Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Takumi Shū X Madoy Van Discussion (2017)

Title: Commemorating The Start Of the Serialization of The Novelization Gyakuten Saiban - Turnabout of the Time Traveler. Takumi Shū X Madoy Van Discussion / 「ノヴェライズ「逆転裁判 時間旅行者の逆転」連載開始記念 巧舟x円居挽 対談」
Source: Hayakawa's Mystery Magazine, January 2017

Summary: An interview between Takumi Shū and mystery writer Madoy Van (Madoi Ban) was published in the  January 2017 issue of Hayakawa’s Mystery Magazine. Madoy Van is the writer of the original story Gyakuten Saiban Jikanryokōsha no Gyakuten (‘Turnabout Trial - Turnabout of the Time Traveler’), which will be serialized in Mystery Magazine starting with the March 2016 issue to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of the Gyakuten Saiban (Ace Attorney) series. In this interview, the two men talk about their love for mystery fiction, their experience with Gyakuten Saiban (both as creator and user) and about the series growing into a media franchise.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Discussion Interview Between The Producers of Gyakuten Saiban and Danganronpa (2016)

Title: Discussion Interview Between The Producers of Gyakuten Saiban and Danganronpa. Revealing Secret Development Tales and How To Train People / 「『逆転裁判』と『ダンガンロンパ』プロデューサー対談。開発秘話や人の育て方を赤裸々に公開」
Source: Dengeki Online

Summary: On November 17th, 2016, Dengeki Online posted an interview with producer Eshiro of Capcom's Gyakuten Saiban (Ace Attorney) series, and producer Terasawa of Spike-Chunsoft's Danganronpa series. Both series celebrate an anniversary this year and the two producers talk about how the two first met, the way they produce their games, about how they think about fan reaction and ask each other questions on their respective franchises.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Gyakuten Saiban 3 Blog Entry 12: Turnabout Beginnings (2004)

Title: Turnabout Beginnings / 「始まりの逆転」
Source: Gyakuten Saiban 3 official site (down) 

The twelfth column of the Gyakuten Saiban 3 (Ace Attorney 3 - Trials and Tribulations) website has Takumi writing about the fourth episode in the game: Turnabout Beginnings. Takumi talks about how he had considered making this the first episode in the game, because it is chronologically the first trial to happen. He also explains how Mitsurugi (Edgeworth) came to have a role in this episode.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Gyakuten Saiban 3 Blog Entry 9: Turnabout Memories (2004)

Title: Turnabout Memories / 「思い出の逆転」
Source: Gyakuten Saiban 3 official site (down)

Summary: In the ninth column director Takumi wrote for the official website of Gyakuten Saiban 3 (Ace Attorney 3 - Trials and Tribulations), he talks about the first episode of the game: Turnabout Memories. Like he explained in the previous column, little happenings (which he dubs irregularities) often result in big changes in this series and he points out two of them that occured during the development of this opening episode, which would have ramifications for the whole game. As always, these columns on specific episodes do contain spoilers.