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Tsukiji Masamoto

Tsukiji Masamoto is one of Japan’s premier knife makers. Founded in 1845, they began producing cutlery in workshops located outside Tokyo. Today, the 7th-generation owner, Misao Hirano, runs his venerable business from within the city’s famed Tsukiji wholesale fish market, where he personally sells his knives to customers—over 80% of them, professional cooks, chefs or butchers. Learn more...

Tsukiji Masamoto Blue Steel 1 (Aoko) Yanagi 270mm (10.6")

81527
$349.00

Many carbon steel knives are made using coke fuel but Tsukiji Masamoto knives are made using charcoal, which produces higher quality blades because of the gradual rather than abrupt temperature change. Tsukiji Masamoto pays special attention in creating...

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Tsukiji Masamoto White Steel 1 Fuguhiki 270mm (10.6")

81528
$308.00

Kasumi knives like this Fuguhiki (Fugubiki) are produced by hand-forging high-carbon steel (white steel 1) with iron. The carbon steel becomes the knife's cutting edge while the iron forms the spine and body of the blade. This combination of Steel Types...

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Tsukiji Masamoto White Steel 1 Yanagi 270mm (10.6")

81517
$290.00

Kasumi knives like this yanagi are produced by hand-forging high-carbon steel (white steel 1) with iron. The carbon steel becomes the knife's cutting edge while the iron forms the spine and body of the blade. This combination of Steel Types creates a...

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Tsukiji Masamoto White Steel 1 Yanagi 270mm (10.6") Left Handed

81518
$419.00

Kasumi knives like this yanagi are produced by hand-forging high-carbon steel (white steel) with iron. The carbon steel becomes the knife's cutting edge while the iron forms the spine and body of the blade. This combination of Steel Types creates a knife...

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Tsukiji Masamoto White Steel 2 Honyaki Yanagi 270mm (10.6")

94825
$1,210.00

This yanagi is a honyaki-style knife, which is considered the pinnacle of Japanese knife-making. Blacksmiths hand-forge and differentially harden these knives from a single bar of high-carbon steel (white steel 2), the same way they do for katana swords...

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Tsukiji Masamoto White Steel Yanagi 270mm (10.6") Left Handed Nami Kasumi

81538
$306.00

Kasumi knives like this yanagi are produced by hand-forging high-carbon steel (white steel) with iron. The carbon steel becomes the knife's cutting edge while the iron forms the spine and body of the blade. This combination of Steel Types creates a knife...

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Tsukiji Masamoto Carbon Steel Gyuto 270mm (10.6")

81503
$248.00

This knife, which combines a traditional Japanese high-carbon blade with a Western style double-bevel edge, is a great choice for cooks who are more comfortable using Western-style blades but want the unparalleled sharpness and durability found in...

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Tsukiji Masamoto Carbon Steel Sujihiki 270mm (10.6")

81509
$226.00

This knife, which combines a traditional Japanese high-carbon blade with a Western style double-bevel edge, is a great choice for cooks who are more comfortable using Western-style blades but want the unparalleled sharpness and durability found in...

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Tsukiji Masamoto VG1 Stain-Resistant Gyuto 270mm (10.6")

90659
$340.00

This stain-resistant gyuto is ideal for those who want the sharpness of thin Japanese blades but are reluctant to care for carbon steel knives. The gyuto is the Japanese version of the classic Western chef's knife but the blade is thinner and holds a...

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