|Appearances||Animal Crossing, Animal Crossing: Wild World, and Animal Crossing: City Folk|
|House Music||"K.K. Ska"|
|Picture Inscription||"You're not living unless you're sweating!"|
Bud (Japanese name: グラさん, Gura-san) is a lion and also is of the jock personality. Bud is a surfer dude, mostly into things such as going to the beach, surfing, and swimming. He was a villager on Animal Island in Animal Crossing and then returned as a normal villager in Animal Crossing: Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk.
Like all jock villagers, he takes a huge interest in sports and fitness and overall, may seem very competitive at times. He doesn't get along with lazy villagers partically well, due to their huge personality opposites. He may unintentionally irritate or upset snooty and cranky villagers. He will regulary get along with Peppy and other Jock villagers.
Bud is a lion whose main fur colouration is an orange-brown. His mane and tail tuff is yellow. His pink-rimmed glasses are always over his eyes. In Animal Crossing for the Gamecube, if someone stands and looks at Bud at a certain angle they will be able to see his eyes, which are small and black with even smaller white pupils. In Animal Crossing version, he originally wears the Blue Aloha Shirt and in Animal: City Folk and Wild World he wears the flowery shirt.
Bud decorates his house based on his style. His house contains things that you would use at a beach, and it also contains relaxing items. Here is a list of the items in his house:
- Picnic Table
- Red Boom Box
- Beach Chair
- Beach Table (x4)
- Tropical Vista
- Tropical Flooring
 Name Meaning
Bud means brother and it also means messenger or friend. For this, we can predict that Bud was named because of his surfer personality. "Brother" is what they use in Hawaii to address a friend or person.
- Bud got his dark sun color from all of his days that he spent tanning at the beach.
- In Animal Crossing, Bud has a favorite fruit and he also has a fruit that he is allergic to.
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