My two-year old niece loves her "Kitty" tapes, so I bought this one for her for Christmas to add to her collection. Great Santa story with lessons to be learned and inroads to discussion. Like the title says, its Hello Kitty AND Friends. The first two episodes on the disc are Hello Kitty stories, but the remaining one or two star Karoppi (sp?), and other Sanrio characters in whom my niece wasn't all that interested at first, but began to watch after playing the Kitty episodes in her usual "looped" manner. Kitty and her twin, Mimmy, do make some cameo appearances in these other episodes, which was a hook for my girl to give them a chance. I think these other stories have broadened her appreciation of the other characters and story line possibilities.