Online Cute Character Bento Making Class

Character lunch box making
Welcome to this online character bento making experience, an activity that’s fun for all ages and uses easily accessible ingredients. Via an online video chatting platform, I will teach you my Japanese bento making tips and tips, guiding you as you design your characters and put together a colorful and delicious meal. Using fresh, seasonal ingredients, we’ll shape and decorate cartoon faces. Then, we’ll take photos of our edible masterpieces, to show off to the world. I will be broadcasting this online cooking class from my home in Japan, so please note that the time listed is in JST (Japan Standard Time). After you book the class, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join. I will also send you a recipe, so please prepare the ingredients in advance. This online cooking class is a great activity to enjoy at home and anyone with the ingredients can participate. The ingredients used for this workshop are all simple and should be easy to find; you may even have most of them in your kitchen right now! Learn a new skill during this time, and impress your family and friends with your Instagrammable cartoon bentos!


1.Follow along with a detailed demonstration from your friendly online instructor and create bento box artwork!
2.Use a variety of tools and ingredients to build your cute character design
3.Find out about kyaraben and bento box lunch culture in Japan
A 1.5-hour online cute character bento cooking class
Recipes (will be provided before the class)
Ingredients for creating your own kyaraben bento box
Cooking tools
Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
This cooking class will be held online. I will send you the ZOOM for our class in advance.
Please prepare the following ingredients for this class: - 1 cup white rice - 2 eggs - 3 small sausages - Boiled broccoli - Boiled ootato - Nori (seaweed paper) - Green seaweed flakes or parsley flakes - Slices of cheese - Long, thin pasta for salad - Soy sauce, sugar, salt, oil, ketchup, mayonnaise - Bento box (if you have one) - Tapioca straws, scissors, tweezers, nori punch (if you have one)
Start - 5 min
Introduction of today’s recipes and preparation
1 hour
Demonstration and cooking lesson

This cooking class is hosted online. You’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join after your booking.

  • Who love Japanese Cuisine
  • Who are interested in Japanese Home Cooking
  • Who want to make more Japanese friends
  • Lunch that we made together
  • Japanese tea
  • Recipe

We'll be in my studio and cooking school, which has all of the equipment we”ll need to cook incredible dishes together.

  1. Please read participation condition carefully and make sure the class schedule!
  2. Please click on the schedule you want to join and make the reservation.
  3. Please enter necessary items and complete the application.
  4. Continue, please complete payment on the payment page.
  5. Confirmation of the contents of the application, email for participation will be sent.
  6. Please gather at the classroom place on the day before the start time. Cooking class begins.
Cancellation policy

You can cancel the class at any time by following and with NOT violating our cancellation policy.

Day you cancel
(prior to departure)
More than 11 days:
No charge
10-8 days prior:
20% of full payment
7-2 days prior:
30% of full payment
1 day prior:
50% of full payment
On the activity day or No Show:
100% of full payment


Teachers profile
Noriko was inspired to share her culture and cuisine after an incredible experience she had cooking and eating with a local family living in rural New Zealand, where they use a boat regularly to get around. On her return to Japan, she began offering cooking lessons with the sole objective of sharing authentic Japanese food and culture with the world. She specializes not only in traditional cuisine like washoku gozen, seasonal and authentic Japanese dishes but also in showcasing modern trends that Japanese housewives’ use in their everyday cooking. http://washocook.com/en/
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