Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife
Japanese chef knife

Japanese Chef Knife Aritsugu Yanagiba Soutan 240 mm 9.44" Blue Steel Personalized Name

Regular price $349.90 $0.00 Unit price per

You can slice fish and make sushi, sashimi easily.  Your cooking will go through a dramatic change!

This is the Soutan Yanagiba knife. It is made not only stainless steels and ceramics, but also Blue steel #2. It is made of Japanese swords (Samurai Katana) technique for a long time, then it feature tough and sharpness.

This knife is recommended for those who enjoy preparing sashimi. It is a long and thin knife which gives you ease in thinly cutting fish and shellfish. It looks very beautiful, and is a kitchen knife that attracts customers even if you are a chef.It will be one item of your brag that looks like a sword.

It is made by stacking steel and base metal alternately in eight layers. The steel uses blue 2 steel. It is a kitchen knife that looks beautiful with layers of bare metal and steel layered on top of each other. Compared to blue steel knives, there are layers on the edge, so the blade is smoother and the steel is harder overall, and the sharpness is even better.

The size is the length from the tip of the blade to the gusset (the gap between the handle and the knife), not the length of the blade.


After ordering you will receive an order confirmation (a name engraving service) via e-mail.


Tsukiji Aritsugu (made in Japan)

One knife, paper box and the Aritsugu's wrapping paper

Soutan Yanagiba

Fish (Sushi and Sashimi)

Edge angle:

Blade material:
Blue steel #2

Bolster material:
Beige water buffalo-horn bolster

Handle material:

Total length:
Approx 380 mm (14.96")

Blade length:
Approx 240 mm (9.44")

Blade width:
Approx 30 mm (1.18")

Black thickness:
Approx 3 mm (0.11")

Approx 170 g (5.99 oz)

HRC (Hardness Rockwell C scale):

Item number:

Since all products are uniquely crafted, minor variation in color and finish can occur.


*Care Instructions
Wash well before first use
Hand wash in warm soapy water
Hone regularly
Sharpen to get the best cut every time


*How about having your name engraved on the blade?
It is a free service. You can choose your name or something else you would like written on your Japanese knife.

You can have it done in English, Kanji or Katakana. The clients who ordered it were all very satisfied. Choosing to have your name engraved on a Japanese specialty knife would make it a quite unique.

How about sending it as a wedding gift, birthday gift or when congratulating the opening of a new business?


*Aritsugu cutlery
This is Aritsugu made of the best steel and by artisans with their high technique. It has been inherited technique making Japanese sword since 1560, and it is a top position as the knife maker in Japan even now.

Their swords had very sharp edged, so they dedicated them to Japanese emperor. The steels are so sharpness and tough at the tip of a knife, but the stainless steels and ceramics aren't.

When the chefs use Aritsugu, they can cut any ingredients to bring out the flavor and they also have their imaginations and widen their idea more.

That is the reason why the first-class chefs around the world love Aritsugu. Of course, you can use it as a household kitchen knife.

All our items are 100% authentic.


*Important for international customers
If a buyer located in different countries, we inform buyers that additional duties and taxes (such as those charged at customs) may apply.

This is to make it clear to buyers that they may be responsible for paying these additional fees.

Please check your country tax fee.

Thank you.

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