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Yoshi is the name given to a group of major and supporting characters of the Super Mario franchise, and the main protagonists of the Yoshi spin-off. He is Mario’s best friend, and has helped to protect him since he was a baby.

Why He Rocks

  1. By many fans, Yoshi has been considered a fan favorite. This could be from his likability and how cute he is.
  2. While not as cute as other Nintendo characters like Toad, Kirby, or Pikachu, Yoshi is still cute as heck.
  3. Creative design, especially for Mario standards. His original 1991 design is even better.
  4. Yoshi has a protective and determined demeanor, like when he helped Mario get back with his brother when they were babies.
  5. He is extremely loyal and grateful. He thanks Mario many times for saving him from being trapped in an egg and will do anything to fight by his side no matter what.
  6. Like any other Mario character, Yoshi has a comp demeanor. He will participate in sports, Olympics, and parties and will give it his all.
  7. He can lay eggs and throw them, flutter jump, eat others, and so much more.
  8. He spawned the famous tax fraud meme.
  9. Yoshi shares great chemistry with Mario. In fact, they can be well considered as best friends.
  10. He can cooperate well with other dinosaurs.
  11. Yoshi is pretty fast, being faster than both Mario brothers.
  12. As expected, he's extremely well animated in every Mario media made to date.

Bad Qualities

  1. There are some theories that he is abused and that he is gay. It’s not ever necessarily bad, but it left fans in such confusion.
  2. He was pretty disgusting in Yoshi Topsy-Turvy/Yoshi's Universal Gravitation.