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The story revolves around a poor high school student named Satou You. Satou goes to the supermarket one day and discovers a bento (boxed meal) on sale at half price. Just as he reaches to grab it, he ends up on the floor unconscious. Satou has just entered the fierce, no-holds-barred supermarket survival battle for half-price bento.
from ANN

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Alternative Names: Ben-Tou
Genre: Action, Comedy
Demographic: Seinen
Adapted from the light novel series, Ben-to. Also adapted into the manga, Ben-to Zero: Road to Witch.


Katou Emiri as Shaga Ayame, Ise Mariya as Yarizui Sen, Taketatsu Ayana as Inoue Asebi, Miyano Mamoru as Kaneshiro Yuu, Yuuki Aoi as Oshiroi Hana, Shimono Hiro as Satou You, Kayano Ai as Shiraume Ume



1st rule of half-price bento; don't talk about half-price bento. 2nd rule of half-price bento; see 1st rule

Michael Eh?

I was expecting more or less Ranma 1/2 all over again. Yet this show for all it's worth is not a bad action romance. The characters though typical are watchable. I think I will enjoy this series of hard knocks and bento.

Light Trainer

I admit it's really strange but it's got its funny parts.


It's ok.


I would fight exactly that hard for half priced food.


I have seen people fight hard for food. Realistic. Recommend for general entertainment, but not something I would wait weekly for. Average artistry and voice acting, but it gets you with humour.

Dark Draygoon



The gorgeous, violent nutbars, the supermarket as mystic battlefield, the half-price bento, the rippling miniskirts, the longed for timely breeze - this isn't quite awesome, or ultimately awesome, it's a parody of ultimate awesomeness, with a ditz who keeps calling the hero by the wrong name.

Club Notes

Date Reviewed: November 13, 2011

External Links

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