Papa Bolt is a humanoid Yo-kai with reddish tan skin, tied spiky dark red hair, and a beard and unibrow of the same color. He wears a blue turquoise sleeveless kimono held by a dull red obi and beige white Roman wristbands. His legs are replaced by a single dull blue cloud, and a large beige white rope arch coiled in three is set behind his back.
Papa Bolt is said to be short tempered and grumpy, known for acting like a grumpy old man.
Seidenki is his nephew.
He is the husband of Mama Aura.
He is the father of Frazzel.
He is the grandfather of Zappary.
Abilities and Powers
Makes anyone he possesses act like thundering, grumpy old men.
How to befriend
Papa Bolt appears on telephone poles on Doughnut Hill at night (Blossom Heights).
Papa Bolt can be found at Mt. Wildwood Summit. He also appears past 8000 Metres in the infinite tunnel, found with Mama Aura as well as being freed from the Crank-a-kai with a Green coin
- Befriended (Yokai Watch): "That was some good battling! Let's be close friends!"
- Loafing: "Need a break!"
- Receiving food (favourite)
- (YW): "This texture!"
- (YW2): "Zap! That's good!"
- Receiving food (normal): "Sure, why not?"
- Freed from Crank-a-kai: "Great job gettin' me out, kid. I can tell we're gonna be tight."
"Rai Oton" translates to "Thunder Pa"
Papa Bolt's concept appears to be based on the idiom kaminari oyaji (雷親父, "lightning pops", or perhaps more correctly "thunderous pops"), which is used to describe a strict, ornery father that strikes fear into his offspring.
In other languages
- Japanese: 雷オトン Raioton
- Korean: 번개아빠 Beongaeappa
- Spanish: Papá Rayo
- Italian: Babbo Saetta
- Français : Tontonerre