Okay.Okay. Slider carried out at my island on Saturday. It was nice! My Animal Crossing: New Horizons villagers — Bob, Lionel, and Rosie included — hovered across the Resident Services venue, some in chairs sipping drinks and others simply wandering round. I requested a couple of songs, together with my favourite, “Bubblegum K.K.”
I docked my Nintendo Switch and had Okay.Okay. Slider’s tunes enjoying idly on the tv. And then I had a thought: Is Okay.Okay. Slider bare? My husband responded: Yes, and also you had this realization final weekend, too. Please cease. Indeed, Okay.Okay. Slider is absolutely nude, in contrast to the opposite animals that reside on my island. I’ve solely seen him carrying the guitar, and solely the guitar. The factor is, Okay.Okay. Slider has all the time been bare; I don’t know a Okay.Okay. Slider that has worn garments. And but, it nonetheless shocks me.
I’m not alone, both. Others on social media are looking for solutions. Why is it OK that Okay.Okay. Slider exhibits up on our islands absolutely nude every week?
KK Slider turns up bare to your island each Saturday with nothing however a guitar and everybody acts prefer it’s regular!
— Alex (@_CaptainAlex_) April 24, 2020
so nobody is speaking about how KK Slider performs utterly bare huh
— Raf Cordero (@captainraffi) April 4, 2020
Even some villagers have seen it, too.
Okay.Okay. Slider does, although, have a protracted historical past of carrying garments, a historical past that spans throughout many years of Animal Crossing video games. In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the place he often wears a hat. He additionally briefly wears a black shirt emblazoned with “K.K.” whereas doing DJ units on the Okay.Okay. Beat Booth in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Okay.Okay. Slider additionally, for some cause, wears garments on loads of his album covers, which by some means makes issues worse. Okay.Okay. Slider can (and will) put on garments, however he simply chooses to not.
Okay.Okay. Slider’s bought lots of good clothes choices. He seems to be effective in loads of outfits. In Only Me, Okay.Okay. Slider wears a go well with along with his collar largely unbuttoned. Much higher than nude. On the Rockin’ K.K. cover, he’s bought ripped denims and a studded belt. Yep, additionally higher than nude. For the K.K. March cover, he’s bought a band uniform. On K.K. Milonga, Okay.Okay. Slider is carrying a mustache and a go well with jacket — you guessed it, nonetheless higher than nude.
And then there’s Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival, the place Okay.Okay. Slider has so many clothes choices to sit back in throughout his free time. He’s bought a blue striped shirt, a go well with, and even a tuxedo.
My first concept was that Okay.Okay. Slider is a canine, and canines don’t put on garments. But I’ve since debunked that concept: There are loads of canine villagers in New Horizons, and all of them put on shirts. Isabelle, additionally a canine, wears a skirt! My subsequent concept is that Okay.Okay. Slider is so well-known that he can do something he desires. There aren’t any guidelines whenever you’re so extensively beloved. Why would he put on garments when he can simply … not? He likes to be happy. Natural. It’s actually the one logical rationalization for this.
I’ve reached out to Nintendo for clarification.
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