Collection: Tatsutogi Series

Tatsutogi is our most economical carbon steel traditional series. These knives are also hand forged in the sword making tradition from two pieces of steel. With a softer steel as the edge, these are easier to sharpen, making them good beginner Japanese chef knives.

Professional lifespan - 3-5yrs
Blade - 2 layers hand forged
Edge - SK carbon steel
Spine - SK carbon steel
HRC - 56-58
Bevel - Single
Handle - Traditional ā€œDā€ shaped wa handle featuring Japanese Magnolia and water buffalo horn or resin ferrule.

Please contact us for left-handed pricing and availability.

*PRO TIP - Always hand wash and dry knives. Use caution when cutting anything that may contain bones, pits, seeds, hard pieces or was previously frozen


7 products
  • Tatsutogi Series Deba (10 cm - 21 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Deba. Traditional Japanese boning knife for fish made of SK carbon steel.  Available in sizes 10 cm, 12 cm, 13 cm, 15 cm, 18 cm, 19 cm, and 21 cm.
    Regular price
    $140.00
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  • Tatsutogi Series Usuba (15 cm - 22 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Usuba. Vegetable knife made of SK carbon steel.  Available in sizes 15 cm, 18 cm, 21 cm, and 22 cm.
    Regular price
    $260.00
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  • Tatsutogi Series Yanagi (21 cm - 33 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Yanagi. Sashimi knife made of SK carbon steel.  Available in sizes 21 cm, 24 cm, 27 cm, 30 cm, and 33 cm.
    Regular price
    $230.00
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    $230.00
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  • Tatsutogi Series Takohiki (21 cm - 33 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Takohiki. Kanto style sashimi knife made of SK carbon steel.  Available in sizes 21 cm, 24 cm, 27 cm, 30 cm, and 33 cm.
    Regular price
    $300.00
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    $300.00
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  • Tatsutogi Series Kawamuki (10 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Kawamuki. Traditional Japanese peeling knife made of SK carbon steel.  Available in 10 cm.
    Regular price
    $60.00
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    $60.00
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  • Tatsutogi Series Kaisaki (10 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Kaisaki. Traditional Japanese shellfish knife made of SK carbon steel.  Available in 10 cm.
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    $60.00
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    $60.00
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  • Tatsutogi Series Funayuki (15 cm)
    Kikuichi Cutlery Tatsutogi Series Funayuki. Traditional Japanese all purpose knife made of SK carbon steel.  Available in 15 cm.
    Regular price
    $200.00
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    $200.00
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