Cousteau

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Type of Frog villager Cousteau flg10
Artwork of Cousteau the Frog
Species Personality Gender
Frog Jock Male
Birthday December 17th Sagittarius
Favorite saying "Jump first, ask questions later."
Catchphrase "oui oui"
Clothing Noodle Shirt[nb 1]
Rally Tee[nb 2]
Silk Shirt (Green)[nb 3]
Main appearances
Other appearances
Names in other languages
 ハルマキ[nb 4]
 왕서방[nb 7]
 Jacques
 Jacques
 春卷[nb 5]
 Figaro
 Cousteau
 Cousteau
 春卷[nb 6]
 Figaro
 Cousteau
 Кусто[nb 8]
Phrase in other languages
 のことよ
 라이라이
 et voilà
 oui, oui
 不客气
 bidule
 oui oui
 oui oui
 不客氣
 bidule
 oui oui
 уи-уи

Cousteau is a jock frog villager in the Animal Crossing series who appears in all games to date except Animal Crossing: Wild World. Cousteau is a French surname, and his catchphrase, "oui oui," is French for "yes yes."

In New Horizons, Cousteau has the fitness hobby and will wear Sporty Shades and lift heavy dumbbells while exercising.

Characteristics[edit]

Artwork of Cousteau from Animal Crossing.

Appearance[edit]

Cousteau is a yellow frog with orange spots and a black handlebar mustache. In the Japanese version, he seems to be more Chinese-influenced; he is named "Harumaki", which means "spring roll" (a Chinese appetizer dish), and he wears a Noodle Shirt in Doubutsu no Mori. In all versions of the games, whether Chinese or French, he retains an Asian-themed house with his favorite song being "Imperial K.K.", more fitting with the former theme than the latter.

Personality[edit]

Below is a brief description of the jock personality. For more information, click here.

As a jock villager, Cousteau is energetic and has an interest in physical fitness and activity. He often talks about exercise or sports and may brag about his physical fitness. While often friendly to the player, he may comment on their fitness. During conversations with other villagers, he generally gets along well with peppy villagers due their similar hyper personalities and will also get along with smug villagers, while he may offend snooty villagers by critiquing their fitness and annoy cranky villagers with his hyper personality. In New Horizons, Cousteau goes to sleep at 12:30 AM and wakes up at 6:30 AM.

Villager information[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

Species Personality Catchphrase
Frog Jock oui oui
Default clothing Rally Shirt PG Model.png Rally Shirt
Default clothing (DnMe+) Noodle Shirt PG Model.png Noodle Shirt
Default clothing (DnM+) Noodle Shirt PG Model.png Noodle Shirt
Default clothing (DnM) Noodle Shirt PG Model.png Noodle Shirt
Default umbrella Noodle Parasol PG Model.png Noodle Parasol
Star sign (DnMe+) Sagittarius Sagittarius
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style (DnMe+) Striking
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style (DnMe+) Fancy
Live song gift (DnMe+) Imperial K.K.

In City Folk[edit]

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
December 17 Sagittarius Jock oui oui
Default clothing Rally Shirt CF Model.png Rally Shirt
Default umbrella Paper Parasol CF Model.png Paper Parasol
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite clothing style Striking
Smallxmark.png Least favorite clothing style Stylish
Favorite furniture styles Dignified and Retro
Favorite furniture color
 
Red
Favorite series Exotic Series


In New Leaf[edit]

Cousteau
Jump first; ask questions later.

Cousteau

Cousteau

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
December 17 Sagittarius Jock oui oui
Default clothing Rally Tee NL Model.png Rally Tee
Default umbrella Paper Parasol NL Model.png Paper Parasol [nb 9]
Favorites
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style Iconic
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style Cute
Favorite color
 
Red
Biography
Siblings Eldest of 7 kids
Skill Telling jokes
Goal CEO
Halloween fear Bug Mask NL Model.png Bug Mask
Coffee preferences
Type of beans Blue Mountain
Amount of milk The regular amount
Amount of sugar Two spoonfuls


In New Horizons[edit]

Cousteau
Jump first, ask questions later.

Cousteau

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
December 17 Sagittarius Jock (B) oui oui
Default clothing Silk Shirt (Green) NH Icon.png Silk Shirt (Green)
Default umbrella Kabuki Umbrella NH Icon.png Kabuki Umbrella [nb 9]
Default phone  Default Phone Case (Red) NH Model.png  Red
Final phone  Phone Case (Traditional 1 - Fabric 9) NH Model.png  Traditional 1 - Fabric 9
Favorite styles Elegant and Gorgeous
Favorite colors
 
Green
and
 
Red
Hobby Fitness
Carried bag Veggie-print Bag NH Model.png Veggie-print
Book Fitness Book Interior NH Texture.png Sports
Food Chocolate donut Food NH Model.png Chocolate donut
Drink Tea can or yellow mug Drink NH Model.png Tea can or yellow mug
Popsicle Orange Popsicle NH Model.png Orange
Ideal clothing for Cousteau – Green / Red Elegant and Gorgeous clothing
Villagers prefer clothing that matches any one of their favorite colors or styles.
For brevity, the following list only shows clothing that matches both favorite colors and one favorite style.
Name Image Price Available from
Argyle Sweater (Green) Argyle Sweater (Green) NH Icon.png  1,200 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Chimayo Vest (Red) Chimayo Vest (Red) NH Icon.png  1,120 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Emblem Blazer (Green) Emblem Blazer (Green) NH Icon.png  1,960 Bells  Able Sisters
Fancy Kimono (Green) Fancy Kimono (Green) NH Icon.png  5,200 Bells  Able Sisters
Hibiscus Hairpin (Red) Hibiscus Hairpin (Red) NH Icon.png  560 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Prince's Tunic (Green) Prince's Tunic (Green) NH Icon.png  4,800 Bells  Able Sisters
Shawl-and-Dress Combo (Red) Shawl-and-Dress Combo (Red) NH Icon.png  2,000 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
Silk Hat (Green) Silk Hat (Green) NH Icon.png Not for sale  Gulliver
Steampunk Hat (Green) Steampunk Hat (Green) NH Icon.png  1,320 Bells  Able Sisters
 Apparel shop
Tam-o'-Shanter (Red) Tam-o'-Shanter (Red) NH Icon.png Not for sale  Gulliver
Tweed Jacket (Green) Tweed Jacket (Green) NH Icon.png  1,680 Bells  Mabel
 Able Sisters
More Green Items
More Red Items
More Elegant Items
More Gorgeous Items

In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

Cousteau
Thought bubble I'm proud of the Chinese food I make, and I want to share it!
Client's vision Family-Style Restaurant
Required items Imperial Dining Table
Imperial Dining Chair
Favorite song  Imperial K.K.
Unlocked items
Furniture:
Interior:
Clothing:
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Kung-Fu Tee
  •  Kung-Fu Tee
  •  Kung-Fu Tee
  •  Kung-Fu Tee
  •  Kung-Fu Tee
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Floral-Print Shirt
  •  Silk Shirt
  •  Silk Shirt
  •  Silk Shirt
  •  Silk Shirt
  •  Silk Shirt
  •  Kung-Fu Pants
  •  Kung-Fu Pants
  •  Kung-Fu Pants
  •  Kung-Fu Pants
  •  Kung-Fu Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Floral-Print Pants
  •  Silk Pants
  •  Silk Pants
  •  Silk Pants
  •  Silk Pants
  •  Silk Pants
  •  Dragon Suit
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Sleeveless Silk Dress
  •  Chef's Hat
  •  Kung-Fu Shoes
  • House[edit]

    In Animal Crossing[edit]

    In City Folk[edit]

    Interior of Cousteau's house in Animal Crossing: City Folk
    Items:
     Exotic Screen  Exotic Bed
     Exotic Table  Exotic Chair
     Exotic End Table  Reel-to-Reel
     Pachira
    Wall:  Exotic Wall
    Floor:  Exotic Rug
    Music: Imperial K.K.

    In New Leaf[edit]

    Exterior of Cousteau's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Interior of Cousteau's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Items:
     Lazy-Susan Table  Exotic Screen (x2)
     Exotic Table  Salad Bar
     Pachira (x2)  Reel-to-Reel
     Revolving Spice Rack  Exotic Wall Shelf
    Wall:  Exotic Wall
    Floor:  Exotic Rug
    Music:  Imperial K.K.

    In New Horizons[edit]

    In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, if Cousteau is the one of the starter villagers, his house will have craftable items primarily from the Wooden Series. He cannot have his initial house interior unless he moves out of the player's island or the Happy Home Paradise DLC is purchased, in which either the player or Isabelle can reset the interior.

    Exterior of Cousteau's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Interior of Cousteau's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Exterior:
    Shape: House shape #3
    Roof:  Yellow Tile Roof
    Siding:  White & Brown Asian Siding
    Door:  Black Imperial Door
    Interior:
    Items:
    Wall:  Exquisite Wall
    Floor:  Imperial Tile
    Music:  Imperial K.K.

    Other appearances[edit]

    In Happy Home Designer[edit]

    Happy Home Designer client information
    Example of Cousteau's Happy Home Designer house
    Official example
    Cousteau's Happy Home Designer icon
    Jump first; ask questions later.
    Cousteau
    Thought bubble I want a place where I can experiment with cooking all sorts of exotic foods!
    Client's vision A restaurant for exotic food.
    Required items Lazy-Susan Table
    Imperial Chair
    Favorite song  Imperial K.K.
    Unlocked items
    Furniture:
  •  Exotic Bed
  •  Exotic End Table
  •  Exotic Table
  •  Lazy-Susan Table
  •  Imperial Chair
  •  Exotic Chair
  •  Exotic Bench
  •  Exotic Wardrobe
  •  Exotic Bureau
  •  Exotic Chest
  •  Exotic Lamp
  •  Exotic Screen
  •  Shopping Bag
  •  Imperial Pot
  •  Perfect Peaches
  •  Imperial K.K.
  •  Cousteau's Pic
  •  Exotic Wall Shelf
  •  Red-Tasseled Lantern
  • Interior:
  •  Exquisite Rug
  •  Exquisite Wall
  •  Bamboo Wall
  •  Imperial Wall
  •  Lattice Wall
  •  Stone Wall
  •  Imperial Tile
  •  Bamboo Flooring
  • Clothing:
  •  Chef's Outfit
  •  Kung-Fu Tee
  •  Noodle Tee
  •  Hot Spring Tee
  •  New Spring Tee
  •  Imperial Shirt
  •  Dragon Suit
  •  Periwinkle Tee
  •  Rally Tee
  •  Hot Spring Skirt
  •  New Spring Skirt
  •  Kung-Fu Pants
  •  Dragon Leggings
  •  Imperial Pants
  •  Chef's Hat
  •  Silk Hat
  •  Pigtail
  •  Bun Wig
  •  Frog Cap
  •  Paper Parasol
  • Starting house: Default exterior of Cousteau's house in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

    In Pocket Camp[edit]

    Cousteau was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on April 29, 2022.[1]

    Cousteau
    Jump first, ask questions later.

    Cousteau

    Birthday Personality Catchphrase
    December 17 Sagittarius Jock oui oui
    Default clothing Rally Tee PC Icon.png Rally Tee
    Biography
    Description Cousteau may have a few years on him, but don't underestimate his strength. Unless, of course, you LIKE losing arm-wrestling competitions.
    Preferred theme PC Banner - Harmonious.png
    Primary reward Wood PC Icon.png Wood
    Version added 5.0.4
    Date unlocked April 29, 2022
    How to invite Blathers PC Character Icon.png Blathers's Treasure Trek (map obtained on Chester and Pals' Island)
    Friendship rewards
    Level 7 Rally Tee PC Icon.png Rally Tee
    Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
    Level 9 Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
    Level 15 Crafting request:
    Exotic Bureau PC Icon.png Exotic Bureau
    Level 20 Cousteau's Pic PC Icon.png Cousteau‎‎'s Pic
    Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone
    Level 25[nb 11] Sparkle Stones PC Icon.png Sparkle Stone

    Card profiles[edit]

    Animal Crossing e-Reader card[edit]

    Animal Crossing-e 4-232 (Cousteau).jpg

    Card back

    Animal Crossing-e 4-232 (Cousteau - Back).jpg

    #232 Cousteau - Series 4
    Gender: Male
    Sign: Sagittarius
    Clothes: Rally Shirt
    Petphrase: oui oui
    Profile: Cousteau is a famous deep-sea diver in the village. But when he's not hunting down some rare species of Coelacanth or Barred Knifejaw, he's cooking up a gourmet meal for his family and friends.
    Password: GkOjBa6AF&a6pk
    ISyW5fxHH59P75

    amiibo card[edit]

    229 Cousteau amiibo card NA.png

    Card back

    Amiibo card back.png

    #229 Cousteau - Series 3
    Star sign: Sagittarius
    Birthday: December 17
    Dice value: 4
    Hand sign: Rock

    Gallery[edit]

    Trivia[edit]

    • In Animal Crossing, the letter received from Cousteau after his e-Reader card is scanned suggests that he speaks with a heavy French accent, relating to his name and catchphrase:
    Haf I said somesing wrong? Zee last time I tried to speak to you, you turned your head in anger. Why ees zees? Oui mon ami, I mees you!

    Names in other languages[edit]

    Japanese ハルマキ
    Harumaki
    Japanese word for "spring roll"

    Korean 왕서방
    Wang seobang
    Roughly "Mr. Wang." From 왕 (Wang), a common surname of Chinese people. 서방 (seobang) means husband.

    Simplified Chinese
    Traditional Chinese
    春卷 / 春卷
    Chūnjuǎn
    Spring Rolls

    Russian Кусто
    Kusto
    From English name

    Dutch Cousteau Same as English name

    German Jacques French name, derived from Jacques Cousteau

    European Spanish Cousteau Same as English name

    European French Figaro French slang for "barber," referring to his mustache

    Italian Jacques French name, derived from Jacques Cousteau

    See also[edit]

    Notes[edit]

    1. Doubutsu no Mori, Animal Crossing (Japan), Doubutsu no Mori e+
    2. Animal Crossing (Western), City Folk to Pocket Camp, called Rally Shirt prior to New Leaf, includes Pocket Camp appearance after New Horizons
    3. New Horizons
    4. Harumaki
    5. Chūnjuǎn
    6. Chūnjuǎn
    7. Wang seobang
    8. Kusto
    9. 9.0 9.1 Frogs own umbrellas even though they do not use them
    10. Imperial K.K. in Doubutsu no Mori e+
    11. Repeats for level 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, and 60

    References[edit]