[[folder:The GG's]]

!! Beat
[[caption-width-right:200:A Mischievous Boy.]]

* TheCameo: In ''[[VideoGame/SegaSuperstars Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed]]'', he appears on an unlockable sticker (apart of being a SecretCharacter.)
* CoolShades
* FingerlessGloves
* [[FounderOfTheKingdom Founder of the GG's]]: [[WordOfGod Stated in manuals]] as the founder of the group seeing in ''JSR'' recruiting Gum and Tab/Corn to start the group.
* HeadphonesEqualIsolation: Maybe played straight with normal people, but in the group is part of his RuleOfCool look along with his CoolShades.
* PowerTrio: With Gum and Tab, known as the founders of the GG's.
* TheProtagonist: In ''JSR''.
* RebelLeader
* RobotMe: In ''JSRF'' in the form of "Zero Beat", a Noise Tank duplicate.
* SeriesMascot: Beat is the poster boy of the series, appearing on the covers of both Jet Set Radio games.
* ScarfOfAsskicking: The [[{{Vaporware}} possible design]] of [[https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/93/88/00/93880067786fbf497acaf80af7196f8c.jpg Beat]] for the Wii version/sequel/reboot of ''JSR''.
* SignificantGreenEyedRedhead: Kind of. The eyes are unseen but the CoolShades are always green in both games.
* UnexpectedCharacter: Beat appears as a selectable (or [[SecretCharacter secret]]) character in various ''VideoGame/SegaSuperstars'' games, mostly in his ''JSR'' attire.

!! Gum
[[caption-width-right:200:She's a {{magical girl}}.]]

* AbsoluteCleavage: In ''JSRF''.
* CoolHelmet: And it stands out all the more since she's one of the few characters to wear a helmet at all.
* EmeraldPower: In ''JSR''.
* EveryoneLovesBlondes
* HotTeacher: Is seen as this for [=YoYo=] in ''JSRF''.
* {{Leitmotif}}: MagicalGirl by Guitar Vader.
* MiniDressOfPower
* PowerTrio: With Beat and Tab/Corn, known as the founders of the GG's.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: At least in the beginning of both games, she's the first female member of the GG's and the only girl before unlocking the other girls.
* TrueBlueFemininity: In ''JSRF''.

!! Tab/Corn
[[caption-width-right:200:The music just turns him on.]]

* AdaptationDyeJob: Tab has black hair in the first game, but is changed to blond in ''JSRF''.
* TheCameo: In ''VideoGame/SegaSuperstars'' series: In ''Sega Superstars Tennis'' appears as a spectator at the ''Jet Set Radio'' court, and in ''Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed'' appears on an unlockable sticker in this game.
* DubNameChange: Was renamed "Tab" in the English version of the first game.
* GratuitousEnglish: Judging by his icons in both games, it's likely his name was meant as 'Cone'.
* TheLeader: Of the GG's in ''JSRF''.
* {{Leitmotif}}: That's Enough by Hideki Naganuma
* NiceHat: In both games, Corn/Tab's eyes are hidden beneath his hat. It even gets some impressive-for-2002 physics added onto it in ''Future''.
* PowerTrio: With Beat and Gum, known as the founders of the GG's.
* TeenGenius: In ''JSRF''.

!! Combo
[[caption-width-right:200:A Sweet Soul Brother.]]

* AwesomeButImpractical: Combo always carries a boombox over one of his shoulders. It looks awesome, but it's only for visuals.
* TheBigGuy
* TheCameo: In ''[[VideoGame/SegaSuperstars Sega Superstars Tennis]]'' Combo makes multiple cameo appearances in this game:
** He appears during Beat's All-Star move.
** He appears in the ''Jet Set Radio'' minigame, grinding and throwing spray cans to the player, which are needed to complete tags on the court.
** He appears as a spectator in ''Jet Set Radio'' court.
* CatchPhrase: His saying in ''JSR'' is "Bring it on", while in ''JSRF'' it's "What up Kid?"
* DemotedToExtra: In ''JSRF'', Combo has the same protagonism as any of the other members of the GG's instead having his own chapter as in the first game.
* GoldMakesEverythingShiny: Combo wears a giant gold chain shaped like a Yen-sign around his neck.
* NiceHat: Changed in ''JSRF'' by a blue bandanna.
* PowerTrio: With Cube and Coin, having their own gang in Grind City.
* RotatingProtagonist[=/=]{{Narrator}}: Of its own chapter in ''JSR'' along with Cube about rescue his partner Coin from Golden Rhinos in Grind City (USA), that counts as a prologue for ''JSR'', being Golden Rhinos the BigBad of the game.
* SoulBrotha
* ScaryBlackMan: Subverted. While he looks like one, he's actually a pretty nice guy.

!! Garam
[[caption-width-right:200:Come on, come on. He can do {{the Scrappy}}.]]

* BaldOfAwesome
* TheCameo: In ''[[VideoGame/SegaSuperstars Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed]]'', Garam appears only on an unlockable sticker.
* CasanovaWannabe: In ''JSRF''.
* CoolShades
* ScaryBlackMan
* ShoutOut: In ''JSR'', he is never seen wearing a shirt, but does have a blue, vaguely skull-shaped necklace around his neck. Notably, the necklace bears a resemblance to Sega's mascot, Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: In the first game, subverted in the second where he uses a white tanktop.

!! Mew/Rhyth
[[caption-width-right:200:You know her love is sweet.]]

* CloudCuckoolander: Some of her quotes from ''JSRF'' are... odd.
* DubNameChange[=/=]SuddenNameChange: Was originally named Bis in original ''JSR'', and Mew for the localized versions.
* FurAndLoathing: As Mew in ''JSR''.
* TrueBlueFemininity
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair
* ZettaiRyouiki: As Rhyth in ''JSRF''.

!! Cube
[[caption-width-right:200:[[Music/RobZombie Dead she is the one, exterminatin' sun]].]]

* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* BareYourMidriff
* FingerlessGloves: In ''JSR''.
* MsFanservice
* PerkyGoth
* PowerTrio: With Combo and Coin, having their own gang in Grind City.
* TattooedCrook: Cube has tattoos in her belly and one of her shoulders.

!! [=YoYo=]

* AdaptationDyeJob: In the first game, [=YoYo=] is redhead, but in ''JSRF'', he has green hair.
* TheCameo: In ''[[VideoGame/SegaSuperstars Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed]]'', [=YoYo=] appears only on an unlockable sticker.
* CheshireCatGrin
* CoolShades
* [[spoiler:DistressedDude: In ''JSRF'', he's kidnapped by the Noise Tanks, and a [[RobotMe robotic duplicate]] known as NT-3000 poses as him for some time while the real [=YoYo=] is kept locked up in the Fortified Residential Zone.]]
* InTheHood: In ''JSR''.
* MeaningfulName[=/=]OnlyKnownByHisNickname: As his name might suggest, [=YoYo=] does tend to say the word "Yo" a lot, including while pulling off tricks.
* ProgressivelyPrettier: In ''JSRF''.
* TheProtagonist: In ''JSRF'', if there's one.
* RedheadInGreen: In ''JSR''.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: He could be known as [=YoYo=], Yo-Yo or Yoyo.
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]: In ''JSRF''.

!! Piranha/Boogie

* AbsoluteCleavage
* AdaptationDyeJob: Just as Tab, Piranha has brown hair in the first game, but as Boogie is changed to blond in ''JSRF''.
* BareYourMidriff
* DarkSkinnedBlonde: In ''JSRF''.
* DreadlockRasta
* DubNameChange[=/=]SuddenNameChange: She was called Sugar in the original ''JSR'' and Piranha in the localizations.
* GogglesDoNothing: As Piranha in ''JSR''.
* LadyInRed: And orange in ''JSRF''.
* WomanInWhite: In ''JSR''.

!! Slate/Soda

* TheCameo: In ''[[VideoGame/SegaSuperstars Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed]]'', Slate appears only on an unlockable sticker.
* CharlieBrownBaldness: He's bald with a chunk of hair which is [[ImprobableHairstyle anti-gravitatory]].
* DubNameChange: Was renamed "Slate" in the English version of the first game. Subverted in ''JSRF'' in which all versions he's called as "Soda".
* GagNose
* GogglesDoNothing
* {{Gonk}}: While all the characters look pretty unique, Soda looks like a {{Muppet}}.
* IKnowKarate: The trick "Karate" is used only by Slate. It involves him striking a pose reminiscent of Karate chops in midair.
* NoMouth: It's hidden behind his collar.
* ShoutOut: Slate/Soda resembles the famous graffiti character [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilroy_was_here Kilroy]].
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: He was featured as one of the three characters usable in the North American demo of the Dreamcast version of ''JSR'' (replacing Corn).

!! Roboy

* NonStandardCharacterDesign: Roboy is one of the few characters in the game without a counterpart in ''JSR''.
* RobotBuddy
* SavePoint: Placed in the GG's hideout, you can save your advances with Roboy.
* SecretCharacter
* SmallNameBigEgo

!! Pots

* AmazingTechnicolorWildlife: Blue in the original, green in ''JSRF''.
* CoolShades: 3-D glasses, even.
* [[DistressedDude Distressed Pet]]: Pots is kidnapped by the Noise Tanks in ''JSR''.
* [[spoiler:SecretCharacter]]
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Usually known as "Pots" or "Potts".
* TeamPet: Of the GG's.

!! Jazz

* BareYourMidriff
* BoyishShortHair
* DarkSkinnedBlond: More of white hair than blonde.
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: She is one of the few characters in the game without a counterpart in ''JSR''.
* ScarfOfAsskicking
* {{Tomboy}}
* WarriorPoet: One of Jazz's lines is: "If this town could talk, what poetry would it speak?". This could imply that Jazz enjoys poetry.

!! Clutch

* [[GiveMeBackMyWallet Give Me Back My Graffiti Souls]]: [[spoiler:To know [=YoYo=]'s ubication after being kidnapped,]] Clutch asks you for 40 Graffiti Souls. After you get them, he escapes and you've to chase him. When you catch him, Clutch will give you the info [[spoiler:on the ubication]] as well will join you to GG's, but if you aren't enough fast, [[FiveFingerDiscount then bye Graffiti Souls]].
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: He is one of the few characters in the game without a counterpart in ''JSR''.
* PlayingWithFire: In look only. Clutch has fire designs in his shirt, pants and blades.


[[folder:Rival Gangs]]

!! Poison Jam

!! Love Shockers

* BareYourMidriff
* CleavageWindow: In ''JSRF''.
* EyepatchOfPower: A part of their [[GangOfHats gang uniform]].
* FieryRedhead
* GirlGroup

!! Noise Tanks

* ArchEnemy: Of GG's in ''JSRF''.
* MechaMooks: {{Robot}}s designed by The Golden Rhinos to stop the GG's in ''JSRF''
* NoMouth
* PlayfulHacker: In ''JSR''.
* RobotMe: Two of the robots in ''JSRF'' were designed to replace Beat (Zero Beat) and [[spoiler:[=YoYo=]]] (NT-3000).

!! The Golden Rhinos

* EvilWearsBlack
* FunnyAfro
* GoodColorsEvilColors: Mostly "no colors" compared with the AmazingTechnicolorPopulation of the graffitti gangs (especially the GG's).
* TheMenInBlack
* ObviouslyEvil
* ShabbyHeroesWellDressedVillains
* SharpDressedMan

!! Rapid 99
* BareYourMidriff
* GirlGroup

!! Doom Riders

!! The Immortals
* NiceHat: The Immortals' gimmick is that they're [[DashinglyDapperDerby bowler hat]]-wearing mummies.



!! Captain Onishima

* {{BFG}}: Onishima typically carries an oversized revolver.
* DelinquentHair: Ironically, his hairstyle is usually associated with delinquents in Japan.
* {{Expy}}: Possibly of [[Franchise/LupinIII Inspector Zenigata]]. Also, could be a parody of Film/DirtyHarry.
* HotBlooded
* LargeHam
* PermaStubble

!! The Police Force

* {{BFG}}

!! Goji Rokkaku/Rokkaku Gouji
[[caption-width-right:350:Grace and Glory.]]

* BaldOfEvil
* BeardOfEvil
* BigBad: Sets out to control all of Tokyo-to by means of his wealth, and to squash individuality through the (bought-off) police.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* EvilIsHammy: "Blah-diddy-blah-blah, THE NAME IS IRRELEVANT!"
* EvilWearsBlack
* ManOfWealthAndTaste
* ObviouslyEvil
* OneWingedAngel: Transforms into the demonic A.KU.MU after entering his "tower of beauty" in ''JSRF''.
* ShabbyHeroesWellDressedVillains: The dress taste of Gouji contrasts with the normal/modifies clothes of all the gangs, not just the GG's.
* SharpDressedMan

!! Hayashi

* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Of Captain Onishima in ''JSRF''.
* WhiteHairBlackHeart



!! DJ Professor K

* [[BroughtToYouByTheLetterS Brought To You by the Letter 'K']]
* CoolOldGuy: In ''JSRF''.
* CoolShades
* DistressedDude: Is captured by the Rokkaku Group towards the end of ''JSRF'', taking his entire booth with him.
* DreadlockRasta
* ExpressiveHair
* LargeHam
** [[LargeHamRadio "LARGE HAM RADIOOOOOOO!"]]
* MrExposition: From his undisclosed location somewhere in Tokyo-to, he knows what's happening on the streets. He's kind enough to give informational shout outs to the GG's.
* {{NPC}}
* SilverFox: In ''JSRF''.
* SoulBrotha

!! Coin

* DistressedDude
* TheGhost: Only refered by Combo and Cube in the photo they shown as well in their backup story.
* {{NPC}}
* PowerTrio: With Combo and Cube, having their own gang in Grind City.