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Animal Crossing at Build-A-Bear USA

Rush for the plush.

Today, Build-A-Bear, in partnership with Nintendo, announced the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons collection. Launching exclusively online today, and available in stores this summer, the Build-A-Bear collection includes furry friends, clothing and accessories inspired by the popular Animal Crossing: New Horizons game on the Nintendo Switch system. This is the first time that Animal Crossing: New Horizons plush is being offered by Build-A-Bear Workshop.

“We are thrilled to bring the island fun of Animal Crossing: New Horizons to Build-A-Bear Workshop. Fans of the game are sure to be transported to an island paradise and ready for fun with these furry friends. This collection is perfect for gamers and collectors of all ages!”
-Jennifer Kretchmar, Chief Digital & Merchandising Officer.

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Be sure to add Tom Nook to your collection before embarking on your next business venture! Already dressed in his summer outfit, Tom Nook is ready for warm weather fun in this Animal Crossing: New Horizons offering.

Be the happiest villager in town when you add Isabelle to your collection! Create your own paradise with the help of Isabelle who comes dressed for warm island weather in her cheery summer outfit. She is the perfect companion for any Animal Crossing: New Horizons fan.

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Both lovable furry friends come with the Animal Crossing: New Horizons theme music or a mix of their personal phrases and fun emotes from the game on a sound chip, so you can hear a playful sound with every hug!

In celebration of this highly requested collection, Build-A-Bear invited YouTube, TV and film stars the Merrell Twins to host the one-of-a-kind Animal Crossing: New Horizons Collection First Stuffing Premiere at their local Workshop. Fans can view their unique experience making the first ever Tom Nook & Isabelle plush on Build-A-Bear Workshop’s official Facebook and YouTube accounts.

No reports if this is coming to Australia just yet.


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