Japanese Kitchen Knives Types | Best Japanese Knives 2018 | Kitchen Emporium

japanese kitchen knives types

japanese kitchen knives types

Japanese Kitchen Knives Types | Best Japanese Knives 2018 | Kitchen Emporium

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The same hand-forging methods used to produce Samurai swords are still used today to create these classic kitchen blades, which are among the finest cutlery available in the culinary world. And they are called best Japanese kitchen knives in the world. We can provide the modern practical kitchen knives to you all. The technology of which is taken over the traditional sword manufacturing methodology. 

In running market several Japanese kitchen knives types are available. But in these busy days when you are a working person how can you get free time to go to market and buy. What if we deliver same Japanese kitchen knives types with same price at your door step. Thing to think and we know you are smart enough to understand. Japanese knives have great value in kitchen. Mostly when you want to cook good you need a perfect knife. Japanese knives are of many types but most common are 13 types. 

japanese kitchen knives types

japanese kitchen knives types


13 Most Famous Japanese Kitchen Knives Types

These are the most famous japanese kitchen knives types

  • Gyuto
  • Santoku
  • Sujihiki
  • Nakiri
  • Paring
  • Bread
  • Western Deba
  • Funayuki
  • Hankotsu
  • Honesuki
  • Kiritsuke
  • Steak Knives
  • Yanagiba

Here we’ve covered the types of Japanese knives like the Japanese Chef’s Knife & Damascus Kitchen Knives, and now it’s time to explore the best Japanese kitchen knives types among the increasingly popular Japanese styles.

Lets have a look on the list of Japanese kitchen knives types that my team made for you.


Japanese kitchen knives types Reviews 2018

Quick Comparison Table

ItemJapanese Kitchen Knives TypesManufacturerCheck Latest Price
Yoshihiro VG10 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Japanese Chefs Knife 8.25 in

Yoshihiro VG10 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Japanese Chefs Knife 8.25 in

GyutoYoshihiro
Cuisinart C77T-5SAN Classic Titan Collection Titanium Coated 5 inch Santoku Knife

Cuisinart C77T-5SAN Classic Titan Collection Titanium Coated 5 inch Santoku Knife

SantokuCuisinart
Tojiro Stain Resistant Yanagi - 10.5 inch

Tojiro Stain Resistant Yanagi - 10.5 inch

SujihikiTojiro
Tojiro #3000 Nakiri 165mm F-310

Tojiro #3000 Nakiri 165mm F-310

NakiriTojiro
Kershaw Shuffle II (8750TBLKBW); Blackwash Multifunction Folding Pocket Knife

Kershaw Shuffle II (8750TBLKBW); Blackwash Multifunction Folding Pocket Knife

ParingKershaw
BergHOFF Neo Bread Knife, 9-Inch

BergHOFF Neo Bread Knife, 9-Inch

BreadBergHOFF
Sakai Takayuki Japanese Knife Aonikou Blue-2 Steel From Yasuki-the Highest-grade

Sakai Takayuki Japanese Knife Aonikou Blue-2 Steel From Yasuki-the Highest-grade

Western DebaSakai Takayuki
Japanese Kurouchi Kitchen Knives set, Funayuki knife165mm & Nakri knife165mm

Japanese Kurouchi Kitchen Knives set, Funayuki knife165mm & Nakri knife165mm

FunayukiHONMAMON
Misono Swedish Carbon Steel Hankotsu 5.6 inch (14.5cm)

Misono Swedish Carbon Steel Hankotsu 5.6 inch (14.5cm)

HankotsuMisono
Shun DM0743 Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet, 6-Inch

Shun DM0743 Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet, 6-Inch

HonesukiShun
Shun DM0777 Classic Kiritsuke Knife, Stainless Steel, 6 inch

Shun DM0777 Classic Kiritsuke Knife, Stainless Steel, 6 inch

KiritsukeShun
Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Gourmet High-Carbon Stainless Steel Steak Knives, Set of 4

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Gourmet High-Carbon Stainless Steel Steak Knives, Set of 4

Steak KnivesZWILLING J.A. Henckels
Tojiro DP 2-piece Chef's Knife Set

Tojiro DP 2-piece Chef's Knife Set

YanagibaTojiro


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Yoshihiro VG10 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Japanese kitchen knives types 8.25 inch

Yoshihiro VG10 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Japanese Chefs Knife 8.25 in

Yoshihiro VG10 16 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Japanese Chefs Knife 8.25 in

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Forged and hammered with 16 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a VG-10 Core, the VG-10 Hammered Damascus Series has been a perennial a standout amongst other dealer, joining performance, beauty, and extraordinary value.

 

PROS

  • 8.25 inch
  • Famous kitchen knife brands
  • Western style Mahogany Handle
  • VG-10 Steel Core (HRC 60)
  • Hammered Damascus Steel cladding.
  • Stain Resistant.
  • Spine Thickness: 3mm.
  • Western-Style Mahogany Handle
  • Handcrafted in Japan
  • Stain Resistant for a Peace of Mind
  • Balanced and Fit for Comfort
  • Elegant Exterior with Functionality
  • Hammer clad Damascus steel

Cuisinart C77T-5SAN Classic Titan Collection Titanium Coated 5″ Santoku Japanese kitchen knives types

Cuisinart C77T-5SAN Classic Titan Collection Titanium Coated 5 inch Santoku Knife

Cuisinart C77T-5SAN Classic Titan Collection Titanium Coated 5 inch Santoku Knife

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Presenting the Cuisinart Classic Titan Gathering, an assortment of knives to satisfy the most demanding chef. Boasting the durability of prevalent stainless steel high-carbon blades coated with titanium, these finely sharpened knives are made with the most extreme craftsmanship.

 

PROS

  • 5 inch
  • Titanium Coated
  • Santoku chef knife
  • C77T-5SAN Classic Titan
  • Superior stainless steel
  • High-carbon blades
  • Nonstick
  • Soft-grip
  • Easy to clean
  • Sharpest kitchen knife

Tojiro Stain Resistant Yanagi – 10.5 inch Sujihiki Japanese kitchen knives types

Tojiro Stain Resistant Yanagi - 10.5 inch

Tojiro Stain Resistant Yanagi – 10.5 inch

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Sujihiki Japanese kitchen knives types. Best knife for kitchen.

 

PROS

  • 5 inch
  • Stain resistant sashimi blade
  • Single sided blade
  • Sharpest chef knife
  • Best professional chef knives

Tojiro #3000 Nakiri 165mm F-310 Nakiri traditional Japanese kitchen knives

Tojiro #3000 Nakiri 165mm F-310

Tojiro #3000 Nakiri 165mm F-310

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This item is Brand new & factory sealed. Nakiri traditional Japanese kitchen knife.

 

PROS

  • 5 inch
  • General purpose kitchen knife
  • Best knives for home chef
  • Vintage Japanese kitchen knives
  • Best slicing knife for meat

Kershaw Shuffle II (8750TBLKBW); Blackwash Multifunction Paring Folding Pocket Knife

Kershaw Shuffle II (8750TBLKBW); Blackwash Multifunction Folding Pocket Knife

Kershaw Shuffle II (8750TBLKBW); Blackwash Multifunction Folding Pocket Knife

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A small carrying knife with value estimating, Kershaw’s multifunctional Rearrange II (8750TBLKBW) is ideal for EDC. The consistent 8Cr13MoV stainless steel tanto-blade keeps its sharp edge and is intended to cut, stab, hack or scape materials.

 

PROS

  • 6 Inch
  • 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel
  • Tanto Blade
  • Includes Thumb stud
  • Reversible Pocket clip
  • Small carry knife for EDC tasks
  • Multi purpose chef knife

BergHOFF Neo Bread Knife, 9-Inch Bread Japanese kitchen knives types

BergHOFF Neo Bread Knife, 9-Inch

BergHOFF Neo Bread Knife, 9-Inch

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The Neo cutlery offers great balance and control thanks to their heavy reinforces for secure holding. Used for sustenance that is hard outwardly and soft in the center, for example, bread and other baked merchandise. Can also be used for cutting tomatoes.

 

PROS

  • 9-Inch
  • High quality stainless steel
  • Hand wash only
  • Satin finish
  • Slicing bread and tomatoes
  • Stylishly designed handles
  • Big serrated Japanese chef knife
  • Cheap Japanese chef knives
  • Japanese steel chef knives

Sakai Takayuki Japanese Knife Aonikou Blue-2 Steel from Yasuki-the Highest-grade 13033 Western Deba Japanese kitchen knives types

Sakai Takayuki Japanese Knife Aonikou Blue-2 Steel From Yasuki-the Highest-grade

Sakai Takayuki Japanese Knife Aonikou Blue-2 Steel From Yasuki-the Highest-grade

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This high-grade knife is made by blue-2 steel from Yasuki-the highest-grade of Japanese steel, which maintains a keen edge for a very long time.

 

PROS

  • 45 inch
  • Aonikou Blue-2 Steel
  • Yasuki-the Highest-grade
  • Western Deba Japanese chef knife
  • Plywood Handle
  • Japanese stainless steel cutlery
  • Best Japanese chef knives

Japanese Kurouchi Kitchen Knives set, Funayuki knife 165mm & Nakri knife 165mm, Handmade

Japanese Kurouchi Kitchen Knives set, Funayuki knife165mm & Nakri knife165mm

Japanese Kurouchi Kitchen Knives set, Funayuki knife165mm & Nakri knife165mm

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It is the kitchen knife which a Japanese craftsman handcrafted. Kurouchi : Rough Appearance, but you can feel the Tosa Craftsman Spirits.Each piece may look slightly different because this product is handmade.

 

PROS

  • 5 Inch Funayuki knife
  • 5 Inch Nakri knife
  • Shirogami Steel
  • Double bevel
  • Wood handle
  • Japanese kitchen knives types
  • Best everyday kitchen knives
  • Heavy kitchen knives
  • Hand forged Japanese chef knives

Misono Swedish Carbon Steel Hankotsu 5.6″ (14.5cm)

Misono Swedish Carbon Steel Hankotsu 5.6 inch (14.5cm)

Misono Swedish Carbon Steel Hankotsu 5.6 inch (14.5cm)

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Hankotsu Japanese kitchen knives types.

 

PROS

  • 6 inch
  • Carbon Steel
  • Handmade Japanese chef knives
  • High end chef knives

Shun DM0743 Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet, 6-Inch Honesuki Japanese kitchen knives types

Shun DM0743 Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet, 6-Inch

Shun DM0743 Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet, 6-Inch

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After the catch of the day or a basic trek to the market, appropriately preparing fish requires the correct cutting device. This Japanese Gokujo knife by Shun features a 6-inch blade planned specifically for the task of boning and fileting fish.

 

PROS

  • 6-inch
  • DM0743 Classic
  • Precision-forged in Japan
  • 33 layers of stainless steel
  • Rust-free Damascus look
  • D-shaped Pakkawood handle
  • Shun kitchen knives
  • Vintage Japanese kitchen knives

Shun DM0777 Classic Kiritsuke Knife, Stainless Steel, 6 inch traditional Japanese kitchen knives

Shun DM0777 Classic Kiritsuke Knife, Stainless Steel, 6 inch

Shun DM0777 Classic Kiritsuke Knife, Stainless Steel, 6 inch

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For those chefs that lean toward a smaller knife, the Shun Classic 6-Inch Kiritsuke Knife is a great arrangement. It features a marginally shorter blade for easy maneuverability and versatility. This smaller rendition of the Classic 8-Inch Kiritsuke Knife is capable of finishing several cutting tasks around the kitchen.

 

PROS

  • 6 inch
  • Flat-ground blade
  • Hand-sharpened
  • 16-degree cutting angle
  • VG-MAX Cutting Core
  • 68 layers of stainless steel
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Packwood D-shaped handle
  • Kiritsuke vs chef knife
  • High end kitchen knives
  • High quality Japanese kitchen knives
  • Hand forged Japanese chef knives

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Gourmet High-Carbon Stainless Steel Steak Knives, Set of 4

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Gourmet High-Carbon Stainless Steel Steak Knives, Set of 4

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Gourmet High-Carbon Stainless Steel Steak Knives, Set of 4

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The ZWILLING TWIN Gourment Classic line highlights accuracy steel and a single piece stamped development. ZWILLING Extraordinary Recipe, high carbon no-stain steel cutting edges are FRIODUR ice-solidified to be sturdy, remain sharp, and not rust.

 

PROS

  • 4-1/2-inch serrated blades
  • High-carbon stainless steel
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Made in Spain
  • Lifetime warranty
  • gourmet knives set
  • best steak knife set

Tojiro DP 2-piece Chef’s Knife Set Yanagiba Japanese kitchen knives types

Tojiro DP 2-piece Chef's Knife Set

Tojiro DP 2-piece Chef’s Knife Set

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The Tojiro DP arrangement features a solid handle and 3-employ clad development with a center of VG-10 super steel encased by two layers of very inflexible and rust proof stainless steel. This formula of steel brings about a 60 Rockwell Hardness, and gives a 9 to 12 degree blade angle for scalpel-like sharpness.

 

PROS

  • 25-inch Chef’s Knife
  • 4-inch Paring Knife
  • 3-layer clad construction
  • Japanese VG-10 steel core
  • rust resistant stainless steel alloy
  • Full tang
  • 60 degree Rockwell Hardness
  • 12 degree edge angles
  • Japanese kitchen knife set
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Fine Japanese kitchen knives
  • Japanese butcher knife set

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