That's nice. I also saw that Koki got a bunch of Itou knives in in late September. Most are smaller though, but about half have been sold out already.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States...nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” -- Isaac Asimov
My first J knife was going to be a Mr. Itou, but they were just out of stock. I ended up with a Tanaka from them instead.
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