The Hitachi Yamahide slice knives are superior grade knives that are made to the highest standards in Japan. Hitachi knives represent exceptional value for money and for anybody considering precision made high quality kitchen cutlery. They feature molybdenum vanadium stainless steel that delivers impeccable cutting ability. The slice knives are designed to stay sharp for far longer than ordinary knives ever will, and this is presented in the finished products. The Super Long Insured Cutting Edge (SLICE) will deliver sheer quality like youve never experienced before. With full tang construction methods and blade recessed sections that prevent food form clinging to the blade, these are going to be some of the best knives you will ever have the pleasure of using. Check out the Hitachi knives for yourself.