Knife Command brings you fine handmade knives from Seki, Japan. Ichiro Hattori started Hattori Knives in 1971 and has been making knives for major manufacturers. Hattori also produces a very small number of knives bearing the Hattori brand name. They are getting to be few and far between, but we will try to get them when we can. Hattori brand knives are superior in quality and a quickly becoming high value collectibles.