|Blade Length||300 mm|
|Blade Height||33 mm|
|Blade Thickness Above Heel||3.9 mm|
|Steel Type||Ginsan Stainless Steel with Stainless Steel Cladding|
|Edge/Bevel||Single Bevel - Right Bias|
|Handle||Wa (Japanese) Handle - Octagon Wenge Water Buffalo Horn Collar|
|Made in||Sakai, Osaka, Japan|
A note about measurements: Knife edge length is shorter than stated, as Sakai knives are measured from the front of the handle to the tip. Additionally, some knives feature a small 'machi' gap between the handle and blade.
The takobiki is a shape designed for octopus, or "tako" in Japanese. While their original purpose may be for eight-legged creatures, this shape excels at any job a yanagiba could do, from delicate sashimi slicing to ultra-thin carpaccio and tataki.
About Sakai Takayuki - Sakai Takayuki is well-known as the largest knife maker in Sakai. The company hosts a number of blacksmiths and craftsmen who work together to create a huge array of knives. Although the Sakai region traditionally specializes in single-bevel blades, Sakai Takayuki makes many different shapes.
The Zangetsu series is the pinnacle of high-performance sushi knives. Ginsan stainless steel is easy to maintain while possessing many of the desirable qualities of carbon steel, like extreme sharpness. From the wenge and water buffalo horn handle to handmade saya, every detail has been carefully considered.
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