I bought this hoping for what it claims to be - a cookbook for creating bento boxes. It's not. It's a fairly generic Japanese cookbook with very basic recipes. Even worse, the instructions and measurements are confusing and contradictory. Some measurements are by weight, others by volume. One recipe calls for either 18/3 cups of an ingredient or 1 8/3 cups. Neither really makes any sense. Other recipes have similar typos.
All told, this is not very well-written. It's also not for anyone who wants to create fancy bento boxes for lunch.