Well after finding some stunning Hello Kitty bento boxes (while looking for the HK Cafe is Hawaii), I was reminising about my Japanese students lunches. When I was in elementary school, I was luck if my mom even made me lunch. Japanese mothers get up at the crack of dawn and meticulously make their kids lunches. These creations are just a few of the masterpieces that Japanese mothers make each day. Here are just a few examples of Japanese bentos.