TV (12 eps)
Fall 2011
3.918 out of 5 from 10,660 votes
Rank #1,598

After collapsing in the street bloodied and battered, You Satou has no recollection of what happened to him – the only thing he remembers is going to the supermarket to buy a bento lunchbox. After having bizarre encounters the entire following day including a stern warning to stay away from the store, You returns that night to buy dinner. But when he spies the shelf of half-priced bento and reaches out for one, the penniless teen finds himself thrust into a world where the rush to get a good deal becomes an epic battle in which only the strongest survive…

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roriconfan Apr 12, 2012
Score 4/10

Just like there is junk food, there is also junk anime, and Ben Tou is a fine example. Directed by Itagaki Shin, a guy with great talent in making SHITTY SHOWS (examples include Devil May Cry, Basquash, Mayoi Neko Overrun). There was no hope for this show from the very second it got green light.

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Thrawn Mar 25, 2012
Score 8/10

LETS GET IT! LETS GET IT! LETS GET IT LETS GET IT LETS GO! Story: It's about people fighting over discounted Bentos. That's it. That's the entire premise of this Serious Business show, and it works. While the plot is mainly non-existant apart from some token boss battle arcs, it works as a comedy over any dramatic moments it may toss to the viewer. The fights are fast and exciting, with fists flying... read more

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