This brightly coloured ekiben consists of oshi-zushi, where the rice and fish are pressed into a wooden mold. This ekiben oshi-zushi is usually wrapped in bamboo leaves. It is widely available at Toyama Station and on the Hokuriku Main Line trains.
Consists of Fukui’s specialty – the large spider crab (zuwai-gani), the rice of this ekiben is flavoured with the ranso (ovaries) of female crabs and the meat of the male crabs are spread on the top of the rice. It is available at Fukui Station and on the Hokuriku Main Line trains.
This ekiben is available at Hamamatsu Station and on the Tokaido Shinkansen trains. It contains whole grilled eel in kabayaki-style.
This ekiben usually comes in 5 kinds of oshi-zushi – salted mackerel, flounder, trout, kelp and sea bream. They are commonly found at Nara Station and on the Kansai Main Line trains.
Comes in a plastic container shaped like a rice scoop, this ekiben is a triple oyster dish. The rice is flavoured with oyster-based sauce and served with deep fried oysters and miso-dressed oysters. It is available at Hiroshima Station and on the Sanyo Main Line trains.
Known literally as “5-item rice”, shoyu meshi ekiben is a mixture of chicken, mushroom, carrot, burdock root and bamboo shoot. It is famous at Matsuyama Station and on the Yosan Line trains.
Usually comes in three layers of food, the sanshoku-bento is available at Hakata Station and on the Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen trains. One is usually enough for two persons.