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!!

The Kiritsuke is a hybrid knife, similar to a Gyuto but with a K-Tip suitable for delicate tasks and ideal for push cutting technique. It is a knife that is used as a multi-purpose knife, suitable for a wide range of tasks. Is shaped for cutting the vast majority of meats, fishes, vegetables and fruits. Can be also used as a slicer alternative to Sujihiki. The 210mm size is suitable for home cooks and professionals.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hatsukokoro
Series: Hayabusa
Knife type: Kiritsuke Gyuto 210
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 225/355
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): 2/0,35
Blade height at heel (mm): 48
Weight (gr): 143