Emcee Shy Guy

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“I said... Ladies and gentlemen! It's time for... Shy Guys Finish Last”
Emcee Shy Guy, Paper Mario: The Origami King
Emcee Shy Guy
Emcee Shy Guy PMTOK sprite.png
Species Shy Guy
First appearance Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)

Emcee Shy Guy is a Shy Guy wearing a pink bow tie who appears in Paper Mario: The Origami King. He hosts the game show Shy Guys Finish Last. During the show he stands in a floating box. He explains the show, each challenge, and the Sudden Death round to the player. He also appears in the background of the Bath Math minigame and appears at the start and finish line of the Race 'n' Place minigame, and an image of Emcee Shy Guy is used for the level two Ring Scramble challenge. Emcee Shy Guy also appears on the Quiz Master trophy.


  • Welcome to the show! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll wish you were in the audience instead of onstage!
  • Please join me in welcoming your host for today, the fabulous and talented Emcee Shy Guy. That's me!
  • We've got four categories with three challenges each. That's a grand total of 12 mind-melting puzzles!
  • The rings have been set. The answer awaits. But is it the right answer? There's only one way to find out...
  • Who won? Who lost? Who tried really hard? All that matters is finisher #(number of the place an enemy finished the race in). Put that minion in the blue box to win!
  • Who won? Who lost? Who tried really hard? Line them up in the order they finished within the blue-bordered area to win!
  • Woah, that's 100 points! You've done it!
  • So, whaddaya say? Do you want to go for the glory of a perfect round?
  • And now it's time to collect your fabulous prize-a visit to the exclusive Spring of Rainbows!
  • But first, we have one more surprise in store for you... It's Sudden Death!
  • Be careful! Press the wrong button and things could really GO OFF, if you know what I mean. That's a surefire game over, folks!
  • Enjoy the spring's restorative powers, and don't soak any longer than I would. Oh ho!
  • And that's our show folks! Let's give it up for Mario one last time. What a great sport!

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese MC ヘイホー
Emushī Heihō
MC Shy Guy

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