The victim in this case is Apollo's childhood friend, an astronaut on a space mission. Right before the lift-off, the rocket gets bombed! The two survive the blast, but one of them gets left behind with a knife in their chest. This trial led to the court bombing and Apollo leaving the office, but it may also lead to the end of the dark age of law.
- Time of death: December 15th, 10:00 AM
- Location: Boarding Lounge 1
- Victim: Clay Terran
- Cause of death: Stab wound from utility knife
- Witnesses: Yuri Cosmos, Bobby Fulbright, Solomon Starbuck
- Defendant: Solomon Starbuck
- Defence Attorneys: Apollo Justice, Phoenix Wright, Athena Cykes
- Prosecutor: Simon Blackquill
A good friend of the victim, was originally the defence team leader.
Defence team leader after Apollo's injury. He is on his second case after having his attorney's badge back.
The assistant who can use analytical psychology to read people's emotions.
The victim's fellow astronaut, he was like a mentor to him.
A prosecutor who is also a prison inmate. He has mastered the use of psychological manipulation in courtroom battles.
The director of the Space Center and one of the first people to discover the body. He seems exceedingly full of himself.
The detective assigned to this case. He led the evacuation effort at the Space Center after the bombing incident.
He was a HAT-2 crew member and a close friend of Apollo.
An aspiring magician who Phoenix Wright adopted when duty called.
Athena's childhood friend. Talented singer and Student Council President, she is studying to be a judge.
A detective who specialized in bomb cases. Was on detail at the Space Center. One of the first to find the body.
A researcher who's developing robots at the Space Center. She is Prosecutor Blackquill's older sister.
A guide robot at the Space Center. She can provide information on the Center and show people around.
One of the robots developed by Aura, who refers to him as "Hunk of Junk".