Yeah I have to give them some credit there. The edge angle is ridiculous, and I actually put a microbevel on it straight away at the advice of others, but especially at the price point it really sets an incredibly high bar for out of the box sharpness that many other knives can only hope to achieve. Mine would split atoms just by pointing in their direction...Takamura R2 (the red-handled ones) - coming from western knives and then Miyabi/Yaxell/Tojiro, it was a whoa moment for me of how much sharper knives could be, and then down the rabbit hole I went...
also hereWait... What???
...Is there such a thing?
...and if there is please point me in the right direction.