Ben-To

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Bento, Ben-Tou
Japanese: ベン・トー
English: Ben-To
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2011 to Dec 25, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Sundays at 02:20 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: David Production
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet
Theme: Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.191 (scored by 167602167,602 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #33132
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #730
Members: 327,590
Favorites: 1,178

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Synopsis

The supermarket is an important building in any city, for they provide a convenient way to purchase a variety of food in a family-friendly, safe environment. However, these stores changes in the blink of an eye once the unsold bento boxes go on their nightly half-off sales! War breaks out and friends become foes as each person fights for honor, pride, and dinner. There are no longer any people in these supermarkets, only Wolves and Dogs⁠—winners and losers.

High schooler You Satou is painfully introduced to these battles after unknowingly stumbling into the war zone, but instead of choosing to avoid these nightly fights, he wants to join in. After seeing Satou's lack of fighting skills, upperclassman and Wolf Sen Yarizui invites him and Hana Oshiroi, a girl who enjoys spectating the brawls, to join her Half-Priced Food Lovers Club to show them the distinction between the Dogs and the Wolves. Together, they learn what it truly means to fight for your food.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shiraume, Ume

Supporting
Kayano, Ai
Japanese

Kaneshiro, Yuu

Supporting
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese

Sawagi, Kyou

Supporting
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese

Chapatsu

Supporting
Nakamura, Eriko
Japanese

Sawagi, Kyou

Supporting
Horie, Yui
Japanese

Staff

Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro
Producer
Itagaki, Shin
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Series Composition, Animation Director


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Opening Theme

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1: "LIVE for LIFE ~Ookamitachi no Yoru~ (LIVE for LIFE ~狼たちの夜~)" by Aimi (eps 1-3, 5-11)
2: "Treasure" by Emiri Kato (eps 4)
3: "Egao no Housoku (笑顔の法則)" by Mariya Ise (eps 12)




Reviews

Jul 17, 2023
This anime, Ben-to is like watching Spider-Man without no story. The point I'm making is, Spider-Man fights Villains without knowing the main character deeply. I love it because it's an overall BRAWL. If you're looking for a fun experience without focusing too hard on the story, then this is an anime for you. If you care about story, then this wouldn't be good. It has a mixed of hentai with those elements not ruining the fun of the episodes. It shows some of it but not all in every episode. The things I would take out of the anime is just the animation. Once a ...
Mar 10, 2023
Mixed Feelings
"We are wolves and as wolves we put our prides on the line."
-A rich man inspiring a confused homeless man to steal food
(Minor spoilers)
This anime has all the traits of a good anime, over the top (and mainly sexual) comedy, the typical plots and absolutely annoying characters who add no depth to the show but serve as only plot points to harass the main character or use as filler for the show and the main character who is mostly misunderstood as noone even pays attention to what he is saying (This sentence was sarcasm by the way).
The fanservice added to the flames and made it ...
Aug 8, 2023
Just like there is junk food, there is also junk anime, and Ben Tou is a fine example. Anime regarding food usually have to do with cooking contests. How to gather the proper ingredients, how to cook them properly, and how to amaze the judges. On a basic level these shows are motivational, as they tell you about the beauty of gastronomy and how cool it is to be a chef. Ben Tou though has nothing to do with cooking, although it is about food. Instead of trying to show or say something, it is just about fighting for whom gets to buy canned food ...

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