Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:10 AM by Fanny Jauffret. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives. We did buy this knife just to see if what the man had said was true. He did not exaggerate. We were hooked. Being lightweight is one thing but the balance of this knife was superb. The design is sleek and modern in appearance but filled with the Japanese tradition of making some of the world's best cutting steel.