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KATSU ZM03, ZDP-189 Super Steel Convex Grind Mirror polished Blade, Anodized Colored Titanium Alloy Handle


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  1. This pre-order event will officially end at 10:00 PM EST on Jun 3rd. After the event concludes, we will no longer accept pre-order requests.
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    Therefore, 48 hours after completing payment for pre-order, we will be unable to accept cancellation requests or requests for returns.
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About the KATSU ZM series

The mirror-polished blade of the KATSU ZM series captivates with its profound purity, reflecting light with dazzling brilliance that is simply mesmerizing. This is why knife enthusiasts and collectors alike are irresistibly drawn to pure mirror-polished blades. Countless craftsmen strive to achieve this perfection, but only those with the highest skill can create such a radiant masterpiece.

Remarkably, the blade of KATSU ZM series features not only a flawless mirror polish but also maintains the traditional Japanese convex grind (Hamaguri-ba). Achieving this on a blade made from ZDP-189 Super High-end Stainless Steel with a hardness of 66HRC is incredibly complex, yet KATSU KNIVES has succeeded. 

Additionally, the handles of this series are adorned with intricate "titanium surface anodized coloring" techniques, depicting vivid and storied scenes from traditional Japanese mythology. Such a remarkable way to preserve and celebrate these timeless tales.

But there's more. You'll notice fine textured patterns on the handle. It  not only enhance the unique texture of the design but also significantly improve the comfort and grip of the handle. The existence of these patterns poses unprecedented challenges to the coloring process, yet our craftsmen, through repeated anodizing steps, have flawlessly rendered these beautiful images on the handles. This is yet another testament to the exceptional craftsmanship of KATSU KNIVES.

Without a doubt, this is a knife you will treasure. You deserve to own it.


  • Mirror-polished ZDP-189 Super Steel Convex Grind Blade: Crafted from Japanese Super High-end Stainless Steel using Powder Metallurgy (PM) technology, offering extreme hardness, corrosion resistance, and wear resistance. With a maximum hardness of 67HRC, expect exceptional Edge Retention!
  • Anodized handle surface depicting a mythological tale of flowers swaying in the breeze in a spring valley.
  • Japanese traditional convex grind (Hamaguri-ba) finished blade for incredible toughness and resistance to edge chopping.
  • Frame Lock provides assurance that the blade will stay in place while its open, and easy one-hand closing.
  • Heat treatment certification from HATTA KOGYO CO.,LTD in Japan.
An Ideal Choice for Collectors and Gifts

Crafted with precision and imbued with captivating design, the KATSU ZK-MB-01 knife is not only a functional tool but also an exquisite piece for collectors. Its stunning aesthetic and exceptional performance make it a perfect choice for gifting, reflecting sophistication and appreciation for fine craftsmanship.

Overall Length8-inch
Closed Length4.5-inch
Blade Length3.5-inch
Blade thickness4.0 mm
Blade MaterialZDP 189 super steel
Handle MaterialTitanium
Item weight4.64 ounces


Our knives are built to last. Cleaning and caring for your knife will maintain performance and enhance the life of your knife.

Tips for Caring Folding Knives
  • Keep your knife dry; that means the entire knife, not just the blade.
  • Keep your knife clean, particularly moving parts and locking devices.
  • Keep your knife oiled; especially pivot points and the blade. Oil at least twice a year.
  • Keep your knife sharp; a sharp blade is safer than a dull one.
  • Again, store your knife in a dry place.
Tips for Caring Kitchen Knives
  • Always use an appropriate cutting board in the kitchen to get the most out of the sharpness of your knives.
  • Cleaning knives after each use will keep them in the best condition and promote food safety.
  • Knives require a safe dry storage place, and a knife block is perfect for storing knives.
KATSU ZM03, ZDP-189 Super Steel Convex Grind Mirror polished Blade, Anodized Colored Titanium Alloy Handle

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