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Ami Aizawa
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Unknown Woman

(the name given to this character in Ace Attorney Investigations: Prosecutor's Path, the unofficial English fan patch; click on the question mark for details)?

Amy Marsh
Occupation Diplomat ( - 2007)
Orphanage worker (2007 - 2014)
Names in other languages
Japanese (romanization written with the given name first) Ami Aizawa
Biological information
(this is for age comparison purposes, and so may look odd; click on the question mark for details)? Unknown
(as recorded in court record profiles and case files) Unknown
Status (last known) Deceased (2014)
Eye color Unknown
Hair color Unknown
Height (from official guidebooks) ??? cm
Family Hakari Mikagami (cousin)
Shimon Aizawa (son)
Friends Teikun Ō (lover; deceased)
Affiliates American embassy in Zheng Fa (workplace)
Happy Family Home (workplace)
Marī Miwa (orphanage employer)
Debut episode The Grand Turnabout (allusions)

Ami Aizawa was a diplomat working for the American embassy in Zheng Fa who later worked for the Happy Family Home orphanage. She was the birth mother of Shimon Aizawa.

Presidential relationsEdit

Ami met Zheng Fa's President Teikun Ō as part of her job. In their first meeting, the president gave her a bouquet of lion lilies. This ultimately resulted in a relationship that led to her becoming pregnant with their child. After that, she left her job and returned to the United States. She had secured a new job at the Happy Family Home by the time she gave birth to her son, whom she named Shimon.

The meeting that never wasEdit

Main article: SS-5 Incident

Ami sent a message to Ō telling him about their son's birth. She told him to meet her at the Happy Family Home on February 9, 2007. This message was stored in a Borumosu toy that doubled as an audio recording device. The president made it to the appointed place, but Ami had noticed someone stalking her and decided to cancel their meeting.

One of President Ō's body doubles had learned about Ami and the meeting, and used this opportunity to have the president assassinated so that he could take his place. However, a photographer named Ryūji Kamei witnessed the body being taken away, and sent a phone message to his girlfriend about it, mistaking it for a kidnapping. The body double killed Kamei and decided to stage a kidnapping to fit with the message. The presidential imposter stayed away from Ami, knowing that the existence of her son was a threat to the cover-up that he had engineered.

The secret revealedEdit

Ami died seven years later, and her cousin Hakari Mikagami adopted Shimon. The secret relationship with Teikun Ō, and thus the fact that he had been replaced by a double, remained hidden for five years after that, until the body double was killed in April 2019. This helped to set off a chain of events leading to Miles Edgeworth discovering the truth behind the "kidnapping". Shimon then contemplated murdering Ryōken Hōinbō, the man who murdered his father 12 years ago, but understanding that this would only cause further pain to his friends and adoptive mother, relented. Later, Shimon bought three lion lilies, one for his adoptive mother, and two in his birth parents' memory.


Ami's love of children led her to her job at Happy Family Home. She had such a close relationship with her cousin Hakari Mikagami, that the pair viewed each other almost as sisters.


  • Her name in the unofficial English fan patch of Gyakuten Kenji 2 is "Amy Marsh".

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