- "People who think big, make it big. People who choose to only think small will only earn chump change the rest of their lives."
- —Gene Starwind
The Wong is the standard unit of currency in the Toward Stars Era. It is commonly distributed in the form of banknotes or coins, but can also traded digitally.
While the wong's exact value relative to real-world currencies is not explicitly stated, a rough value can be deduced from some of the prices of objects and services that have been listed throughout the anime. This list includes;
- Bowl of noodles from a stand - 3 wong
- The Thirteenth Annual Heifong Space Race entry fee - 150,000 wong
- Starwind & Hawking bodyguard services - 800 wong/day
- 15 tons of low-density dragonite - 1.8 million wong
- Death Rob's bounty - 4,000 wong
- 15 tons of pure dragonite - 5 million wong
- The real Zomba's bounty - 10,000 wong
- The cyborg Zomba's bounty - 2,000 wong
- Bounty on giant insect - 2,000 wong (alive) 500 wong (dead)
- Aisha's salary at Starwind & Hawking - 20 wong/hour
- Suzuka's bet on the Outlaw Star during the Space Race - 20,000 wong