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Loads of new amiibo information came this morning from the latest Japanese-only Nintendo Direct.  From new details on the upcoming amiibo card series for Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer to a brand new Chibi Robo amiibo getting announced for later this year, the update was jam-packed with information. Here is everything we know!

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer amiibo cards will be released in booster packs of three. They’re launching on July 30th in Japan. Packs will be sold for roughly 300 yen, or $2.50 each.


Chibi Robo amiibo was announced for Japan for release sometime in 2015. No specific details on a launch date or a Western release were provided at this time.



Wave 5 is coming to Japan on July 30th.


Yoshi’s Woolly World amiibo are coming to Japan on July 16th.


A stand-alone Nintendo 3DS NFC reader is coming to Japan on July 30th for 2,500 yen (roughly $20.00 US).


Marth, Lucina, Robin, and Ike amiibo were announced to support Fire Emblem If on the game’s release day.


We are still working hard on translating the latest Nintendo Direct for all of you. More details will be provided as we get them!

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Written by Jason Ganos

Nintendo super fan since birth, Jason is the creator of Amiibo News and editor-in-chief at Nintendo Wire. One of his life goals is to provide the latest Nintendo news to fellow gamers with his natural know-how.