Located in Chiba, Japan, Nakamura probably offers the best value for money Japanese knives on the market. Kaishin knives are their original brand of high-end knife.
"Kai" means a pioneer (魁)
"Shin" means a spirit (心)
To make these knives, they teamed up with a brilliant craftsman from the city of Sakai in Osaka (Shiraki Hamono). The president of the company, Mr. Nakamura, has extensive experience working as a sushi chef in a well-known restaurant in Osaka and Los Angeles. For those looking for special knives, it is always happy to offer ideas and advice.