|This article is about Taro from Sunshine Islands. You may be looking for Taro from Island of Happiness.|
Taro (タロウ, Tarou) is a character in Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands.
An old man who loves caring for others. He came to the Sunshine Islands looking for a new place to live with his family.
He lives with his daughter Felicia and grandchildren Elliot and Natalie. He used to be a farmer and gives advice to the protagonist. By talking to Taro each day, he will give an accurate prediction on the weather for the following day. He attends every festival and always encourages the player to participate. He organizes the New Years Day festival.
Taro can either be found outside in front of his home or inside of his house.
- If you have 7 hearts with Taro, he will give you a present if you speak to him on your birthday. There are three different presents available, depending on the year. He will give you either Bodigizer XL (Year 1), Fried Tofu Dumplings (Year 2) or Hungerizer XL (Year 3). These gifts will continue in a set rotation every three years.
- He and Mirabelle both have the same horror gift.