Two days ago, one of my all-time favorite characters had his 25th anniversary. As usual, I totally missed out on that and decided to celebrate two days later.
Back on the PlayStation 1, a couple of years after the initial launch, Masaya Matsuura and his team launched a new IP called “Parappa the Rapper“.
The concept was easy, you followed a teenage dog that needed to learn about the ways of life essentially – and he did so by doing what he’s best at… Rapping! It’s one of the earliest rhythm games I ever played, and still a favorite for me.
As you know, Parappa is my profile picture everywhere, he’s kinda become my brand so to speak. But the lil’ guy really means a bunch to me.
I absolutely adore the game(s), but I don’t know if you’ve ever had the feeling that a character is bigger than the game/movie/book, so to speak?
That’s how I feel with Parappa, I love his style, I love his flow, and I love the characters and music surrounding him. it essentially exceeds the games for me.
Tonight I’m replaying Parappa the Rapper Remastered. Sony has revealed a collaboration with the Japanese clothing brand “Wind and Sea” to celebrate the anniversary.
To end this small post, I want to remind y’all of the Parappa’s catchphrase –
I gotta believe!