This week the holidays are in full swing. Thanksgiving has arrived along with the festivities. I’ve only been the the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving parade when i was very young. But this year a new float of Dragon Ball’s Goku was going to debut. I didn’t really think much of it although I thought it was pretty cool. What got my attention was actually a tweet. The tweet was captioned, “How far we’ve come. ” It had a two photos. the first one was from an article probably from the late 90s or early 00s with the headline “Kids are glued to a violent Japanese Cartoon Show”. It had an image of Goku and frieza facing off. And the second image was of the New York times cover with Goku’s parade float. Pretty neat to see how the perception of these characters changed over the years. Here are the images that were mentioned.