Hatsu – Kokoro means innocent spirit. A very important wholesaler from Amagasaki city in Hyogo prefecture cooperating with some of the best craftsmen in Japan. The Hatsukokoro brand is their house brand, crafted from undisclosed but some of the most experienced blacksmiths.

The Hayabusa Series are true lasers. Made of Ginsan (silver-3) stainless steel that hold an edge for very long but at the same time is very easy to sharpen. Polished finish with a distinct lamination line makes it look beautiful combined with a perfect fit and finish and a Karelian Birchwood octagonal handle. For the thin and light knife lovers!!

Meaning “Beef knife” in Japanese, the Gyuto is the most common and basic of all knives, the Japanese version of the classic western Chef’s knife. It is used as a multi-purpose knife, suitable for meat, fish, vegetables and more. Can be used with almost all different cutting techniques. The 210mm is the most commonly used size, handy for both professional and home cooks.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hatsukokoro
Series: Hayabusa
Knife type: Gyuto 210
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 215/355
Grind: 50/50
Finish: San Mai
Steel type: Ginsan (Silver3)
Forging method: Polished (Migaki)
HRC hardness: 61-62
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Octagonal / Karelian Birch / Horn
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 2/0,4
Blade height at heel (mm): 47
Weight (gr): 144