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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.


Gift Preferences
Special Elli Leaves
Loved Adamantite, Apple, Badger Food, Bamboo Shoots, Banana, Bell Pepper, Blueberry, Cabbage, Carrot, Cheese, Chestnut, Chicken Feed, Copper, Corn, Cucumber, Duck Food, Edamame, Egg, Eggplant, Fodder, Gold, Gold Lumber, Grape, Jersey Milk, Lumber, Material Stone, Mayonnaise, Mistrile, Monkey Food, Milk, Mouse Food, Mythic Stone, Onion, Orange, Orichalcum, Peach, Pet Food, Pineapple, Potato, Pumpkin, Rabbit Food, Reaped Rice, Reaped Wheat, Reaped Soybeans, Rice, Rice Flour, Silkie Egg, Silver, Sparrow Food, Spinach, Suffolk Yarn, Strawberry, Soybeans, Soybean Flour, Superb Cheese, Super Mayonnaise, Superb Yarn, Superb Yogurt, The Fall Sun, The Spring Sun, The Summer Sun, The Winter Sun, Turnip, Twin Herb, Wheat, Wool, Yam, Yarn, Yogurt, Black Book, Blue Book, Bodigizer, Bodigizer XL, Boiled Tofu, Bouillabaisse, Carrot Juice, Chazuke, Cold Tofu, Cooked Rice, Dairy Natto, Deep Fried Tofu, Dried Bean Curd, Egg Over Rice, Fish Natto, Fish and Chips, Freeze Dried Tofu, Fried Tofu Dumplings, Gem Natto, Green Book, Hungerizer, Hungerizer XL, Indigo Book, Miso, Mixed Natto, Mochi Mix Natto, Natto, Orange Book, Okara, Paella, Purple Book, Red Book, Red Flower Mix Natto, Rolled Omelet, Soymilk, Spa Boiled Egg, Tofu, Toast, Yellow Book, Vichyssoise
Liked Agate, Alexandrite, Amethyst, Black Herb, Blue Herb, Diamond, Emerald, Fish (L), Fish (M), Fish (S), Flourite, Green Herb, Indigo Herb, Moon Stone, Mushroom Cluster, Orange Herb, Peridot, Pink Diamond, Purple Herb, Red Herb, Ruby, Sandrose, Sea Urchin, Superb Butter, Topaz, Truffle, White Herb, Yellow Herb, Bamboo Rice, Chestnut Rice, Foiled Mushroom, Grilled Mushrooms, Sangria, Strawberry Rice Candy, Tofu Steak, Yggdra Soup
Disliked Failed Dish, Poisonous Mushroom
Hated Branch, Stone


  • 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.[1]
  • He and Mirabelle both have the same horror gift.


  1. Your Birthday Gift List in Sunshine Islandsby Freyashawk
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