PARAPPA THE RAPPER is an interactive cartoon about a shy puppy named PaRappa, who has a crush on the beautiful Sunny. Armed with the motto 'I gotta believe!' and impressive rapping skills, PaRappa sets out to get the girl in a world of animated characters and 3D backgrounds. The crux of PaRappa lies in the rapping segments of the game. To get to the next stage, you must reproduce the raps of a number of teachers. Rapping is accomplished by pressing the correct buttons at the correct moments, all in time to the music.