Animal Crossing New Horizons celebrates Obon's Day in Japan

  • Animal Crossing's Cucumber Horse and Eggplant Cow are coming with a free update. As July approaches, one of Japan's biggest vacations begins next month: Ubon. Not only will it be celebrated nationwide, but also in Animal Crossing: New Horizons With Traditional Cucumber Horses and Eggplant Cows.


    The Buddhist festival usually takes place in August for three days (although for some in Tokyo it was a month earlier), marking the return of ancestors with new Animal Crossing clothing. Japanese people visit cemeteries and clean their families' tombstones, wearing the light summer kimono called yukata or Jinbei. Watching fireworks and attending festivals where they eat, drink and dance.


    Summer festivals are truly one of the best times in Japan. But this year, with 37 percent of residents under a state of emergency through August 31 due to a peak in COVID-19 cases, this udon season will not be typical. People will always be partying, even if the mass gatherings look out, mocking summer in animal crossing More relevant than ever.


    At home, people still made horses and cows with cucumbers, eggplants and toothpicks. The Pillars of Obon also arrive Animal Crossing: New Horizons. At first, their sight may seem surprising. I remember the first time I saw a cucumber horse in my wife's grandmother's house. “It's so that my husband can visit me,” she told me.


    Cucumber and eggplant horse cattle Called shriome. Everyone's “legs” can be made from toothpicks, short chopsticks, or other wooden sticks. The ACNH island idea is that Grandpa would use the horse to get home as quickly as possible, then come back to the slower cattle, roam this world a little longer, and soak up the scenery on the way back.