Tom Nook is the best and worst in ‘Animal Crossing’: These memes prove it
Despite quarantine slowly coming to a close, the hit game Animal Crossing: New Horizons still reigns supreme on the internet, with design ideas for clothes & furniture still popping up all over. But these adorable ideas aren’t the only thing keeping the game relevant. That honor must be shared with the internet’s favorite pastime: memes.
Animal Crossing memes are still going strong, especially memes about our favorite furry landlord Tom Nook. Tom Nook memes have become a staple of online life, especially this past week as the amazing character’s birthday was May 30th. Naturally, Twitter took the opportunity to create even more memes to celebrate Tom Nook on his special day.
We dug through the threads to find the best Tom Nook memes – all worth more Bells than even he could dream of. Grab your favorite islander and get ready to hit that retweet button!
When I first got animal crossing I was playing for 6 hours straight. Not good really! Tom nook had me in his hands pic.twitter.com/lICZ7VDuCX
— Tara Ellaby (@Tara_Ellaby) May 31, 2021
Palm of your hand
He knows what he’s doing, we gotta give him that.
Happy birthday, Tom Nook.
Ignore the haters, you are the landlord we all deserve in these difficult times. #AnimalCrossing #TomNook @animalcrossing pic.twitter.com/oFrlfFDC21
— Kay (she/her) ☠️💜🎮 (@kaydamphyr) May 30, 2021
Ignore the haters
How can you hate that face, or that cute little stretch?!
I recently learned that most of Animal Crossing's Western audience legitimately thinks Tom Nook is a Raccoon, because they've never heard of the Japanese Raccoon Dog, or Tanuki in Japanese (which is literally where the name "Tom Nook" came from). https://t.co/wIFLZoD0SJ pic.twitter.com/CWiKILbPun
— The Geekiest Dino (@Geeky_dino) June 2, 2021
Huh, the more you know! Who said Tom Nook memes couldn’t be educational?
I wish we could cook on Animal Crossing. Imagine giving baked goods to your villagers, collecting recipes or cooking classes with Tom Nook. 😍
It would be lovely. @animalcrossing
— Potato Cake #ACNH (@PotatoCake_ACNH) June 1, 2021
Quick, someone let the developers know! This would be an awesome update!
went to a zoom workshop today where the faciliator kept saying "yes?" in between sentences like tom nook and i was like wow an animal crossing au all for me? i'll take that froggy chair mr nook sir
— wooloo loving wooloo (@sleebygaysian) June 1, 2021
Life imitates art, so Tom Nook is a work of art confirmed.
also my daughter did a spirited defence of animal crossing's tom nook (when I lightFUCKINGheartedly compared AC to debt bondage in victorian factories)
— cecilia winders (@PocaMac) May 31, 2021
We think Tom Nook would pick her after that argument.
Yesterday was Tom Nook’s birthday (yes from animal crossing). Which means, like me, he is a Gemini
Do with this information what you will
— Terminal Slurpeep (@TerVelUSA) May 31, 2021
Do what you will
. . . That certainly explains some things . . .
Anytime Isabelle, Tom nook, or anything related to animal crossing is trending: pic.twitter.com/IDervhpXpS
— Sam (@Marc_SamIam) May 31, 2021
That’s been happening for months now, how are you surprised?
Meanwhile in Animal Crossing, Isabelle on Tom Nook's birthday… #ACNH pic.twitter.com/v4XzB1qFsr
— Cultura (@CulturalGutter) May 31, 2021
Dang, Isabella, burn!
I’m watching the Animal Crossing anime movie and this is so funny like this is him. This is really how Tom Nook is pic.twitter.com/5CmBmOhIR1
— marweenie (◡‿◡✿) (@marweenie_) May 26, 2021
That is him in a nutshell, yeah. But we love him regardless!
Have any other great Tom Nook memes? Drop them below in the comments so we can pay off our debts!