|Pop'n Music, is aim for the young audience. The big foot panel of the DDR series were replaced is easy to press buttons.
This allowed kids a better chance of getting hits. They are game to suit different age/skill levels, on the beginner level the player only had to use a few buttons, the harder difficulty setting player had to use all the buttons.
Also the characters on the game are more child orientated as well as the music selection.
In Pop'n Music, you actually play against other cartoon characters. Each of the 16 characters in the game has his or her own musical style and song. Some of the styles include Rap, Latin, J-Techno, Fantasy, Techno Pop, Dance, Pops, Reggae, Anime Hero, Disco Queen, Spy, and Disco King.