Karaku knives are made in Tosa, Japan and they are good entry level knives that use Aogami Super steel. Michikuni Tokaji is the blacksmith who makes these for us and he's the same one that also produces the Zakuri line of knives. Tosa is a famous knife making region of Japan and they specialize is kurouchi knives and affordable prices. Because of its physical isolation, Tosa traditionally has a unique culture compared to other areas of Japan. You can see this different culture in the knives that are made in the Tosa region.
Blacksmith: Michikuni Tokaji
Location: Tosa Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Cladding: Soft Iron
Edge Steel: Aogami Super Steel
Edge Grind: Even See Choil Shot
Engraving: Stamped on Both Sides
Weight: 7.7 ounces /220g
Blade Length: 240 mm
Overall Length: 395 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 3.5 mm
Blade Height: 51 mm
Handle: Walnut Octagonal
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