Omura City is near Nagasaki in the southern part of Japan and is home to Mr. Tanaka, the owner of Matsubara blades. Nagasaki has a rich tradition of blacksmithing that goes back many centuries. Those techniques are still being used today the production of knives and farm tools. Tanaka Kama Kogyo is a 4th generation blacksmith who owns the shop and his blades are popular in this part of Japan.
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