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:
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 arse-shaking:
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Have ya seen the whole Shy Squad yet? Hope we successfully distracted everyone so King Koopa could win the race! Extra thanks to @gaiuscosplay for rounding us all up!!! ???????????????? IG only let's me tag 25 people and I dont want to leave anyone out so please check #ShyGalGang to see us all and tag anyone ya recognize here! #AprilFools #ShyGuy
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.