Hiroshi Kato is one of the founders of the Takefu Knife Village. He makes various knives under various brand names such as Kanehiro and Masakage. Kato-san has 50 years of experience in forging knives and can rightfully be called one of the best forgers of this moment. In addition to these series, Hiroshi Kato has now also launched its own series of Aogami Super steel. The knives are of an exceptionally high quality for a relatively modest price.