From the end of February 2022, Bandai will start selling Animal Crossing: New Horizons snow globes (or water globe) as capsule toy prizes. It will cost 300 JPY (around $2.60) per spin. In total, there are six varieties to collect. These capsule toys will require you to assemble them before you can display them. [Thanks, Hobby Watch!]
Instructions detailing how to put together the water globe will come with the capsule. It only requires putting the sphere onto the stand, then pouring water inside. Aside from key locales, these snow globes focus on the four seasons. These toys are microcosms of what a player’s daily life looks like on their island. Each water globe also features a variety of villagers. For example, Beau is at the forefront of the spring one, while Goldie is the featured villager of the winter one.
Earlier in February 2022, Nintendo announced that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is Japan’s best-selling video game. This means that it sold more units than even the original Super Mario Bros over the course of its two years. Outside of the game, there is plenty of merchandise. For example, Bandai Spirits consistently collaborates with it for Ichiban Kuji, and Nintendo often releases plushes of the villagers.
The Animal Crossing: New Horizons snow globe capsule toy prizes will appear in gacha machines in Japan starting at the end of February 2022.