Hairy Vegetables
ヘアーベジタボーズ Heā Bejitabōzu
Hair Vegetables
Artwork from Rhythm Tengoku
Gender Unknown/None
Appearances Rhythm Tengoku,
Rhythm Heaven,
Rhythm Heaven Fever,
Rhythm Heaven Megamix

The Hairy Vegetables are onions, potatoes and beets that appear in all four games like Karate Joe, The Wandering Samurai, and the Widgets do (Although as cameos in Rhythm Heaven and Rhythm Heaven Fever).

Physical Appearance

The onions are yellow. They have big noses, big eyes with small pupils, whiskers, and big lips. They have darker yellow, vertical stripes over their bodies.

The beets are light purple (brown in the arcade version) with swirly patterns. Yet again, they share the same facial features as the previously mentioned vegetable.

Lastly, the potatoes are light brown with spots over them. They have the same eyes, noses, whiskers, and lips as the onions. 

Their colors change to purple, light green and grey, respectively, in Rhythm Tweezers 2.


The Rhythm Tengoku reading material Epilation Letter reveals that the person who plucks the vegetables is retired and they grow vegetables to pass the time. When his vegetables started growing hair, though, they knew the hairs must be plucked off, because nobody would want to buy them. Plucking the hairs proved to be a difficult task, until one day, they decided to play music while they plucked. The person says that playing the music actually helped a ton, and made the plucking enjoyable.

The vegetables seem to go in a cycle throughout the Rhythm Heaven franchise. In Crop Stomp, the vegetables are picked by the Stomp Farmer. Once they are picked, they get their hairs plucked off in Rhythm Tweezers. After that, the vegetables are eaten. Rhythm Tweezers 2's rhythm item in Rhythm Heaven Megamix, Miso Soup, says that the potatoes and onions go great together in soup.

Although it takes a lot of work to prepare the vegetables, they are very healthy. Their skins contain a lot of nutrients.


In Rhythm Tengoku, the Hairy Vegetables appear in the second minigame, Rhythm Tweezers. Together, they help to teach the player about copying rhythms in the first Simon-Says based game in the franchise. They also make the player follow some very fast rhythms, and use the D-Pad for the first time.



  • The Hairy Vegetables make a cameo in WarioWare Gold as their own minigame called Rhythm Tweezers.


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