KAI is a Japanese knife and kitchenware maker based in Seki City, Japan’s premier knife producing region.

KAI is renowned worldwide for the quality and sharpness of their blades. Their Seki Magoroku Damascus series of knives are one of the most commonly recommended knives for westerners just starting out. They’re extremely sharp, high-quality Japanese kitchen knives.

Aside from knives, KAI makes other kitchen tools, scissors, shaving razors and more.