| Chronological and political information
- "Your Highness, this is a battle I do not think that we can win."
- ―Panaka, to Queen Padmé Amidala
Captain Panaka was a male Human member of Naboo's Naboo Royal Security Forces who served as the royal bodyguard for Queen Padmé Amidala during the Trade Federation invasion of Naboo. He was referred to as "the quickest eyes on Naboo" due to his detail-oriented approach and dedication to the queen's safety.
- Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (First appearance)
- William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (Non-canonical appearance)
- Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace
- Star Wars Journeys: Beginnings