Japan's ultimate comfort food, curry rice, just got a lot easier with the introduction of a new multi-compartment rice cooker called the Twin Chef.

Looks quite compact and normal rice cooker-ish at first...

It expands into an almost Gundam-esque kitchen appliance that has a built-in 10 cooking styles to accommodate your stew, curry, and rice needs all in one go. With four separate compartments individually adjusted to temperature, you can whip up a fairly big meal in one device that takes up only 41 centimeters.

Here's how it works:

The new handy kitchen gadget is available from Shop Japan for 19,800 yen.

By - Big Neko.