Reitou Hocho Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Reitou Hocho ( 冷凍包丁 )
- Literally - freesze knife. Designated knife for cutting frozen meat. Come in various shapes and length. Short versions as usual are serrated and long ones have protrusions on the top to aid with cutting and prevent slippage. Two handled versions are also common.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 300-360mm(11.81-14.17")
  • Blade Length Range - 190-390mm(7.48-15.35")

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