Kabuki Gallery

Hoo-ha konnichiwa!


― Picture quote, Wild World

Six scummy steaks... slick stormy spats... stinky skeleton snot....!
― Kabuki, City Folk


Kabuki (かぶきち, Kabukichi?) is a cranky cat villager who has appeared in all Animal Crossing series games. He is named after the traditional Japanese theater style of the same name, from which he also gets his ornate red patterning. His initial phrase, "meooo-OH", is a play on the word "meow", the sound a cat makes, and the typical sound a Kabuki actor makes during their Mie pose. He is also the only cat with a cranky personality in Wild World. He has the music hobby.

Appearance

Kabuki in Animal Crossing

Kabuki is a white cat with red stripes, yellow eyes, and reddish-pink paws. The markings on his face resemble different types of Kabuki make-up. His eyes have blue pupils. It is noticeable that Kabuki has teeth in Animal Crossing, but lacks them in the subsequent games. Kabuki has a black mouth and eyebrows. His ears are reddish-pink inside. In Animal Crossing, Kabuki wears a Lavender Robe and in Wild World and City Folk, a Misty Shirt.

Personality

Below is a brief description of the cranky personality. For more information, click here.
Cranky villagers will usually appear in a grouchy or agitated mood and are more difficult to befriend than most other villager types. When talking to the player, cranky villagers tend to become angry if the player disagrees with them or refuses to do a favor. Like all cranky villagers, Kabuki will be invested in his hobby and will often challenge the player to various competitions. He will easily get along with jock, snooty and other cranky villagers, and occasionally lazy and normal villagers as well. However, he will find it hard to socialize with peppy villagers, as they will seem overstimulated or immature. Kabuki will also enjoy spreading rumors about other villagers.

House

In City Folk and Wild World, Kabuki's house has a Japanese Theme including many items from the Japanese set. He has the Giant Dharma, Japanese Drum, a Tall Oombloid, and a couple of other items. His floor is a Planked Tatami (or Tatami Floor in Wild World) from Saharah and his walls are the Shoji Screen. He listens to K.K. Folk on a Reel-to-Reel. His house is a similar in design to Pekoe or Genji's homes, who are also Japanese-stylized villagers. His home request is a shrine for zen items.

In NL, Kabuki's house starts with a black katana, hearth, screen, go board, retro tv, mochi pestle, blue kotatsu, Reel-to-Reel, plum bonsai, screen, Modern Screen, and Tatami Floor. His house resembles Cyrano's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

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Animal Crossing (interior) Wild World (interior)
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City Folk (interior) New Leaf (interior)
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New Horizons (interior) New Horizons (exterior)

e-Card

e-Card [1]
Letter
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#179 Kabuki
Gender Male
Type Cat
Star sign Sagittarius
Clothes Lavender robe
Petphrase Meooo-OH
Password 9S6V@X2L@3Qrpg
XgS&%jQRK5Pxvu
Profile Kabuki loves to perform, but he's too easily distracted to become a serious street actor. Instead of rehearsing, he'll start doing push-ups and pretty soon his entire day will be shot.
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178 Blanca #179 Kabuki 180 Ellie
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amiibo Card

amiibo Card[2]
Back
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#037 Kabuki
Type Cat
Star sign Sagittarius
Birthday 11/29
Roll value 6
Hand sign Rock
Request A shrine for zen items
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036 Alli #037 Kabuki 038 Patty
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Trivia

In Kabuki's various e-card and Amiibo card appearances, he is performing Mie, a pose used in Kabuki theatre to highlight a specific moment.

Confirmed to be added to Pocket Camp in the near future

In other languages

Kabuki
Language Name
Japan Japanese かぶきち Kabukichi
France French Kabuki
Spain Spanish Kabuki
Germany German Kabuki
Italy Italian Kabuki
The Netherlands Dutch Kabuki
Russia Russian Кабуки
China Chinese 戈伍紀/戈伍纪 Gēwǔjì
South Korea Korean 가북희 Gabukui



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