The Tosa brand of forged blades is a kind of cutlery produced in Kochi Prefecture with a history of 400 years. Forests account for 84% of the prefecture’s total land area, the largest ratio of all the 47 prefectures in Japan, and many people engage in forestry work. Tosa forged blades, which have developed thanks to the thriving forestry industry in the prefecture, are known for their high quality and durability, and there is nationwide demand for them. Thanks to a special technique, the sharpness of Tosa forged blades can be naturally restored even if they become dull. There are some facilities in the prefecture where you can see the production of Tosa forged blades.
*Tosahamono Distribution Center
Business hours:8:30 - 17:00 (Weekdays) 10:00 - 16:00 (Weekends and public holidays) Closed: New Year holiday period (Has irregular closing days.) Address:109 Kamikaida, Tosayamada-cho, Kami City Access:4 minutes by car from Nankoku Exit on the Kochi Expressway