This Metal Gear bento is the greatest bento

Dec 19 // Josh Tolentino    @unangbangkay

Snake? Snake? Luuunch!!!

It's...it's beautiful, like the Mount Rushmore of boxed lunches. Except some stupid mountain doesn't have the faces of two of the world's greatest soldiers (Solid Snake, Big Boss) and one guy whose idea of cool ninja style is to wear cyborg high heels.

The best part is that this food-based celebration of Metal Gear's 25th anniversary is entirely edible, as demonstrated by series creator Hideo Kojima himself when he ate Raiden's face. Apparently the heads are mainly constructed of mashed potatoes. The hair is made of green onions, the bandanas and clothing from seaweed, and the eyes from quail egs and tapioca.

It's wondrous, I tell you, but I don't think I'm man enough to actually eat the thing. You'd need a true warrior's spirit to withstand the immense presence of these videogame heroes long enough to take  a bite out of 'em!

Photo Gallery:   (you can use your arrow keys)



 BLOG A RESPONSE



Josh Tolentino // Managing Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure unangbangkay Tips
Josh is Japanator's News Editor, and contributes to Destructoid as well. Despite not owning a hat, he insists on having a little "Press" card to insert into the band. For high school reasons he's... full profile | More staff profiles

Get more Japanator:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.

advertisement:

191 PEOPLE ARE READING:



Back to Top