Lifestyle & Belief

The Art of Making Lunch Boxes in Japan

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Human Needs

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Human Needs

The country's ancient emphasis on food presentation has been transformed into a trend for character bento - packed lunches made to look like pandas, teddy bears or even real people.

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    Manya Gupta

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    A Japanese kid's lunch presented in the form of a video game remote control. (Photo: BBC video)

    Credit:

    Manya Gupta