Haiji of Run With the Wind fame, has many talents: running, coercing others into running, building team spirit and being the perfect housewife. I mean, seriously, this guy cooks for all his teammates, which is nice, but he also goes the EXTRA mile by making a specialty bento box creation! These kinds of bento boxes rose … Continue reading Crunchyroll #115: Running Boi Bento from “Run With the Wind”
When my friend Nate Ming requested that I make "that stuff they're eating" in Gintama episode 98, I was a little skeptical. After all, I've made food from Gintama before (namely Gintoki's favorite parfait), and I sort of thought I'd covered all the good food in the show. Honestly, what other foods do people remember, … Continue reading Crunchyroll #114: How to Get the Best Gooey Cheesy Toast from Gintama
First of all, sorry/not sorry for the Giorno thumbnail. This article has nothing to do with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, but I like Giorno's hair, and also this season is great, so you should be watching it. Okay, so... Thanksgiving. The one time of year when people seriously think about cooking for the first time all … Continue reading Crunchyroll #113: Japanese-Style Thanksgiving Stuffing
Chankonabe is the food of sumo wrestlers. Billed as being protein-packed, this meal is very much a "gather 'round and stuff yourself" kind of affair. You get a pot of broth, put it on a hot plate in the middle of the table, pile a bunch of stuff in it and let it cook, and … Continue reading Crunchyroll #112: Hinomaru’s Chankonabe from “Hinomaru Sumo”
If you ever find yourself on the brink of disappearing, I'd like to let you know that it will all BE FINE as long as you have some cream pan. Why will cream pan do the trick? Let me tell you! The shiny, sweet bread stuffed with creamy vanilla custard, all warmed through and smelling … Continue reading Crunchyroll #111: Bunny Girl Senpai’s Cream Pan!
Read the original post here. Or read it down below: As an anime food blogger, I LOVE recipes. I mean, seriously! If I see some awesome anime food, the best thing I can possibly find is a recipe to go along with it so that I don't have to make anything totally by scratch. It's … Continue reading Crunchyroll #110: A Human Body (thanks Full Metal Alchemist!
Read the original post here. Or read it down below: Juni Ito is a master of horror, and you can see some of his best stories come to life in the Junji Ito Collection. One of his most famous creations focuses on an entire town's obsession with one thing--the shape of a spiral--and shows how … Continue reading Crunchyroll #109: Spiral Cake inspired by Junji Ito’s “Uzumaki”
Read the original post here. Or read it below: Asobi Asobase - workshop of fun - is an amazing comedy show, and if you aren't watching it, you should be! Why, you may ask? Besides all the hilarious middle school hijinks the girls get up to, there's also COOKIE DECORATING involved, which I am 100% here … Continue reading Crunchyroll #108: The Occult Club’s Spooky Cookies from “Asobi Asobase”!
Read the original post here. Or read it below: Well, it's that time of year again. Time for crunchy leaves, and sweaters, and, of course, the dreaded PUMPKIN SPICE WAVE of mass hysteria that descends on the average American town at this time each year. I'll admit, I like the pumpkin spice flavoring in small … Continue reading Crunchyroll #107: Daifuku Meets Pumpkin Spice!
Read the original post here. Or read it down below: Souya, the young, impressionable student, wants one thing in life: meat. He is the lead character in Planet With, and also has the ability to transform into an awesome mecha to fight his foes and claim vengeance for his planet. He wields a giant hammer … Continue reading Crunchyroll #106: Hideo’s Meat Buns from “Planet With”