This article is about Popuri, a character from Back to Nature. You may be looking for Popuri in her other appearances throughout the series.

Popuri is a quirky and cheerful girl in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature.

She lives on the Poultry Farm with her mother, Lillia and her brother, Rick. She is a bubbly and very sweet girl. Although she loves her family, she finds farming dull and wants to see the world. She is also one of the easiest bachelorettes.

Your main rival when courting Popuri is Kai. If they end up getting married, they will move away from Mineral Town and only come back to visit in the Summer.


All days, except Sundays (All Weather)
6am - 7am Poultry Farm
7:45am - 10am Hot Springs

10:45am - 12am

Poultry Farm
All days, except Sunday (Raining)
All Day Poultry Farm
Sundays (Sunny)
6am - 9am Poultry Farm
9:30am - 1pm Church
1:30pm – 5:30pm Rose Square
6pm - 12am Poultry Fram
Sundays (Raining)
6am - 9am Poultry Farm
9:30am - 1pm Church
1:30pm - 12am Poultry Farm


Gift Preferences
Loved Pink Cat Flower, Toy Flower, Spa-Boiled Egg, Honey, Fruit Juice, Sandwich, Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Milk, Scrambled Eggs, Omelet, Boiled Egg, Hot Milk, Apple Jam, Apple Pie, Ice Cream, Cake, Chocolate, Chocolate Cake, Relaxation Tea, Rice Omelet, Jewelry
Liked Strawberry, Tomato, Corn, Pineapple, Blue Magic Red Flower, Red Magic Red Flower, Orange Cup Fruit, Apple, Truffle, Egg, Mayonnaise, Milk, Yarn Ball, SUGDW Apple, Bread, Grape Juice, Flour, Veggie Pancake, Stew, Salad, Fries, Popcorn, Pumpkin Pudding, Sweet Potato (dish), Bamboo Rice, Mushroom Rice, Grape Jam, Chirashi Sushi, Fried Noodles, Tempura, Wool G, Relaxation Tea Leaves, Ketchup
Neutral Weeds, Potato, Cucumber, Cabbage, Onion, Carrot, Sweet Potato, Spinach, Moondrop Flower, Bamboo Shoot, Wild Grape, Mushroom, Adamantite, Wool, Rice Ball, Fish, Oil, Curry Powders, Fried Rice, Stir Fry, Miso Soup, Curry, Pickles, Roasted Potato, Greens, Butter, Cheesecake, Mushroom Rice, Sushi, Jam Bun, Raisin Bread, Dinner Roll, Sashimi, Grilled Fish, Noodles, Curry Noodles, Tempura Noodles, Cookie, Chocolate Cookie, Dead Weeds
Disliked Turnip, Pumpkin, Eggplant, Green Pepper, Cheese, Vegetable Juice, Mixed Juice, Pickled Turnips, Tomato Juice, Happy Eggplant, Cheese Fondue, Pizza, Fruit Latte, Veggie Latte, Mixed Latte
Hated Stone, Branch, Lumber, Poisonous Mushroom, Blue Grass, Red Grass, Green Grass, Mystrile, Orichalcum, Ketchup Recipe, Fodder, Chicken Feed, Gold Ore, Silver Ore, Copper Ore, Fish Food, Bodigizer, Bodigizer XL, Turbojolt, Turbojolt XL, Wine, Food Fiasco, Garbage, Fries Recipe, Bandage, Winter Stone, Winter Branch, Winter Lumber

Heart Events

Popuri's Introduction

As you visit the Poultry Farm for the first time, you will witness an argument between Popuri and Rick. Shortly afterwards, she runs away to the hot spring. After you find her, she will ask a question. If you answer "My sympathies", her affection for you will grow by +2000.

Popuri's Question

Visit the Poultry Farm when Popuri has at least 5000 affection. A conversation will occur in regards to her leaving Mineral Town. If you agree with her by saying "It might be fun", her affection for you will grow by +5000. If you disagree with her by saying "You should stay", her affection for you will drop by -2000.

Popuri's Egg

Leave your house in summer or winter when Popuri has 15000 affection. Additionally, you must have at least one free space in your chicken coop (including incubating eggs). As soon as she gives you the egg, her affection for you will grow by +2000. If you allow it to hatch, her affection towards you will increase by another +2000. When you name the newly hatched chick "Popuri", Popuri will come next morning and her affection towards you will increase by +1000.

Rival Events[4]

Rival Event 1

Trigger: First time you visit Chicken Lil's during Summer. 2nd Summer, Year 1, 11.00am[5]

Kai is talking to Popuri and mentions how nice she is. Rick gets defensive and tells Kai to leave her alone. Popuri then walks out, scolding Rick and inviting Kai in. Kai declines the invite because Rick doesn't want him there and tells Popuri she should listen to her big brother.

Popuri says she hates Rick and invites Kai in again, but he still declines. He says that he was just stopping in to say hello and leaves.

Rival Event 2

Trigger: Visit the Beach during Summer. 10th Summer, Year 1, 9.00am[6]

Popuri asks Kai why he doesn't live in the village all year. Kai says it's because he loves warm places and hates cold places. Popuri says she loves summer because that's when Kai's restaurant is open. Kai thanks her and says that he will see her next summer.

Rival Event 3

Trigger: Visit the Beach during Summer. 13th Summer, Year 2, 9.00am[7]

Kai asks if Popuri intends to stay in the village forever. Popuri says no way, she intends to leave sometime. Kai then asks Popuri if she's really serious about leaving. Popuri gets angry and says she is serious, but she worries about her mom and Rick. Kai doubts that she is serious and tells her that she can leave any time she wants, no excuses.

Rival Event 4

Trigger: Visit the Beach during Summer. 14th Summer, Year 2, 9.00am[8]

Kai apologizes to Popuri for their previous conversation, Popuri accepts. Although Kai thinks she is probably serious, he tells her that she should stay with her family. Kai says that she seems happy here so she might not want to leave. Popuri than says she wants to leave the village because she wants to be with Kai. Kai leaves without her every summer which makes her sad.

Rival Propsal

Trigger: 1st Fall, Year 2, 6.00am[9]

On Autumn 1st when Kai comes to your farm to let you know he is leaving until next year he will also tell you he's taking Popuri with him. After Kai leaves, Rick will show up asking if you have seen Popuri. Your decision will determine if Kai and Popuri get married or not.

If you tell Rick where she went, Popuri won't leave. If you choose not to tell him, Kai and Popuri will get married. The wedding will take place on Spring 30th the following year.


  • Popuri is shown to be afraid of monkeys if the player shows it to her.


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