|This article's title is derived from Japanese|
|... because it was never localized to English in official sources.|
Shiro is a white cat that is slightly smaller than Nago. She also has two small paws and anime-style eyes.
Shiro makes her only appearance in this game in the fifth level of Iceberg. When she is found, she becomes sad if Kirby hadn't brought Nago to her. When he does, however, she rejoices and gives her Heart Star to him. Doing this is necessary to fully complete the game. Notably, Nago does not appear at all in this level, meaning Kirby will have to bring him in from another level then beat it with him.
Shiro's name comes from the Japanese word for white, しろ/白 (Shiro).
- On February 13, 2018, the Kirby 25th Anniversary Twitter account posted artwork of Shiro and other characters decorating cookies for Valentine's Day. This is the first time she has been acknowledged in official Kirby media in 21 years.