Nalpuding is the sly, stocky mage of Raven Tail.
Nalpudding is created by Hiro Mashima who has no information regarding any inspiration used to create him. He first appears in volume 31: chapter 263 and episode 154. He is voiced by Eiji Miyashita.
Nalpudding is a short, hunchback purple man with a big double chin that sports a two horned goatee.