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    Corey Jaron Riffin
"Lemme solo here for a sec."
Voiced by: Lyon Smith (USA/Canada) Luis Leonardo Saurez (Spanish)

The lead guitarist/lead singer of Grojband and is biologically Trina Riffin's younger brother, as well as being Mr. Riffin's adopted son. He uses Trina's diary entries for lyrics, albeit for inspiration.

  • The Ace
  • Affectionate Nickname: Laney calls him "Core".
  • Ambiguous Disorder: According to Word of God, Corey has both OCD and ADD. This means he'll decide on a genre or venue for the band to pursue, and once they get it, gives it up to pursue something else.
  • Ambiguously Bi: He has plenty of Ship Tease with Laney and they hook up in "Hear Us Rock!", but he's also closer to Nick Mallory than most heterosexual males would be: he's perfectly happy to hang off his neck, hug him in front of an audience, and is generally quite touchy-feely with him.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: To Trina, as both Corey and her are in a sibling rivalry of which he is on top of.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: Corey Jaron Riffin, this is supported in the episode "Dueling Buttons", when he inputs the intials "CJR" in the game.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Admits he feels bad for putting Trina into a nightmare-induced coma in "Dreamreaver", and feels even more so after seeing her nice side that loves him inside her brain.
  • Badass Adorable
  • Berserk Button: Elevator music is one of the things that really angers him, next to having his dream taken away.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's pretty scary when he's angry, even in the episode "Dueling Buttons" in which he almost goes into Diary Mode.
  • Bilingual Bonus: His middle name Jaron, comes from the Hebrew word Yaron.
  • Book Dumb
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Lampshaded constantly. He claims to need Trina's diary to write lyrics, yet his "final thoughts" show that he's perfectly capable of Waxing Lyrical himself, yet he doesn't seem to be aware of it.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: His "crazy plans that just might work" usually work.
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Trina's Abel.
  • Catchphrase: Corey ends each episode with "Thanks for coming out, everyone!" and closing a garage door. He'll also sometimes talk of "a crazy plan that just might work". He even says "We have Liftoff!" on some of the episodes where Trina writes her diary in anger mode.
  • Character Development: While he's initially Oblivious to Love, he slowly shows signs of affection towards Laney as the series progresses, in fact, in the second half of Season One, he starts to treat her like a lady and stops calling her a dude.
  • Chick Magnet: A result of being popular.
  • Cry Cute: He rarely gets emotional but when he does his innocence shows.
  • Curtains Match the Window: When his irises are shown.
  • Determinator
  • Distressed Dude: So far he has been controlled by a helmet (albeit briefly, as he takes it off by fighting it), a plant, and an evil guitar; all due to his trusting nature. He even got kidnapped (along with the rest of the band) by two little girls!
  • Dreadful Musician: While he isn't terrible at playing the guitar or singing, the only thing he's terrible at is coming up with good lyrics, but only without the use of Trina's Diary.
  • Drink Order: His favorite drink is chocolate milk.
  • Easily Forgiven: By Nick Mallory. Here is a list of things Corey has done to Nick:
    • Pushed Nick off of a plank.
    • More or less forced Nick to go on a date with a monster.
    • Use him as Trina bait.
  • Even the Guys Want Him
  • Expressive Puffball: The puffball on his beanie droops when he gets sad or startled.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Sanguine
  • Friend to All Living Things: To a slightly lesser extent than Nick Mallory, as he is often shown having animals cuddle up to him, usually in his Final Thought. This also leads him to be gullible and hence is very susceptible to mind control.
  • Guile Hero: The fact that he cunningly manipulates Trina into going into Diary Mode, on a near episodic basis, definitely makes him qualify.
  • Happily Adopted: By his dad.
  • He Cleans Up Nicely: He dresses up for the wedding gig. It's also the first time the viewers don't see him wearing a hat.
  • The Hero
  • Hidden Depths: The monologue in "Girl Fest" reveals he has some repressed rage issues. Confirmed in "Dueling Buttons".
  • Hiss Before Fleeing: Did this when Trina frightened him when they were younger.
  • I Can't Dance: Revealed in "Bee Bop a Loofah", when Corey dances up a sweat.
    Laney (to Corey): Congrats, you dance like a mom.
  • Idiot Hero
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: With a guitar pick. In fact, in the online videos on the Canadian Website, it slices through a bouquet of flowers Mayor Mellow was holding for a girl, A water bottle, and his winning dog's fur.
  • Insane Troll Logic
  • Keet
  • Manipulative Bastard: Like his biological sister, he shows a streak of this at times.
  • Meaningful Name: His middle name, Jaron, comes from the hebrew word meaning Yaron, which means to sing or shout phrases, which makes sense because he's often seen singing and/or shouting.
  • Missing Mom: According to Word of God, he and Trina were adopted by a single father and there was no mother.
  • Nice Hat: He wears his beanie everyehere, even to bed, in which he wears a blue version of when he sleeps.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Mostly towards Laney.
  • Oblivious to Love: To Laney at first, then it's averted in later episodes.
    • Word of God says he thought Laney was cute in her pageant outfit.
    • During the song in "For Hat and Country", he calls Laney "my gal".
    • It is hinted that he returns her feelings after they kiss in "Metrognome".
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: While he's calm most of the time, there are rare instances when he loses his cool.
    • He lost it in "Love in a Nethervator", due to elevator music being his Berserk Button.
    • He has an even bigger one in "Dueling Buttons", where he completely snaps when Trina steals his dream and his fame.
    Laney (slowly): Breathe.
    Corey: I've been breathing all my life, and it's got me nothing!
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: The Blue Boy to Trina's Pink Girl (In terms of hair color).
  • Plot Allergy: It's shown that he's allergic to cats, specifcally cat dander, as shown in "Super Zeroes" as he had no problems holding Mina's danderless cat.
    • Wheelie, the cat in a roller skate, is also presumed to be danderless, as Corey hugs him and he didn't sneeze.
    • His allergic reaction to cat dander has snapped him out of his brainwashing in the episode "One Plant Band".
  • The Pollyanna
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red oni to Laney's blue, oddly since it's in stark contrast to their hair colors.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Blueberries, or anything that has blueberries in it, like blueberry waffles.
  • Signing-Off Catchphrase: "Thanks for coming out, everyone!"
  • The Southpaw: Plays the guitar with his left hand, even though he's ambidextrous.
  • Super OCD: His OCD rituals are known to have him book a gig at any place at every chance he gets, not letting even one slip by.
  • Will They or Won't They?: With Laney.
    • They Do: Corey officaly hooks up with Laney in "Hear Us Rock!"
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair

    Kin Kujira
Voiced by: Sergio Di Zio

Kon's Siamese twin brother, Keyboardist for Grojband, and a genius, as he's in charge of the band's pyrotechnics, lighting, computers, and any instrumentation that is tech related and that he would also invent gadgets that could come in handy when trying to make Trina go into Diary Mode.

    Kon Kujira
Voiced by: Tim Beresford

Kin's Siamese twin brother, and Drummer for Grojband. Seems to have a Unrequited Crush on Trina Riffin.

    Laney Penn
"When you're in love, even doing nothing at all is wonderful."
Voiced by: Bryn McAuley

The bassist (although multi-talented), Self-proclaimed band manager, and the only female member of Grojband (although with the clothing she often wears, she's often mistaken to be a boy). Has a huge crush on Corey.



     Katrina "Trina" Riffin
"Just try to imagine...just little I care, and junk."
Voiced by: Alyson Court

The show's primary antagonist, she'll stop at nothing to ruin Grojband and use their garage as her own private bedroom. She has an unrequited crush on Nick Mallory, whom she describes him as Hunky, and is Corey's older sister and Mr. Riffin's adopted daughter. She has a diary and Once per Episode whenever she's overcome with an emotion (whatever the emotion calls for it) she goes into Diary Mode.

    Bernadette "Mina" Beff
"Already here!"
Voiced by: Denise Oliver (USA/Canada) Hiromi Hayawakawa (Spanish)

Trina's servant, mirror image, and friend who's a frequent victim of her abuse.

    The Newmans 
Voiced by: Lyon Smith (Carrie), Bryn McAuley (Lenny), Sergio Di Zio (Kim), and Tim Beresford (Konnie)

The show's secondary antagonists. The Newmans are Distaff Counterparts of Corey, Laney, Kin, and Kon.

Carrie Beff

"Well, whatever the worst burn of your life was, imagine it just got said to you. Twice!"

The lead guitarist/lead singer of the Newmans and is Mina Beff's younger sister. She's more competent in writing lyrics than Corey.

Lenny Nepp

"Gals, I am not built for this. And I didn't bring my inhaler."

The bassist, manager, and the only male member of the Newmans (although often mistaken to be a girl). Has a huge crush on Carrie.

Kim and Konnie Kagami

"I think they're taking this whole sharing a heart thing too far."

"Ice cream! ICE! CREAM!"
—Konnie (With Kon at the same time)

Kim: Konnie's Siamese twin sister and Keyboardist for the Newmans.
Konnie: Kim's Siamese twin sister and Drummer for the Newmans.


Recurring Characters

    Kate Persky and Allie Day 
"Grojband! EEEEEEEE!"
Voiced By: Addison Holley (Kate Persky) and Madelyn May (Allie Day)

Two girls whom Grojband commonly refer to them as their "Groupies".

    Nick Mallory
Voiced by: Graeme Cornies

  • Affectionate Nickname: Trina Riffin would usually refer to Nick Mallory as "Hunky Nick Mallory".
  • Badass Baritone: Nick's voice is pretty low, but it suits his personality and appearance.
  • The Bait/Easily Forgiven: The band will sometimes put Nick Mallory in potential danger in order to get Trina to react. Nick Mallory is usually cool with Corey doing this.
  • Big Eater: While not consuming insane amounts of food, more often than not Nick Mallory is thinking of food (or how cool Nick Mallory is).
  • Big Man on Campus: Nick Mallory's the captain of the football team and a Straight A student.
  • Cargo Ship: In-universe. Nick Mallory had no problem dating Trina Riffin when her soul was in her car.
  • Chick Magnet: The girls who don't find Nick Mallory hot could be counted on one hand. Laney being one of them.
  • The Ditz: Nick Mallory occasionally gets moments of this. For example, Nick Mallory thinks zoos are supposed to be animal prisons.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Nick Mallory is Phlegmatic.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Nick Mallory loves animals, and animals love Nick Mallory. Nick Mallory is also nice to every other human character, be it Trina, Mina, or the members of Grojband.
  • Full-Name Basis: Nick Mallory only refers to Nick Mallory as Nick Mallory.
  • Hunk: Nick Mallory knows that it's part of the reason why Trina Riffin finds Nick Mallory so attractive.
  • An Ice Person: Nick Mallory's coolness manages to freeze Trina in "Rock the House".
  • Inexplicably Awesome: Nick Mallory is so cool Nick Mallory can lean on nothing and will spots away with Nick Mallory's awesomeness.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: When Nick Mallory's irises are shown.
  • Lovable Jock: Nick Mallory's one of the nicer characters.
  • Nice Guy: Nick Mallory rarely has a bad thing to say about anyone.
  • Oblivious to Love: Nick Mallory is clueless about Trina's crush on him. Or perhaps Nick Mallory isn't, and just doesn't feel the same way and acts oblivious to avoid hurting her.
  • Pet the Dog: Nick Mallory gives an apple to Trina in the episode "Zoohouse Rock". In fact every moment that Nick Mallory makes Trina go into diary mode in happiness qualify.
  • Rebel Relaxation: Nick Mallory does this a lot. Sometimes Nick Mallory even leans on thin air.
  • Reality Warper: Nick Mallory can stare away Nick Mallory's chickenpox, and as mentioned above, Nick Mallory's so cool Nick Mallory can freeze things, also Nick Mallory does not do stink.
  • Satellite Love Interest: Nick Mallory shows very little interest in Trina most of the time, plus Nick Mallory has very little purpose to the show outside of being Trina's dream boy.
  • The Stoic: Nick Mallory stays Nick Mallory.
  • Third-Person Person: Nick Mallory likes to see above.
  • Unfazed Everyman: Nick Mallory is cool with everything that happens around Nick Mallory.
    • In fact, Nick Mallory dosen't react when Nick Mallory watches Trina Riffin's Once per Episode Diary Mode in the episode "Saxsquach".

    Mayor Mellow
"Quarantine is such a hard word to spell, but yes, for nine days!"
Voiced by: KeDar Brown

The mayor of Peaceville who "Rhymes all the time".


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