It is a mystery why Nintendo made her appear like she is always plotting something against the player given that her overall personality is nice and pleasant though sometimes annoying. Let's face it, nearly every Animal Crossing villager is as cute as a button. It is believed that her name may come from Hiyao Miyazaki's anime film Kiki's Delivery Service since the witch, Kiki has a black cat. He is also known to become extremely angry when the player disagrees with what he has to say or if they refuse to do him a favor. In this corner of the internet, she loves to ramble about Mario, Animal Crossing, and everything else Nintendo. Updated July 17th, by Meg Pelliccio: Animal Crossing: New Horizons added a few entirely new characters to the franchise, as well as returning some old favorites who had been missing in previous titles. After making her first appearance in Animal Crossing: New Leaf , Merengue soon became one of the most beloved villagers in the franchise. Cruisin'" in excellence and loves naps.