Papa Parappa (パラッパパパ, Parappa Papa), credited as Dad, is the father to Parappa Rappa and Pinto Rappa, generally depicted as a working man complete with tie and hat. He first appears in PaRappa the Rapper when his car is borrowed (and subsequently destroyed) by Parappa ten minutes after he had gotten his driving license.

In PaRappa the Rapper 2, it is revealed that he is an inventor, who works with General Potter to figure out a solution for the noodle outbreak, accidentally building a shrink ray in the process.


His hat was gray with a black stripe in PaRappa the Rapper, but in PaRappa the Rapper 2, his hat was Brown with a lighter orange stripe.

Parappa dada


  • According to Armstead Christian‘s IMDb bio, it has shown that he passed away in January 4, 2016.