Animal Crossing’s Tom Nook is ‘misunderstood’, says game director

By Dave Cook, Thursday, 16 May 2013 10:30 GMT

Animal Crossing: New Leaf’s co-director Aya Kyogoku has discussed everyone’s favourite shop-keep Tom Nook in a new interview, suggesting that he’s not the evil land baron he appears to be.

Speaking with Kotaku, Kyogoku said, “We think he is very misunderstood. He’s just passionate about his business. He’s not like a loan shark. He doesn’t add a handling fee or anything like that. He can wait as long as it takes for you to pay back. He’s not as bad as other people might think he is”.

What do you think of the ambitious entrepreneur? Is he an evil, money-grabbing bugger or is he just trying to make a living? Let us know below.

Thanks Nintendo Life.

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