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Fujitora (Tojiro) MV chuka bocho 175mm

Fujitora (Tojiro) MV chuka bocho 175mm

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The Fujitora (Tojiro) MV chuka bocho 175mm is a Chinese-style cleaver knife made in Japan. Crafted from high-quality MV stainless steel, this knife boasts a sharp edge and excellent corrosion resistance. Its wide, rectangular blade, approximately 83mm in height, is perfect for slicing, dicing, and mincing vegetables with precision and ease, while also allowing the knife to be used as a food scooper. The natural wood handle provides a comfortable and secure grip during use. The knife's hefty weight assists in cutting, letting the blade do most of the work. With a blade length of 175mm, this chuka bocho is well-suited for various kitchen tasks and is easy to maintain. However, it is important to note that this knife is not intended for use on bones. The Fujitora MV chuka bocho is a reliable choice for both home cooks and professional chefs seeking a versatile and efficient Chinese cleaver.

Brand: Fujitora (Tojiro)
Producing Area: Sanjo, Japan
Knife type: chuka bocho / Japanese-style Chinese cleaver
Core steel: MV/ Molybdenum Vanadium
Steel type: stainless

Overall length: 279mm
Blade length (heel to tip): 176mm
Blade height at the heel: 83mm
Spine thickness at the handle: 2.3mm
Spine thickness at the heel: 2.3mm
Spine thickness midway: 2.3mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 2.3mm
Weight: 307g
Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: natural wood
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Saya/ sheath: Not included

a. For the care and maintenance of Japanese knives, such as this Fujitora (Tojiro) MV chuka bocho knife, please refer to our care guide below.
b. Please be aware that slight measurement variations are typical in handcrafted Japanese kitchen knives.
c. Similarly, it's common for these handcrafted knives to have minor cosmetic variations, such as light surface marks or fine scuffs.


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Care Guide

  • Use a whetstone to maintain sharpness. Avoid electric sharpeners and pull-through sharpeners, as they are not suitable for Japanese kitchen knives. Honing rods, typically used for western-style knives, may potentially damage the edge.
  • Choose a wooden or rubber cutting board instead of bamboo or poly boards to preserve the knife's edge.
  • Keep the knife clean and dry, especially if it is made of carbon steel. Carbon knives are prone to rusting.
  • Avoid using the knife to cut through bones or frozen foods. It's best to use a separate knife specifically designed for these tasks.
  • When cutting, use a smooth and fluid motion, avoid twisting or torquing the blade. This technique helps maintain control and minimizes the risk of damage.
  • Never put Japanese kitchen knives in the dishwasher. Instead, hand wash them with mild soap, ensuring thorough cleaning, and then dry them completely before storing.

Shipping, Tax, Tracking

1. How long does shipping take?
We ship from Tokyo, Japan to different countries via DHL or EMS. Please find the estimated shipping times below:

US, Canada, Australia, Europe: 3-5 days
Middle East: 5-10 days
Asia: 2-5 days

For the Philippines:
Manila and nearby cities: 2-5 days
rest of Luzon: 5-7 days
Visayas/Mindanao: 10-12 days

Please note that actual delivery times may vary due to factors beyond our control.

2. Are taxes included in the price?
Please note that taxes are not included in the prices listed on our website. If you would like your order to be sent as a "gift" or if you have other requests, please let us know.

(Note: For customers in the Philippines, there are no import taxes regardless of the order value. You will only pay 112 PHP for the Presentation to Customs Charge (PTCC) fee.)

3. How can I track my order?
Once shipped, we'll send a tracking link via email.

4. Is it door-to-door delivery?
Yes, DHL and EMS provide convenient door-to-door delivery.

Return Policy

  • You can return products within 14 days of receiving them.
  • To be eligible for return, the product must be unused, in the same condition as when you received it, and in the original packaging.
  • You must provide a proof of purchase to complete your return.
  • Buyers are responsible for the cost of returning products.
  • Contact us at to arrange a return.

Please note:

  • Knives damaged due to misuse, improper care, poor technique, mistakes in use or sharpening, or any other type of damage resulting from user error are not eligible for return, exchange, or refund.


  • We will notify you by email once we receive and inspect your returned item.
  • If approved, a credit will be applied to your original method of payment within a certain amount of days.
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