Doubutsu no Mori Omoide Ippai Book

Kadokawa Shoten have published an Animal Crossing Book (Doubutsu no Mori Omoide Ippai Book) featuring 80x A4 Pages looking at the Animal Crossing series from the 2001 Nintendo 64 original through to this year’s Nintendo Switch entry. Purchase the book here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Also available for purchase is the Animal Crossing Kanpuki Navigate Book (at this link) and this week’s Weekly Famitsu (at this link) with a New Horizons cover and 36 page feature. Check out several sample pages of the Animal Crossing Book below…

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Animal Crossing Goods

Nintendo will be selling a number of Animal Crossing goods at Nintendo TOKYO from 22 November including one-handed pot, kitchen mittens, enamel mug, canister (two sizes), storage jar, and stacking containers (two sizes). Read our previous posts about Nintendo TOKYO here. Goods pictured below…

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Animal Crossing Still Scheduled For 2019

Nintendo still list Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch as a 2019 release. Luigi’s Mansion 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening are also both scheduled for 2019 release. Pokémon Sword/Shield is listed as Winter 2019 in Japan and Late 2019 in the West. Bayonetta 3 and Metroid Prime 4 are both listed as TBA.

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 395
  2. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 357
  3. Fire Emblem: Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 343
  4. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 341
  5. Pocket Monsters Sword/Shield (Switch) – 300
  6. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 225
  7. Ushiro (Switch) – 187
  8. Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Switch) – 180
  9. Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – 145
  10. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – 133
  11. Yoshi Craft World (Switch) – 124
  12. Yokai Watch 4 (Switch) – 115
  13. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 84
  14. Super Dragon Ball Heroes World Mission (Switch) – below 81
  15. Jinrui no Minasama he (Switch) – below 81
  16. Dragon’s Dogma:Dark Arisen (Switch) – below 81

Notes: Period counted 07 – 13 March. Animal Crossing is back at number one! Huge rise for Pokémon. Ushiro topped the Newcomers chart with 424 votes (ASTRAL CHAIN was number 9 with 61votes). New entries bolded. Smash image courtesy of @HGN_03. Taken from this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu which you can buy here (use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 USD off).

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Animal Crossing Lottery Announced

A second Doubutsu no Mori (Animal Crossing) lottery has been announced for 7-Eleven and Ito-Yokado stores across Japan beginning 16 March and priced at ¥620 per entry. Prizes include a clock, coffee server set, lunch bag, lunch box, design towels, zipper bags, rubber keychains, apron, and jigsaw puzzle! All prizes pictured below…

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Nindori Most Wanted

  1. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 36.5%
  2. Pokémon Series New Work (Switch) – 34.3%
  3. Fire Emblem: Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 17.0%
  4. Keito no Kirby Plus (3DS) – 16.1%
  5. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – 15.7%
  6. Yoshi Craft World (Switch) – 14.8%
  7. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 10.4%
  8. Bokujou Monogatari Series New Work (Switch) – 9.6%
  9. Yokai Watch 4 (Switch) – 7.0%
  10. Mario Kart Tour (iOS/Android) – 5.2%
  11. Super Robot Taisen T (Switch) – 5.1%
  12. Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! (Switch) – 4.8%
  13. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 4.5%
  14. Inazuma Eleven: Ares no Tenbin (Switch) – 4.3%
  15. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 3.5%

Notes: Taken from this month’s issue of Nintendo DREAM magazine. Voting ended before last week’s Direct. New entries bolded. Buy physical copies of the magazine here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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Famitsu Most Wanted

  1. Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) – 514
  2. Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) – 412
  3. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 410
  4. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 343
  5. Fire Emblem: Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) – 342
  6. Ushiro (Switch) – 209
  7. Keito no Kirby Plus (3DS) – 182
  8. Luigi Mansion 3 (Switch) – 179
  9. Yokai Watch 4 (Switch) – 158
  10. Super Robot Taisen T (Switch) – 130
  11. Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon EVERY BUDDY!(Switch) – 120
  12. Yoshi Craft World (Switch) – below 118
  13. Lulua no Atelier ~Arland no Renkinjutsushi4~ (Switch) – below 118

Notes: Period counted 31 January – 06 February. Ushiro topped the Newcomers chart with 504 votes. No new entries this week. Taken from this week’s issue of Weekly Famitsu which you can buy here (use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 USD off).

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