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Takohiki Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Takohiki ( 蛸引 or たこ引き )
- Also Takobiki. Similar to Yanagi, except the tip is square. Designed specifically to cut octopus, or Tako in Japanese. Two more variations of Takohiki are: Sakimaru Takobiki - round tip Takohiki, Kiritsukegata Takobiki sword tip Takobiki.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 270-330mm(10.63-12.99")
  • Blade Length Range - 210-390mm(8.27-15.35")

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