This funny Bento belongs to the Hakoya Tomodachi Bento collection from the Hakoya Japanese brand. These series of lunchboxes are designed for kids to easily use them. The lunchbox is resistant to leakages due to its two hermetic locks. The inside part of the container is divided to separate the food. The capacity of the bento is 350 ml.
The Tomodachi collection, in Japanese means “friend” has three different models depending on the cover’s design; the pig, the bear, the dog.
Hakoya Tomodachi Bento collection:
- Hakoya Tomodachi Bento - Model 52053-8 (Pig)
- Hakoya Tomodachi Bento - Model 52054- 5 (Dog)
- Hakoya Tomodachi Bento - Model 52052-1 (Bear)
These bentos are hand painted one by one, each of them is unique. Thus, if there is any irregularity, it is a result of the handcraft work.
The models from this series can be introduced to the microwave without the cover.
Hakoya, the bento culture
Hakoya is a Japanese company well known by its good and nice designs. The whole process is handcrafted, summarizing its philosophy with the motto: “express love through bento”.
In Japan, it is very common that the students and workers bring their own meal to school or work. Bento is part of the daily history of Japan.