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Twelve Days of Anime #2: Ben-To

Merry Christmas! …I’ll take three. Of each.

Is there a better way to spend Anime Eve than brawling over half-priced bentos? If so, I don’t know what it is. I’m sure I don’t need to tell all of you how ridiculous and fun this series is, but I’m going to do it anyway!

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December 23, 2012 at 4:00 pm Comments (44)

Ben-To – 07, 08

「オムっぱい弁当 752kcalとロコもっこり弁当 1100kcal」 (Omuppai Bentō 752kcal to Rokomokkori Bentō 1100kcal)
“Omelettits Bento 752kcal and Tent of Seafood Bento 1100kcal”

“Pool episode? Filler? This can’t be good.” No, said the man from David Productions, “It is neither!”

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November 28, 2011 at 3:30 am Comments (37)

Ben-To – 06

「特製ザンギ弁当 795kcal」 (Tokusei Zangi Bentō 795kcal)
“Special Seasoned Duck Bento 795kcal”

Rather than the Monarch being the end-game villain like I was expecting, everything surprisingly wraps up to be a story arc, leaving a bright unknown future ahead.

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November 14, 2011 at 12:57 am Comments (46)

Ben-To – 05

「北海道の鮭を使ったあら汁 326kcal」 (Hokkaidō no Shake o Tsukatta Arajiru 326kcal)
“Fish Soup with Hokkaido Salmon 326kcal”

They’ve gotta start using guys for the break image soon, right?

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November 7, 2011 at 1:43 am Comments (47)

Ben-To – 04

「豚肉生姜焼き弁当 852kcal」 (Butaniku Shōgayaki Bentō 852kcal)
“Ginger Fried Pork Bento 852kcal”

Horee sheeto. Dis episode. Was amazing.

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October 31, 2011 at 3:47 am Comments (47)

Ben-To – 03

「大盛りチーズカツカレー 1080kcal」 (Ōmori Chīzu Katsu Karē 1080kcal)
“Large Serving of Cheese-Filled Katsu Curry 1080kcal”

Racism, Sega, and Yoda. Ben-To certainly has none of these.

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October 24, 2011 at 12:53 am Comments (54)

Ben-To – 02

「サバの味噌煮弁当 674kcal」 (Saba no Misoni Bentō 674kcal)
“Mackerel Boiled in Miso Bento 674kcal”

Ben-To returns… for a second helping.

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October 16, 2011 at 4:27 am Comments (59)

Ben-To – 01

「ネバれ、納豆オクラ丼ぶっかけチーズトッピング弁当 440kcal」 (Nebare, Nattō Okura Don Bukkake Chīzu Toppingu Bentō 440 kcal)
“Sticky, Natto Okra Rice Bowl with Cheese Topping Bento 440kcal”

So think Dragon Ball Tournaments, but held in a supermarket, where the prize is a half-off bento. Now you’ve got the gist of this aptly named anime, “Ben-to.

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October 9, 2011 at 4:49 am Comments (66)