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New Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons include Goku, Little Cloud and Netflix elves

Half a dozen new balloons are joining this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22.

From 9 a.m. to noon, 3½ million spectators and 50 million viewers nationwide will meet the new characters, who are sure to inspire imagination and delight, including "Little Cloud," a sweet 22-foot-tall smiling rain cloud by FriendsWithYou, and Goku from "Dragon Ball Z." 

The new balloons were tested for the parade in New Jersey on Nov. 3.

While you watch, don't miss these new faces of the parade, who will join regulars such as "Frozen's" Olaf, Charlie Brown, the "Elf on the Shelf," The Grinch, Pikachu, the Pillsbury Doughboy, SpongeBob Squarepants, Trolls and so many more.

'Little Cloud'

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Photo Credit: Getty Images for Macy's/Eugene Gologursky

FriendsWithYou, an art project of Los Angeles-based artists Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III, has joined Macy's this year with their addition, "Little Cloud." The painfully cute cloud, which measures 22 feet tall and 30-feet wide, and two accompanying raindrop friends below with an inflatable rainbow, are meant to represent light, tranquility, unconditional love and positivity. Little Cloud has been the central figure of FriendsWithYou artwork over the last 16 years.


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Photo Credit: Getty Images for Macy's/Eugene Gologursky

The Saiyan warrior from "Dragon Ball Z" and the new movie "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" premiering in January, is flying through the air at this year's parade. For those who don't know the anime character, Goku was sent to destroy Earth as a child, but he suffered a brain injury that changed him into a peaceful, loving and honest person. At 70 feet long, 56 feet tall and 36 feet wide, Goku will tower over crowds as he "goes Super Saiyan Blue."

Fleck, Bjorn and Jojo

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Photo Credit: Getty Images for Macy's/Eugene Gologursky

Fleck, Bjorn and Jojo are some of the elves who help Santa save Christmas in the forthcoming "The Christmas Chronicles" movie from Netflix. Fleck usually carries Santa's bag tracker, Bjorn is addicted to candy canes and Jojo delivers letters to Santa. The balloon is 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide and is the first Netflix balloon to appear in the parade.

'Sunny the Snowpal'

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Photo Credit: Getty Images for Macy's/Eugene Gologursky

Frosty cosmonaut, Sunny, was created for Macy's 2018 holiday campaign. Sunny comes to the rescue with her friend Fox when Santa's sleigh breaks down and uses magic to fix it and Christmas is saved. She stands at 26 feet tall, 19 feet wide and is 16 feet long.

Balloonicle: 'GoBowling'

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Photo Credit: Getty Images for Macy's/Eugene Gologursky

Two bowling shoes (hybrid balloon-vehicles) and six 16-foot-tall bowling pins are going to be chased by a 12-foot-wide bowling ball down the parade route. The new balloonicle is by, a resource for bowlers of all skill levels.

Balloonicle: 'Baby Dinos'

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Go Bowling
Photo Credit: Getty Images for Macy's/Eugene Gologursky

Sinclair Oil Corp. is adding these cute newborn dinos to the parade. They are Apatosauruses, should anyone ask. 


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