Hana no Zubora Meshi is one of the those manga that, at least from an American perspective, is hard to believe became a hit. Masayuki Kusumi's josei foodie series follows Hana Komazawa, a 30-year-old housewife whose husband is frequently away on work, freeing her to be a slob and prepare "zubora meshi," easily prepared but delicious "sloppy meals."
The women reading the manga in Elegance Eve probably aren't real big character goods fans, so the series has spawned a set of mini figures. The four 85 ~ 100mm figurines are due out in March for 400 yen ($4.50) each.
The manga itself looks like...
The series spawned a recent drama with Kana Kurashina as the lead