kyara-ben

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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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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Malaysian mom has internet in awe over her cute culinary creations 【Pics】

You’ll never look at vegetables and rice the same way again.

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16 of the best worst bento lunches ever

If you’ve been with us here at RocketNews24 for a while, or have any sort of interest in Japanese culture, then you are probably fairly familiar with Japanese obento, or boxed lunches. Bento are easily customizable and tend to include a variety of different ingredients, which makes them more fun, colorful, and healthy than the regular old packed lunch. Some mothers go all out, waking up at the crack of dawn to make elaborate and super-cute kyara-ben for their beloved school-going children (a lucky husband may get one too).

But not everyone has the patience, energy, or creativity to put into making the perfect lunch every day. Or sometimes, mom may feel under appreciated (or maybe dear child didn’t do what he/she was asked to do!), so she decides to take a break from those laborious lunches. Here are 16 hilarious examples of times Japanese mothers, for whatever reason, decided to skimp on the visual appeal, and sometimes even the meal itself!

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