All-round knife for meat, fish and vegetables (Santoku = the three virtues). Wide blade for good guidance along the finger knuckles. Wider and rounded shape of Santoku is suitable design for especially vegetables, but also cutting, slicing well for the fishes, meats. Santoku knife is popular and common knife and can be recommended as Multi Purpose Home Chef knife. The Santoku is sometimes called "Bunka" Bocho. The "Bunka" in this case means a rationally-based modern culture.