The Sekikanetsugu brand’s factory is located in Hitase – Seki City. In this area there are several makers, also HENCKELS (German knives manufacturer) does some processes here. YAXELL brand also uses Sekikanetsugu’s factory. It is a very important place crafting knives, and Sekikanetsugu is a main brand of this area.
The owner, Mr. Kawamura, and his younger brother have been running the factory for many years, but now the owner’s son-in-law is also participating in the management, and iproving products quality.
Sekikanetsugu has inherited the tradition of Japanese swordsmith craftsman “Kanetsugu” (1300-1349). Strong blade , an elaborate handle.. if you do not care about weight, or prefer heavy knives, this Sekikanetsugu’s Saiun series is recommended.