When it comes to Japanese Cutlery, Kanetsune is the foremost maker of quality Seki City Cutlery.

The brand name "Kanetsune" was named after a famous sword Smith, Kanetsune lived in Muromachi period around 14-15 century. He made extremely keen and tough katanas that were known by many samurais in Japan and overseas. Some of his swords are displayed in the Katana museum in Seki city.