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* [[GuileHero Way]][[CloudCuckooLander ne]] of ''Literature/WaxAndWayne'' uses numerous disguises, sometimes aided by his TimeStandsStill powers. He firmly believes in the application of WigDressAccent, especially the accent.
4th Jun '16 1:40:32 PM MarkLungo
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* VigilanteMan MackBolan calls this "role camouflage", which is based on psychology rather than physical disguises. He knows that no-one will associate the friendly telephone repairman or smooth elite hitman from New York with the notorious blacksuited OneManArmy.

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* VigilanteMan MackBolan Mack Bolan (aka Literature/TheExecutioner) calls this "role camouflage", which is based on psychology rather than physical disguises. He knows that no-one will associate the friendly telephone repairman or smooth elite hitman from New York with the notorious blacksuited OneManArmy.
28th May '16 9:43:22 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Jared, the Pretender from ''ThePretender'', had an entire series based around this. While he never changed his physical appearance, he would adopt an extremely wide array of different jobs, mastering all of them in [[InstantExpert an astonishingly short timespan]].

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* Jared, the Pretender from ''ThePretender'', ''Series/ThePretender'', had an entire series based around this. While he never changed his physical appearance, he would adopt an extremely wide array of different jobs, mastering all of them in [[InstantExpert an astonishingly short timespan]].
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* Lord Cedric from ''ComicBook/{{WITCH}}'' is a ShapeShifter, ''and'' knows how to disguise someone without using any magic or power. He uses the latter talent to bring Vathek (who looks like an ogre) around Heatherfield without nobody being the wiser.
14th May '16 12:59:12 PM DeisTheAlcano
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%%* The Matori in ''Manga/{{Switch}}''

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%%* The Matori in ''Manga/{{Switch}}''''Manga/Switch2002''
5th May '16 4:14:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'': DavidBowie, via shapeshifting and psychic powers. Also see below.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'': DavidBowie, Music/DavidBowie, via shapeshifting and psychic powers. Also see below.
2nd May '16 10:08:03 PM aye_amber
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* UsefulNotes/TedBundy: Part of the reason he was able to elude the authorities for so long was his generic looks, which allowed him to completely change his appearance very easily.

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* UsefulNotes/TedBundy: ''Ted Bundy:'' Part of the reason he was able to elude the authorities for so long was his generic looks, which allowed him to completely change his appearance very easily.
2nd May '16 10:06:15 PM aye_amber
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* TedBundy: Part of the reason he was able to elude the authorities for so long was his generic looks, which allowed him to completely change his appearance very easily.

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* TedBundy: UsefulNotes/TedBundy: Part of the reason he was able to elude the authorities for so long was his generic looks, which allowed him to completely change his appearance very easily.
22nd Apr '16 1:28:54 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Shurikenger made his own version. He has no name or human appearance. As a result he has [[TheOtherDarrin no]] [[MythologyGag definite]] [[HeyItsThatGuy actor]] other than his voice actor. His human form is always that of some passerby, played by a past sentai hero, until he reveals himself by transforming -- with the past hero's transformation pose! (Except Battle Kenya's; since they didn't have transformation poses, Creator/KenjiOhba's Shurikenger awesomely, hilariously does his ''Series/SpaceSheriffGavan'' pose, which is ''much'' more elaborate than any Sentai one, and not counting that he also does [[Series/DenshiSentaiDenziman Daigorou Oume/Denzi Blue]] and chose to skip that one to add more surprise.)

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** Shurikenger made his own version. He has no name or human appearance. As a result he has [[TheOtherDarrin no]] [[MythologyGag definite]] [[HeyItsThatGuy actor]] actor other than his voice actor. His human form is always that of some passerby, played by a past sentai hero, until he reveals himself by transforming -- with the past hero's transformation pose! (Except Battle Kenya's; since they didn't have transformation poses, Creator/KenjiOhba's Shurikenger awesomely, hilariously does his ''Series/SpaceSheriffGavan'' pose, which is ''much'' more elaborate than any Sentai one, and not counting that he also does [[Series/DenshiSentaiDenziman Daigorou Oume/Denzi Blue]] and chose to skip that one to add more surprise.)
20th Apr '16 1:39:38 PM rafi
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* ''LightNovel/AriaTheScarletAmmo'': Riko Mine is another thief character with the ability to disguise themselves excellently. [[spoiler: Because she is the great-granddaughter of Arsene Lupin, and Holmes's nemesis.]]
* In one ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' strip, China vents his frustrations to a panda and talks about how he's sick of all the foreigners and how Russia's planning to backstab him. The panda takes its head off, revealing Russia.
%%* Saemon Kisaragi from ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}''.
* Lupin's Bride, another character inspired by the Literature example, from ''Manga/CatsEye''. Her debut episode has her stealing a painting by posing as the artist who created it, with the real artist BoundAndGagged off-screen.
** Also, the Kisugi sisters, AKA the titular thieves. Their usual disguises are those of random police officers or invented persons, but Rui has disguised herself as either Mitsuko Asatani or Toshio (the latter was problematic and led to Toshio being MistakenForGay, as Rui has issues at actually acting like a man), and Hitomi has easily disguised herself as anything and anyone.
*** In a pinch, the Kisugi sisters have also been known [[MuggedForDisguise to quickly disguise themselves as random people they come across]]. In one episode Hitomi and Ai tie up and gag a pair of female wrestlers and steal their costumes, fooling the pursuing cops in the process.
** The manga-only character Masato Kamiya, AKA the PhantomThief known as The Rat, makes liberal use of disguises, mostly as a police officer. The Kisugi sisters can usually see through his disguises with little problem, but nobody else can, and he even managed to fool Rui in one occasion.
* [[spoiler: Sayoko Shinozaki]] from ''Anime/CodeGeass''. Source of [[CrowningMomentOfFunny much lulz]] when [[spoiler: she impersonates Lelouch in an incredibly bizarre way in R2.]]
* Honey Kisaragi a.k.a. ''Anime/CuteyHoney''. Through the "Airborne Element Fixing Device", Honey is able to manipulate the air molecules in the air to create objects and change her appearance. Honey has a large array of transformations and disguises in the series.
* Great Britain aka 007 of ''{{Cyborg 009}}''. In fact, he was a brilliant clasically-trained actor before being turned into a Cyborg.



* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' Envy is an example of this. Oftentimes he will disguise himself as various members of the army to get to places that he otherwise could not go. He also uses his power of shape shifting to confuse people and take advantage of them. He used this tactic when [[spoiler:he kills Hughes by disguising as Ross and Gracia]]. In the manga and in ''Brotherhood'', he constantly uses this power to [[spoiler:keep his monstrous identity hidden]] and in the original anime by [[spoiler:hiding his identity as Ed and Al's eldest brother.]].
* ''Lightnovel/FullMetalPanic'': Wraith, whose job in MITHRIL is to be a MasterOfDisguise. Kaname has no idea what he/she really looks like.
* Akko from ''Manga/HimitsuNoAkkoChan'' thanks to magical mirror that allows her to transform into anything and anyone she wants, sometimes copying their abilities too.
* ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'': [[BigBad Saiga Furinji]] reveals that he's capable of this. To what degree? [[spoiler:He was disguised as the fat, short, bumbling, jolly mercenary John for most of the rescue mission to save Miu from Silcardo Junazard. To put it in perspective, Saiga is much taller and leaner than the John disguise, capable of cowing the members of YAMI's Nine Fists by simply ''speaking'', and is physically capable of beating down several skilled assassins [[PetTheDog while covering up his daughter with his jacket]]]].
** What makes it even better is that Sakaki Shio, one of the Ryouzanpaku masters and therefore someone you'd expect to be skilled enough to see through such a disguise, ''doesn't suspect anything at all''.
* ''Anime/KillLaKill'' has Nui Harime, who disguises herself as [[spoiler:a male student]] in order to [[spoiler:draw Ryuko out of a HeroicBSOD and destroy Senketsu]]. The only hint as to her true identity before TheReveal is [[spoiler:when "'''he'''" greets Mako from a stall in the '''girls'''' bathroom, plus the fact that she couldn't take off or move her distinguishing eyepatch, so she has it covered with her disguise's hair.]].
* A rather curious subversion in ''Manga/KimagureOrangeRoad''. Kyousuke's cousin Akane is ''not'' a shapeshifter herself, but a psychic... and her PsychicPowers include making ''you'' believe she's somebody else you know. As far as we know, no other empowered Kasuga can copy said ability.
* ''Characters/LupinIII'', grandson of the Literature example, Arsene Lupin. His skinny body enables him to easily impersonate heavier subjects by padding disguises, usually filling them with gadgets and surprises in the process. He can even perfectly imitate voices.
** In order to keep up with him, the rest of the cast, as well. However, Lupin is the best. Everyone else has had their disguises fail utterly at one time or another. Lupin ''can'' be unmasked, but it often seems to come ''only'' when he planned it that way. Two major examples from the series:
*** An episode of Anime/LupinIIIRedJacket has Lupin, Goemon, and Jigen disguised as Zenigata. When they're caught together, Goemon and Jigen admit their in disguise, and drag off the ''real'' Zenigata, claiming he's Lupin and they should surrender.
*** Anime/LupinFamilyAllStars: Every character is disguised as another character, except for the one disguised as the man in the iron mask. (the story comes from a manga chapter)
* Due of the [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''. ShapeShifter [[HollywoodCyborg Combat Cyborg]] that specializes in infiltration and assassination.
* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' [[spoiler: {{Anti villain}}ess and]] Fate's minion [[spoiler:Shiori]] has a specialized kiss that can steal the full appearance of the one she kisses, as well as the ability to lose her consciousness and ''[[MemoryGambit think]]'' she's the person. Needless to say, no one figures it out once she switches with [[spoiler: Asuna... until they meet up with the Governor General, that is. And it still takes quite a while to unmask her.]]
** The series also has Kazumi Asakura, who's capable of becoming indistinguishable from whoever she chooses in order to (in this case, Shizuna-sensei) [[SchoolNewsPaperNewsHound get the big scoop]]. Main lead Negi only managed to tell the different thanks to the MarshmallowHell she gave him, seeing as even though she's not bad herself, Asakura just couldn't compete with Shizuna.
* Schwarz Bruder from ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' is shown to be this in episode 18, [[spoiler: where he took the form of an old man]]. It's not surprising, since he's [[McNinja ninja]] and all. He doesn't use this often though.
* In ''Anime/{{Monster}}'' [[spoiler: Johann dresses up as his sister twice. Once as a child for a completely inexplicable reason and then later as an adult just in order to fuck with everyone.]] ''No one'' saw that coming. As a variation on this trope he also proves a master of disguising his identity and real nature (through sheer charisma) from various people right up until it's too late for them to do anything about it.
* ''Manga/{{MW}}'' has [[spoiler:Michio impersonating every female victim he kills]].
* A little known one-shot manga by Kigitsu Katsuhisa (Creator of ''Manga/FrankenFran'' and ''Manga/HelenESP'') named ''Phase 20'' has the mysterious legendary thief who calls himself "Twenty Faces". As the name implies, he's a pro at blending in and going by undetected.
* Team Rocket from ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' disguise themselves as somebody or another, sometimes crossdressing, or in the case of Meowth dressing as another ''species'', on average once an episode. Jessie "Jessebella" "Jessadia" "Jessalina" "Jessilinda" "Jessilynlyn" "Jessirilyn" has used so many deviations of her name with rather [[WigDressAccent small]] (relatively -- her big dress up costumes are usually very detailed) changes to her outfit [[PaperThinDisguise it isn't even funny]]. Ash and Co. never figure out who Team Rocket is until they out themselves -- if they figure it out at all.
** Early in the series, Team Rocket were legitimately good disguising themselves. As they became [[VillainDecay less serious antagonists]] (a transition that didn't take very long at all), their disguises became more and more [[PaperThinDisguise paper-thin]].
** A oneshot (well, two-shot) character, a girl named Duplica, was also a quick-change master, even able to impersonate Ash, Nurse Joy and Officer Jenny in a flash. Her Pokemon of choice was, of course, a Ditto, and loosely based on Copycat Girl from the video games.
** There was also the Phantom Thief Brody in the Hoenn series.
* [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Green/Blue]] (the female one) of ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'', through creative usage of her Ditto as a sort of LatexPerfection mask. Her disguises include [[spoiler:Sabrina during the Rocket Team HQ assault in the Red/Blue arc and the old man with the Abra in the Pokemon League during the Gym Leader battle of the Gold/Silver/Crystal arc]]. Even Silver, the one who she's been with for the longest time, wasn't able to identify her until her Ditto flowed off to reveal her true face.
** The Latias who's friends with Emerald is also able to do this by manipulating the refraction of light. She's actually a lot easier to identify than Green/Blue. Just look for females with her distinctive hairstyle.
** Petrel has proven to be this in the HGSS arc, dressing up as the Johto Safari Zone owner, Eusine, Silver and Lance... in the same page.



* ''Characters/LupinIII'', grandson of the Literature example, Arsene Lupin. In order to keep up with him, the rest of the cast, as well. However, Lupin is the best. Everyone else has had their disguises fail utterly at one time or another. Lupin ''can'' be unmasked, but it often seems to come ''only'' when he planned it that way. Two major examples from the series:
** An episode of Anime/LupinIIIRedJacket has Lupin, Goemon, and Jigen disguised as Zenigata. When they're caught together, Goemon and Jigen admit their in disguise, and drag off the ''real'' Zenigata, claiming he's Lupin and they should surrender.
** Anime/LupinFamilyAllStars: Every character is disguised as another character, except for the one disguised as the man in the iron mask. (the story comes from a manga chapter)
* Lupin's Bride, another character inspired by the Literature example, from ''Manga/CatsEye''. Her debut episode has her stealing a painting by posing as the artist who created it, with the real artist BoundAndGagged off-screen.
** Also, the Kisugi sisters, AKA the titular thieves. Their usual disguises are those of random police officers or invented persons, but Rui has disguised herself as either Mitsuko Asatani or Toshio (the latter was problematic and led to Toshio being MistakenForGay, as Rui has issues at actually acting like a man), and Hitomi has easily disguised herself as anything and anyone.
*** In a pinch, the Kisugi sisters have also been known [[MuggedForDisguise to quickly disguise themselves as random people they come across]]. In one episode Hitomi and Ai tie up and gag a pair of female wrestlers and steal their costumes, fooling the pursuing cops in the process.
** The manga-only character Masato Kamiya, AKA the PhantomThief known as The Rat, makes liberal use of disguises, mostly as a police officer. The Kisugi sisters can usually see through his disguises with little problem, but nobody else can, and he even managed to fool Rui in one occasion.
* Honey Kisaragi a.k.a. ''Anime/CuteyHoney''.
* Akko from ''Manga/HimitsuNoAkkoChan''.
* Due of the [[QuirkyMinibossSquad Numbers]] in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''. ShapeShifter [[HollywoodCyborg Combat Cyborg]] that specializes in infiltration and assassination.
* Great Britain aka 007 of ''{{Cyborg 009}}''. In fact, he was a brilliant clasically-trained actor before being turned into a Cyborg.
* The Matori in ''Manga/{{Switch}}''
* [[spoiler: Sayoko Shinozaki]] from ''CodeGeass''. Source of [[CrowningMomentOfFunny much lulz]] when [[spoiler: she impersonates Lelouch in an incredibly bizarre way in R2.]]
* Saemon Kisaragi from ''Manga/{{Basilisk}}''.
* In one ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' strip, China vents his frustrations to a panda and talks about how he's sick of all the foreigners and how Russia's planning to backstab him. The panda takes its head off, revealing Russia.
* In ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' [[spoiler: {{Anti villain}}ess and]] Fate's minion [[spoiler:Shiori]] has a specialized kiss that can steal the full appearance of the one she kisses, as well as the ability to lose her consciousness and ''[[MemoryGambit think]]'' she's the person. Needless to say, no one figures it out once she switches with [[spoiler: Asuna... until they meet up with the Governor General, that is. And it still takes quite a while to unmask her.]]
** The series also has Kazumi Asakura, who's capable of becoming indistinguishable from whoever she chooses in order to (in this case, Shizuna-sensei) [[SchoolNewsPaperNewsHound get the big scoop]]. Main lead Negi only managed to tell the different thanks to the MarshmallowHell she gave him, seeing as even though she's not bad herself, Asakura just couldn't compete with Shizuna.
* Schwarz Bruder from ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'' is shown to be this in episode 18, [[spoiler: where he took the form of an old man]]. It's not surprising, since he's [[McNinja ninja]] and all. He doesn't use this often though.
* In ''Anime/{{Monster}}'' [[spoiler: Johann dresses up as his sister twice. Once as a child for a completely inexplicable reason and then later as an adult just in order to fuck with everyone.]] ''No one'' saw that coming. As a variation on this trope he also proves a master of disguising his identity and real nature (through sheer charisma) from various people right up until it's too late for them to do anything about it.
* ''Manga/{{MW}}'' has [[spoiler:Michio impersonating every female victim he kills]].
* [[{{Transvestite}} Mr 2, Bon Clay]] from ''Manga/OnePiece'' can take the shape of anyone he's touched. He isn't that comfortable acting the part though...



* Team Rocket from ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' disguise themselves as somebody or another, sometimes crossdressing, or in the case of Meowth dressing as another ''species'', on average once an episode. Jessie "Jessebella" "Jessadia" "Jessalina" "Jessilinda" "Jessilynlyn" "Jessirilyn" has used so many deviations of her name with rather [[WigDressAccent small]] (relatively -- her big dress up costumes are usually very detailed) changes to her outfit [[PaperThinDisguise it isn't even funny]]. Ash and Co. never figure out who Team Rocket is until they out themselves -- if they figure it out at all.
** Early in the series, Team Rocket were legitimately good disguising themselves. As they became [[VillainDecay less serious antagonists]] (a transition that didn't take very long at all), their disguises became more and more [[PaperThinDisguise paper-thin]].
** A oneshot (well, two-shot) character, a girl named Duplica, was also a quick-change master, even able to impersonate Ash, Nurse Joy and Officer Jenny in a flash. Her Pokemon of choice was, of course, a Ditto, and loosely based on Copycat Girl from the video games.
** There was also the Phantom Thief Brody in the Hoenn series.
* [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Green/Blue]] (the female one) of ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'', through creative usage of her Ditto as a sort of LatexPerfection mask. Her disguises include [[spoiler:Sabrina during the Rocket Team HQ assault in the Red/Blue arc and the old man with the Abra in the Pokemon League during the Gym Leader battle of the Gold/Silver/Crystal arc]]. Even Silver, the one who she's been with for the longest time, wasn't able to identify her until her Ditto flowed off to reveal her true face.
** The Latias who's friends with Emerald is also able to do this by manipulating the refraction of light. She's actually a lot easier to identify than Green/Blue. Just look for females with her distinctive hairstyle.
** Petrel has proven to be this in the HGSS arc, dressing up as the Johto Safari Zone owner, Eusine, Silver and Lance... in the same page.
* ''Lightnovel/FullMetalPanic'': Wraith, whose job in MITHRIL is to be a MasterOfDisguise. Kaname has no idea what he/she really looks like.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' Envy is an example of this. Oftentimes he will disguise himself as various members of the army to get to places that he otherwise could not go. He also uses his power of shape shifting to confuse people and take advantage of them. He used this tactic when [[spoiler:he kills Hughes by disguising as Ross and Gracia]]. In the manga and in ''Brotherhood'', he constantly uses this power to [[spoiler:keep his monstrous identity hidden]] and in the original anime by [[spoiler:hiding his identity as Ed and Al's eldest brother.]].
* ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'': [[BigBad Saiga Furinji]] reveals that he's capable of this. To what degree? [[spoiler:He was disguised as the fat, short, bumbling, jolly mercenary John for most of the rescue mission to save Miu from Silcardo Junazard. To put it in perspective, Saiga is much taller and leaner than the John disguise, capable of cowing the members of YAMI's Nine Fists by simply ''speaking'', and is physically capable of beating down several skilled assassins [[PetTheDog while covering up his daughter with his jacket]]]].
** What makes it even better is that Sakaki Shio, one of the Ryouzanpaku masters and therefore someone you'd expect to be skilled enough to see through such a disguise, ''doesn't suspect anything at all''.

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* Team Rocket from ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' has Sailor Venus and the title character, both using disguise magic to make themselves as somebody or another, sometimes crossdressing, or in the case of Meowth dressing as another ''species'', on average once an episode. Jessie "Jessebella" "Jessadia" "Jessalina" "Jessilinda" "Jessilynlyn" "Jessirilyn" has used so many deviations of her name with rather [[WigDressAccent small]] (relatively -- her big dress up costumes are usually very detailed) changes appear to her outfit [[PaperThinDisguise it isn't even funny]]. Ash and Co. never figure out who Team Rocket is until they out themselves -- if they figure it out at all.
** Early in the series, Team Rocket were legitimately good disguising themselves. As they became [[VillainDecay less serious antagonists]] (a transition that
be someone else. While Sailor Moon didn't take very long at all), their disguises became more use it often, Sailor Venus used it often and more [[PaperThinDisguise paper-thin]].
** A oneshot (well, two-shot) character, a girl named Duplica, was also a quick-change master, even able to impersonate Ash, Nurse Joy and Officer Jenny
well in a flash. Her Pokemon of choice was, of course, a Ditto, and loosely based on Copycat Girl from the video games.
** There was also the Phantom Thief Brody in the Hoenn series.
* [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Green/Blue]] (the female one) of ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'', through creative usage of
[[Manga/CodenameSailorV her Ditto as a sort of LatexPerfection mask. Her disguises include [[spoiler:Sabrina during the Rocket Team HQ assault in the Red/Blue arc and the old man with the Abra in the Pokemon League during the Gym Leader battle of the Gold/Silver/Crystal arc]]. Even Silver, the one who she's been with for the longest time, wasn't able to identify her until her Ditto flowed off to reveal her true face.
** The Latias who's friends with Emerald
own series]].
* In ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'', Berg Katse
is also able to do this by manipulating the refraction of light. She's actually a lot easier to identify than Green/Blue. Just look for females with her distinctive hairstyle.
** Petrel has proven to be this in the HGSS arc, dressing up as the Johto Safari Zone owner, Eusine, Silver and Lance... in the same page.
* ''Lightnovel/FullMetalPanic'': Wraith, whose job in MITHRIL is to be a MasterOfDisguise. Kaname has no idea what he/she
really looks like.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'' Envy is an example of this. Oftentimes he will disguise himself as various members of the army to get to places that he otherwise could not go. He also uses his power of shape shifting to confuse people and take advantage of them. He used this tactic when
good at disguise, especially considering [[spoiler:he kills Hughes by is a mutant who can switch genders at will]].
* The Chameleonian alien from ''Anime/SpaceDandy'' is so good at
disguising as Ross and Gracia]]. In the manga and in ''Brotherhood'', he constantly uses this power to [[spoiler:keep his monstrous identity hidden]] and in the original anime by [[spoiler:hiding his identity as Ed and Al's eldest brother.]].
* ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'': [[BigBad Saiga Furinji]] reveals that he's capable of this. To what degree? [[spoiler:He was
itself, it can actually make they person it's disguised as the fat, short, bumbling, jolly mercenary John for most of the rescue mission to save Miu from Silcardo Junazard. To put it in perspective, Saiga is much taller and leaner than the John disguise, capable of cowing the members of YAMI's Nine Fists by simply ''speaking'', and is physically capable of beating down several skilled assassins [[PetTheDog while covering up his daughter with his jacket]]]].
** What makes it even better is
think that Sakaki Shio, one of ''they're'' the Ryouzanpaku masters and therefore someone you'd expect to be skilled enough to see through such a disguise, ''doesn't suspect anything at all''.Chameleonian.
%%* The Matori in ''Manga/{{Switch}}''



* A little known one-shot manga by Kigitsu Katsuhisa (Creator of ''Manga/FrankenFran'' and ''Manga/HelenESP'') named ''Phase 20'' has the mysterious legendary thief who calls himself "Twenty Faces". As the name implies, he's a pro at blending in and going by undetected.
* A rather curious subversion in ''Manga/KimagureOrangeRoad''. Kyousuke's cousin Akane is ''not'' a shapeshifter herself, but a psychic... and her PsychicPowers include making ''you'' believe she's somebody else you know. As far as we know, no other empowered Kasuga can copy said ability.
* ''LightNovel/AriaTheScarletAmmo'': Riko Mine is another thief character with the ability to disguise themselves excellently. [[spoiler: Because she is the great-granddaughter of Arsene Lupin, and Holmes's nemesis.]]
* ''Anime/KillLaKill'' has Nui Harime, who disguises herself as [[spoiler:a male student]] in order to [[spoiler:draw Ryuko out of a HeroicBSOD and destroy Senketsu]]. The only hint as to her true identity before TheReveal is [[spoiler:when "'''he'''" greets Mako from a stall in the '''girls'''' bathroom, plus the fact that she couldn't take off or move her distinguishing eyepatch, so she has it covered with her disguise's hair.]].
* The Chameleonian alien from ''Anime/SpaceDandy'' is so good at disguising itself, it can actually make they person it's disguised as think that ''they're'' the Chameleonian.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' has Sailor Venus and the title character, both using disguise magic to make themselves appear to be someone else. While Sailor Moon didn't use it often, Sailor Venus used it often and well in [[Manga/CodenameSailorV her own series]].
* In ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'', Berg Katse is really good at disguise, especially considering [[spoiler:he is a mutant who can switch genders at will]].
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