Masahiro Molybdenum Gyutou 240 mm (9.4")

Chef's Knife

Masahiro MV Molybdenum Line

Masahiro’s MV knives, winner of the Good Design Award, are sharp and light with a long lasting edge. Made from Masahiro’s proprietary Molybdenum Vanadium steel, each knife is quenched and sub zero tempered to offer the best balance of sharpness and blade strength. The larger handles on this line make for an easy, comfortable grip when doing kitchen prep.


Handle material Pressed Wood
Blade length 240 mm (9.4")
Thickness at spine 2.8 mm
Thickness at tip 0.8 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 58-59

Use & Care

  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Do not cut frozen foods
  • Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your knife. 

Works Well With

Akira-Saku Blue #2 Funayuki 180mm
Akira-Saku Blue #2 Funayuki 210mm
Chubo Knives
Akira-Saku Blue #2 Ko-bocho 120mm
Chubo Knives
Akira-Saku Blue #2 Petty 150mm