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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Best Guide of Sushi and Sashimi Knives

[updated on 21th Jan. 2018] “Sushi Knife” and “Sashimi Knife” are the words that represent Japanese kitchen knives, that is actually called “Hocho” in Japan. The Hocho is considered the most important tool for professional and amateur cooks, and a Japanese proverb says “The Hocho is the soul of the cook”. Here, we’re pleased to …

How to prevent rust on your knife during stock

It is likely to get rust on the blade made of steel if you do not care for it. Especially most of Japanese traditional style knives are made of carbon steel, that is very sharp but easy to get rust. To prevent rust, you need to do some adequate maintenance. Don’t mind! It is very …

Great Omagari Fireworks in Japan

We’re pleased to introduce to you one of the greatest Japanese Fireworks, Omagari Hanabi in Akita prefecture in Japan. It has successfully been held in front of huge crowd of spectators on August 27th, 2016.  With the music of Ninth Symphony, a lot of beautiful fireworks were shoot off for the night sky. Hoping that the video …

How to sharpen Single-Edged Knives

“Single-Edged” blade is the basic form in the traditional Japanese kitchen knives for a long time,  that is completely different from that of the traditional Western knives. But, some don’t know how to rightly sharpen a “Single-Edged” knife where the edge has unfortunately gotten chipped, bent and rusted. If you learn how to sharpen, your …

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