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Newly-unveiled merchandise for upcoming Nintendo Switch game Animal Crossing: New Horizons has shown off several series characters now confirmed to return for the game — plus a handful of brand-new ones.

The merch comes in the form of New Horizons-themed stickers Nintendo Switch owners can place on their consoles, currently only available in Japan.



Through the artwork featured on the stickers, we can see new renders of the Able Sisters Sable and Mabel, their other sister Labelle (sporting white sunglasses), Saharah, Celeste, Wisp, Blathers, Kicks, and Gulliver (in his classic sailor attire).

Additionally, the beaver and dodo characters from the game’s official cover artwork can be seen, as well, alongside a second dodo character.

Most interestingly, though, are the debut of several other never-before-seen characters, like a boar carrying turnips and a red reptile holding a beetle and net.

New horse, bear, cat, sheep, cub, goat, and wolf villagers can be found, as well.



These stickers mark the first time we’ve seen any new villagers (ie. ones that hadn’t appeared in past Animal Crossing games) confirmed for New Horizons.

Other previously-confirmed NPC characters featured on the stickers are Tom Nook, Timmy and Tommy, Isabelle, Harvey, and K.K. Slider.

The same characters are featured in both of the above images, but here is a full list of characters going left-to-right on the stickers shown on the yellow Nintendo Switch Lite (bolded names are for characters not confirmed to return until today):


  • Molly
  • Goldie
  • Saharah
  • Unknown beaver
  • Unknown dodo #2
  • Unknown dodo
  • Male player
  • Female player
  • Female player #2
  • Bunnie
  • Tom Nook
  • Timmy and Tommy
  • Isabelle
  • Fuchsia
  • Rosie
  • Stitches
  • Rocco
  • Unknown boar
  • Lily
  • Flip
  • Colton
  • Antonio
  • Celeste
  • Rod
  • Hamlet
  • Wisp
  • Blathers
  • Unknown reptile
  • Curt
  • Jay
  • Angus
  • Goose
  • Unknown horse
  • Unknown bear
  • Unknown cat
  • Tank
  • Vesta
  • Fauna
  • Apollo
  • Filbert
  • Sable
  • Mabel
  • Labelle
  • Bud
  • Unknown sheep
  • Alfonso
  • Chevre
  • Octavian
  • Cesar
  • Gulliver
  • Harvey
  • Rowan
  • Truffles
  • Gladys
  • Aurora
  • Kitt
  • Melba
  • Margie
  • Kicks
  • Peanut
  • Unknown cub
  • Unknown goat
  • Fang
  • Unknown wolf
  • K.K. Slider


Animal Crossing: New Horizons launches worldwide March 20th, 2020.

What do you think of the newbies — and the returning favorites? Let us know in the comments!

Want even more Animal Crossing: New Horizons info? Check out everything we know about Animal Crossing: New Horizons so far!

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Written by Daniel Dell-Cornejo

Daniel is an editor at Nintendo Wire. Always with his head in the clouds, he is never apart from his creative thoughts – a blessing for an aspiring fiction writer. As a journalist and lifelong gamer, he aims to provide readers with the very best in Nintendo coverage.