Sakai Takayuki Knives by Aoki Hamono has been cultivated through a long 600-year history in Sakai which is a city known best as a home of cutlery for the professionals in Japan. It is the most well-known Japanese knife-producing brand in Sakai, where the company is home to highly skilled craftsmen and blacksmiths with Japanese timeless-traditional technology, working together to make beautiful and exceptionally efficient Japanese knives.
Sakai Takayuki works with the famous blacksmiths Itsuo Doi, Kenji Togashi and the knife-sharpening masters Yamatsuka family in its own factory, where they would reflect their passion, forging the best knives for professionals, chefs, and even home users.
Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure maximum sharpness out of the box. We highly recommend you to once experience the Takayuki quality.