Isabelle in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Isabelle is the secretary and personal assistant to the player-character and she is constantly working to ensure that their tenure as town mayor goes smoothly. A dog townsperson, she is primarily concerned with improving the quality of life in the town but has been known to show affection to the player-character. On Valentine’s Day, she is more overt with these feelings than usual and it is hinted that she has a crush on the player regardless of their gender.

LGBTQ References in this game series:

Animal Crossing (2001): BlancaGracieJuliaSaharah

Animal Crossing: Wild World (2005): Mentions of Same-Sex RelationshipsOpposite-Gender Haircuts

Animal Crossing: New Leaf (2012): Crossdressing and Gender ExpressionIsabelleVillager Flirting

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (2020): CJ and FlickMentions and Queer ReadingsRemoval of Gender Choice


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