( シーナ, Shīna ), Agent Lang ‘s personal assistant, though the connection is not made at the time. Her true identity is by and by exposed during Case 5, when she is suspected of being the one responsible for the Embassy fire, and she loses control and bursts out into laughter as Edgeworth questions her. As Shih-Na, she displays a very repress and cold personality, speaking directly to anyone but Lang at alone the most necessary of times. She ultimately reveals that both “ Shih-na ” and “ Calisto Yew ” are just some of the aliases she has used as an clandestine extremity of the smuggling hoop, which she works for by being a double agent among her fellow Yatagarasu members .
Quercus Alba ( カーネイジオンレッド, Kāneiji Onreddo ) is the other main adversary of Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. He is the Ambassador of the fabricated state of Allebahst, arsenic well as being a erstwhile general. Upon first confluence him, he is presented as a feeble man who blames himself for when things go wrong in his country. This is actually a cover for his true self ; he is the leader of an international smuggling surround. His true personality is barbarous and egotistic, taunting Miles Edgeworth and others who opposed him. Quercus Alba is besides behind the death of several other characters in the crippled. When Edgeworth brings his crimes to unaccented, however, Alba points out that he can not be prosecuted because of his diplomatic unsusceptibility, and besides because his crimes were committed on Allebahstian dirt. Agent Lang is able to use the attest gathered by Edgeworth to have Alba dismissed as ambassador, and then Edgeworth proves that Alba killed his early right-hand man, Manny Coachen ( who was attempting to seize see of the smuggling ring from Alba ) on american dirty, leading to his arrest and the downfall of the ring .
The aim of an character assassination attack that is the submit of the game ‘s first sheath, Teikun Ō ( 王 帝君, Ō Teikun ) was the Zheng Fa president. Although he seemed to be a very large and imposing man, it was proven that the character assassination try on him was staged by him to increase his terribly broken approval rating. In the end, after his cadaver is discovered, Edgeworth realizes that the man he encountered was in fact a body double who co-conspired with Mari Miwa and Bansai Ichiyanagi to kill his employer for ransom money, then this soundbox double would return as the president, whom he impersonated for 12 years. Whilst he is of low morale, he is cowardly and not about as competent a drawing card as the man he impersonated. Named Di-Jun Huang in the sports fan translation .
The protege of Gregory Edgeworth ( Miles ‘ father ), Tateyuki Shigaraki ( 信楽 盾之, Shigaraki Tateyuki ) is Edgeworth ‘s new ally in the game. first encountered by him in the second event, Shigaraki is a defense mechanism lawyer who was the former protege of Gregory Edgeworth, Miles ‘ beget. His first investigation was the IS-7 Incident, detailed in the third case. He is laid back, sarcastic, and on occasions cockamamie, though he maintains a determination to help Edgeworth in his investigations and he has been greatly inspired by Edgeworth ‘s founder. Named Raymond Shields in the fan translation .
Ryōken Hōinbō ( 鳳院坊 了賢, Hōinbō Ryōken ) is a blind assassin who uses Kuro, his large total darkness guide cad, for both aid and fire in his assassinations. He is incarcerated at the start of the crippled, and is ( falsely ) named as a suspect in the second gear case, in which it is revealed that he is blackmailing and intimidating Marī Miwa into supplying him with contraband goods within prison. The last casing reveals him to have a major function in the game ‘s plot ; several years before the events of the game, he rescued Sota Sasushiro from sealed death, and was subsequently hired to assassinate Teikun Ō on the orders of one of his body doubles. His employer attempted to betray him and have him killed, but Sasushiro warned him about the plot and helped him escape, leading to a friendship of sorts developing between the two men. He subsequently escapes from prison to search for Sasushiro, and intervenes on his behalf to protect him from Shelly de Killer. At the conclusion of the game he accompanies Sasushiro to prison, after the latter is arrested for the murder of Teikun Ō ‘s body double. He and Kuro are named Sirhan Dogen and Anubis, respectively, in the fan translation .
Hakari Mikagami ( 水鏡 秤, Mikagami Hakari ) is a extremity of the Prosecutorial Investigation Committee, who is determined to disbar Edgeworth due to his bluff actions in his investigations. Named Justine Courtney in the fan translation .
- Voiced by: Kotaro Ogiwara
Yumihiko Ichiyanagi ( 一柳 弓彦, Ichiyanagi Yumihiko ) is the son of Bansai Ichiyanagi, and attempts to replace Edgeworth as prosecutor throughout the game. Though purportedly a genius prosecutor and a lead scholar during his jurisprudence studies, he is shown to be blatantly bungling, and it is finally revealed that all his achievements were the resultant role of his father ‘s manipulations, something he was unaware of. Despite this, he does show genuine promise as a prosecutor ; after Edgeworth encourages him to be a better man than his father, he proves implemental in preventing Mari Miwa ‘s acquittal. He is named Sebastian Debeste in the fan translation .
Bansai Ichiyanagi ( 一柳 万才, Ichiyanagi Bansai ) is Yumihiko ‘s father, and the corrupt headman prosecutor who is brought up to light in the fourthly case. After he is exposed for murder, he attempts to rig Mari Miwa ’ s trial. Named Blaise Debeste in the fan transformation .
Sota Sarushiro ( 猿代 草太, Sarushiro Sōta ) is an animal tame at the Berry Big Circus and the main adversary of Ace Attorney Investigations 2. initially appearing as a distrust in the investigation into Naitō ‘s murder, Sarushiro is ultimately revealed to have masterminded the events of the game. As a young child, Sasushiro was saved from end by the assassin Ryōken Hōinbō, after being trapped in a freeze car by his best friend Manosuke Naitō. Six years late, Sasushiro witnessed Hōinbō ‘s assassination of the real Teikun Ō, and warned the assassin of his employer ‘s attempt to cheat on and kill him, frankincense saving his life sentence. For this, Sasushiro was ruthlessly hunted by Hōinbō ‘s customer, one of Teikun Ō ‘s soundbox doubles, and his two co-conspirators, Bansai Ichiyanagi and Marī Miwa. The stress of this position turned Sasushiro into a bitterness man who could no longer trust other people, and he plotted retaliation against them and Naitō. Named Simon Keyes in the fan translation .
The Great Ace Attorney series
Yujin Mikotoba ( 御琴羽悠仁 ), Mikotoba Yūjin ) – Is a professor at Imperial Yumei University, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as Kazuma Asogi ‘s mentor and Susato ‘s church father .
Taketsuchi Auchi ( 亜内武土, Auchi Taketsuchi ) – Is a japanese prosecutor and ancestor of Winston and Gaspen Payne .
Gina Lestrade ( ジーナ・レストレード, Jīna Resutorẽdo ) – Is a pickpocket who witnessed the murder of “ Thrice-Fired ” Mason. Later she works under Gregson as a detective-in-training .