bento

Be careful traveling in Oita, the Big Shogun Space Avengers Bento is there and it’s angry

Think you got what it takes to be a Big Shogun Space Avenger? Time to put your money where your mouth is.

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We taste makunouchi bento at four Japanese convenience store chains【Taste comparison】

Our reporter shares which version of this classic style of bento (all for 430 yen/US$3.83 or under) overwhelmingly stole his heart and stomach.

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Gorgeous sheets of Japanese edible color will make your next bento project look incredible【Pics】

They’re also a fun way to trick your kids into eating something healthy.

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This is what a 10,000-yen (US$92) Tokyo bento boxed lunch looks like【Taste test】

It’s more than 10 times more expensive than a typical bento, but is this Tokyo Station luxury worth the price?

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Japanese worker orders bento lunch, gets punished with televised apology and docked pay

People are saying this is Japanese workplace culture gone mad.

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Japanese dad turns daughter’s drawings into her bento lunches

The bigger the imagination, the crazier the lunchbox.

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Learn to Make the Cutest Sailor Moon Bento with How-To Video

Why settle for a basic lunch when it could be magical?

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Kyaraben collections: Some of the most adorable and funny home-made character bentos on Twitter

These creative Japanese lunches are sure to tickle your fancy (and probably make you hungry too).

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Tokyo Noriben Dog either reinvents or tarnishes the Japanese standard by putting a bento on a bun

Can fishcake tempura, burdock root, and seaweed taste good on a bun?

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It’s a Japanese boxed lunch in the palm of your hand with the new bento rice ball

Convenience store’s deluxe onigiri is a bento boxed lunch you can eat with one hand.

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Graduating high-schoolers in Japan tweet photos of the last lunch bentos their moms made for them

The worst part of graduating high school: no more mom-made lunches.

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Get a dose of cute in your bento box with this over-sized Star Wars Porg rice ball!【Video】

See how to make what might be the cutest rice ball ever  

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Japanese American tells of how she was teased in school, and the touching way her mom stepped up

Young Melodee didn’t want to take Japanese-style lunches to school after being teased by classmates, but her mother had the perfect solution.

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The five best bento boxed lunches sold at train stations in east Japan

Short on time to pick which bento to buy before your train leaves? Let us help you choose.

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Japan’s ultimate wagyu beef bento costs almost US$3,000, promises to be an unforgettable meal

With nearly nine pounds of premium Japanese beef, there’s no room for any vegetables here.

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Studio Ghibli meals from the world of Japanese anime look absolutely delicious in real-life【Pics】

This beautifully styled collection recreates all the tiny details from the best animated meals.

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This bento had big dreams of becoming Insta-famous, became Twitter-famous instead

Shoot for Instagram. Even if you miss, you may land among Twitter.

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Tokyo’s biggest, craziest rice ball is both a 2.2-pound monstrosity and great value

You’ll want both hands free and stomach empty before digging into this onigiri behemoth.

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We devour a three-kilogram spaghetti and meatballs obento lunchbox

The boxed feast lets you recreate a famous scene from a Hayao Miyazaki anime movie.

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We try a MAX-sized bento in Beppu, doesn’t even fit in the box

Clearly quantity is not an issue here. So, how is the quality?

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