Raphael is a mutant snapping turtle, and the oldest and leader of the Ninja Turtles. His weapons are a pair of tonfa.
- Unlike previous incarnations of the turtles, this version of Raphael is both the oldest turtle and the leader of the team, instead of Leonardo.
- According to the Rise of the TMNT concept art reveal live stream, Raph and Leo will have brotherly rivalry, much like other incarnations.
- According to the Rise of the TMNT Concept art reveal live stream, the turtles will be 15 years old in season 1.