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Sushikiri Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Sushikiri ( 寿司切)
- Means Sushi slicer in Japanese. Long, around 240mm blade, with symmetrically curved blade. Designed to slice sushi rolls and Hako Sushi (Battera Sushi). Popular in Kansai area, around Osaka and Kyuto. In Tokyo area Yanagi knives are used for the same job.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 240mm(9.45")
  • Blade Length Range - 210-270mm(8.27-10.63")

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