The Bunka Hocho
Highly versatile knife which can handle all the ingredients" This knife is also known and described as the santoku (translated as "three virtues") knife. It can be used for any cooking ingredients including meat, fish and vegetables. The cutting edge of the knife is not sharply pointed as the Deba, but it is designed to slice, dice and mince. The blade is not delicately thin as the Usuba and is not so much thick as the Deba these features also make it suitable for cutting or slicing vegetables.