The staff for the Ace Attorney Season 2 (Gyakuten Saiban ~Sono “Shinjitsu,” Igiari!~ Season 2) anime has announced that the series will receive a one-hour special that will air on Japanese television on January 19, 2019. The new special’s story is set five years before the main story during the college years of protagonist Phoenix Wright/Ryūichi Naruhodō, when he stood in court as a defendant. The special will depict a love triangle, as well as the rookie years of Mia Fey/Chihiro Ayasato.
The second season premiered in Japan on October 6, 2018. Crunchyroll is simulcasting the series as it airs in Japan, and FUNimation Entertainment will begin streaming an English dub on October 30, 2018.