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Nine-Tails Vale
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Nine-Tails Vale
Organization info
Organization type Village
Leader Rex Kyubi ( - Apr. 17, 2027)
Affiliated groups Tenma family
Status Active
Relevant cases The Monstrous Turnabout

Nine-Tails Vale is a village near Los Angeles that was founded by Japanese immigrants. The village is strongly influenced by yōkai, with an alley called "Yokai Lane" being the liveliest part of the village. According to the legends of the village, many years ago there was a battle between the Nine-tailed Fox and Tenma Taro. The fox proved victorious and sealed Tenma Taro away in the Forbidden Chamber, where it still supposedly resides.

Recent historyEdit

Rex Kyubi, the village's mayor, was murdered during Apollo Justice and Trucy Wright's visit to see Jinxie Tenma. Before the murder took place, a huge village party was held.


In the localized version of the game, Nine-Tails Vale is said to have been founded by Japanese immigrants. This play into the twist regarding the true identity of Tenma Taro as a large piece of gold, as America had an infamous Californian gold rush in the 1840s and 50s which brought many immigrants to California, including the Japanese. It also refers to the official backstory given for the localization, regarding the series being set in an alternative universe where there was less historical resistance to Japanese immigrates and settlements.

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