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Famitsu readers vote on favorite villagers and more in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Posted on May 8, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

A few weeks ago, Animal Crossing: New Horizons celebrated its first anniversary. Japanese magazine Famitsu looked back on the game’s past twelve months by hosting a survey in which readers were asked about various topics such as their favorite villager, favorite seasonal event, and more. 

Below are the ranking results:

When did you start playing?

– 47.7%: when the game was released
– 19.0%: within a month of release
– 11.8%: within three months of release
– 11.5%: within half a year of release
– 8.2% within the first year
– 1.3% after the first year
– 0.8% no response

What got you to start playing?

– 63.1% played a previous entry in the series
– 16.3% had an interest in the series
– 8.9% other
– 5.0% introduced from a friend
– 3.7% TV commercial
– 1.7% web/magazine articles (usually these are primer guides)
– 0.9% web ads
– 0.4% no response

How long do you play every day?

– 55.1% 1-3 hours
– 23.9% less than an hour
– 13.0% 3-5 hours
– 7.8% more than 5 hours
– 0.2% no response

Who is your favorite villager?

– Dom (652 votes)
– Marshal (480 votes)
– Raymond (440 votes)
– Fang (236 votes)
– Judy (228 votes)
– Stitches (220 votes)
– Flurry (196 votes)
– Lolly (188 votes)
– Beau (176 votes)
– Lobo (164 votes)

What’s your favorite furniture series?

– Ironwood (879 votes)
– Space (708 votes)
– Antique (636 votes)

What’s your favorite seasonal event?

– Halloween (1,304 votes)
– Christmas (808 votes)
– Thanksgiving (652 votes)

3,980 responses were recorded for the survey in total. The split was 86.3% male and 13.7% female. As for age demographics, it was 39.4% in their twenties, 25.3% aged 10 to 19, 19.6% in their thirties, 10.1% in their forties, 4.3% in their fifties, and 1.3% in their sixties and over.

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