Produced by Shizu Hamono Seisakusho which is located in Seki City, Gifu prefecture in Japan. The triple-layered blade has an exterior of soft stainless cladding the core of Molybdenum vanadium steel, MV steel is quite tough making it a great choice for cooks with a heavy hand. The hammered surface greatly reduces friction so that foods easily release whilst cutting. The handle is made from laminated, reinforced wood that is highly resistant to water. To make it durable against water, a metal cap has been installed so that water can't permitted between the handles and the blade.
This series comes packaged in a Paulownia presentation box.