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Mikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mm
Mikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mm Mikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mmMikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mm
Mikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mm Mikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mmMikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mm

Mikisyu Blue #2 Unagi Knife Osaka Style 65mm

Item #: MS2-P41015
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Mikisyo Hamono is a multigenerational kogatana making blacksmith shop in Miki Japan. The blade you see here is a type of kogatana called a Unagi knife and is specifically made to clean and process eels in the food industry. There are about 80 registered traditional craftsmen blacksmiths. He said there used to be dozens of kogatana blacksmiths in his town 50 years ago but now there are only two. Mr. Nagaike is one of them. His name is Hiroyuki Nagaike, born in 1939, and when calling him as a craftman, he changes the first name to Kohsetsu, namely Kohsetsu Nagaike.

  • Business Name: Mikisyo
  • Location: Miki City Japan
  • Blacksmith: Hiroyuki Nagaike
  • Construction: Hammer Forged/Ni Mai
  • Edge Steel: Blue #2
  • Cladding: Soft Iron
  • Edge: Single Bevel Right Sided
  • Weight: 6.9 oz/ 198g
  • Blade Length: 65mm
  • Overall Length: 190mm
  • Spine Thickness at Heel: 4mm
  • Blade Height at Heel: 35mm

    Here is a video of the master of kogatanas:



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