Founded more than 100 years ago in 1919 by Tokie Hokiyama in Tosa – Shikoku Island – Hokiyama cutlery stands on a triangle of values:

Tradition, Innovation and practicality.

They preserve the original clad forging method cultivated over 800 years of Tosa cutlery history with craftsman spirit and ambitions of making further innovations for the future. While making traditional knives, they keep on searching up-to-date technologies, materials and manufacturing process, and always trying to develop more refined products aiming at further evolution.

Hokiyama cutlery is today one of the most important knife manufacturer in Japan, manufacturing also for other well known brands as an OEM.

They feature 3 main series:

Traditional Series  土佐一 [Tosa-Ichi]

Pursuit for Practicality 左近 [Sakon]

Innovative Approach 無限 [Mugen]

Tosaichi Shadow

Tosaichi Bright

Tosaichi AO


Single bevel