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Do you love Nintendo, or Sega? Or maybe Final Fantasy? There a so many great characters from video games. You’ll find great ideas for cosplay and Halloween here.

Shy Guy (Mario Brothers)

Maybe you remember this bad guy from your Nintendo days? Shy Guy wasn’t the smartest villain, but he (she?) could be pesky. This cosplayer has a cool DIY costume perfect for a con. Memorable, recognizable and unique!

Shy guy costume

She makes Shy Guy out of red and white felt but you could also get a mask like this (and paint on the dopey expression) or a cape like this.

If you are going DIY, check out our DIY resource page.

shy guy pic nintendo