Mcusta Zanmai is a relatively new brand in the world of Japanese knives. The company was founded in 2002 by Kazuyuki Sakurai who had a background in precision machining. The brand quickly gained recognition for its high-quality knives and attention to detail.
The name "Mcusta" is a combination of the words "Machine Custom," which reflects the brand's focus on precision machining and customization. The "Zanmai" in the name represents the pursuit of excellence and perfection in the art of knife making. From its inception Mcusta Zanmai aimed to produce exceptional knives that combined traditional Japanese craftsmanship with modern production techniques. The brand set out to create blades that were not only aesthetically appealing but also possessed superior performance and functionality.
Mcusta Zanmai's knives are crafted in Seki City, the center of knife making in Japan. Over the years they have gained a reputation for their high-quality Damascus steel blades, ergonomic handles and meticulous attention to detail. The brand continues to innovate and refine its knife designs while maintaining a commitment to traditional craftsmanship.