Magewappa Bento Box

Unique pincushions produced by HIRO Co., Ltd., a clothing company with over 85 years of experience in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecter. The company collaborate with Kanazawa based artisans to create the contemporary and playful products for daily life using with the multiple traditional crafts inherited in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, such as the Kutani porcelain and Yamanaka Lacquerware.


Magewappa is a product by bentwood work lunch box.

Wood is split into narrow boards that then are immersed in boiling water and bent multiple times before the board is pegged into shape and left to dry. Magewappa is very popular for lunch boxes and containers for rice or sake.


The Slim Bento lunch box has two floors and that can be stacked on each other. The beautiful design emphasizes the simple elegance of the bentwood craft with the light color and natural grain of Japanese cedar. The dark cherry bark sets a nice color accent where the ends of the bentwood sheets are bond together. Each floor of the lunch box is without further compartments.


Urethane coated Mage-Wappa is durable and can hold even oily bento items. It’s easy to maintain - easy to wash and easy to dry off. this also means it's very hygienic.


It’s up to you to select out if a bento box made of plastic or natural wood is your thing, but do try eating out of a wooden bento box once, it will make it hard to go back to plastic.



工程画像 1- Cedar is heated in 80 degree centigrade water, then bent around a wooden form, known as a “goro”. 2- Wappa (bentwood) undergoing its natural drying process. “The stunning grain produces a modern-feeling beauty,” suggests shopkeeper KASHIYUKA. Slivers of thinly-planed mountain cherry bark to be used as fasteners for the cedar slices. 3-Slivers of thinly-planed mountain cherry bark to be used as fasteners for the cedar slices. 4- all finishing touches are executed by hand.” , Cherry bark closures also serve as decorative elements.

◆ Care / Pfrege

ゴム付きだけど However, Magewappa Bento Box is less sealing. You have to be careful to carry when you put wet dish in it. 1. Immerse with hot water about 10 minutes (depends on food sticking) 2. Rub the sponge with the grain. 3. After the removing inner sliminess, pour steaming hot water to all over to heat up Magewappa. Then wipe with the towel and dry inner side up. Note: Drying inner side up is important! Magewappa Care Magewappa products should never be used in microwaves or dishwashers. Before use,wash the plate/tray lightly and dry thoroughly. After use wash the pates being carefully not do rub foods into the wood. Do not use anything abrasive such as scouring pads. Do not leave soaking and dry carefully and thoroughly after use. Store in a cool dry place. Product Care Made from sustainably farmed sugi (Japanese cedar) wood. Since the wood is treated just with a thin layer of Polyurethane paint on the outside of the box for its finish, some care should be taken with this box: - Wash in lukewarm water. Do not use dishwasher detergent unless absolutely necessary. We recommend packing food that may stain the wood in a separate container, or in bento cups. Use a gentle sponge, nothing abrasive. - Do not leave immersed in water. - After washing, wipe off any excess water with a soft cloth, then leave the box to dry completely. - With proper care, this box will last for many years. - Made in Japan, in Odate, Akita prefecture.

☆ Magewappa Bento Box "classic"

A beautiful, artisanal tea canister made of high quality metal covered with hand-made Echizen-Washi paper. Traditional handcrafted Echizen-Washi paper produced by Yamatsugi-Seishijo from Fukui/Japan. The canister protects tea leaves perfectly from moisture and temperature fluctuations. An outstanding quality and design.

Capacity approx. 200 g tea leaves. Also suitable for storing coffee powder, -pads or black tea leaves. Packaging In the gift paper bag.


Wunderschöne, kunsthandwerklich hergestellte Teedose aus hochwertigem Metal mit handgeschöpftes Echizen-Washi papier bezogen.

Traditionellen handgefertigte Echizen-Washi papier von Yamatsugi-Seishijo aus Fukui/Japan. Die Teedose schützt offenen Tee hervorragend vor Feuchtigkeit und Temperaturschwankungen. Ein herausragender Qualität und Design.

Füllmenge für ca. 200 g Teeblätter. Auch zum Aufbewahren von Kaffeepulver, -pads oder Schwarzer Teeblätter geeignet. Im Geschenkpapiertüte. 


- color variations................. ocher / red / dark green  

- Size (approximate)........... Dia. 90 mm x Height 110 mm

- Capacity (approximate)... for 200 g of tee leaves

- Material.............................. Tin-plate, Washi-paper


32,80 €

  • Lieferbar innerhalb von 1-3 Werktage *1 / Ships within 1-3 working days *1

☆ Magewappa Bento Box "Slim 2-stage"

This Slim Magewappa Bento box with 2-stage is a combination of Japanese traditional craft and contemporary design. One slice of very thin Japanese cedar is bent to give the slim container its unique shape. The beautiful cherrypink color is clearly visible and emphasizes the stylish design.


The bento box should be washed with cold or lukewarm water after use, with oil removed with a mild detergent and a soft sponge. It should be dried with a soft cloth. This is not suitable for the dishwasher! 



- color................. natural x cherrypink  

- Size (approximate)........... L. 17,2 cm × D. 7,5 cm × Height 9,5 cm

- Capacity (approximate)... 700 ml

- Material.............................. natural cedar wood, urethane coating (nano coat) 

- Made in:  Kainan City in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan


32,80 €

  • Lieferbar innerhalb von 1-3 Werktage *1 / Ships within 1-3 working days *1

◆ about manufacturer ◆

* Yamatsugi Seishijyo

-more life- WAKACHO

The concept of tableware that supports a more friendly life,
While maintenance true beauty as a traditional craft loved in Japan,
Tableware debuted according to modern lifestyle.


Wakacho is known for high-quality Shikki (Japanese lacquware) workshop produsing emblematic of the city of in nankai City in Wakayama in Prefecture. The company is run by aaaaa, the sixth generation proprietor, who has received many awards for his craft and exhibited his works overseas.