Spiderman's big entry into pop-culture Japan was a weird and very un-Spiderman tokusatsu series that aired in the late seventies, alongside Ultraman and Karmer Rider
This charaben is an excellent example of how three-dimensional images can be achieved through a layering of ingredients.
From the book Face Food Recipes by Christopher D Salyers. Read our review here.
<i>Face Food Recipes</i> builds on the already successful <i>Face Food</i> by giving the public what it has been asking for most: descriptive how-to guides for making <i>charaben</i> bentos at home! <i>Face Food Recipes</i> pairs each bento with an illustrated guide, in Paint-by-Numbers style, showing the reader how to assemble these adorable little visual lunches. With ingredient lists, cooking and preparation instructions, a how-to glossary covering basic Japanese bento terms and even a fancy ribbon page marker, <i>Face Food Recipes </i>will help American moms and dads mimic their favorite <i>charaben</i> designs (or have tons of fun trying).© 2014 Christopher D. Salyers / Mark Batty · Reproduced with permission.