Natural knife • 65 mm • White #2 • for left- and right handed use
This series was named after a slogan "風林火山(Fuu-Rin-Ka-Zan)" which a Japanese warrior Mr.Shingen Takeda (武田信玄) put up at the time of war.
風 = wind : Attack speedy like the wind !
林 = forest : Keep quiet like a forest !
火 = fire : Invade like fire !
山 = mountain : No movement like a mountain to wait for a chance !
Elwin de Veld about Kanetsune
Kitasho Co., Ltd. was established in Seki City, Japan in 1964. Since 1930 their ancesters have created Kanetsune cutlery. Seki city is located in the middle of Japan and is worldwide known as: “The City of Cutlery”.
The brand name “Kanetsune” was named after a famous sword smith, Kanetsune lived in Muromachi period around 14-15 century. He made extremely keen and tough Katanas that were known by many Samurais in Japan and overseas. Some of his swords are displayed in the Katana museum in Seki city. Nowadays Kanetsune is an up to date factory, combining craftmanship with modern machines, producing refined knives for homecooks and young professionals.