This article contains information about Ace Attorney media that has been
recently released and thus likely contains spoilers!
Steel Samurai
The information in this article comes from a game, demo, or other media that has been recently released worldwide. This article may need input from an editor who has personal experience with the media in question. If you have, you can help the Ace Attorney Wiki by expanding this article. Please heed the manual of style when adding information.

Readers of this page should be aware that this article likely contains MAJOR SPOILERS concerning the media in question.

You have been warned!

Taifu Toneido
Image Gallery
Taifu Toneido was a rakugo master and the victim in one of Athena Cykes' cases.

Death Edit

Main article: Turnabout Storyteller

Taifu was a rakugo master, with two students under his care, Geiru Toneido and Uendo Toneido. When it came time to choose who would take the name "Uendo Toneido", as per rakugo tradition, he chose Uendo over Geiru, upsetting her, but not wanting her to be bound to her father's name or rakugo.


Being suffocated by Geiru.

As he and Bucky Whet were preparing for the naming ceremony, they were making udon noodles, so he could cheer Geiru up and convince her to try and find her own path, instead of being caught up in inheriting the name, unknowing of the reasons for her obsession and how embittered she became, and that she regarded his request as one final snub. At a moment he was alone, with Uendo asleep, Geiru came and began to suffocate him with the udon noodle dough. He fought back, slicing her forehead with his knife, making her bleed into the dough as he died.

Personality Edit

Taifu was described as working in mysterious ways and somewhat eccentric. He would never directly tell his students or friends something he was concerned about for them, a trait that would lead to his death and his close friend accused of it. He had a fondness for soba, and was famous for his soba-based rakugo routines. He would often have a drink or two before performing, claiming it would make him more eloquent. He was apparently a model train collector as well.

Name Edit

  • His Japanese given name, "Bakufuu" means blast, like one from an explosion. It could be referencing the fact that his murder trial takes place in Courtroom No. 4, where a bombing incident occurred.
  • "Senpū" (旋風) means "hurricane" and "Tei" is often part of a rakugo performer's title.
  • His English given name and last name are a play on "typhoon" and "tornado", respectively.
  • His English nickname, "Shisho" comes from the formal address of teachers in traditional Japanese arts, like rakugo.
Pleeeeeeeease expand meeeeeeee!
Ron-shouting This article is a stub or is otherwise incomplete. You can help the Ace Attorney Wiki by expanding it.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.