Meet Harvest Moon: Connect to a New Land’s Latest Bachelor And Bachelorette

By Sato . January 29, 2014 . 11:30am

With the addition of the safari feature, Harvest Moon: Connect to a New Land boasts more animals than ever, with new areas like icebergs and rocky mountains. It also doesn’t fall behind in the suitable bachelor and bachelorette category. We now have information on the latest two characters that you can get together with.



Menou is an animal-loving ranger girl who seems to know everything there is to know about safaris. She may look like your average cute girl, but she’s actually pretty active, and can easily wander into dangerous territory without thinking twice (although she often hurts herself and has numerous scratches and light wounds on her body to show for it).


They say that she has such a nice personality, that one has yet to see her upset.



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Nadi is a landscaper who often seems to speak his mind bluntly. He travels around the world on his own to do pruning and gardening work, and when it comes to work, he’s very serious and thorough.


He might be a little harsh when it comes to words, but he also has his sensitive side, and can occasionally have his feelings hurt rather easily. He’ll sometimes feel bad and dwell on his blunt words after hurting another person’s feelings, too.


Harvest Moon: Connect to a New Land will be released on February 27 for Nintendo 3DS.

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  • samsneeze

    I wonder if they’ll have marriageable single mothers this time around. Or any older women in general… I honestly already know they won’t but I really wish they did. Missed opportunity:

    • Kumiko Akimoto

      Speaking of that I hope they put in a gay option like rune factory had but was taken out of the american release.

      • Arrei

        Gay what now? The only game for which that’s happened was Harvest Moon DS Cute, was it not?

        • KuroNathan

          They were “best friends” and rune factory never had a gay option. After you beat RF4 there was an option to change your char’s model to any other char in the game (including the opposite gender’d MC) but the other NPCs still treat you as the your original gender.

        • Kumiko Akimoto

          Why’d I get down voted?
          I don’t know I’ve never played that one I just think it’d be nice to have same sex relationships in this one.
          and I remember hearing about how they take out the gay option in rune factory 4.When it comes stateside.
          Apparently you could date either gender as female in the japanese versions.

          • Alrai

            Probably because, as rad as it would be to have a same sex dating option, Rune Factory never had that as an option and you’re basically spreading misinformation and lies. Harvest Moon DS Cute was the only game that close with best friends.

      • Reiswindy

        Just in case you reaaaaaaaally wanted those options, there was an article here in siliconera about a “Harvest Moon inspired” game which allows gay marriage and other “mature” themes.

        • Kumiko Akimoto

          yeah i know i saw it before hand it looks nice but it’s not the same

    • Enma_Kozato

      Iris has that “mature” feeling since she’s more /developed/ than the other bachelorettes, but I’m not sure if that’s what you’re looking for <:I

    • Göran Isacson

      … I liked the look of her design so much I looked up the wiki for her, and… man, he laadies get men of color AND an older man to date, and men don’t get this marvelous option?


  • AkiraScare

    “although she often hurts herself and has numerous scratches and light wounds on her body to show for it” (=_=) so we get to see them?!!! (*_*)

  • revenent hell

    I may be weird but for some odd reason I have been following articles about this game and I swear the Bachelor’s far outshine the bachelorettes….

  • AuraGuyChris

    Menou: I heard somewhere in a place called Kalos that there’s a safari in there… Well, I’ll be! The safari is just a small square long! That is not a safari; that’s a corral!

  • KuroNathan

    The art style for this RF looks a bit old for some reason, maybe because it looks like everything is done in color pencil?

    • BossBullet

      RF-rune factory?
      This is harvest moon and I quite like the art style it kind of fits.

      • KuroNathan

        whoops meant Harvest moon. Was commenting down below about RF and accidentally typed that instead. Art style is still pretty different from previous HM games though

        • BossBullet

          True it is different from previous hm games.

  • I really like how they both look =)

  • Lemski07

    Insta buy for me, these games would fetch a fortune 30 years from now lol

  • Rogerrmark

    Hopefully the beginning won’t have the same pace of HM: ANB. I really liked the game, but the pace in the beginning was way too slow, even for a Harvest Moon.

  • They all sound adorable; and I think this is just the second time I actually like every bachelor/ette (designs and personalities to boot).

  • MDofdarkheart

    Do you think this game will come to America?

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