Here are the characters in VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution.

[[folder:ArcadeGame[=/=]PlayStation[=/=]{{Xbox}} Characters]]
!!Afro/Boldo/Disco
Debuted in DDR 1st Mix as the default Player 1 character. Appeared in almost all DDR mixes.
* CarpetOfVirility: His 1st Mix outfit showed his chest hair.
* DiscoDan: His alternate name is Disco.
* DubNameChange: Afro in Japan, Boldo/Disco overseas.
* FunnyAfro: [[CaptainObvious Well, Afro is his name.]]
* MeaningfulName: The hairdo and the reference to a music genre.
* SeriesMascot: Some DDR songs in pop'n music have him as the character.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Boldo
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have a Purple Afro]]: Boldo

!!Akira

!!Alice
* AllJustADream: The end of her storyline suggests this.
* NotAMorningPerson
* ShoutOut: Her DreamSequence in her Street Master Mode storyline is a Nod to Disney/AliceInWonderland (Minus the scene in which Emi's a robot).
* SleepyHead

!!Angel Zukin

!!Astro

!!Baby-Lon
* BabiesMakeEverythingBetter

!!Bass

!!Blues

!!Bonnie[=/=]Queen
* FunnyAfro: Just don't get confused with Disco's.
* NoSenseOfDirection: She easily gets lost sometimes.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Bonnie in X.
* ZettaiRyouiki in her X2 arcade outfit.

!!Charmy
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]

!!Dark Rinon
* DarkIsEvil

!!Dark Zukin

!!Devil Zukin

!!Drum

!!Emi
* BigEater: In her dream of Queen Zukin's Storyline in Street Master Mode of X.
* RobotGirl[=/=]RoboticReveal: In Alice's Dream in her story in Street Master Mode Of X she reveals herself to be a robot.
* SmartPeopleBuildRobots
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Purple Hair]]

!!J.C.

!!Jenny
* BareYourMidriff: Her outfit in the Supernova games.
* BikerBabe
* MsFanservice: Nearly all of her outfits have been nothing but this.
* SpyCatsuit: In X and the PS2 version of X2.

!!Johnny

!!Julio

!!Gus

!!Lady
* HellBentForLeather

!!Louis Concent-III

!!Maid Zukin
* {{Meido}}

!!Naoki
* CreatorCameo: In 5th Mix.

!![=PiX=]
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Pizza

!!Princess-Zukin
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses
* GiantWaistRibbon

!!Queen-Zukin
The Queen of Dreamland, at least in-universe.
* DreamWalker

!!Rage

!!Rhythm

!!Rinon

!!Ruby

!![=ROBO2001=]

!!Robo-Zukin
* RobotGirl

!!Sa-Ja

!!Tracy

!!Yuni
A spoiled rich girl who'd rather spend time outside of her mansion.
* TheCameo: In ''Disney/WreckItRalph''
* TheFashionista
* MegaTwintails
* {{Meganekko}}: In her X2 arcade outfit and in VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution II.
* {{Meido}}: Her main outfit In X and the PS2 version of X2.
* PantyShot: Particularly in earlier versions. Miniskirt + random camera angles = major distraction.
* SpoiledSweet: And held up in her mansion by her Bodyguard.
* SweetTooth

!!Zero
* CampGay: Seriously, just look at how he dresses.
* TheQuietOne: He's not Socially awkward
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[[folder:Wii Characters]]
!!Rena
* BrownEyes
* HairDecorations: Has adorable pom-poms holding her ponytail up in Hottest Party 3.
* {{Expy}} of Emi, appearance-wise in Hottest Party 1.
* GenkiGirl: She's quite cheerful and fun whenever her CharacterBlog's appear on the DDR from Staff site.
* [[GuestFighter Guest Dancer]]: She appears as a playable character in the X2 Arcade.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Hers is a bit tricky, but [[WildMassGuessing one can guess]] that it comes from "se''rena''de". In her interview with the staff of FuruFuruParty (the Japanese equivalent of Hottest Party 2), though, she worries that she's the odd-man out of the names of the Hottest Party cast.
* NiceHat in Hottest Party 4.
* SayItWithHearts: Talks with hearts, stars, and music notes on her CharacterBlog and profile on the X2 site.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair
* ZettaiRyouiki: Reaches Rank A in Hottest Party 2.

!!U.G. (a.k.a Uncle Glide)
* CoolShades Star-sunglasses in Hottest Party 1-3. It's a shame they used regular huge sunglasses in Hottest Party 4...
* {{Expy}} of Afro, appearance-wise in Hottest Party 1.
* FunnyAfro
* MusicalThemeNaming: "Glide" is one of Yuichi Asami's favorite synthesizers.

!!Chordia
* AmbiguouslyBrown
* BareYourMidriff in Hottest Party 2 and 3 (more-so in the former).
* BrownEyes
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Before HP4 anyway.
* DarkSkinnedBlonde in Hottest Party 4.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Chordia is obviously derived from "chord".
* OfCorsetsSexy: She wears a bodice in Hottest Party 1.

!!Root
* BadassLongcoat in Hottest Party 4 (at the cost of that sweet ponytail, though...)
* BrownEyes
* {{Expy}} of Rage, appearance-wise in Hottest Party 1.
* {{Fanservice}}: AllGirlsWantBadBoys, after all, and he really does look like a bad-boy delinquent punk. He even enjoys skateboarding and wears a punkish ponytail.
* FingerlessGloves: Sports these in Hottest Party 2.
* ForeheadOfDoom, though on his profile, he insists that all people with wide-foreheads are good people.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Root's name comes from the "root" of a chord.
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Unnaturally Orange Hair]]

!!Harmony
* CoolShades in Hottest Party 2.
* GrayEyes
* MsFanservice: In every Hottest Party, she has worn Daisy Dukes.
* MusicalThemeNaming: You can guess where "Harmony" comes from, can't you?
* NiceHat: In every Hottest Party save for 4, she always had a nice hat. A baseball cap in 1, a cute striped hat in 2, and a pimping ''fedora'' in 3.
* PrettyInMink: Her outfit has a fur-trimmed hoodie and boots.
* ZettaiRyouiki combined with FashionableAsymmetry in Hottest Party 3.

!!Danca
* {{Expy}} of Julio.
* {{Keet}}: YMMV, but come on, he can be quite adorable with those huge eyes and grinning face!
* MusicalThemeNaming: Danca is obviously a corruption of "dancer".
* [[NiceHat Nice Bandanna]] combined with cool thick dreadlocks. He wears a bandanna as a neckerchief in Hottest Party 2 as well.
* PerpetualSmiler: In Hottest Party 1, he is always grinning.
* PutOnABus: Is missing, along with Gaku and Domi, from Hottest Party 4.
* TheRival: To Gaku, according to his profile.

!!Domi
* {{Expy}} of Jenny, with some Lady thrown in as well.
* MsFanservice: Her outfits are damn hot. She even wears all-leather in Hottest Party 2.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Domi and Dyna are sisters, and their names come from "dominant chord" and "dynamic chord" respectively.
* PutOnABus: Is missing, along with Gaku and Danca, from Hottest Party 4.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Grade A reached with Daisy Dukes, even!

!!Gaku
* BadassBeard: Actually a badass goatee.
* BaldOfAwesome: More like a ShaveOfAwesome. He even mentions he worries about maintaining it in his profile.
* BrownEyes
* GogglesDoNothing: He wears silly-looking goggles that have lights on them in Hottest Party 2.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Another tricky and not-so-obvious one. His name comes from "gigaku/bugaku", a type of mask worn in Japanese dance-dramas.
* [[NiceHat Nice Headphones]]: He's a fan of beatmania, so headphones suit him well.
* PutOnABus: Is missing, along with Danca and Domi, from Hottest Party 4.
* RealMenWearPink: Gaku's the only male Hottest Party character have a pink outfit. He has a pink jacket in Hottest Party 1.

!!Dyna
* GirlishPigtails in Hottest Party 3.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Domi and Dyna are sisters, and their names come from "dominant chord" and "dynamic chord" respectively.

!!Bridget
* GreenEyes
* MultiColoredHair
* MusicalThemeNaming: Bridget comes from "bridge" as in a bridge of a song. Might also come from a violin bridge.
* OfCorsetsSexy: Wears a bodice in Hottest Party 3.
* SkirtOverSlacks in Hottest Party 4.

!!Ceja
* BareYourMidriff in Hottest Party 3
* DarkSkinnedBlonde: Her alternate outfit in Hottest Party 4.
* GogglesDoNothing: She wears goggles around her neck in Hottest Party 4.
* {{Fanservice}}: Her alternate outfit in Hottest Party 4 looks like a sexy flight stewardess/Navy Girl.
* NiceHat: An adorable round wool hat in Hottest Party 3. Her hat in Hottest Party 4 isn't bad either.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Ceja is Spanish for "violin bridge"...according to a source I read. If not, someone please correct. 8D;
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Her alternate outfit in Hottest Party 4 gives her blonde hair, though.

!!Pia
* BareYourMidriff: The HP1 female back-dancer outfits sport this.
* BrownEyes
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* HotChickInABadassSuit: The HP2 female back-dancer black outfit gives the girls a snazzy pinstripe outfit.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Pia comes from "piano", both the instrument and the dynamic. Also ties in with Forte with "piano forte".

!!Forte
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* GreenEyes
* MusicalThemeNaming: Forte comes from the musical dynamic meaning "strong". Also ties in with Pia with "piano forte".
* [[SkirtOverSlacks Sash Over Slacks]]: The male black-dancer outfits in Hottest Party 3 and 4 have this.
* SharpDressedMan: The HP1 male back-dancer outfits sport this.
* ShirtlessScene: Just barely, those teases. The HP2 male back-dancer outfits have the male dancers show off their chests.

!!Gliss
* BareYourMidriff: The HP1 female back-dancer outfits sport this.
* BrownEyes
* DarkSkinnedBlonde with a side of AmbiguouslyBrown.
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* HotChickInABadassSuit: The HP2 female back-dancer black outfit gives the girls a snazzy pinstripe outfit.
* MusicalThemeNaming: Her name comes from "glissando".

!!Sharp
* CloudCuckoolander: In his profile, he mentions that he's happy to have bought land on the moon, where he intends to build a dance contest.
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* GreenEyes
* [[SkirtOverSlacks Sash Over Slacks]]: The male black-dancer outfits in Hottest Party 3 and 4 have this.
* SharpDressedMan: The HP1 male back-dancer outfits sport this.
* ShirtlessScene: Just barely, those teases. The HP2 male back-dancer outfits have the male dancers show off their chests.

!!Hip
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* MusicalThemeNaming: He and his blonde counterpart are named for the musical genre of "HipHop".
* [[RedHeadedHero Red Headed Dancer]]
* [[SkirtOverSlacks Sash Over Slacks]]: The male black-dancer outfits in Hottest Party 3 and 4 have this.
* SharpDressedMan: The HP1 male back-dancer outfits sport this.
* ShirtlessScene: Just barely, those teases. The HP2 male back-dancer outfits have the male dancers show off their chests.

!!Hop
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* MusicalThemeNaming: He and his red-headed counterpart are named for the musical genre of "HipHop".
* [[SkirtOverSlacks Sash Over Slacks]]: The male black-dancer outfits in Hottest Party 3 and 4 have this.
* SharpDressedMan: The HP1 male back-dancer outfits sport this.
* ShirtlessScene: Just barely, those teases. The HP2 male back-dancer outfits have the male dancers show off their chests.

!!Bossa
* BareYourMidriff: The HP1 female back-dancer outfits sport this.
* BrownEyes
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* HotChickInABadassSuit: The HP2 female back-dancer black outfit gives the girls a snazzy pinstripe outfit.
* MusicalThemeNaming: She and her brunette counterpart are named for the musical genre of "BossaNova".
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]

!!Nova
* BareYourMidriff: The HP1 female back-dancer outfits sport this.
* BrownEyes
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* FingerlessGloves: The back-dancers have these in their HP3/4 outfit.
* HotChickInABadassSuit: The HP2 female back-dancer black outfit gives the girls a snazzy pinstripe outfit.
* MusicalThemeNaming: She and her green-haired counterpart are named for the musical genre of "BossaNova".
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