Hideo Kitaoka makes Traditional Japanese knives and has been working at his craft for 30 years. He works at Takefu Village knife co-operative along with many other smiths and does excellent work.
The knives in this section are made with a blue #2 steel and have excellent edges that will last a long time. HRC on these knives is 63/64 and they're top quality sushi knives that will give long service to sushi line cooks. We have different handle selections for some of them so please check the item pages for current availability. Please note we can only ship Kitaoka knives in the USA.