Kai Knives' Wasabi Black series includes a full range of Japanese cutlery to round out a chef's toolkit. This includes 4- and 6-inch paring and utility knives for making precision cuts. A Kai USA santoku knife is first knife many cooks reach for when they need to chop, dice, slice, or mince a number of foods. The uniquely shaped deba knife is designed for breaking down and fileting fresh whole fish. The long, thin yanagiba knife is designed to make extra thin slices of fish to be served as sushi or sashimi. With its blunt tip, the nakiri knife is designed for slicing vegetables.