A father in China is under fire after spending US$300,000 buying Ultraman trading cards for his son, with many questioning his parenting abilities. Photo:Handout
A father in China is under fire after spending US$300,000 buying Ultraman trading cards for his son, with many questioning his parenting abilities. Photo:Handout

Boy’s US$300,000 hobby: dad’s Ultraman card purchase for son receives backlash, described as ‘throwing money into a bottomless pit’

  • One father had confessed to spending US$300,000 on superhero trading cards to further son’s collecting hobby
  • Ultraman cards come in packs of 5, with prices ranging from 2 yuan (3 US cents) to more than 10,000 yuan (US$1,500), with some for even higher

A father in China is under fire after spending US$300,000 buying Ultraman trading cards for his son, with many questioning his parenting abilities. Photo:Handout
A father in China is under fire after spending US$300,000 buying Ultraman trading cards for his son, with many questioning his parenting abilities. Photo:Handout
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