PaRappa the Rapper is the titular main character of the PaRappa the Rapper video games.
PaRappa is a beanie-wearing dog and a skilled rapper, which ends up being very useful for many non-rapping tasks in the series.
In the AWA fics, PaRappa is a student at the AWA Academy and is a part of Class 12.
PaRappa is a small anthropomorphic dog with yellow fur and black eyes. He wears an orange beanie with a frog logo, purple sleeveless shirt, dark-pink baggy pants and red sneakers.
PaRappa is cheerful and determined. He is rather enthusiastic when he's busting rhymes.
PaRappa has Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Master at Karate, Expert Skater, Expert Rapper, Toon Force and is able to produce soundwaves using Boxxy Boy and his Rapping
He sometimes uses his skateboard in attacking his opponents.
- PaRappa is the first character from PaRappa the Rapper to be introduced in the AWA fics.
- It has been revealed multiple times that PaRappa doesn't know what the top of his head looks like. In the final episode of the anime series, the others saw what was at the top of his head when the birds took it off and were freaked out by the appearance. It was covered right until the birds gave him back his hat.
- The name "PaRappa" is a play on Japanese words meaning "paper thin".