Monkey D. Luffy Joins Goku at 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Toei Animation officially announced that One Piece’s Monkey D. Luffy will receive his own balloon as part of the 97th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade will run on American Thanksgiving Day in New York City on November 23, 2023. 

A preview of how Luffy’s balloon will look has been posted on Toei Animation’s official Twitter account. 

Luffy joins Dragon Ball Super protagonist Goku as a balloon in the parade, who made his debut in the lineup in 2018. The Pikachu and Eevee balloon from the Pokémon franchise will also return after first debuting in 2021. 


Source: Toei Animation Official Twitter

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