MN-S180 MN-S180

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Mitsuboshi Cutlery started business in 1873 in Seki, JAPAN, which is well known as one of the three major cutlery towns in the World.

Since 1185 - 1333, many great swordsmith had moved to Seki in a quest for quenching soil, pine charcoal and clear water. Seki has become a product district of noted sword and its traditional technique has been handed down to the present-day craftspeople and cutlery industry.

“NAGOMI” is produced painstakingly piece by piece on the watch for chemical composites of blade material, molecular structure influenced by alteration of temperature during quenching and many other important processes. At last the finishing touch to “NAGOMI” blade edge is put by  “Master”. Santoku knife is multi purpose knife. The most common kitchen knife in Japanese families.  Santoku means "three uses" and it shows that various cutting methods can be done for a wide range of materials such as meat, fish and vegetables.

This “丸 Maru” series is designed with the “Japanese Modernism” theme that will be in harmony with any style of kitchens. Of course, they have the quality that the professionals will use with great satisfaction. The smooth grip without a bump is the result of our craftsmen's strenuous efforts and handwork. We would like you to feel comfortable with our knife in your hand. 


Blade material: Molybdenum Stainless Steel 180mm
Handle: Natural Wood 
Blade type: Double edged

With the purchase of a new knife at HITACHIYA USA, you will receive free initial knife sharpening service as an optional.  This initial sharpening service “Honbazuke” is to enhance the sharpness of blade from factory edge. 
Please contact us and make a request.
Please note that all sharpened knives are not returnable or eligible for exchange.