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Bento Box

Food & Drink Category

Bento Box

Caja bento

Bento is a Japanese meal that is convenient to package and eat. Similar in concept to a television (T.V.) dinner found in the United States. However, with no reliance on a microwave. Bento is often served in a box-shaped container (hence the name bento box). A simple bento box contains rice, a meat, and vegetables. Inexpensive bento in the United States often comes with white rice, sesame seeds and teriyaki flavored chicken.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 553 of 1679
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 521 of 1679
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :bento:
Keywords Bento, Japanese, Rice, Meal, Box, Obento, Convenient, Lunchbox

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Food Symbols

Editorial Comment

A box of bento. Wikipedia: A traditional bento consists of rice, fish or meat, and one or more pickled or cooked vegetables, usually in a box-shaped container. An elegant square display of sushi and all the sauces. iEmoji old name: Sushi

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Foods
Unicode Subcategory Food Symbols
Names & Annotations BENTO BOX Old name: LUNCHBOX Temporary Notes: obento
Symbol Information U+1F371 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-96F

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [弁当]
KDDI Β #438 弁当 U+EABD SJIS-F391 JIS-7971
Softbank Β #185 #old346 γŠεΌε½“ γ€Œo弁当」 U+E34C SJIS-F9EC

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Representation Softbank
(iOS 2 - iOS 4)
Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)  🍱
UTF-8 Character Count 1 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)  🍱
Decimal HTML Entity  🍱
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  🍱
Hex Code Point(s) e34c 1f371
Formal Unicode Notation U+E34C U+1F371
Decimal Code Point(s) 58188 127857
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x8D 0x8C 0xF0 0x9F 0x8D 0xB1
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 8D 8C F0 9F 8D B1
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 215 214 360 237 215 261
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE34C 0xD83C 0xDF71
UTF-16 Hex e34c d83cdf71
UTF-16 Dec 58188 55356 57201
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E34C 0x0001F371
UTF-32 Hex E34C 01F371
UTF-32 Dec 58188 127857
Python Src u"\uE34C" u"\U0001F371"
PHP Src "\xee\x8d\x8c" "\xf0\x9f\x8d\xb1"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE34C" "\uD83C\uDF71"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξͺ½σΎ₯―
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾥯
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾥯
Hex Code Point(s)eabdfe96f
Formal Unicode NotationU+EABDU+FE96F
Decimal Code Point(s)600931042799
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0xAA 0xBD0xF3 0xBE 0xA5 0xAF
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE AA BDF3 BE A5 AF
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 252 275363 276 245 257
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xEABD0xDBBA 0xDD6F
UTF-16 Hexeabddbbadd6f
UTF-16 Dec6009356250 56687
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000EABD0x000FE96F
UTF-32 Dec600931042799
Python Srcu"\uEABD"u"\U000FE96F"
PHP Src"\xee\xaa\xbd""\xf3\xbe\xa5\xaf"
C/C++/Java Src"\uEABD""\uDBBA\uDD6F"
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