Animal Crossing: New Horizon Magnets Will Appear in May

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The next pieces of Animal Crossing: New Horizons merchandise will offer ways to leave notes. Bandai will sell Animal Crossing Chara-Magnets. Each pack will include one random magnet, one card inspired by stationery from the game, and one piece of gum for 200円 (~$1.90). They will begin to appear in Japan in May 2021. [Thanks, Game Watch!]

The Animal Crossing magnets all feature designs from the Nintendo Switch game. 10 cards, with designs like the ones you’ll find at Dodo Airlines, will appear. There will also be 16 animals on the magnets.

Here’s a picture of the Animal Crossing cards you might get. The Balloons, Fantasy-Stars, Hibiscus, and Star designs all may appear.

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Here’s a list of the people that appear on the magnets. Four of them, Dom, Judy, Raymond, and Sherb, are the new villagers that appear in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the first time in the series.

  • Chrissy
  • Dom
  • Francine
  • Hamlet
  • Isabelle
  • Jay
  • Judy
  • K.K. Slider
  • Lily
  • Molly
  • Peanut
  • Raymond
  • Sherb
  • Stitches
  • Tom Nook
  • Wolfgang

As for other Animal Crossing items, makeup is on the way. ColourPop will sell things like themed eyeshadow and blush.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available for the Nintendo Switch. Its next free update will appear at the end of January 2021. The Animal Crossing magnets will appear in Japan in May 2021, and Amazon Japan is already taking pre-orders.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.