Funko is flying high on Thanksgiving Day.
The Everett, Wash.-based popular culture merchandise firm performed a well-liked half in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Metropolis on Thursday with a balloon of the character Grogu from the streaming Star Wars sequence “The Mandalorian.”
It’s the primary time a Star Wars-themed balloon has ever been featured in the long-lasting parade, which was celebrating its ninety fifth yr on Thursday and was aired nationwide on NBC.
Funko collaborated with Macy’s and LucasFilm, and the division retailer was amongst these tweeting approval as the large inexperienced Grogu flew by.
Grogu cruising into the #MacysParade
The Pop!-inspired balloon sailed down the streets of Manhattan at 41 toes high, 29 toes lengthy and 37 toes broad.
Funko licenses characters from throughout the popular culture spectrum, together with tv, motion pictures, comics, sports activities and extra. Its Pop! collectible figurines — that are about 40 and a half toes shorter than the parade balloon — are its signature product.