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Cute new Pikachu, Skylanders balloons in Thanksgiving Parade

Jessica Conditt, @JessConditt
November 3, 2014
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Happy November! It's the month of family, too much food and the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, this year featuring a new Pikachu balloon and a big balloon of Eruptor from the Skylanders series.

The new Pikachu wears a festive scarf and he's carrying a snowman version of himself in his little paws. Yes, it is too adorable. Eruptor is the lava man from Skylanders, and in the Thanksgiving Day Parade promo image, he looks happy to be flying high. The Pillsbury Doughboy, Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear are on board for the parade as well. To our knowledge, of the floats we've mentioned here, only the Doughboy hasn't starred in his own game. Seems like the perfect fit for anything with a touch screen.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is on Thursday, November 27 from 9AM to noon in New York City. For those outside of the city, catch it live on NBC.
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In this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Pokémon Company International will debut a brand-new Pikachu balloon over the streets of New York City! Pikachu will march in the parade for the 15th consecutive year, this time with a new holiday look and Snowman Pikachu.

To see the new Pikachu in action, watch this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in person or on TV on Thursday, November 27.

As a reminder, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire will launch on November 21 for the Nintendo 3DS.







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