If you ever feel like your plate doesn’t spark joy, and let’s be honest, it happens more often than we’d like to admit, you may wanna get yourself inspired by this Japanese food art. Also known as kyaraben, it features fun and super kawaii food assembled in elaborate styles and compositions.

Japanese food artist Kaseifu Mudazono makes incredibly detailed bento boxes and what’s even better is that she adds popular anime characters to them! We invite you to scroll down and see some of the popular characters from different anime such as Demon Slayer, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Jujutsu Kaisen, and more!

Bored Panda reached out to Kaseifu to find out how she started creating the incredibly detailed bento boxes.

"I started creating bento boxes for my child who was in the kindergarten back then. I found myself feeling happy that my child loved the food I made, and when I posted it on my social media, I was overwhelmed by the reaction of my followers, and before I knew it, kyaraben became a hobby of mine. I've been making kyaraben for my four children and my husband, but I'm looking forward to the day when I'll start making kyaraben for my two grandchildren as well!"

 

More info: Instagram

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Demon Slayer

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SassyUnicornGirl317
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11 months ago

The creativity levels—

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Amazed by how detailed and accurate these anime-themed bento boxes are, we asked the artist about how she gets her inspiration for all of these creations.

“Most of them are made in response to my daughter's requests. I also often make popular anime that is airing at that time.”

For some, cooking simple dishes seems hard enough already, but we were wondering, how long does it take to produce a dish this detailed? The food artist gave us all the answers we need.

“It depends on the character, really, but usually, it takes around 3 hours, but that’s mostly to make side dishes.”

Kaseifu has a lot of works on her Instagram account, so we were curious if she has a favorite.

“There are so many that I really can't decide! However, there were some surprisingly successful works that I made when I created characters that I didn't know much about. Both times, the characters were from Yuyu White Paper and Kingdom!”

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Pokémon

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Burnt_Spaghetti
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11 months ago

Gotta catch em allllll

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#3

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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Burnt_Spaghetti
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11 months ago

Totoro Is my favorite studio ghibli movie!!!

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Seeing such a variety of works, we were wondering how the talented artist could come up with ideas so frequently.

“When I see a picture I want to make and come up with ingredients that go well with it, I get the energy to make it.”

When it comes to food, the process of cooking and preparing it can be rather complicated, and Kaseifu shared some of the biggest challenges that she has to face in order to come up with such detailed pieces.

“To be honest, the biggest challenge is balancing out the character's face parts. The simpler the character, the more difficult it is. Also, as much as the characters themselves are important, it’s also as important to not forget about side dishes too, because it’s bento, after all!"

The creative process is one of the main parts when it comes to any type of art, so it’s always interesting to see what parts are considered to be most interesting and enjoyable for the artists themselves.

“For me, it’s always fun to think about how much you can make with some of the ingredients that you have in your fridge or cupboard. However, my favorite part after the initial idea is seeing my followers enjoying what I do because it makes me happy too.”

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Demon Slayer

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Shoto.Todoroki
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11 months ago

KANAO!!!

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#5

Pokémon

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SassyUnicornGirl317
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11 months ago

I’m literally can’t even draw this well

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#6

My Neighbor Totoro

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marshmallo nat
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11 months ago

CUTENESS AND HUNGRINESS OVERLOAD

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Pokémon

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ℜ𝔬𝔟𝔢𝔯𝔱 ℭ𝔞𝔱𝔱𝔢
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11 months ago

Wow!

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#8

Demon Slayer

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Shoto.Todoroki
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11 months ago

TANJIRO!!!

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Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer

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Shoto.Todoroki
Community Member
11 months ago

INOSUKE!!!

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#10

Demon Slayer

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Shoto.Todoroki
Community Member
11 months ago

NEZUKO!!!

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#11

Pokémon

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SassyUnicornGirl317
Community Member
11 months ago

SO CUTE I would literally eat him right up

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#12

Hunter X Hunter

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Nafisatou Diop
Community Member
11 months ago

I....

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#13

Pokémon

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Tenley Samson
Community Member
11 months ago

lil' fren

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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

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Christine Garcia
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11 months ago

SAMEEEEEEE

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#15

Demon Slayer

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Lisa loves cats
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11 months ago

aww inoculé without the mask looks so soft, but his personality is the opposite

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#16

Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

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Chance Wilson
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11 months ago

(hate me if u must ;-;) It looks like Kakashi from Naruto

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#17

Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

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jazz
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11 months ago

AHH THIS IS BEAUTIFUL

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#18

Jujutsu Kaisen

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Lisa loves cats
Community Member
11 months ago

gojo and his blindfold

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#19

One Piece

One Piece

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pancake
Community Member
11 months ago

LUFFY!!!!

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#20

Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

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jazz
Community Member
11 months ago

This looks too pretty to eat...

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#21

Demon Slayer

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Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
11 months ago

Shinobu! Ara Ara!

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#22

Pokémon

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marshmallo nat
Community Member
11 months ago

i need sushi now

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#23

Pokémon

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Burnt_Spaghetti
Community Member
11 months ago

That looks delicious!!

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#24

Pokémon

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Christine Garcia
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11 months ago

MUST NEEDDDDDDDDDDD

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Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

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Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
11 months ago

That's so creative! They even got his eye shape right, I absolutely can't when I'm drawing him!

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#26

Doraemon

Doraemon

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LotusWolff
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11 months ago

Isn’t he blue?

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#27

Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho

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D e p r e s s e d
Community Member
11 months ago

Yu Yu Hakusho is still my favorite show!!! * jumps on Crunchyroll* if you don't know Crunchyroll is it's a app where you watch all the old anime! It's super fun! You should download it!!!!!

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#28

Pokémon

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FroggyGirl
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11 months ago

Eeveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!! HAIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

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#29

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

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Brenna Cai
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11 months ago

if this isn't my birthday cake im not gonna age

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#30

Demon Slayer

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Shoto.Todoroki
Community Member
11 months ago

KYOJURO!!!

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#31

Dragon Ball

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Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
11 months ago

That's really good

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#32

Demon Slayer

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Shoto.Todoroki
Community Member
11 months ago

TANJIRO!!!

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#33

Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer

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Giovanna Flores
Community Member
11 months ago

Giyu is so beutiful I love him

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#34

Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer

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Giovanna Flores
Community Member
11 months ago

zenitsu I love him but sometimes I wish he would not be so wimpy

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#35

Demon Slayer

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Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
11 months ago

Either those are some big strawberries, or the creator doesn't have much space to work with!

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#36

Pokémon

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Moon
Community Member
11 months ago

This is not a want this is a need

#37

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

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rerocherry
Community Member
11 months ago

Yo, Angelo!

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#38

Demon Slayer

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Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
11 months ago

Omg this is so precise and perfect!

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#39

Doraemon

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#40

Yuyu Hakusho

Yuyu Hakusho

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Sky
Community Member
11 months ago

Hiei!

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#41

Pokémon

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#42

Doraemon

Doraemon

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#43

Doraemon

Doraemon

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Christine Garcia
Community Member
11 months ago

Yep

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#44

High School! Kimengumi

High School! Kimengumi

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#45

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

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Wintermoon Lufkin
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6 days ago

The hair is, umm......

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#46

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

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rerocherry
Community Member
11 months ago

This dude’s hairstyle lol

#47

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

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Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

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#49

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

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#50

Kingdom

Kingdom

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