Funayuki Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Funayuki ( 舟行)
- Thinner than or Miroshi Deba, but the blade is wider. Standard definition is that the knife was specifically made for fisherman for ease of handling on the boats. However, some makers use the same term for thin, double grind knives, more like Gyuto style knife.


  • Typically a Double Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 150-210mm(5.91-8.27")
  • Blade Length Range - 105-240mm(4.13-9.45")

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