Want to travel across the land, searching far and wide again in the Pokémon series’ Johto region on your Nintendo Switch? Well, you’re in luck, because Japanese YouTube creator and Twitter user ‘Hinopika‘ had the same exact idea.
The Japanese YouTuber posted a full tour showing off the Johto region from second generation Pokemon games like Gold, Silver, and Crystal recreated in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
The pixel art recreation of the region includes the first route from the game’s starting New Bark Town, tall grass, berry trees, ledges, items, and Pokémon like Snorlax, Sudowoodo and the shiny Gyarados. On top of that, Hinopkia created an adorable outfit for his avatar of one of his favourite Pokemon Cyndaquil going through the region with music from the original game in the background.
— ヒノッチ (@hinopika) April 14, 2020
The best part is the Johto region revisionary is sharing codes of the Pokemon pixel creations. Even while paying off Tom Nook’s loans, you can at least walk around your island and admire the pixelated pocket monsters Hinopika created.
Other examples of Nintendo franchises appearing in New Horizons courtesy of fans include Hyrule from the Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past and Pallet Town from first-generation Pokemon games like Red, Blue, and Yellow.
Image Credit: YouTube