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Director Takashi Miike's Phoenix Wright movie will be released in Japan on Blu-Ray and DVD on August 22. The home releases include a commentary track by Miike and Ace Attorney series creator Shu Takumi, along with a bonus disc with another Takumi interview, trailers, and other assorted material.The...

June 20th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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During the International Film Festival Rotterdam, news of a localized release for Takashi Miike's Ace Attorney adaptation came from a reliable source: Takashi Miike himself. At a Q&A following a showing of the film, Miike announced that a worldwide release was planned.According to Twitchfilm, e...

January 31st 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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If you were wondering how Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney would look as interpreted by director Takashi Miike, the answer is in the promotional image above: it looks exactly like Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. That shockingly meticulous promo image was released along with a teaser site for the Ace A...

October 27th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Capcom has officially announced that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will head to the cineplexes of Japan in Spring 2012. Wright will be played by Hiroki Narimiya (not ringing any bells?), while antagonistic attorney Miles Edgeworth will be played by Takumi Saito. Phoenix's charmingly naive assistan...

May 27th 2011 at 9:10am 0 Comments
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Three photographs have surfaced of what appear to be a set from Takashi Miike's Ace Attorney film. According to Hachimaki, the sets are in Kyoto, where Miike was already reported to be shooting a movie. If the sets are real, they point to an adaptation of the first Phoenix Wright game, as they a...

May 24th 2011 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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Speaking to reporters during the Cannes film festival, director Takashi Miike (Audition, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, and a million other things) announced his next film: "It is a very light comedy that I am filming now," as the Huffington Post quotes him, "a court drama, based on a video game,...

May 23rd 2011 at 8:10pm 0 Comments