Seki Magoroku are traditional Japanese knives which have been manufactured in a similar style or centuries.. There are now some European shapes to complement this line. This series catches the eye with its mirror-finished edge of high-quality steel, featuring Molybdenum/vanadium stainless steel blade with a hardness of 58 HRC. The handles feature a rich Bubinga wood handle in the traditional chestnut-shape. Manufactured in Japan by KAI which for more than 90 years has manufactured cutlery and related products of exceptional function, sharpness, and durability. It's these qualities that presently place products by KAI among the world's best.