Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes

For most Japanese mothers, lunch is not just simple food preparation and packing meals for their love ones, they spend their time arranging the meal in aesthetically pleasing way. These lunch boxes are known as “Bento.” Bento is a Japanese word for a meal served in a box. In history, bento is a packed Japanese lunch box, same idea to, the Korean dosirak, Filipino baon, or the Indian tiffin lunch. Today, they are a vibrant art form admired around the world.
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Harvest Bento. A well-designed bento that looks like the Sun Maid Raisin girl.
I Wanna Rock & Roll All Nite. This was made by Susan Yuen. She chose Gene Simmons of the popular band, KISS
Rock n roll bento 
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Lovely Bento. Yaoi is one of Ramachan’s favorite manga. Yaoi is a Japanese word, which is in fact itís an acronym. It comes from “Yama nashi, Ochi nashi, Imi nashi”, which means “no climax, no point, no meaning”.
Lovely Bento by 
Ramachan 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Camping Bento. Perfect lunchbox for adventurous people specially going camping bento.
Camping Bento by 
Lillergy 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Meta Knight bento. This Meta Knight bento was made of a rice ball with plastic wrap, and Anna put some seasoned seaweed inside. Meta Knight is dark blue with a gray mask, so I put ground black sesame seeds around the bottom half on the side of rice ball for the blue part.
Meta Knight Bento 
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Sony Playstation. A bento made by a gamer.
Sony Playstation 
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Star Wars Bento. A star wars-inspired bento showing the planet Tatooine’s twin suns, Tatoo I and Tatoo II.
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Spidery Monster Bento. MisterMan, as the creator call it, gets a salmon salad sandwich on whole wheat thin with lettuce and cheddar. Guarding it is fanged tomato spider with baby carrot legs.
Spidery Monster 
Bento by Sherimiya 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Starbucks Bento. Starbucks’ marketing department can borrow this idea for their future print advertisement.
Starbucks Bento by
 Ricoco 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Kanda Bento. Here’s another anime-based bento design. This is the face of Yuu Kanda, one of the best D.Gray-man character.
Kanda Bento by S 
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Ouendan Monkey Magic Bento. This is from the Monkey Magic segment of the sequel to the Nintendo DS game Osu.
Ouendan Monkey 
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Lost Bento. A Bento made by an avid viewer of popular TV series, LOST.
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Aibento 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Nekobus Bento. Anna truly made an art out of frozen meatballs, broccoli, egg, cheese, snowpeas, asparagus and seaweeds
Nekobus bento by 
annathered 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Geisha Bento. In all the Bento design listed here, this one is really unique. It’s like a sculpture placed inside a bento box.
Geisha Bento by 
Sakurako Kitsa 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Konata Bento. This is Konata from Lucky Star Anime Series.
Konata Bento by 
KandiKawaii 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Koi Pond Bento. Cathryn explains that he stones surrounding the pool are soy-braised button, bunashimeji (beech), and tiny enoki mushrooms. The Koi are kamaboko with red bell pepper and nori details.
Koi Pond Bento by 
Cathryn3 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Bioshock Big Daddy. Here’s another game-based Bento. Meet Bioshack Big Daddy and the little Sister.
Bioshock Big Daddy
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Mokona Bento. Mokona is the pen name of the lead artist of the all-female manga-creating team Clamp. Mokona here is made of a giant rice ball
Mokona Bento by 
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Power Puff Girls. Fans of power puff girls will surely love this.
Power Puff Girls 
Bento by Luckysundae 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
House of Bento. This house looks yummy from the outside. I wonder what’s the inside.
House of bento by 
lillergy 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Goju Ryu Suparinpei Bento. The Karate girl is made of mozzarella, smoked ham and nori. The backgraound is made of mushrooms, green onions, mozzarella, pepperoni and turkey.
Goju Ryu 
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Frog Bento. Awesome tree frog sculpture.
Frog Bento by 
Sakurako Kitsa 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
The Oz-Man Cometh. Another excellent artwork by Susan Yuen.
The Oz Man Cometh 
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Bento of Super Smash Bros.. Featuring Pikachu and Mr. Game & Watch!
Bento of Super 
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Spongebob Bento. Spongebob is made of a whole grain bread with mortadella and cheese.
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Death Note Bento. Death Note is another popular Japanese manga/anime series.
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Phoenix Suns Bento. Kawaiikiki made a bento about her favorite NBA team, the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns Bento
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Spring Picnic Bento. This is an entry bento design by Laura for the Spring Contest sponsored by Bento & Co.
Spring Picnic 
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Wallace and Gromit Bento. Wallace and Gromit is one of the creator’s favorite British animated films. Susan use rice stuffed with barbeque chicken to create Wallace and kamaboko for his eyes and teeth.
Wallace and Gromit
 Bento by Susan Yuen 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Sea Bento. Ironically, there’s no seafood in this bento.
Sea Bento by 
LiLoAznAngel 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes
Patapon Bento. Patapon is a rhythm game for PSP. You push the buttons to make the Patapons march, attack and defend from enemy.
Patapon Bento by 
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Xmas Bento. Kids will surely love this even though it’s not Christmas season yet.
Xmas Bento by 
nonochan 32 Creative and Interesting Bento Boxes

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