555 series knives have Single-layered steel of DSR-1K6 stainless steel blade w/light brown colored plywood handle.
These are simple design, high quality and user friendly for daily use, and very sharp by skilled craftman.
Kitasho Co., Ltd. was established in Seki City, Japan in 1964. Going back to the past, our ancestors were carrying on making cutlery and wholesaling since 1930. Seki city is located in the middle of Japan, where has been called “The City of Cutlery” in Japan and also overseas.