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.

The Tosaichi Bright Series features a beautiful Tscuchime (hammered) pattern and is made of Aogami Super with stainless clad.

Meaning “Beef knife” in Japanese, the Gyuto the most common and basic of all knives, is the Japanese version of the classic Western Chef’s knife. It is a knife that is used as a multi-purpose knife, suitable for a wide range of tasks and with a variety of different cutting techniques. Is shaped for cutting the vast majority of meats, fishes, vegetables and fruits. Can be used with almost all different cutting techniques. The 210mm size can suit both home cooks and professionals, being the most common Gyuto size.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hokiyama
Series: Tosaichi Bright
Knife type: Gyuto 210mm
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 215 / 365
Grind: Double Bevel
Finish: Hammered
Steel type: Aogami Super (Stainless Clad)
Forging method: San Mai
HRC hardness: 63
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Octagonal / Rosewood / Wood
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 2 / 0,3
Blade height at heel (mm): 47
Weight (gr): 162