Parasite in Paradise is a holiday advertisement reflecting on the materialism in ritual practice. In Chinese culture, Zhizha (紙紮) is used in ancestral worship to ensure that the spirit has sufficient needs in the paradise. Zhizha are usually substitutes of basic necessities such as shelters, transportation and food that is burned by the bereaved relatives on holiday and special occasions. As materialist culture took over China, Zhizha became more extravagant. This animation questions whether we should bring materialism to the afterlife.