#259: Sora-ben (category: lunch box)
Sora-ben are a type of bento (refer to #257) which are sold in airports. The word "sora" in "sora-ben" is "sky" in English and "ben" is the abbreviation of "bento". In short, "sora-ben" indicates "bento sold in an airport".
Sora-ben were introduced in early 2000s and have rapidly gained popularity since then. In these days, they are very popular because there are a wide variety of sora-ben in many airports.
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