Made-in-Japan Kitchen Knives "Hocho"— generally called Sashimi or Sushi Knives・Japanese chef knife — with Excellent Design and Unparalleled Tradition.
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Culture of Japanese Kitchen Knives

This is a documentary of Sushi Knives by NHK, The Japan Broadcasting Corporation. Its narration is in English, so very useful for you to understand in detail.   If you have any question, please feel free to contact us anytime. Thank you for reading and best regards! All the Hocho-Knife staff ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi …

Unique design, MCUSTA ZANMAI

Mcusta Zanmai brand by MARUSHO Inc. has been cultivated in the 800-year historical blade capital of SEKI city, Japan. It is at the top of the synthesis between traditional Japanese craftsmanship and modern cutting edge technology. Each knife design is meticulously evaluated and refined. Only the finest materials are chosen for supreme durability, function and …

What is Kiritsuke Yanagiba ?

The Kiritsuke Yanagiba is a Sushi knife (or Sashimi knife), designed in Japan between a Western chef’s knife and Japanese yanagiba, it has a single-edged blade with a Western-style handle, combining both Japanese and Western function and practicality in one knife. Traditionally Japanese knife, Hocho, have been crafted for Japanese cuisine, but in accordance with …

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