Matsubara Hamono

Matsubara knives originate from a small factory in Nagasaki and the business is headed by Tanaka Kama Kogyo. The story of Matsubara Hamono is about as fascinating as is gets. He is a 4th generation blacksmith, and has been making knives for over 20 years. The history of Matsubara blades can be traced back to the Battle of Dan-no-ura of 1185.