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Bento #81: Year of the Totoro bunny

January 22, 2011 bento
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January is still considered the beginning of the year 2011, right? RIGHT?? I finally got to make the first bento of the year 2011! 2011 is the year of the rabbit. I could’ve just made a rabbit bento but I’m so bad at making original bento… so I decided to ask help from my bento savior, Totoro! Bento #81: Year of Totoro Bunny Created and […]

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Ghibli feast #8: the Castle of Cagliostro

June 2, 2010 bento
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Day 3 of Ghibli feast Ghibli feast #8: The Castle of Cagliostro This is the last feast in Ghibli feast! When I decided to do a Ghibli feast, I knew that I wanted to watch this film last. This film isn’t by Studio Ghibli, but the Castle of Cagliostro is the first theatrical film Hayao Miyazaki directed in 1979. I used to watch Lupin the […]

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Bento #72: Setsubun Totoro

February 3, 2010 bento
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Today, February 3rd, is the day of Setsubun in Japan. It’s the day to drive away evil spirits, which means to throw roasted soybeans at Oni (evil creature/ogres from Japanese myths). In almost all kindergartens and schools, students make an Oni mask for Setsubun, so that kids can take the mask home, have someone wear it, and throw soybeans at them. “Roasted soybeans are thrown […]

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Bento #69: Nekobus #3

January 19, 2010 bento
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Hooray! I finally made the first kyaraben of this year! I wanted to make it a lot sooner, but I just couldn’t come up with an idea. I thought of making a different/easier bento but I really wanted the first kyaraben to be “new year themed.” I was worried about not finishing it on time since I was so out of touch, so I made […]

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Bento #68: MGS4

December 6, 2009 bento
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I can’t believe it’s already December! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I’d post what I did for Thanksgiving later, but I think I’ll post a kyaraben I made the other day first since I blogged recently. Bento #68: MGS4 Created and eaten on: 12/4/2009

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