- The blade is made of the original stainless steel by Masahiro
- The handle is compressed laminated wood which makes it durable and it is water resistant. The wood is impregnated with a resin and contains an antimicrobial agent that is effective against bacteria such as E-coli.
- The series received Japan’s Good Design Award.
- Japan's Good Design Award program is a uniquely comprehensive platform for design evaluation and advocacy. Exemplary design in many spheres, with the potential to drive industrial growth and enrich lives, is found and shared through the program, which has a distinguished history and has grown to an unmatched scale. Over more than 60 years, the G Mark logo has become a familiar sign of good design.
Masahiro cutlery is known for its balance, flexibility and strength. Located in Seki City, which is in the middle of Japan, Masahiro blades are specially crafted from proprietary steel and undergo multiple processes of treating, tempering and quenching for their unique and exceptional performance. Among the commercial kitchen knives especially for butcher, many support Masahiro because of its high-quality and affordable price. The techniques and skills and the ancient attitudes of traditional Japanese sword making has been passed down across the centuries and are still alive in today's modern cutlery industry.