Animal Crossing - The Adventures of Villager Ai and Friends (どうぶつの森: あ いちゃんと友達のものがたり Doubutsu no Mori: Ai-chan to Tomodachi no Monogatari, lit: Animal Forest: The Story of Ai-chan and Friends) is a anime based from the Animal Crossing video game series. The Animal Crossing anime TV Series is a successor from the Movie: Animal Crossing: the Movie, now, Villager Ai starts for new adventures in the village and meet new neighbors. The series was produced by OLM Digital, Toei Animation, J.C. Staff, Sunrise and Kyoto Animation in Japan. The Anime is be aired in Japan in December 14, 2017 in Tokyo MX, MBS, BS-11, Kids Station and Cartoon Network. In USA production, the anime is going to produce to Sentai Filmworks and Nelvana with the Canadian production together. In Latin America is going to Licensed by Kem Media, LUK Internacional in Spain, Green Yapim in Turkey and Madman Entertainment in Australia.


  • Villager Ai: The Main protagonist from Animal Crossing Anime series, she was appeared for fist time in the Movie. She is a Cute Villager and loves to Play with her friends, Help to work for Tom Nook, Collecting bugs, fishing, hunting fossils and conversate with the neighbors.
  • Villager Boy: The second protagonist from the anime, he wears a red shirt with the number "1" in the center, and he likes cut trees with an axe.
  • Villager Girl: Another cute villager, friend with Villager Boy.
  • Tom Nook: A raccoon dog, an owner from Nook's Cranny, Nook n Go, Nookway and Nookington's.
  • Mr. Resetti: A annoying mole, Resetti goings to take a punishment for the villagers if they are not respecting the comunnity laws form the village.
  • Isabelle: An adorable female dog. She is the secretary from the Town Hall.
  • Rosie: Ai's best friend, a blue cat
  • Bones: A dog, he loves collecting bugs
  • Blathers: An owl, the owner from the Museum
  • Cooper and Booker: Two policemans dogs.
  • Digby: Isabelle's brother
  • Pelly: a pelican, secretary from the Post Office
  • Redd: Nook's rival
  • Don Resetti: Sonny Resetti's old brother, he is a good mole
  • Porter: The vigillant form the Train Station
  • K.K. Slider: The white dog plays the guitar

More characters... Coming Soon

Character Gallery



  • Japan: Tokyo MX (December 14, 2017 - 7:00 AM), MBS (December 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM), BS-11 (December 16, 2017 - 3:00 PM), Kids Station (December 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM), Cartoon Network (January 3, 2018 - 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM)
  • Korea: EBS (December 25, 2017 7:30 AM), Cartoon Network (April 2018-Coming Soon)
  • China: Cartoon Network (March 23, 2018- Coming Soon)
  • India: Nick Jr. (February 24 2018 - present), Hungama TV (TBA)
  • Philipinnes: Discovery Kids (May 2018-TBA)
  • Turkey: Kanal 7 (April 3, 2018-Coming Soon), Disney Junior (TBA)
  • Indonesia: Cartoon Network (MArch 12, 2018-TBA)
  • Russia: Karusel (TBA)
  • Pakistan: Cartoon Network (TBA)


  • United States of America: NBC (January 2018 -present), Boomerang (TBA)
  • Canada: Treehouse TV (February 16, 2018-present)
  • Brazil: SBT (April 1, 2018-Coming Soon), Boomerang (TBA)

Latin America

  • Mexico: Canal 5 Televisa (January 22, 2018-present), Boomerang (March 10, 2018-Coming Soon)
  • Guatemala: Cartoon Network (April 2018)
  • Argentina: Boomerang (March 12, 2018), Canal 13 (TBA)
  • Chile: TVN (TBA), Boomerang (TBA)
  • Colombia: Caracol (TBA), Boomerang (TBA)
  • Venezuela: Venevisión (TBA), Boomerang (TBA)
  • Peru: Boomerang (TBA)
  • Uruguay: Boomerang (TBA)
  • Paraguay: Boomerang (TBA)


  • United Kingdom: Milkshake Channel (TBA), BBC Cbeebies (TBA)
  • Spain: Clan TVE (TBA), Disney Junior (TBA)
  • France: France 3 (TBA), Gulli (TBA)
  • Italy: RAI (TBA), Italia 1 (TBA)
  • Germany: ZDF (TBA), Disney Junior (TBA)
  • Netherlands: DIsney Junior (TBA)
  • Poland: MiniMini+ (TBA)
  • Sweden: SVT (TBA), Disney Junior (TBA)
  • Ireland: Disney Junior (TBA)
  • Denmark: TV2 (TBA), Nick (TBA)
  • Norway: Cartoon Network (TBA)
  • Portugal: Canal Panda (TBA)


  • South Africa: Cartoon Network (TBA)
  • Zimbawe: Cartoon Network (TBA)
  • Kiribati: Nick (TBA)
  • United Arabs: Cartoon Network (TBA)
  • Niger: Disney Channel (TBA)


  • Australia: ABC (TBA), Boomerang (TBA)
  • New Zeland: Seven Network (TBA)



Episode Name # Airing Date (Japan) Airing Date (USA) Airing Date (Latin America) Airing Date (Spain) Airing Date (UK) Description
Animal Forest: The Story of Ai-chan and Friends ? September 8, 2017 December 26, 2017 December 29, 2017 None None This is the Pilot episode from this anime, The Anime Film was ended after the Anime Project was in process

The Pilot episode is going to Launch in Septenber 8, 2017 for TV Broadcast in Tokyo MX.

Season 1

The 1st season was released for the first time in December 14, 2017 in Tokyo MX, the Program schedule is Monday to Friday at 7:00 AM. And also, the Season 1 was released in MBS too in Monday to Friday at 12:00 PM. In BS-11 in Saturdays at 3:00 PM on December 16, Kids Station in Fridays at 10:00 AM. And Cartoon Network of Japan, only in Mondays to Fridays at 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM. In USA, the 1st season is going to launch in Boomerang. The 5 episodes was only aired in 5 days, because, the program schedule was paused for the Christmas Special.

Episode Name # Airing Date (Japan) Airing Date (USA) Airing Date (Latin America) Airing Date (Spain) Airing Date (UK) Description
Turning in a New Leaf 1 December 14, 2017 January 3, 2018 January 22, 2018 Spring 2018 Spring 2018 Villager Ai is going to move in anew house, and She meets first Isabelle and more new friends.
The mole appears here, Oh Crap! 2 December 15, 2017 January 4, 2018 January 23, 2018 TBA TBA Mr. Resetti appears while he was Interrupted the Playing time with Ai, Villager F, Villager M, Rosie, and Bones
Oh Tom Nook, Can you help me? 3 December 18, 2017 January 5, 2018 January 24, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Isabelle names to Ai, as the Mayor 4 December 19, 2017 January 8, 2018 January 25, 2018 TBA TBA Ai, now is the Mayor of the Village
Hello again Yuu! 5 December 20, 2017 January 9, 2018 January 26, 2018 TBA TBA Remembering from the Film, Yuu returns on the Anime
Problem with Cooper and Booker 6 December 27, 2017 January 10, 2018 January 29, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
A walk on the Village 7 December 28, 2017 January 11, 2018 January 30, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Mabel and Sable, Fashion service! 8 December 29, 2017 January 12, 2018 January 21, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Who cares Villager M 9 January 1, 2018 January 15, 2018 February 1, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Be careful with the Bees 10 January 2, 2018 January 16, 2018 February 2, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Bones, the Bravisimo! 11 January 3, 2018 January 17, 2018 February 5, 2018 TBA TBA Tortimer was Announced to the villagers, To celebrate a festival with a Theater stage
Visiting to Mitzy 12 January 4, 2018 January 18, 2018 February 6, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
A problem with Villager F 13 January 5, 2018 January 19, 2018 February 7, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Tommy & Timmy special delivery! 14 January 8, 2018 January 22, 2018 February 8, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
A day on the Beach 15 January 9, 2018 January 23, 2018 Febrary 9, 2018 TBA TBA Ai planned for have a Beach party, and She invites to Villager M, F, Rosie and Yuu for have fun in the sun
This sucks! 16 January 10, 2018 January 24, 2018 February 12, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Messing with Phillys 17 January 11, 2018 January 25, 2018 February 13, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
Digby..... 18 January 12, 2018 January 26, 2018 February 14, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
A new work for Ai 19 January 15, 2018 January 29, 2018 February 15, 2018 TBA TBA Isabelle founds her brother
Whats the Matter Blathers? 20 January 16, 2018 January 30, 2018 February 16, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description


21 January 17, 2018 January 21, 2018 February 17, 2018 TBA TBA Unknown Description
No one's around to help. 22 January 18, 2018 January 22, 2018 February 18, 2018 TBA TBA Bob the Purple cat has a weird nightmare from the Aesthetics. This is a refernce from this video: [1]

Character Cast

Character Japanese Seiyuu English Voice Actor (US/Canada) Spanish Voice Actor (Latin America)
Ai Yui Horie Tara Strong Isabella Arrellano
Villager M Tomoko Kaneda Cathy Weseluck Mariana Huerta
Villager F Megumi Toyoguchi Tabitha St. Germain Liliana Barba
Tom Nook Hironobu Kageyama Richard Yearwood Mario Castañeda
Isabelle Aina Kusuda Stephanie Nadolny Carla Castañeda
Resetti Kazuhiko Inoue Jim Cummings Humberto Velez
Don Daiki Nakamura Jeff Bennet José Antonio Macías
Pelly Yuka Iguchi Tress McNaille Xóchitl Ugarte
Rosie Kana Hanazawa Kathleen Barr Dana Paola
Digby Hyadain Damon D'Oliveira Ignacio Díaz
Bones Shou Hayami Rick Jones Nycolle González
Blathers Kouichi Yamadera Dan Castellaneta Maná
Cooper Naoki Tatsuka Andrew Sabiston Ernesto Lezama
Booker Ryuusei Nakao John DiMaggo Francisco Colmenero
Redd Shigeru Chiba Roger Craig Smith Arturo Cataño
Porter Fumihiko Inoue Jamie Foxx Carlos Hugo Hidalgo
Phillys Midori Katou Mandy Moore Ivett Toriz
Katrina Youko Hikasa Tracey Moore Mariana Huerta
Tangy Yukari Tamura Grey DeLisle Gabriela "Gaby" Ugarte
Alfonso Naoki Tatsuta Robert Tinkler (Pilot)

Tom Kenny (Season 1-?)

Oscar Flores
Peanut Mika Kanai Grey DeLisle Mariana Toledo
Brewster Hazime Ozeki Hank Azaira Moises Suarez
Celeste Megumi Kanae Louise Vallace Maggie Vera
Mabel Sumire Uesaka Andrea Libman Dulce Guerrero
Sable Rei Sakuma Erica Mendez Erica Mendez
Pete Takeshi Watabe Snoop Dogg Luis Daniel Ramirez
Tortimer Ryuusei Nakao Frank Welker Humberto Velez
Kick Yasunori Matsumoto Bret Iwan Luis Alfonso Mendoza
K.K. Slider Jun'ichi Kanemaru (Speaking voice)
Hironobu Kageyama (Singing voice)
Jason Griffith (Speaking voice)
Steve Conte (Singing voice)
Moisés Iván Mora (Speaking voice)
Luis Alfonso Mendoza (Singing voice)
Rover Ayane Sakura Ashleigh Ball Gerardo Vásquez
Phineas Takashi Nagasako Jeff Bergman Herman López
Dr. Shrunk BANANA ICE Geroge Lopez Arturo Mercado Jr.
Alice Ai Kayano Kerry Williams Montserrat Mendoza
Pecan Yuko Mizutani Joy Tanner Analiz Sánchez
Drake Keiko Utoku Bruno Mars Alejandro Urbán
Mitzy Emi Nitta Tabitha St. Germain Laura Torres
Goldie Rie Kugimiya Carolyn Lawrence Karla Falcón
Tommy Nook Chiro Kanzaki Veronica Taylor Mariana Huerta
Timmy Nook Chiro Kanzaki Russi Taylor José Juan Hernandez
Yuu Yuu Kobayashi Kayzie Rogers Cecilia Gómez
Kapp'n Mitsuo Iwata Frank Welker Alberto Bernal
Labelle Noriko Hidaka Susanne Blakeslee Dulce Guerrero
Franklin Toshihide Tsuchiya Eric Stuart Alfonso Obregón
Jingle Shinobu Satoushi Maddie Blaustein Hector Emanuel Gomez

More Voice Actors, coming soon.

Other Media


Well, the Manga adaptation was published the Volume 1 since July 16, 2017. The Manga is not canon with the Film.


The Opening from the Season 1 of Animal Crossing: The Adventures of Villager Ai and Friends in the Original Japanese Version, the song is named: GO GO GO! ☆ Doubutsu Life! (GO GO GO!☆どうぶつライフ!). The Opening is going sang by Hironobu Kageyama, Ai Kayano, Tomoko Kaneda, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Emi Nitta and BANANA ICE. The Opening song is compossed by Kazumi Totaka, Hirokazu Tanaka, Mahito Yokota

and Asuka Ota. In the Pilot episode, the Opening Song GO GO GO! ☆ Doubutsu Life! is not going to include in the Pilot version. Only the Opening from the Pilot, Becomes from the Main Theme from Animal Crossing in Nintendo 64 and Game Cube Versions in remastered version.



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