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  • TV-14
  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 6.8  (321)

Ben-to is an high school martial arts anime series based on the manga book of the same name. High school boy Satou Yo is a carefree but penniless gamer. One day he goes to the store for dinner and is knocked out just as he reaches for a half priced bento box. When he wakes up all the bento has been sold. The next day the same thing happens, plus a mysterious girl warns him to stay away. He investigates more carefully on the third day and discovers that there is a all out war game going on at all the grocery stores. The combatants belong to several teams that hide in the store aisles waiting for the bento boxes to be discounted to half price, then swoop in and fight for them. A hungry Satou Yo joins in a battle for the cheap food and soon gets sucked up in the ongoing conflict when he is forcibly recruited by Yaruizi Sen, the head of the Half-Priced Club.

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Domestic Eel Bento 790kcal
12. Domestic Eel Bento 790kcal
December 24, 2011
The old nemesis of Orthros shows up in town to undermine them once again. With Sen still sick with a cold, it will be up to Yo to figure out a way to rebalance the playing field for all the wolves, as they vie for seasonal eel bentos.
Pocari Sweat 125kcal
11. Pocari Sweat 125kcal
December 17, 2011
A certain supermarket puts fresh eel bentos on sale one day each summer, and this is sure to attract plenty of wolves. But to make it there, first Sen will have to recover from a cold, and Orthros will have to overcome the specter of their painful past.
a Warm, Gentle Flavor I Remember from Long Ago at My Grandmother's House. A Japanese Dish Easy On Both Mind and Body.
10. a Warm, Gentle Flavor I Remember from Long Ago at My Grandmother's House. A Japanese Dish Easy On Both Mind and Body.
December 10, 2011
There's a new wolf duo in town, and they go by the name Orthros. This pair seems to be as unbeatable as they are mysterious, but the real surprise comes when it's revealed that their true identities aren't so shrouded in mystery after all.
Deluxe Western and Japanese Food Assortment 2910kcal and Piping Hot Porridge Bento 340kcal
9. Deluxe Western and Japanese Food Assortment 2910kcal and Piping Hot Porridge Bento 340kcal
December 3, 2011
Homemade bentos are the order of the day, but sometimes these can prove just as dangerous as bentos won in battle. Asebi believes Yo is a big fan of her cooking, while Ume decides to take things up a notch with Hana.
Hamburg Steak Loaded With Garlic Chives Bento 765kcal
8. Hamburg Steak Loaded With Garlic Chives Bento 765kcal
November 26, 2011
An unfortunate mishap lands Yo in the hospital. Twin sisters Kyo and Kyo, student council officers from Ayame's school, are trying to learn more about Sen. When they mistake Yo, covered in bandages, for Sen, a comedy of errors ensues.
Bosomelet Bento 752kcal and Loco Moco Bulging Bento 1100kcal
7. Bosomelet Bento 752kcal and Loco Moco Bulging Bento 1100kcal
November 19, 2011
The Half-Pricers Club gets free tickets to a Hawaii-themed water park, so it's excursion time! While there, Yo learns that supermarkets aren't the only places where bento brawls occur.
Special Hokkaido Style Fried Chicken Bento 795kcal
6. Special Hokkaido Style Fried Chicken Bento 795kcal
November 12, 2011
The Monarch, leader of the eastern wolves, claims he wants to take over the supermarkets in the west as well. Sen comes up with a plan to foil him, while Ayame learns there might be more going on here than meets the eye.
Hokkaido Salmon Fish Soup 326kcal
5. Hokkaido Salmon Fish Soup 326kcal
November 5, 2011
Yo inadvertently finds himself caught up in a brewing turf war between wolves from the east and west sides of town. Wolves generally do their own thing, but this time they might need to work together to defend what belongs to them.
Ginger Fried Pork Bento 852kcal
4. Ginger Fried Pork Bento 852kcal
October 29, 2011
It's nothing but trouble when Yo's half-Italian cousin Ayame shows up and starts causing problems. Meanwhile, some shadowy organization appears to be gathering information about the local wolves.
Large Cheese Pork Cutlet Curry Rice 1080kcal
3. Large Cheese Pork Cutlet Curry Rice 1080kcal
October 22, 2011
The kendo club at school has their own ideas about how to acquire half-price bentos, and its captain makes a tempting offer to entice Yo into their fold. The time has come for Yo to ask himself what his motivation is for being a wolf.
Mackerel Boiled in Miso Bento 674kcal
2. Mackerel Boiled in Miso Bento 674kcal
October 15, 2011
Yo and Hana join the Half-Pricers Club. Its leader, Sen, teaches them the ropes, then sends them out into the wild to fend for themselves. There's a lot to learn, but it looks like Yo might turn out to be a successful wolf after all.
Stick With It, Natto Okra Rice Bowl With Cheese Topping Bento 440kcal
1. Stick With It, Natto Okra Rice Bowl With Cheese Topping Bento 440kcal
October 8, 2011
Feeding yourself isn't easy, on a fixed budget in boarding school. Yo Sato learns it's even harder when brawls break out every night at local supermarkets, the moment bento meals go on sale. The only way to get a bento is to fight the wolves for one.
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Ben-to is an high school martial arts anime series based on the manga book of the same name.

High school boy Satou Yo is a carefree but penniless gamer. One day he goes to the store for dinner and is knocked out just as he reaches for a half priced bento box. When he wakes up all the bento has been sold.

The next day the same thing happens, plus a mysterious girl warns him to stay away. He investigates more carefully on the third day and discovers that there is a all out war game going on at all the grocery stores. The combatants belong to several teams that hide in the store aisles waiting for the bento boxes to be discounted to half price, then swoop in and fight for them.

A hungry Satou Yo joins in a battle for the cheap food and soon gets sucked up in the ongoing conflict when he is forcibly recruited by Yaruizi Sen, the head of the Half-Priced Club.

  • Premiere Date
    October 8, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (321)