Sensoji Temple:
Take a trip through traditional Japan

MUSASHI's exclusive Japanese traditional cultural experience is brought to you!

5 things to do when visiting Asakusa

1|Go sightseeing at Sensoji Temple

Don't miss out on the stunning Sensoji Temple during your Tokyo visit—it's a must-see for any traveler. Take a leisurely stroll around the area and indulge in mouthwatering street food while exploring charming traditional shops. It's an experience you won't want to skip!

What to do after seeing
Senso-ji Temple?

Sightseeing in Asakusa is not limited to Senso-ji Temple. If you are wondering what to do, come to the quaint shopping district deep in Asakusa.

2|Visit Kappabashi, famous for its kitchenware

Kappabashi Street is an absolute haven for kitchenware enthusiasts of all types. Whether you're on the hunt for appliances, signage, kitchen apparel, or knives, Kappabashi has got you covered. It's your one-stop destination for all things kitchen-related!

10 minutes walk from
Sensoji Temple.

There are many stores in Kappabashi. If you are not sure where to go, look for MUSASHI.

3|Find Musashi Japan

If you're in search of top-notch traditional Japanese knives, your quest ends right here at our store. Discover the cream of the crop in our collection. Experience the knives firsthand by testing their weight, slicing through vegetables, and truly experiencing the essence of Japanese steel craftsmanship.

From the main street, turn right and you will see samurai armor.

A display of Japanese lanterns and knives should also catch your eye.

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4|Find Musashi Japan

With a rich blacksmithing legacy spanning 700 years, Japanese knives have soared to the zenith of kitchen excellence. Our friendly team, well-versed in multiple languages, is here to greet you with a smile and help you discover the knife that perfectly suits your needs.

Take the quiz and pick your knife before you go to the store.

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For yourself or for a gift?

5|Take a sake break on the second floor

Venture up to the second floor, where a captivating world of delectable Japanese sake awaits. Delve into the Samurai selection or immerse yourself in the intriguing and enigmatic realm of Japanese Yokai. Get ready to savor sake in ways you've never imagined before!

Check out the second floor.

Do you like sake?

What is MUSASHI?

Situated along Kappabashi Street in Asakusa, MUSASHI presents an authentic Japanese encounter. Here, a curated array of exquisite kitchen knives, steeped in the legacy of 700 years of blacksmithing craftsmanship, awaits. On the second floor, you can indulge in the pleasure of savoring sake within a goregous bar enveloped by softly glowing lanterns. We suggest paying a visit to the store following your exploration of the Sensoji Temple.

If you can't make it to our physical store, no worries! Our online shop is here to help you find the perfect knife. Browse through our wide range of products, including sharpening stones, cutting boards, and maintenance oil. Keep your knives in top shape for years to come with our essentials!

Online shop

MUSASHI's special knives


Tsushima Knives:

Craftsmanship meets sustainability!
Our knives are not just cutting-edge in the kitchen; they are also cutting-edge for the environment. Crafted with a passion for eco-friendliness, each Tsushima Knife boasts a handle made from reclaimed plastic found on the beaches of Tsushima.

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Chokin Knives:

Culinary artistry meets luxury!
Each Chokin Knife is a true masterpiece, meticulously handcrafted and individually engraved with 24k gold, making every blade a one-of-a-kind work of art.
Our knives aren't just tools; they're an expression of your unique style and discerning taste. 

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Urushi Handles:

Tradition meets beauty!
Our knives feature handles crafted using the ancient Japanese Urushi lacquer technique, creating a rich, lustrous finish that adds sophistication to your kitchen. Whether you're a professional chef or a passionate home cook, Urushi Knives bring elegance to every slice.

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4 Tips for Finding Your Own Knife

Learn about each type of knives

Every knife has its unique role—some excel at slicing through meat, while others master the art of chopping vegetables.
No matter your requirements, rest assured, there's a knife tailored perfectly to meet them.

You should try holding the knife.

There's no better way to discover your ideal knife than by actually feeling it in your own hands.
At our store, you're invited to grip any knife you want and experience its weight. It's the ultimate way to find the perfect fit for you!

Learn how to care for your knives

Embrace the essence of tradition with carbon steel, the time-honored choice for Japanese knives. While it requires a bit more care compared to stainless steel, the unmatched sharpness and enduring strength are worth it. Come experience the raw power of Japanese carbon firsthand at our store!

Learn how to care for your knives

When you purchase such nice silverwear, you should keep it stunning for years to come! Check out our awesome selection of must-haves that'll keep your prized possession sharp and shining like new.
Learn how to care for your treasures with our comprehensive guide, conveniently located in the "knowledge" section on our website.

English-speaking staff will assist you.

With our Acoustic Noise Cancelling technology, you feel it at the flip of a switch. It continuously measures, compares and reacts to outside noise, then cancels it with the opposite signal. You can adjust your level of noise cancelling between three levels to better fit your environment.