Our Bento Friday is amazing, it has lots of kawaii bento box ideas for winter. Xmas-themed bentos are a great idea, but also creating “white” bentos. You can do so with sandwiches. We start with a Panda bento, perfect for any occasion, including Xmas. Making shapes with sandwich bread is a great way to begin our bento journey.
Ultraman’s Ultra Monster Sake Tins are here! Barutan Seijin and Dada come directly from Premium Bandai. Reservations start on December 1 and will last until January 16, 2017. This Ultraman’s Ultra Monster Sake Tins appear thanks to the 50th anniversary of the broadcast of Ultraman series. Takaoka Casting is in charge of creating the castings. They are a traditional craft business from the Toyama Prefecture with more than 400 years of history.
Santa on a Shark: a wild Xmas cake from Okinawa Marriott Resort & Spa! Marriott Resort & Spa are releasing five wild Xmas cakes. This year’s decorations are quite funny: Santa riding a shark! Forget Rudolf!
The first cake has Okinawa Ginoza strawberries. It’s elegant and has Santa on a shark. It measures 15 cm and it sells for 4000 yen including tax.
Sailor Moon ARTism CHOCO with Miniaturely tablet from Premium Bandai is available for pre-orders! This fantastic lovers treasure will ship in February 2017. It contains four amazing Sailor Moon themed chocolates, a wonderful tablet case and flavored tablets. The delicious ARTismCHOCO and Miniaturely bring this amazing treasure to you. The chocolates include: Tuxedo Mask, Serenity, pocket watch and Usagi-chan. Pre-order it now and make sure you’ll get this amazing and lovely treasure for Valentine’s month! Sailor Moon lovers are going to fell in love with this amazing set. If you collect Sailor Moon items, this is your chance to eat gorgeous chocolates and have an amazing case.
Meat Beer? The new craft meat only pale ale is here! This is a 350ml beer that is available from November 29. It’s available on Lawson stores for 335 yen including tax. This can is made by Helios Distilleries from Okinawa. It has a gorgeous hop aroma and refreshing bitterness. It’s perfect to enjoy along with meat. Hence, it’s name.
If you’re going to be enjoying Xmas in Japan, remember this beer! Meat is going to taste much better with it!
The can design is also amazing. It has hot colors and it’s a great present to keep at home. You can feel the Okinawan flavor in the design.
Custom Blythe dolls make great collectibles, like this Ritta custom Blythe Nyanko-chan. This is a sweet doll with a great dress set. The base doll is a Simply Mango. This doll has wonderful lips. This sweet doll will make a great add in your custom Blythe doll collection. She is amazing! Don’t miss her!
Custom Blythe dolls make great collectibles. Today we have a super cute Aguri custom Blythe Rooster doll. She is amazing, and her Japanese dress set is fantastic. The base doll is a Simply Lilac. Aguri has put a wig secured with velcro. Since it’s interchangeable, you can use your favorite wig instead of this one. Or you can play with different wigs and get Rooster with different hairstyles easily.
Our Bento Friday comes with lots of kawaii bento box ideas for Xmas (plus an extra as anime). We start with a reindeer Inari and Santa made with inari, rice, red wieners, cheese, fish sausages (or ham), crab sticks, seaweed and mayonnaise. This is a very simple bento that you can create. If you don’t have inari, you can use simple rice.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts limited Xmas menu includes super cute donuts. Krispy Kreme usually releases limited donuts along the year in Japan. The new Xmas-themed menu is as delicious as it’s cute. Japanese are used to give food as presents as well. So, these donuts come as a blessing during winter. Krispy Kreme donuts are delicious with sweet cream fillings.
The limited Xmas menu is from November 24 until December 25. The menu includes a Snowman Chocolate donut, a Green Apple Sprinkle donut, a Strawberry Cheese Box donut, a White Caramel Box donut, and a Chocolate Custard Box donut.
Kawaii animal donuts by Ikumimama are a delicious way to enjoy Christmas in Japan. Ikumimama is famous for their cute donuts. Their donuts are so cute that it’s hard to eat them! However, they’re also delicious! From November 27 until December 3 you will find these bird donuts at the Bird Festival in Jiyugaoka. These super cute donuts will be sold during the festival, but you can find others at their store (not birds, but other designs). But if you can make it to the festival you’re going to love these birdy donuts!