Shadow claimed that Tails stabbed and killed Big the Cat, but Phoenix revealed that there were no fingerprints on the knife, which had to mean that Shadow instead used chaos control to commit the crime himself. Shadow admitted to his crime, though he was not arrested for some reason.
In Phoenix Wright Turnabout Portal, Sonic World is one of the worlds that Phoenix travels to. He enlists the help of Sonic and his friends in stopping the BESK team from taking over the world. They accompany Phoenix throughout his adventure, aside from Knuckles who gets killed three times. He attends Phoenix's Award of Earth Defense show after they stop the BESK team and save the world.
- Sonic was the second ever character to appear in a jakkid story, after Phoenix Wright himself.