Oh Japan, you never fail me with your oddness and yummy foods. This time out we have a handcrafted watch that hides lunch in its watch face. It might not have enough food to fill you up, but it is very cool and I want it.
The Roland TB-303 bass sequencer is one of electronic music’s founding fathers, which had its heyday in the early 1980s, and later became the backbeat to just about every piece of house and rave music ever recorded, and is still popular with musicians today.
There’s a lot you can do with your food. Eating it is one of them. Playing around with textures and using it for art is another. We’ve seen a couple of awesome bento boxes featuring popular characters and pop culture themes, like Super Mario, Evil Dead and even Bioshock.
A lot of people are particular about the food that they eat. Aside from considering the nutritional content, there’s also taste, aroma, and of course, presentation. I don’t really care how my meals look like, as long as they taste good, with the exception of this Evil Dead Bento Box, that is.
Fans of the Nintendo DS game Okamiden will immediately recognize Chibiterasu, the game’s sickeningly-cute little wolf protagonist being served up in this tasty bento lunch box. The meal was created by by bento expert AnnaTheRed, who’s clearly got better knife skills than I.
We’ve featured some fun bento box creations on the site over the years, but they’re clearly the works of master food artisans with tons of time on their hands. Now thanks to this new gizmo from Japan, you can make your own funny lunches without any such skills.
The recent Muramasa: The Demon Blade has been well received amongst Wii fans and critics alike–so well received, in fact, that Muramasa has already joined the ranks of such games as BioShock. By that, I mean someone’s modeling their lunches after the action RPG.
For those of you who have put in your fill of time playing Bioshock, you know that Big Daddy can be one mean dive suit wearin’ mutha-flippa’. But now that he’s been transformed into a tasty lunchtime treat, he doesn’t look so imposing anymore.
A uniquely Japanese cultural phenomenon is Bento box lunches where the meal is dressed up with whimsical imagery so kids will be more inclined to eat their food. Check out this great example featuring the likeness of everyone’s favorite little Italian plumber, crafted entirely from edible items.