Steel Type: Blue Steel #2 mirror finished surface
Handle: Magnolia Wood Octagonal handle
Bolster Material: Water Buffalo Horn
Saya cover: Magnolia Wood
Kaishin Akatsuki series are Hontanren Blue steel #2 mirror finished surface and Saya set. That is popular among Sushi chef around the world.
Takohiki knife is a variation of the Yanagi and is used to slice straight-cut sashimi. It’s thin body makes cutting thin slices of fish easier than the Yanagi. The blunt tip and balanced weight works well on difficult ingredients such as octopus, from which it gets its name. Originated in the Kanto (Tokyo) region.