Obake no Q-tarō bento

October 29, 2010

Obake no Q-tarō bento

I remember watching Japanese animations with my sister when I was small. They weren’t normally broadcasted on tv but we watched recorded tapes my dad borrowed from a friend that could have access to Japanese tv programs.

At that time, satellite and cable Tvs were way out of reality and my parents couldn’t watch any Japanese tv show if not in that way.

So, my sister and I  would put the (Sony) Betamax on (wow! Does anyone remember that?) and watch Doraemon, Obake no Q-tarō, Gegege no kitaro (ゲゲゲの鬼太郎) and Sazae-san, among others.

Obake no Q-tarō is originally a manga, made by same creators of  Doraemon (Fujiko Fujio). Obake means some sort of “apparition”, can take any form, like a ghost for example.

This bento was actually made in the same day of the “Boos” bentos I posted yesterday. I was thinking about Halloween, boos, ghosts and Q-tarō came to my mind. I think he is so cute and thought he deserved a bento form and a separate post ^_^.

Contents of the bento (originally made to me but eaten by hubs!):  rice, tamagoyaki, cherry tomatoes, edamame, steamed romaine broccoli with sesame oil dressing, pan fried MSG free sausages and a cup of cucumber and carrots asazuke. Q-tarō made with rice, turkey ham, nori and cooked carrot.

Obake no Q-tarō bento

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10 Responses to “Obake no Q-tarō bento”

  1. Tiffany Says:

    This is such a fun bento. I remember watched the show long long long time ago.

  2. sheri Says:

    Super nicely done, with sweet memory behind it! I remember Betamax, of course my dad would stand behind Sony no matter what. You’re right, a separate post with closeup is perfect. Better to focus on fine details :o)

  3. Laura Says:

    Eeeeeeee, adorei!

    Betamax, nuóóóóssa, essa foi do fundo do baú!

  4. ChantaleP Says:

    Hey that’s cool! I have no idea who this character is but I do love Doraemon.. Sony beta?? Girl, we have the same memory! lol.. Even kept that beta machine til it broke down in the 90’s! Lucky hubby who got to eat this. Yum!

  5. Lia Chen Says:

    So adorable! I don’t know about this character but I do remember about Sony Betamax because me, my sister and my 2 little brothers love to watch Ultraman, Voltus 5 and Candy Candy hahaha … Close up picture is so nice! I can see the details on the licking tongue (^.^)

  6. karaimame Says:

    Thank you Tiffany! I think you are the first one to recognize the character ;).

  7. karaimame Says:

    :), so I wasn’t the only one having such fun memory of Betamax :P.
    Thank you Sheri for your sweet comment!

  8. karaimame Says:

    Ahaha, gostou né! :) ahaha, Betamax.. que coisa de velha :P.

  9. karaimame Says:

    :D , Chantale, thanks! You are so funny ^_^… I can totally imagine you and your Betamax :P.. ours got broken too and we changed to “VHS” like everyone´s else…

  10. karaimame Says:

    Yay! Another that remembers Betamax :P.. ok, so I am not that old right?
    Gosh!! I watched Ultraman too! Always copying his arm moves and all… nice memories .. ^_^
    Thanks Lia for your lovely comment!


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