Kohetsu Knives Kohetsu is a name that loosely translates to "bring happiness and pleasure " or just "be happy". We hope by making these knives they will do just that for you. Kohetsu knives are about bringing you the best cutting performance using the top steels on the market with impecable heat treatment and nice, thin grinds at an affordable price. This line has taken us over a year to develop and we think the effort has been worth it. Once you try a Kohetsu we hope it brings you years of cutting pleasure.