Ace Attorney, known in Japan as Gyakuten Saiban (逆転裁判, lit. "Turnabout Trial"), is a series of visual novel adventure video games developed by Capcom. The first entry in the series, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, was released in 2001; since then, nine further games have been released. Additionally, the series has seen adaptations in the form of a live-action film, an anime and has been the base for several manga series, drama CDs, musicals and stage plays.
After a traumatic event during his childhood, Phoenix Wright's dream was to become a defense attorney and protect the innocent when no one else would. With the spiritual support of his mentor, Mia Fey and the assistance of her younger sister, Maya Fey; it's up to rookie lawyer, Phoenix Wright to take the case even with his back against the wall. For the innocence of his clients, Phoenix must puzzle out the facts from cross-examining witnesses, finding inconsistencies between the testimonies and collected evidence for turnabout solutions to uncover the uncover the truth of the crimes. But it will not be easy—standing with ruthless prosecutors, especially the elite Miles Edgeworth. With a shout of the word "objection!," the battle in the courtroom begins!