bento books

Bento box spotlight: A real Pokeball bento box

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There are plenty of Pokémon oriented bento things out there. Get da ze! continue reading...

The healing power of an umeboshi onigiri

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An essay from a new Japanese book really strikes a chord… continue reading...

Takasugi-san chi no Obento (The Takasugi Family's Bento), a manga about families, love and bento

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A manga series in which bentos play a pivotal role. And a question - have bentos or packed lunches affected your relationships? continue reading...

The Just Bento Cookbook: Table of Contents and a sneak peek inside!

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More The Just Bento Cookbook news: a look at the Table of Contents, and a sneak peek inside the book! continue reading...

News about The Just Bento Cookbook

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News about The Just Bento Cookbook (and yes, that’s the official title now!) It’s even available for pre-order on all the Amazons! continue reading...

The Just Bento Cookbook

In this section, you’ll find all the news, updates and so on about the Just Bento Cookbook, published by Kodansha USA. It is available worldwide. (Skip ahead to store list.)

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It is now available for preorder on Amazon.com. continue reading...

Book review and giveaway: The Manga Cookbook

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The Manga Cookbook has been out for a while, but I have a copy to give away courtesy of the publisher, so here’s a short review. While this is not a bento cookbook, it has a few bento-friendly recipes in it. Besides, the cute manga format will probably appeal to many Just Bento readers (which is why this review is here on Just Bento rather than on Just Hungry). (Note: The giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone for entering!) continue reading...

A few details about my bento cookbook

I’m writing a bento cookbook! Here are some details… continue reading...