Rice Ball Animals

From time to time, Japanese parents would arrange their children’s lunchboxes in the appearance of animals or popular cartoon characters to amuse the kids.  One mother, who used to have a background as an art director, takes it a step further with the rice balls she makes:

rice ball01It’s actually rather hard to get a rice ball to remain standing like these penguins.  Next, a family of cats:

rice ball02A bathing capybara:

rice ball03A panda businessman?  Perhaps a mobster:

rice ball04The face bust of an alpaca:

rice ball05A shiba inu dog:

rice ball06Lastly, another dog.  A bichon?

rice ball07



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