This article is about the smug eagle villager. For the cranky eagle villager, see Frank.

Keaton Gallery

Phew, I almost lost it... That'd be awful since without the background information, it'd be useless anyway!
― Keaton, when returning his book, New Leaf


Keaton (フランク, Furanku?, Frank) is a smug eagle villager that first appeared in New Leaf. His name is most likely a play on from the American actor Michael Keaton who played Birdman, although this could be a coincidence since this movie was released in 2014, a year after New Leaf was released in North America. So, his name literally means "place of hawks (or in this case, eagles)", of which he is the all-knowing of them, according to his picture quote. This also references parrots' intelligence, because of his resemblance to one (and the fact that "Keaton" contains "-keet", alluding to parakeets in the neotropical parrot tribe Arini). His initial catchphrase is a play on "wing" and Ringo.

He appears on the album cover of K.K. Moody alongside Broffina. He has the music hobby.

Appearance

Keaton is an eagle bearing a striking resemblance to a blue-and-yellow macaw. The tips of his wings, head, and tail are aqua blue. He has a gray beak and reddish pinkish feet. He initially wears the Raglan Tee or Fuzzy Vest.

Personality

Below is a brief description of the smug personality. For more information, click here.

Smug villagers are very polite, kind, and gentleman-like. As a smug villager, Keaton will get along easily with other villagers. Smug villagers get along well with most villagers, their personality appearing to be a mix of the other personality types. As a smug villager he will stroke his ego from time to time, going on about how cool he is.

Generally, Keaton will get along with lazy, normal, snooty and peppy villagers, and may conflict with cranky villagers.

House

The initial design of Keaton's house in New Leaf features a beach theme, with many beach furniture items, as well as picnic and cupid's benches. Other items that help contribute to the beach theme of the house are the two beach tablets, the Surfboard, the lifesaver, the two plastic beach chairs, and the stove He uses the tropical vista wallpaper and tropical floor carpet, and the tape deck in his home plays K.K. Moody.

His house in New Horizons differs, as it instead is themed to look like a gas station or parking lot. There are multiple racecar beds in differing colors to represent cars, traffic cones about, as well as tree-lined wall wallpaper and parking lot flooring to match. While this varies greatly from his house in New Leaf, it keeps the theme of mimicking an outside setting.

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New Leaf (interior)
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New Horizons (interior) New Horizons (exterior)

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#193 Keaton
Type Eagle
Star sign Gemini
Birthday 6/1
Roll value 3
Hand sign Scissors
Request A seaside breakfast nook
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192 Pango #193 Keaton 194 Gladys
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Trivia

  • His Japanese name is the same as Frank's English name.
  • Kass, a character in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild bears a similar color palette to Keaton, as well as a personality not to far off from the way Smug villagers would act. Kass is also a musician, which Keaton aspires to be.

In other languages

Keaton
Language Name
Japan Japanese フランク Furanku
France French Enzo
Spain Spanish Lucho
Germany German Kai
Italy Italian Aquilio
The Netherlands Dutch Keaton
China Chinese 法蘭克/法兰克 Fǎlánkè
South Korea Korean 프랭크 Peuraengkeu (Frank)


Eagles
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Smug Villagers (NH)
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