While visiting New York's Times Square nowadays , one encounters many cartoon characters such as
Mickey & Minnie Mouse, the Smurfs,Sponge Bob,Spiderman, Batman, Elmo and Cookie Monster.
These costumed characters pose with tourists and ask for tips.
In addition, one can spot some other regular characters such as, The Naked Cowboy, The Naked Indian and Statue of Liberty.
It’s become part of Manhattan where a man dressed in a costume is not an unusual sight.