Nintendo has announced that the Sanrio Collaboration Pack of Amiibo cards will be exclusively available at Target on March 26, 2021. This would be the first time that the Sanrio Amiibo cards will be available in the United States. The card pack will introduce six new Sanrio-themed characters into the game. These cards were previously available in other regions back in November 2016.
What Is The Sanrio Collaboration Pack?
The Sanrio Collaboration Pack is a reprint of six different Amiibo cards inspired by a selection of Sanrio characters - namely Hello Kitty, My Melody, Little Twin Stars Kiki and Lala, Pompompurin, Cinnamoroll, and Kerokerokeroppi. These character designs will be used by Rilla, Chelsea, Etoile, Marty, Chai, and Toby, respectively, in-game. Players will receive these residents into their towns after they have scanned the cards. The cards will also allow players to order themed items from the store, in order to decorate both their own homes and the town.
The Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Pack for Animal Crossing: New Horizons includes all 6 of the Sanrio Amiibo cards and will be released in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and other territories.
For the United States, as stated earlier, the pack will be exclusively sold by Target for the price of USD$5.99. Pre-order is not yet live as of this writing. In Canada, the cards will be sold at Best Buy and Amazon for CAD$6.99. Best Buy’s pre-order is currently sold out, meanwhile, Amazon Canada has not yet made the pack available for pre-order. Note that Best Buy will not carry the cards in their physical stores as they will only be available to order online.
For Europe, there is no exact date, but Nintendo of Europe slated the cards to be available in the region “Late March”. FNAC in France has the collection up for pre-order it can be imported.
In Australia, every single store carrying the cards is now sold out in pre-order. EB Games Australia, The Gamesmen, and Amazon Australia have this collection for AUD$9.99.
For those who choose to import from Japan, be aware that the contents of that package are substantially different from the reprint available in the mentioned territories. The Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Pack for Animal Crossing: New Horizons includes all 6 of the cards. On the other hand, the Amiibo cards sold in Japan come with 2 random cards and not the complete set of 6.
What Do The Sanrio Cards Add To Animal Crossing: New Horizon?
There are six different Sanrio-themed poster furniture items that can be obtained after scanning these cards into the game. Below is a table of the characters and their items that will be added in the game.
|Rilla||Rilla is a Hello Kitty-inspired Gorilla.||Peppy||
|Marty||Marty is a Pompompurin-inspired Cub.||Lazy||
|Étoile||Étoile is a Kiki & Lala-inspired Sheep.||Normal||
|Chai||Chai is a Cinnamoroll-inspired Elephant.||Peppy||
|Chelsea||Chelsea is a My Melody-inspired Deer.||Normal||
|Toby||Toby is a Kerokerokeroppi-inspired Rabbit.||Smug||
Super Mario Anniversary Items In Animal Crossing: New Horizons
If you haven’t already, you can update Animal Crossing: New Horizons to version 1.8.0 in order to unlock Super Mario-themed items, which are available from Tom Nook and Isabelle. Below is a partial list of Super Mario items and their prices.
|1-Up Mushroom||2,000 Bells||Item|
|Fire Flower||1,500 Bells||Item|
|Floating Block||1,000 Bells||Item|
|Goal Pole||3,500 Bells||Item|
|Large Mushroom Platform||3,000 Bells||Item|
|Small Mushroom Platform||1,000 Bells||Item|
|Super Mushroom||1,350 Bells||Item|
|Super Star||2,000 Bells||Item|
|? Block||1,350 Bells||Item|
|Luigi Hat||1,500 Bells||Clothing|
|Mario Hat||1,500 Bells||Clothing|
|Princess Peach Crown||12,000 Bells||Clothing|
|Wario Hat||1,500 Bells||Clothing|
|Luigi 'stache||1,200 Bells||Clothing|
|Mario 'stache||1,200 Bells||Clothing|
|Wario 'stache||1,200 Bells||Clothing|
|Luigi Outfit||2,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Mario Outfit||2,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Princess Peach Dress||6,000 Bells||Clothing|
|Wario Outfit||2,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Luigi Shoes||1,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Mario Shoes||1,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Princess Peach Shoes||2,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Wario Shoes||1,400 Bells||Clothing|
|Mushroom Mural||3,000 Bells (mailed for free if you updated the game on February 25, 2021)||Furniture|
|Block Flooring||3,000 Bells||Furniture|
|Lakitu's Cloud Rug||1,500 Bells||Furniture|
|Yoshi's Egg Rug||1,500 Bells||Furniture|