I have been living in Japan for nearly 15 years but it took me a long time to understand how to choose a bento box!
There is such a HUGE range of styles in Japan, all made from different materials and varying in style, color, size, and design. It can be quite confusing!
After buying a few bento boxes I finally realized the differences between them in terms of practicality and function.
Do you want to buy a Japanese bento box, but wondering which type is best for you?
Here is a guide to help you to choose!
How to choose a bento lunchbox that is perfect for you:
- Point 1. What is your lifestyle and behavior
- Point 2. Type and characteristics of the bento
- Point 3. The size and capacity that suits you
Check the fun diagram below to discover your perfect bento box:
Click on each link to see shops that sell each type!
Hope this guide helps you to choose a bento lunchbox that you will love!