Cooks and chefs who stray away from the ordinary might want to consider getting their hands on one or two of these Kurouchi Kujira carbon steel knives. Not only are they quality products, they take on the shape of five different whales for a look that is unexpected and cute. It's not every day that someone would see someone in the kitchen prepping food with such Kurouchi Kujira knives.
Designed by blacksmith Toru Yamashita, the Kurouchi Kujira knives were originally made for children as a tool for sharpening pencils or cutting paper yet they became hugely popular with adults as well. The Kurouchi Kujira creation have since been sold as a general purpose utility or chef knife. They are not only practical, they are also the perfect collector's item for cooks.