First click on About Japanese Box Lunches for a detailed introduction to box lunches. Then go to History to learn about how box lunches have evolved over the centuries. Bento in Everyday Japanese Life discusses the place of different types of box lunches in the lives of the Japanese. Bento Boxes is where you can read about the variety of containers used for box lunches. To get some tips on how to prepare a tasty and good-looking box lunch, turn to Preparing and Packing Bento. Finally, try a hand at packing your own box lunch at Virtual Bento.