Misono is one of the Japanese famous kitchen knife manufactures.
It was established in 1935 and have kept family own business until now.
Misono knives are manufactured 100 % in house with extreme attention to detail to maintain high quality.
Features of Misono knife
Misono is one of the oldest Western style knife maker in Japan, and fifty workers produce 150,000 knives a year.
Misono is a kitchen knife loved by professional cooks all over the world. There are many series, and you can finely arrange kitchen knives according to the purpose and cooking.
There are many types of knife such as Deba knives among Japanese knives, but Misono has a lineup with many Western knives.
The characteristic of Misono is that the weight of kitchen knife is light.
Compared to kitchen knives of the same nature, it is not only lighter, but also has a very good weight balance.
These features, lightness, good balance, and outstanding sharpness make it possible Misono one of the most popular knives not only in Japan but also in Europe and the United States, even though there are many knife manufactures.
Where the misono knife is made
Misono is made in Seki City, Japan, where is in the middle of Japan.
Seki City is a town of cutlery with a tradition of 800 years, and there are many cutlery manufacturing companies. Skilled craftsmen carefully create knives one by one with advanced craftsmanship while preserving tradition there. It is also a home town for cutlery that also makes scissors. Misono knife is made by the top-class casting technology in the middle of Japan.
Main Line up of Misono Knife
Misono UX 10 Series
The most popular series is Misono UX10 series. This series is Misono's flagship and has the highest level of sharpness and durability. In addition, since it is rapidly cooled by special processing right after quenching, it's resistant to rust and can be used for decades. In fact, this series is the most popular one on our store.
Misono Molybdenum Steel Series
This is is the one that resistant to rust and has good sharpness, and uses high carbon high-grade 13 chrome, stainless steel, and molybdenum steel.
This series knife is enough for home kitchen usage, so this series can be entry model series. Unlike professional knives such as the UX10 series, this series is affordable. If you want to try Misono first, this series is recommended.
Misono 440 Series
Misono 440 series is a kitchen knife that is resistant to rust, chipping, and has a long-lasting sharpness. This series is cheaper than UX 10 series but quality is high. Especially recommended for those who like cooking at home but enough for professional chefs.
EU Corbon Steel SeriesThis knife series is very sharp and durable. It was called Swedish Steel Series. The reason why the blade is long and sharp is that the craftsmen carefully manufactures each one by hands.
Although it is reasonably priced, there is no problem to cook.
Misono’s knives are made by hand and their production process is very similar to that of traditional Japanese style knives.