Babidi says "paparapapa" to perform various actions:
- Teleportation – Babidi can teleport people to various places. This is first shown during the fight with Pui Pui where he teleports them to Zoon, Pui Pui's home planet.
- Crystal Ball – Babidi uses this word to watch the fight between Vegeta and Pui Pui on his Crystal Ball.
- Manipulation Sorcery – Babidi says the word while he is bringing people under his control.
- Demon Eye – He says it in his fight with Piccolo to use the magic slime spell in an anime filler.
- Revival – Babidi can revive people with this word during the Babidi's Spaceship stage in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2.
- Summoning – Babidi uses the word when summoning Pui Pui (Pui Pui Nice Shot) or Yakon (Yakon Is Next!) to attack his opponent in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
- Babidi's Ultimate Power – He says this while using his Ultimate Power in Budokai Tenkaichi 3.
Video Game Appearances
- Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2
- Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3
- Dragon Ball Heroes
- Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission
In Dragon Ball Heroes, Paparapapa appears as an Ability for Bibidi and Babidi which randomly triggers one of three effects at the end of each round.
In World Mission, its name is localized as Paparapapa Magic and appears as SH3-22 Babidi's Ability 1. At the end of each round, one of the following effects occurs at random: Permanently increase enemy team CI (Charge Impact) speed, reduce enemy team STA, or -1 to enemy team Hero Energy. Additionally the ability appears as a Normal Rarity Accessory which can be equipped to any of Beat's non-Special type card via either the Custom Deck or Card Creation including Bibidi and Babidi (official or custom cards).
- In the Japanese version of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon Akira Toriyama being 12 when this anime originally aired in Japan. Since Shazzan is a genie and the whole show is based on the Arabian Nights, this would be another bit of Arabian Nights influence on the Buu arc. , the titular genie (called "Daimao Shazzan", with daimao in this case meaning "Great Magical King" instead of "Great Demon King") says the phrase "Paparapah!" whenever he uses his magic. This chant became a popular phrase among kids at the time, with