That Is A Lot Of Shy Guy Cosplay

For the last few years, an ever-growing group of cosplayers have been using April Fool’s day as an excuse to team up all over the internet, pulling off massive showcases of characters like Nurse Joy and Misty. This year, the focus was on Shy Guy.

Here’s Nurse Joy, for example:

And Misty:

The group has got bigger each year, connecting over social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, and this year while there’s another group collage:


There’s also a video, which features—and this is more of a general warning for impressionable Nintendo fans than a strictly NSFW one—a lot of ass-shaking:


There are too many folks to credit in one place here, but you can see a lot more—and see everyone’s Instagram accounts—at this hashtag.

Meanwhile, a smaller group were intent on giving me nightmares with their #MayTheFoolsBeWithYou group effort, after which I will never look at a Death Star (or Wookiee) the same way ever again.


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Luke Plunkett

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs