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  • Japanese mothers spend hours making lunch boxes
  • Japanese mothers spend hours making lunch boxes
    Moto 'Club4AG' Miwa (2010) ©
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Japanese mothers spend hours making lunch boxes

Packing a child’s lunch box in Japan can take a bit more effort than a ham sandwich and a Dairylea Dunker. Some mums spend up to 90 minutes creating 'character bento' boxes for their kids. But is it artistic pleasure or cultural pressure that’s fuelling the culinary craze?

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