Sakai Jikko is one of the excellent kitchen knife manufacturers in Sakai, Japan with more than 100 year history since 1901.
Sakai is the city known best as a home of cutlery for the professionals in Japan and the Jikko is considered as one of the top knife manufactures within the Sakai region.
They are constantly advised by a wide range of chefs throughout Japan, who provide with first hand knowledge of what the look for and need in a high quality knife.
One of Jikko's feature is “Hatsuke” or blade-finishing method as well as forging and materials. Their excellent technique gives the blades sharper and more durable.