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#59 Pondering  
Pondering NH Texture.png
Album cover in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Live Performance
Mood Laid-back
Owned by  Monty[nb 1]
 Doc[nb 2]
 Cobb[nb 3]
 Murphy[nb 4]
 Claude[nb 5]
 Caroline[nb 6]
 Del[nb 6]
 Hopkins[nb 6]
 Chevre[nb 7]
 Ken[nb 7]
 Lolly[nb 7]
 Mott[nb 7]
 Pascal[nb 8]
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages
 생각 중
 De denker

"Pondering" is a K.K. Slider song that first appears in Doubutsu no Mori e+. It is very slow and has frequent pauses, making it feel like one is pondering or thinking about something very carefully.

Album cover[edit]

Album cover in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

The album cover for "Pondering" features K.K. Slider in a pose similar to that of Auguste Rodin's statue, The Thinker. The black background has a grid of red question marks of varying thicknesses and shapes.


In Doubutsu no Mori e+[edit]

In Doubutsu no Mori e+, "Pondering" can only be played by K.K. Slider and obtained if its e-Reader card is scanned. "Pondering" is not played in any villagers' houses.

In Wild World and City Folk[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk, "Pondering" is played in Monty's house.

In New Leaf[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, "Pondering" is played in the houses of Claude, Cobb, Doc, Monty, and Murphy. It also plays in Pascal's RV, and a Music Box of the song's aircheck is placed inside of it.

K.K. Slider has the aircheck of the song's live performance placed as a piece of furniture inside of his RV.

In New Horizons[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, "Pondering" is played in the houses of Caroline, Claude, Cobb, Del, Doc, and Hopkins.

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, "Pondering" is played in the houses of Chevre, Cobb, Ken, Lolly, and Mott.


Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese かんがえちゅう

Korean 생각 중
Saeng-gak jung

Simplified Chinese 思考中
Sīkǎo zhōng

Russian Размышления

Dutch De denker The thinker

German Nachdenklich Contemplative

European Spanish Sopesando Ponder

European French Réfléchir Think

Italian Pensando Thinking