Characters / Dance Dance Revolution

Here are the characters in Dance Dance Revolution.

    Arcade Game/Play Station/Xbox Characters 

Afro/Boldo/Disco

Debuted in DDR 1st Mix as the default Player 1 character. Appeared in almost all DDR mixes.

Akira

Alice

Angel Zukin

Astro

Ronpei "Baby-Lon" Babahara

Bass

Blues

Bonnie/Queen

Charmy

Concent Be-Fu

  • Legacy Character: To previous concents.
  • The Protagonist: Of Supernova 2's Hyper Master Mode, since he's the only character you can choose.
  • Rainbow Pimp Gear: You can customize Be-Fu in Hyper Master Mode with custom parts that can ease/amp up the difficulty of the mode. Because every combination is possible, he can look like a mismatched mess once you get your perfect combination.
  • Robot

Concent Kyo-Fu

Dark Rinon / The Dark One

Dark Zukin

  • Big Bad: Of the Zukin Wars event in Supernova 2.
  • The Blank: A blank-faced, monochrome individual who dances energetically. Creepy.
  • Dark Is Evil
  • Evil Counterpart: Robo-Zukin with a monochrome design, an blank face, and a red "D" in place of Concent's eyes.

Devil Zukin

Drum

Emi Toshiba

  • Big Eater: In her dream of Queen Zukin's Storyline in Street Master Mode of X.
  • Hair Decorations: In place of the beret, she wears a single (Supernova 2 alternate) and a double hairbands (X costume).
  • Flower in Her Hair: A pink rose in X.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Wears mostly boy-ish outfits in the earlier games, in the later ones she mostly wears dresses and hairbands.
  • In the Hood: Wears a light blue polka dot jacket with a hood in X2.
  • Meaningful Name: Her full name, Emi Toshiba, is an obvious tribute to Toshiba-EMI, the record company who produced the Dancemania songs that the earlier games were dependent on as licenses.
  • New Media Are Evil: Hates computers and mobile phones.
  • Nice Hat: Wears an iconic white beret. She forgoes it by the time of Supernova 2, but a few previous games allow you to take that off.
  • Opera Gloves: In X, as part of the party dress.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Her X costume is a pink-and-white party dress. Her X2 costume, meanwhile, features hot pink pants.
  • Robot Girl/Robotic Reveal: In Alice's Dream in her story in Street Master Mode of X, she reveals herself to be a robot.
  • Series Mascot: Afro's Distaff Counterpart. It used to be Lady, until her sudden disappearance circa Supernova.
  • Smart People Build Robots: Hilariously, her X2 biography states that she dislikes anything computer-related and freaking mobile phones.
  • True Blue Femininity: Pre-Supernova, Supernova, and X2 costumes all feature blue as a dominant color. Helps that she also has bluish purple hair.
  • You Gotta Have Purple Hair
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Supernova and X.

Geisha-Zukin

August "Gus" Mills

  • Cool Shades: Every appearance. It's initially a transparent yellow one in Supernova, but is changed to dark blue in Supernova 2, purple in X, then red in X2.
  • Delinquent Hair: Has a mohawk, initially blond, but later dyed dark orange in Supernova 2, then green starting in X, though definitely not a delinquent.
  • Foreign Fanservice: That spandex and A-shirt (in Supernova and Supernova 2, respectively, in case you're wondering) are quite nice. Oh, and he's German.
  • Future Spandex: Wears a green sci-fi-like spandex in Supernova.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: He's a German. Of course he has blond hair and blue eyes.
  • Sleeves Are for Wimps: His Supernove 2 alternate is an A-shirt.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Baumkuchen.

J.C.

Jennifer "Jenny" Hurley

Johnny

Julio

Lady

Louis Concent-III

Maid Zukin

Naoki

PiX

  • Berserk Button: Please don't remark that its nose is red.
  • Holy Halo: Has a half of a halo above its head, its color depending on which PiX you choose.
  • Lilliputians: Not shown in the game itself, but its height is stated as a mere 3 pixels in its X2 biography. Its world is an "extremely small 2-dimensional world".
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: There are over 500 billion of them. Mostly because it's the only a little larger than a bacteria. You can choose up to 12 of them in Supernova.
  • No Biological Sex: An alien the size of three pixels of a computer screen. It more often dances like a female, though.
  • Pointy Ears: Has elf-like ears.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Pizza

Princess-Zukin

Queen-Zukin

The Queen of Dreamland, at least in-universe.

Reiji "Rage" Ito

Rhythm

Rinon

  • The Bus Came Back: She's absent in DDR 2013, but can be unlocked in Replicant-D Ignition as Dark Rinon, who is her Superpowered Evil Side.
  • The Chosen One: Possibly. She's ordered to take down the other Rinons. Particularly the Dark One.
  • Future Spandex
  • Good Colors, Evil Colors: The only Rinon who is on our side has a suit that prominently features light blue. All other Rinons whom we must "defeat" by playing the Replicant-D songs are of various (darker) colors. The Dark One is colored dark violet (see her entry above).
  • Headphones Equal Isolation: Subverted. She wears headphones, but her favorite hobby is observing humans.
  • Human Aliens
  • One-Way Visor: A green one.
  • Parts Unknown: Her homeworld is unknown.
  • Series Mascot: For X2 only. She appears again in X3 without any significant role, but is removed from the roster in DDR 2013.
    • She started becoming the mascot again after her reappearance in DDR 2014, with the Replicant-D-ignition event and the Rinon's Adventure in DDR A.
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Dark Rinon is revealed to be one to Rinon in DDR 2014.
  • Tareme Eyes: If you take out that glasses.
  • You Gotta Have Pink Hair
  • Younger Than They Look: She has a childish appearance, but that may amount to 8 years at the very least. Her age is listed as 1 year and 2 months. Justified, as she's an alien.

ROBO2001

Robo-Concent "Robo-Zukin" de Zukin

Ruby Camilo

Sa-Ja

Tracy

Victory-Concent

Yuni

A spoiled rich girl who'd rather spend time outside of her mansion.

Zero

    Wii Characters 

Rena

U.G. (a.k.a Uncle Glide)

  • Cool Shades 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.
  • Funny Afro
  • Musical Theme Naming: "Glide" is one of Yuichi Asami's favorite synthesizers.

Chordia

Root

Harmony

Danca

  • Expy of Julio.
  • Keet: YMMV, but come on, he can be quite adorable with those huge eyes and grinning face!
  • Musical Theme Naming: Danca is obviously a corruption of "dancer".
  • Nice Bandanna combined with cool thick dreadlocks. He wears a bandanna as a neckerchief in Hottest Party 2 as well.
  • Perpetual Smiler: In Hottest Party 1, he is always grinning.
  • Put on a Bus: Is missing, along with Gaku and Domi, from Hottest Party 4.
  • The Rival: To Gaku, according to his profile.

Domi

  • Expy of Jenny, with some Lady thrown in as well.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Her outfits are damn hot. She even wears all-leather in Hottest Party 2.
  • Musical Theme Naming: Domi and Dyna are sisters, and their names come from "dominant chord" and "dynamic chord" respectively.
  • Put on a Bus: Is missing, along with Gaku and Danca, from Hottest Party 4.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Grade A reached with Daisy Dukes, even!

Gaku

  • Badass Beard: Actually a badass goatee.
  • Bald of Awesome: More like a Shave Of Awesome. He even mentions he worries about maintaining it in his profile.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: He wears silly-looking goggles that have lights on them in Hottest Party 2.
  • Musical Theme Naming: Another tricky and not-so-obvious one. His name comes from "gigaku/bugaku", a type of mask worn in Japanese dance-dramas.
  • Nice Headphones: He's a fan of beatmania, so headphones suit him well.
  • Put on a Bus: Is missing, along with Danca and Domi, from Hottest Party 4.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Gaku's the only male Hottest Party character have a pink outfit. He has a pink jacket in Hottest Party 1.

Dyna

Bridget

Ceja

  • Bare Your Midriff in Hottest Party 3
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Her alternate outfit in Hottest Party 4.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: 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.
  • Nice Hat: An adorable round wool hat in Hottest Party 3. Her hat in Hottest Party 4 isn't bad either.
  • Musical Theme Naming: Ceja is Spanish for "violin bridge"...according to a source I read. If not, someone please correct. 8D;
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her alternate outfit in Hottest Party 4 gives her blonde hair, though.

Pia

Forte

Gliss

Sharp

Hip

Hop

Bossa

Nova

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