Tsubaya

Cutlery Tsubaya

Tsubaya was a normal cutlery store when they began in 1952 until 1981 when the first owner returned from traveling the world. During his travels, he recognized how great the Japanese knife is, so he built Tsubaya as a specialized Japanese kitchen knife shop in Kappabashi. In recent years, Kappabashi street has become famous for Japanese knife shops, but at the time, Tsubaya was the only one of it's kind. Their partner master craftspeople represent specialty areas of Japan such as Sakai, Sanjo, Seki, Tanegashima, and Tosa. They create for Tsubaya the best quality knives for people who seek them.  read more