At the beginning of September 2021, Nintendo announced that the first four series of the Animal Crossing amiibo cards would be back in stock at Target. Now it revealed the fifth set in the series, Welcome amiibo, on the Japanese Animal Crossing Twitter account. At this time, however, few other details have been given.
According to the tweet, more information on the series five amiibo cards will be coming soon:
— どうぶつの森 (@doubutsuno_mori) September 23, 2021
The Welcome amiibo set featured rare character cards from the Japanese-only title, Doubutsu no Mori e+, and included cards for characters such as Hopkins, Julia, Ketchup, Louie, Raddle, Sprocket, and Sylvana.
Each series so far has been 100 cards in total. Every card pack includes five normal villagers and one special NPC and is priced at $5.99 for each one. No pricing for the Welcome amiibo series packs has been confirmed in any region as of yet. The cards themselves are meant to work with games such as Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS), Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch), Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS), and Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival (Wii U).
The Animal Crossing amiibo card series 1-4 was re-released in early September 2021 in North America, while the fifth series set will be released again at an unknown date.