The name Sakai


The city of Sakai has a long tradition of making exquisite blades. In the 14th century it became the capital of the famous katana swords used by the samurai, and ever since the city’s craftsmen has been renowned for their skill and the outstanding quality they produce. 


We use the name Sakai Japanese Knives in honor of this. Our manufacturer, master Hideaki and his son, are both deeply rooted in these traditions and very proud to promote their city. We are equally proud to share this name.