We’re pleased to inform to you that Gyuto, Kengata(Kiritsuke) Gyuto Knives have been successfully added to Yoshimi Kato MINAMO series.

The MINAMO features the unique thunderstorm-hammered blades with a core of SG2 (Super Gold 2 or R2) Micro Carbide Powder Stainless Steel for professional with a hardness of approx. 63 HRC, which provides excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge.

The stylish beadily-hammered texture attracts the attention of others and looks best in your kitchen.

The handle is made of Half Rounded Octagonal Oak Wood dyed Japanese Lacquered (Urushi) for beauty and durability.

Mr. Yoshimi Kato, one of the most promising blacksmiths, received the certification of the traditional craftsmen on February 2008 and took over his father’s company as KATO UCHI HAMONO (KATO Knife Manufacturing Inc.) at Takefu city, Fukui.

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 / Sashimi) Kitchen Knives,
that is the soul of the cook!