Characters who have appeared in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature, and Harvest Moon: (More) Friends of Mineral Town. For the Harvest Goddess and Sprites, see Characters: Harvest Moon.See also:
Bachelors and Bachelorettes
Much like Ann from the original game, this one loves to tinker. Her romantic interest is Cliff.
The local nurse and midwife. Seems to have a budding not-quite-professional relationship with the doctor.
The daughter of Jeff and Sasha, the general store owners,. She is close friends with Rick, and will marry him if the player doesn't. She loves drinking, and can often be found at the bar with Rick (her love interest).
The town librarian. Her romantic interest is Gray
A bubbly, childish and friendly girl and younger sister of Rick in (More) Friends of Mineral Town. Her father is currently away from Mineral Town, and her mother, Lillia is ill. Her older brother, Rick has taken responsibility for her, unfortunately for her, he can be over-protective. Her love interest is Kai.
A somewhat careworn young man who starts off slumming it at the church. He wanders aimlessly around, looking for something to do. He's very quiet, and reacts strongly to kindness. In your first year, you get the opportunity to offer "someone" a job. If you give it to him, he'll stay and become a winery-worker, with Manna and Duke becoming his surrogate family. His love interest is Ann.
The resident doctor of the village. His love interest is Elli.
Saibara's grandson and apprentice blacksmith. Mary is his love interest.
Popuri's suitor, who only comes down to the beach during the summer to sell food (in Back to Nature).
Popuri's older brother in Back To Nature (For Girl) and (More) Friends of Mineral Town. He's a bit frazzled. He's overprotective of his sister and mother, and because of this, he doesn't get along with Kai. Karen is one of his oldest friends (And love interest). While he seems a bit cold at first, he has a loving and extremely loyal heart.
A kappa. One of the possible marriage candidates in M Fo MT. Lives in a lake, and likes cucumbers. Is there really anything else you need to know?
A... wait, what on earth is he supposed to be, anyway? Well, whatever he is, he shows up for most festivals that involve crops or especially food. For whatever reason, he's also a marriage candidate, albeit a particularly difficult one, in MFoMT.
A colorful salesman with a stereotypical Oriental appearance.
Basil's wife, Mary's mom.
May's grandfather. Runs the neighboring animal ranch. One of the oldest people in Mineral Town (along with Saibara and Ellen).
He's a botanist who is Mary's father and Anna's Husband.
Mineral Town's only priest.
Mineral Town's inn owner and Ann's father.
Proprietor of the local vineyard, husband to Manna.
Elli's grandmother and predecessor as midwife.
He lives alone (with an etymologist roommate in BTN) and is the local lumberjack.
The Mayor's only son, and the only cop in the entire town. Wears a uniform that looks like it was pilfered from a postal worker.
Sasha's husband, and Karen's father. Runs the supermarket, and is constantly depressed because he's a pushover and has mired his family in debt due to letting everyone buy on credit.
Popuri and Rick's mother. Not in the best of health. The reason their father is gone is that he's out looking for a cure for Lillia's illness.
Barley's young granddaughter.
The mayor of Mineral Town and Harris' father. Runs your farm tutorial and you can go to him for occasional hints.
Gray's grandfather and the local blacksmith.
Jeff's wife and Karen's mom. Helps Jeff out with the local grocery store.
Elli's younger brother
He lives on the beach with Won and comes to your house to ship things and give you packages. Lillia's husband brought him to Mineral Town.
The local fishing expert. You'll get your fishing pole and its upgrade from him.
The local photographer.
Gotz's roommate and an etymologist. Give him some of your honey and it will unlock an upgrade where the honey will sell for double the price.