Anime characters lunchbox class
Saitama Cooking Class

★★★★★ 18

House

Pick Up

Vegetarian

2.5 hours

Max 4 guests

Market Visiting





Cooking Class Menu

・Anime Character Bento (Japanese Lunch Box)


Anime that is one of Japanese culture. How about packing that character into a lunchbox and boasting to your friends? Let's make a fun, fun to watch, eat and tasty character bento together! Everyone can participate as I will teach skills that can be easily created!


About Host


host-Yoshie

Yoshie

★★★★★ (18)

I have experience as a lecturer in a cooking class for foreigners, and I've taught Japanese food and character lunch boxes to many foreign guests. In August 2017, I participated in the International Character Lunch box Contest and won the prize.
I've helped Make a Wish, the volunteer organization that makes the world's largest dreams come true, by carrying out character lunch box lessons for a Make a Wish child.

During lesson time, I will teach you some fun cooking skills, including children and beginners, can make with an explanation that's easy to understand.

How It Works


Step1 Cook

cooking-class

Visit a Japanese local's home and learn to cook their specialty.

Step2 Enjoy your meal!

eat-together

Eat the authentic homemade Japanese meal with your Japanese host. Take the opportunity to have a genuine conversation with a local Japanese Person.


Area



The closest station

Shinden Station




How to get to the station?

From Akihabara Station : 35mins




Free pick up service

This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!



Exact location provided after booking.


Reviews of Cooking Class



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Rodrigo,Brazil

★★★★★

July 2018

Awesome experience. We (myself, wife and 2 teenage daughters) loved it! Thanks Yoshie for the awesome experience!


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Ying ,Hong Kong

★★★★★

July 2018

It was fun making the lunch box with friends and Yoshie san. Good to learn the basic yet very useful skills in the kitchen!


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Aurélie,France

★★★★★

Sep 2018

We spent a wonderful time with Yoshie-san. She taught us how make a (cute) Totoro bento. Nothing difficult so even a child can participate. Also, it was easy to communicate with her before and during the cooking class, so never lost.


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Jessica ,America

★★★★★

Sep 2018

My friend and I had a kyaraben lesson with Yoshie-san. We spent a lovely and wonderful moment with her. We did a very cute Totoro lunch box, I was so pride of me to able to do it. It was easy to communicate with her, so I would recommend her.


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Joanna,United States of America

★★★★★

Nov 2018

Thanks Yoshie for the wonderful experience! We had so much fun today making the Pikachu bento. Our daughter Tori left there feeling super happy she won’t stop talking about it. :-) Thank you so much for being so considerate for making the day extra special for her.


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Rosmala,Indonesia

★★★★★

Nov 2018

It was a fun class! Yoshie-san taught me a lot of things, not only about the cooking but also about japanese culture. I thought it will be difficult to make character bento, but Yoshie-san make an easy tutorial so I can make it with an easy way. I really recommend this class for everyone who interested in making character bento in an easy ways and fun atmosphere.


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Johanna,United States of America

★★★★★

Jan 2018

Best vegan bento class in Tokyo! ♥ Had a wonderful time with Yoshie! She is so warm, friendly and accommodating and really made an effort to make me the happiest bento box eater in Tokyo! ^‿^ She listened to all my requests and catered for me so well even though I am strictly vegan, gluten-free, asked for brown rice instead of white and also don’t eat sugar (all of which is really hard to find in Japan!). As you can tell by the pictures she is really knowledgeable in kawaii bentos and the result was SO cute! And tasty! ^‿^ Additionally Yoshie really is the best host and it was equally nice to just sit and chat with her because she is so kind! For vegans and vegetarians this is a must! Though I recommend EVERYONE to go! Definitely the highlight of my Tokyo trip! ♥


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Samm Diep,United States of America

★★★★★

Feb 2019

Yoshie was absolutely delightful! Her English was very good. The boxes we made were super cute and delicious. Strongly recommend as a beginner bento making course for anyone who is interested!


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Regina,Singapore

★★★★★

Mar 2018

Yoshie has been a wonderful host and teacher to me. I was very glad to have found her to teach me bento-making that rainy day. The lesson is not very tough and easy to understand. Also, i enjoyed my time conversing with Yoshie during the lesson and have many nice memories to bring home with me. A highly recommended experience to any travellers to Japan!


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Michie,Japan

★★★★★

Mar 2019

It was so much fun making Kyara-ben. We had a great time! It was the best cooking class we've ever had. Thank you, Yoshie-san, for your patience and kindness. Much Aloha from Todd and Michie


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sara bosich,Italy

★★★★★

Mar 2019

Amazing experience!! We had a lot of fun cooking with Yoshie...she has been really nice and really competent in cooking and shaping the bento. I felt as cooking with a friend. I definitely would suggest her cooking class to everybody. I will surely book another time with her as soon as I get the chance. Thankyou Yoshie


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WEERACHAI,Thailand

★★★★★

Apr 2019

Host is very nice, Yoshie-sensei is very polite and friendly. We have a great time today, Yoshie-sensei course is amazing. I recommended all of you to make your own Charaben and doing Hanami. It will be one of the best experience in Japan. Thank you, ネット


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Lucy,United Kingdom

★★★★★

Apr 2019

Thank you so much for hosting us for bento box making. We had a fantastic time with you and it was great fun to make Pikachu! ^_^


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Patrick,Germany

★★★★★

Apr 2019

Hi Yoshie, thank you for that great day. It was a great experience of japanese culture with many insider informations. We had so much fun in creating that bento boxes. You where a wondelful host. We always felt very welcome. Hope to see you soon again for another class. Patrick


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Lexi,United Kingdom

★★★★★

Apr 2019

What a fantastic experience! It was so kind of Yoshie to adapt the Totoro bento for us as we are vegan and it was delicious! We are home in the UK now and have been continuing to practice! Lunch boxes will never be dull again! Thank you Yoshie for a memorable experience! x


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Sallie,United States of America

★★★★★

Apr 2019

Thank you Yoshie for a great experience! My husband and two kids (ages 7 and 9) really enjoyed making the lunchboxes and learning so many things about Japanese cuisine. We would recommend this!


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Michael,United States of America

★★★★★

May 2019

The cooking class will be definitely one of the highlights of my Japan trip. Yoshie picked me up from the train station and we went through a Japanese supermarket to pick up some ingredients. I learned how to make egg flower bouqets, tako & kani sausages, Totori rice & onigiri, and more. I also got to meet her daughter and see what life in Japanese suburbs is like. Also Yoshie was a great conversationalist and I enjoyed our chat. I hope to be back again sometime!


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Rhian,United Kingdom

★★★★★

Jun 2019

Yoshie was absolutely fantastic. She took us through the bento-making process step by step and was really encouraging. We were thrilled with our Pikachu boxes and would definitely recommend.




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