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FINAL SUMMER SALE until Aug. 21

The FINAL SUMMER SALE is specially extended until August 21. Don’t miss the Special Opportunity!  up to 17% OFF / Special Present     (1) 5.00% OFF Special Coupon for all the customers     (2) up to 7.00% OFF of Volume discount     (3) up to 5.00% OFF for Repeat Customers     (4) Free Shipping Service on …

Gion Matsuri Festival in KYOTO

The most popular festival in Japan, “Gion Matsuri”, has started today. It is scheduled to take place over the entire month of July. The Gion Matsuri is not only the most famous but also one of the oldest & greatest in Japan. The origin is said a Goryoue or Mitamamatsuri (a religious service for the spirit of the dead) …

How to get my Japanese knives more Waterproof

A customer gave us a good question about traditional-type Japanese kitchen knives. “My name is XXX  – I have previously purchase several great knives from you. I have  question you may be able to answer for me. With traditional Japanese knives fitted with a plain Ho wood handle – what sort of finish should be …

New face joined in Sakai Takayuki Damascus Hammered Texture Blades

We’re pleased to announce our customers that … a new face as below has joined in the popular line of Sakai Takayuki 33-Layer Damascus series. Butcher Knife 210mm These knives have a seriously sharp edge, extremely hard (HRC: 60), excellent edge retention and a light center balanced feel.The handles on these knives are hand crafted …

Heavy snow across Japan this week

A blizzard is about to sweep along the Sea of Japan coast from Hokkaido, Sankin to Kyushu around January 25, because a large low-pressure system is expected to stay over Northern Japan until the beginning of February. Kyoto, the Japanese ancient capital has already been covered with white color. The “Kinkaku-ji” temple looked more beautiful …

MASAMOTO KS3127 Honkasumi Gyokuhaku-ko Chef Knife (Gyuto) 270mm Limitedly in Stock

We’re pleased to announce the popular 270mm version of MASAMOTO Honkasumi Gyokuhaku-ko Chef Knife (Gyuto) has finally got in stock, in a limited quantity. This gyuto 270mm “KS3127” has been out of stock for more than half a year so far because their traditional-beautility & popularity. But, now is the extremely rare chance to purchase …

MASAMOTO KS3124 Honkasumi Gyokuhaku-ko Chef Knife (Gyuto) 240mm newly in stock (Limited)

We’re pleased to announce to our customers that … the popular MASAMOTO Honkasumi Gyokuhaku-ko Chef Knife (Gyuto)240mm has got in stock, in a limited quantity. This gyuto 240mm KS3124 has been out of stock for more than half a year so far because their traditional-beautility & popularity. But, now is the extremely rare chance to …

Season’s Greetings

We wish you, you and your family and friends a Wonderful Holiday and a very Happy New Year! All the Hocho-Knife staff

Kanehiro (KINTARO) 63 Layered Damascus Black Finished Japanese Knives

Today, we’re pleased to introduce to you the Black Finished Beautiful Damascus Blade with very Japanese traditional handle by Kanehiro (KINTARO), that features 63 layers of Nickel Damascus-patterned blades with a core of VG-10 stainless steel for professional with excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beautifulness. About KANEHIRO (KINTARO), its founder Mr. …

Hocho-Knife Official Instagram has come out for you !

We’re pleased to announce that our Hocho-Knife Official page in Instagram has successfully come out. Please be the first, thanks! https://www.instagram.com/hocho_knife/

Master Swordsmith Fujiwara Kanefusa

We visited “Fujiwara Kanefusa” who is one of the ancient lines of famous master swordsmith. The family have been running the traditional production of Japanese swords in Seki city, Japan from Muromach era around 16th century. There are two boards on the gate written,”Forging factory of Fujiwara Kanefusa 25th”, “Purveyor to the Tokugawa shogun family”. …

Damascus Knife Special Coverage Updated

[updated] We’re pleased to announce that the special feature page of Damascus kitchen knives has been updated with some new cool items. Damascus texture gives off a mystique from its own elegant pattern, toughness, and durability. Especially, Japan has developed its own excellent manufacturing method in forging of Katana (or Swords) and Kitchen knives, and it was successfully applied …

[updated] Tojiro Launched JAPAN LIMITED Brand “FUJITORA”

[updated June 28] The price of FUJITORA brand knives has gotten more reasonable.   >>Check the details We’re pleased to announce that TOJIRO Co., ltd. has released the JAPAN Limited Brand “FUJITORA”, developed exclusively for Japanese domestic market, in response to Japanese quality-demanding customers’ expectation.  Needless to say, “FUJITORA” blades are quite extremely sharp, hard, and durable …

HAMO, essential food in summer Kyoto

Do you know HAMO? Many Japanese restaurants put some dish of HAMO to their menu for reflecting the summer season, very popular in Japan, but it is actually not well-known outside Japan. HAMO is a white-meat fish in the eel family, daggertooth pike conger which has a deep ripped mouth with sharp teeth at the upper and …

A Postal Letter from Customer

A several days ago, a postal letter from our customer has arrived at our office in Japan, and impressed us very much. Very few people recently write a letter with a pen, but he actually did in addition to his great feedback. This time we’re pleased to introduce it (excluding some serious part) with a thankful heart to …

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