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Sakai Takayuki Ginsan Nashiji Santoku Knife 180mm (7.1")

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Looking for a great multipurpose kitchen knife? 

The Sakai Takayuki Ginsan Nashiji Japanese Santoku knife has a great depth and balance! Ginsan is a high carbon stainless steel, also known as Silver #3, that can be sharpened to a razor edge which it will retain very well. 

Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, dicing, and julienning.

Useful on food types: Small to medium proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.

Japanese Santoku Knife
Blade Material: Ginsan (Silver #3) Nashiji finish - Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 180mm (7.1") 
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Handle: Two-tone

Weight: 180 g
Blade Width: 44 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 110 mm
Handle Thickness: 23 mm

Boost your cooking with a Ginsan Japanese Santoku knife

Japanese Santoku knives are designed to be thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.

This Sakai Takayuki Ginsan Nashiji Santoku Knife 180mm (7.1") is a professional, Japanese kitchen knife made of 61 HRC Ginsan steel, perfect for cuttings fruits and vegetables. The Nashiji finished blade provides superior edge retention and sharpness, while its ergonomic handle offers exceptional balance. Enjoy superior performance in the kitchen.
Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged. No dishwasher please. 





Japanese Santoku knives are typically shorter and lighter than chef knives, with a thinner blade that tapers to a point. This makes them ideal for slicing and dicing vegetables and delicate tasks like mincing garlic or ginger. 

Chef knives, on the other hand, are usually longer and heavier, with thicker blades and curved edges. This design makes them better suited for tasks such as chopping meat or crushing garlic cloves.

Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged. No dishwasher please.

Japanese Santoku knives are designed to be thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.

Japanese Santoku knives are also known in Japan as Bunka Bōchō.  In the U.S. the Bunka is sometimes used to describe the Kengata Santoku which has the angled tip allowing for more detailed slicing or cutting.

Sakai Knives are designated as a traditional craft item and its quality is widely recognized not only in Japan but also in the world.  They have been cultivated through a long 600-year history.

Get the ultimate cutting experience with Hasu-Seizo 

Japanese chef knives are popular worldwide for their sharpness and precision. At Hasu-Seizo, we're passionate about sharing the joy of Japanese knives with amateur and professional chefs alike. We accept several payment methods for your convenience, including Mastercard, PayPal, Google Pay, Discover, Apple Pay, and more. Plus, we offer free standard USPS shipping within the continental U.S for orders over $150. 

Check out our catalog today to find the perfect Japanese Santoku knife for your kitchen! If you have any questions about Japanese chef knives or anything else related to Hasu-Seizo, please don't hesitate to contact us — our team will be more than happy to assist you.