Crayon Shin-Chan: Ora to Shiro ha Otomodachi Dayo is a platforming gamebased off the Crayon Shin-Chan manga, mostly popular in Japan althoughtranslated and published in a couple of other countries. The game is heavilyoriented towards platforming, with only a couple of blow bubbles-based weaponslittered throughout the game's short four levels.Shin-chan can hop onto the heads of the enemy humans that areinterspersed around each stage, as well as use the bubbles to knock them out. Hecan also hop onto hooks and branches, and scale telephone poles and trees.There are also three mini-games in Crayon Shin-Chan along with a fourthkind-of mini-game. Although all four mini-games are encountered in the course ofyour playthrough, you can also access them from the title screen using thesecond option presented to you.Also of note is a timer in each of the level. For some weird reason, ifyou try to collect everything in a level, there simply is not enough time, atleast in Level 2. Fortunately, you are given checkpoints throughout each of thelevels. Timing out will simply throw you back to one of the checkpoints.