There are 6 main characters in the PriPara anime, and all 6 of them are voiced by the members of I☆Ris. All of them have made anime debuts. Each girl has been significantly featured in the show. Laala, Sophie, and Mirei were the original main three with Shion, Leona, and Dorothy being featured starting in Episode 14. Faruru was confirmed as a main character, and made her debut in Episode 17.

For season two, six of the original protagonists are confirmed, with two new heroines, Mikan and Aroma revealed to be joining the cast. Faruru returned as a main in the second part of season two. Three silhouettes were unveiled, and were confirmed to be Fuwari, Hibiki, and Ajimi who of was the final character to be revealed.

In season three, there are a lot of main characters, including SoLaMi♡SMILE, Dressing Pafé, Gaarumageddon and Tricolore. Three new main characters will also debut in season three, which includes Junon, Pinon, Kanon, who are all in the new idol team, Triangle.

In Idol Time Pripara, Laala meets the second main protagonist in PriPara, Yui Yumekawa, along with three other girls, Nino Nijiro, Michiru Kōta, and Shuuka Hanazono.

S1's Main Characters

S2's Main Characters 

S3's Main Characters

S4's Main Characters


  • The first syllable of the S1 characters' first names make up the Solfège scale:
    • Dorothy
    • Reona
    • Mirei
    • Falulu
    • Sophy
    • Laala
    • Sion
  • The S1 characters' surnames (sans Faruru) are based on the four cardinal points - Dorothy and Reona's surname is West, Mirei's surname (南 Minami) translates to south, the "Ho" in Sophie's surname (北条 Hōjō) means north, and the "To" in Sion's surname (東堂 Tōdō) means east. Laala's surname (真中 Manaka) means middle, or center.
  • The S2 characters' surnames are based on colors - the "Kuro" in Aroma's surname (黒須 Kurosu) means black, the "Shira" in Mikan's surname (白玉 Shiratama) means white, the "Midori" in Fuwari's surname (緑風 Midorikaze) means green, the "Shi" in Hibiki's surname (紫京院 Shikyōin) means purple, and the first "Ki" in Ajimi's surname (黄木 Kiki) means yellow.
    • The other part of their given names are based on the five senses:
      • Aroma's name means fragrance - smell.
      • The "Mi" in Mikan's name is phonetically similar to the word "to see" (見 mi) - sight.
      • Fuwari's name means a soft or floating sensation - touch.
      • Hibiki's name means to echo - hearing.
      • Ajimi's name means taste.
  • The S3 characters (sans Triangle members) are based on animals: Non is a rabbit, Chiri is the peacock, and Pepper is a wild feline.
  • The S4 characters' favorite food are carbohydrate-rich:
  • Yui's favorite: Rice
  • Nino's favorite: Bread
  • Michiru's favorite: Noodles
  • Shuuka's favorite: Potato