Cooking simulator

Oct 11, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Japan is known for interesting inventions, among which you can find this new cooking simulator.



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Smart-han, the rice box

Oct 8, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Here is the latest Japanese food trend: the rice box. It is called Smart-han from the brand Takara Tomy Arts.



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Manga Farming

Aug 31, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Manga Farming was invented by Japanese artist Koshi Kawachi. The purpose of his work was to find a way to give a second life to everyday products. For this time he used manga comic books.


mon bento koshi kawachi manga farming

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Hanabi Taikai

Jul 30, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Last Saturday, just like the previous years on the last Saturday of July, Japanese people enjoyed watching big fireworks over Tokyo Bay for Hanabi Taikai.


feu d'artifice baie de tokyo mon bento

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Mademoiselle Maurice

Jun 14, 2012 | Post by Capucine

During the last few days the weather hasn’t been very enjoyable. Well at least, this was the case in France. Usually June is brings more sunshine than we’ve had recently.


mon bento mademoiselle maurice origami spectre

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May 15, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Cosplayers are easy to find during video games, films and comic books fairs. Cosplay has been invented by Star Trek and Star Wars fans in the United States. But it quickly came to Japan.


mon bento cosplay sailor moon

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Golden Week

Apr 30, 2012 | Post by Capucine

This week in Japan, it’s Golden Week!

It corresponds to a continuation of holidays during which time things tend to slow down. Grocery stores are open but a lot of businesses close from 7 to 10 days.


mon bento golden week japon

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Sushi and maki robots

Apr 25, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Sushi robot? Maki robot? The purpose is to use a robot to make sushi and maki!


I was having a look at several cooking and bento blogs when I saw articles about this new Japanese invention!


mon bento sushi maki robot

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Why not tofu?

Mar 28, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Just like many Western people, I had for a long time some prejudices about tofu. At that time, I had never even seen some. I only had heard about the lack of taste of this soja paste


mon bento nanashi tofu burger

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Video : one week in Japan

Mar 21, 2012 | Post by Capucine

Mike Matas is an american interface designer and icon artist. He realised the following video with 4,000 of the pictures he took during this holidays in Japan with his girlfriend. They went through Kyoto, Nara, Hakone to get to Tokyo.


mon bento mike matas one week in japan

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