Kanetsune Seki is an original brand of Kitasho Co., Ltd.
Kitasho Co., Ltd. was established in Seki City, Japan in 1964. Since 1930 our ancesters have created cutlery for wholesale. Seki city is located in the middle of Japan, where it has been called “The City of Cutlery” in Japan and worldwide.
The brand name “Kanetsune” was named after a famous sword Smith, Kanetsune lived in Muromachi period around 14-15 century. He made extremely keen and tough Katanas that were known by many Samurais in Japan and overseas. Some of his swords are displayed in the Katana museum in Seki city.