This highly acclaimed game in the franchise has a lot of charm to it. The characters in town will seem fairly familiar for those who played Harvest Moon: Back To Nature.
The residents of Mineral Town make a significant contribution to the game, developing friendships with you (or not), formulating their own thoughts on your character, and more. You'll be able to woo them into your circle of friends with gifts and other trinkets, of course, but the power they have over the gameplay in this iteration of the series is more than most others.
And on top of that, those friendly interactions trigger events and cutscenes that, while appearing modest enough, have long-term consequences on how your game plays out. So if you want some more feels, I suggest this entry in the franchise.