Bunkabocho Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Bunkabocho ( 文化包丁)
- Another name of Santoku. Loosely translated as Convenient Knife. Actually means cultural knife. Refers to its traditional use for making cultural cuisine in the home. 'Banno' is the term that means multipurpose or convenient when added.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 165-180mm(6.5-7.09")
  • Blade Length Range - 120-180mm(4.72-7.09")

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