Kitaoka knives make butchering fish easier and more enjoyable. For over 30 years, expert blacksmith Hideo Kitaoka has been crafting high-quality handmade Japanese kitchen knives. His deba knives are forged from blue steel and are uniquely stocked in both left-handed and right-handed styles. The blades in our Kitaoka collection are razor-sharp and durable; plus, they have excellent edge retention. Not only functional but beautiful with rosewood handles, Kitaoka knives are a great addition to your knife collection. View our selection below to add one of these high-quality knives to your kitchen.