The perfect knife for the at-home sushi and sashimi chef, the Shun Pro Yanagiba Knife creates paper-thin slices perfect for these traditional Japanese creations. Yanagiba blades are perfect for slicing the most delicate cuts of fish and other meats, without creating friction damage to the food. The long, narrow blade is exceptional at slicing soft foods, while maintaining the food's texture and integrity. The Shun Pro Yanagiba Knife is made from VG-10 high-carbon steel, your Shun Pro blade will take and hold its sharp edge longer than comparable knives. The premium D-shaped PakkaWood handles rest comfortably in the curve of your palm, giving you precision control, and a secure grip. The single bevel blade delivers superior blade sweep and razor-sharp slicing ability. The beautiful graffiti-etched blade delivers the perfect balance of both style and performance, making your Shun Pro knives a treasured addition to your kitchen. Seki City, Japan.