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The bento is a very [common / commonly] part of Japanese cuisine. It is a ready-made meal in a box for [once / one] person. People buy it from convenience [store / stores] and railway stations. Japanese mothers and wives often spend a [lot / loads] of time carefully preparing a bento lunch box for their husband [for / or] children. Bentos are usually cheap and contain a healthy [mixes / mix] of rice or noodles, fish or meat, and pickled and cooked vegetables. Now, a new bento is [in / on] the market that does not match our traditional image of this lunch box. The new bento is from Tottori and [contents / contains] only premium cuts of the country's highest-quality wagyu beef. It is a little [most / more] expensive than the average 600 yen for a bento, as it [costly / costs] 292,929 yen ($3,000).

Tottori is [in / on] the west of Japan's Honshu island. Its wagyu beef was recently [ranted / rated] as the best in all of Japan. It is also very [expensive / expenses] . The new Tottori Wagyu Complete Cow bento box contains 4.5kg of beef, Tottori-grown rice and wasabi, and a [specially / special] dipping sauce flavored with Tottori's famous pears, but [none / no] vegetables. The actual bento box is also more expensive than [normal / normally] bento boxes. It is 60 centimeters [long / length] and is made from wood instead of plastic. The compartments in the box are in the [shaped / shape] of a cow. In Japan, you can buy the beefy bento online from the bento [deliver / delivery] service Gochikuru. However, you may have to wait two weeks for the company to [preparing / prepare] your meaty lunch.

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