Welcome to the Musho Rodney Alan Greenblat MEDIA pages that are about video games, CD-ROMs, books and DVDs.

Video Games

Major Minor's Majestic March
(2009) Video game for Wii, published and distributed by Majesco Entertainment USA,Game design by Masaya Matsuura, characters and world design by RG. In this super wacky 3d cartoon music game, the player moves the Wii controller up and down to conduct the tempo of a funky march and catch unpredictable animals for a crazy MARCHING BAND! Our hero Major Minor is on a quest to become the world's greatest drum major, by marching perfectly and collecting many animal musicians along the way. With his inventive sidekick Tom, he marches across seven challenging lands each with many different tuneful stylings all beyond imagination. The back story... coming soon...
Parappa The Rapper
(1996) Video game for Sony Playstation 1. Produced by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, distributed by Sony worldwide. Game design and music by Masaya Matssura, written by Gabin Ito, characters and world design by RG. This is the original Parappa game, where the goal is to "rap cool" and impress Parappa's teachers, allowing him to win the affection of his girl friend Sunny Funny. Parappa's teachers include Chop Chop Master Onion and Prince Master Fleaswallow, who sing and dance a line, and then expect Parappa to follow. The game is played by controlling Parappa's rhythm and movements with the game controller. More info here...
Parappa 2
(2001) Video game for Playstation 2, produced by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, distributed by Sony worldwide. Game design and music by Masaya Matssura, written by Gabin Ito, characters and world design by RG. In this massive production, Parappa must rap with a soulful R + B flair in order to stop all the hamburgers, (and everything else) from being turned into noodles by the misguided and somewhat evil Noodle Master. Smooth animation, great music and sophisticated programming made this game the most polished and hilarious Parappa sequel.
Um Jammer Lammy
(1999) Video game for Playstation 1. Produced by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, distributed by Sony worldwide. Game design and music by Masaya Matssura, written by Gabin Ito, characters and world design by RG. In this psychedelic semi-sequel to Parappa the Rapper, Parappa's shy friend of a friend Um Jammer Lammy takes center stage. As she and her pop rock band Milk Can struggle to get to their gig on time, Lammy must put out a huge fire, fly a 747, build a guitar from a tree, and escape from hell (in the Japanese version only). Stunning graphics and super challenging game play.


Childrens Books

Uncle Wizzmo's new Used Car
(1990) Full color picture book published by Harper Collins. Written and Illustrated by RG. A lovely story of Jimi and Jodi's visit to their Uncle Wizzmo who goes to buy a new used car every year. They drive the old car through some funny places and end up at Turnpike Larry's used car lot. There are many crazy cars their, but eventually they all agree on the best one.(Out of print)
Aunt Ippy's Museum of Junk
(1991) Full color picture book published by Harper Collins. Written and Illustrated by RG. A lovely story of Jimi and Jodi's visit to their Aunt Ippy who collects everything and recycles as much as possible. Here house is a large museum full of treasures. The kids help Aunt Ippy with the chores and then go on a hunt for the Roto Spinner. (Out of print)
Slombo The Gross
(1993) Full color picture book published by Harper Collins. Written and Illustrated by RG. A lovely story of an ugly stinky friendly guy who lives happily in a messy house with pet cockroaches. One day when skunks mysteriously invade the nearby town, Slobo is called to save the day. After doing so he goes on a further investigation and realizes an environmental disaster is occurring that is driven an even more disgusting swamp beast out of it's natural habitat. (Out of print) Preview and buy the book here...
Thunder Bunny
(1995) Full color picture book published by Harper Collins. Written and Illustrated by RG. A lovely story of three interesting children who find a giant egg which hatches to reveal a large fluffy bunny. The bunny grows huge, and realizes it is a cloud bunny. The children join Thunder Bunny on a wild hopping adventure to cloudland where Thunder is reunited with his cloud family. (Out of print)

Thunder Bunny and Wonder Mew (1998) Full color Children's picture book published by Interlink Planning, distributed in Japan only. Written and illustrated by RG. Japanese translation by Ami of the famous Japanese pop duo Puffy Ami Yumi. In this lovely story two girls try to figure out how to improve the weather by seeking the help of their hero Thunder Bunny. Together they discover the misguided cloud cat Wonder Mew is responsible for all the troublesome rain. Rodney Fun Comic Collection
(2000) A boxed collection of five short comic books featuring Parappa and his friends and a new character called Square E Bear. Written and illustrated by RG. Published by Little Moore Books and distributed only in Japan, with Japanese and english text. Sunny Funny makes a polite picnic, Parappa tries to get a job, Katy Kat goes shopping, and PJ Berry has a series of interesting dreams. Angst ridden Square E Bear must come to terms with his role in life as and artist. Preview and buy the book here...



CD-ROMS

Dazzeloids
(1994) A CD-ROM children's digital story book published by Voyager. Written and produced by RG, with music and animation by RG. Main programming by David Anderson. The Dazzeloids are a team of funky super heroes who must save the world from mediocrity. The interactive storybook contains two stories. In the first the Dazzeloids must save Jeremy Gerbilman from becoming a brainwashed zombie caused by watching too much TV. Each Dazzeloid takes turns trying to wake Jeremy with poems, break dancing, and complicated electronic devices. The second story is called "Banker Spare That Pet Shop".
Wonder Window
(1992)A CD-ROM collection of animated interactive vignettes published by Voyager. Written and produced by RG, with music and animation by RG. Main programming by David Anderson. This is an assortment of 16 funny and strange interactive animations. Watch alien suburban houses fall from the sky, grow a digital house plant, study the mating habits of Tooli Bugs, visit the Probe and Poke Pet Shop, control the rotations of a weird 3d head, and more. (Out of print)
Rodney's Funscreen
(1991)A collection of five preschool computer learning games. Originally published on floppy disks by Activision, and later published on CD-ROM by Interlink Planning Japan. The pre-Activision producer was Jim Stark, with the main programming by David Anderson. Writing, animation and sound by RG. All the activities in Funscreen were meant to help young kids learn computer skills through truly silly and fun activities. Clicking, counting, spelling, and drawing are all covered by The Funscreen Man and his friends. The latter version "Funscreen Extreme" (1997) by Interlink included better sound and animation and improved activities and graphics. (Out of print)
 



DVD

Bibi Little's Rainbow Day
(2002) A 23 minute CG animated DVD distributed by Sony Creative Products originally sold only at Sony's MIX stores in Japan. Produced by Sony CP with animation by Yuichi Ito and his production company Avant. Story and character designs by RG, co-writing by Yuichi Ito and Etsuko Yokozeki. Based the the hugely successful Thunder Bunny books and merchandise, this fantastically animated adventure features a baby bird named Bibi Little who finds his way in the world thanks to some help from Thunder Bunny and Wonder Mew the cloud cat of the sky.