NEWS

2018.12.05
Business Hour Information

Business Hour Information

Thank you for visiting our website.
We would like to inform you about our winter holiday period as below.

[Niigata Head Office, Tokyo Office, Osaka Office]
Closed from Saturday, December 29, 2018 to Thursday, January 3, 2019
*Re-open from Friday, January 4, 2019

[YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI]
Closed from 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 to Thursday, January 3, 2019
*Opening hour on December 28 will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
*Re-open from Friday, January 4, 2019

[ONLINE STORE]
Closed from 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 to Thursday, January 3, 2019.
*Orders and contacts received after 3:00 p.m. December 27, will be responded after re-opening day, Friday, January 4, 2019.

Thank you for your understanding.
We wish you a happy holiday.

2018.11.22
Charity event “TABLE FOR TWO”

Charity event “TABLE FOR TWO”

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We would like to announce to you about the charity event at our YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI.

Our motivation as being a company of knife brand, we are always willing to contribute through manufacturing and selling knives, to health-promoting and food education, as well as help making bonds by medium of cooking.
This year, we are giving a donation event to participate the activity of “TABLE FOR TWO,” a non-profit organization that approaches to both hunger of developing countries and lifestyle diseases of developed countries. We will be donating partly of the sales made by this event, and will place a donation box at the shop.

We are looking forward of your visit!

Date
Friday, December 7, 2018 to Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Place
YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI
AXIS Bldg. 2F, 5-17-1 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032

For visitors and travelers from abroad, please bring your passport for tax-free service.

2018.11.01
Christmas Campaign 2018

Christmas Campaign 2018

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We would like to inform our customers about our annual Christmas Campaign.
Laser print, name engraving, and shipping fee (domestic address only) will be free at this period. Have yourself and someone special for you, a beautiful Christmas present!

Date
Monday, November 12, 2018 to Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Place
YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI

Content
Free Laser print, engraving (10 to 14 days will be needed,) shipping fee (domestic address)

2018.11.01
BBusiness Hour Information (Temporary closure)

Business Hour Information (Temporary closure)

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We will be temporary closed from Friday, November 9, 2018 to Saturday, November 10, 2018.

Below is the list of service contents, which will be closed during the temporary closure.
Niigata head office
Tokyo office (inquiries by telephone and e-mail, Online store including inquires and shipping)
Osaka office
YOSHIKIN SHOP Roppongi

We will reopen from Monday, November 12, 2018.

We are sorry for the any inconvenience.

Thank you for your understanding.

2018.10.03
BWinning Good Design Award Commemorative Campaign

Winning Good Design Award Commemorative Campaign

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We would like to inform our customers about the upcoming celebration campaign for GLOBAL-IST, winning the Good Design Award 2018.
At our YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI, we will give our original "tenugui," a Japanese cotton towel, as a gift to all the customers with purchase.
Furthermore, we will add an invitation to the Good Design Exhibition if you wish.

To celebrate this honorable award and as our appreciation to your support,we offer this campaign with joy.

Date
Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Friday, November 2, 2018
(business hour 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Place
YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI

Content
GLOBAL original "tenugui" will be handed for each purchase.
There will be no minimum price (re-sharpening included.)
To customers with purchase, the invitation (1,000 yen) to "GOOD DESIGN EXHIBITION 2018" (held from October 31 to November 4 at Tokyo Midtown) will be added if wished.

For travelers and visitors abroad
Please bring your passport with you for tax-free service.

We look forward of welcoming you!

tenugui
tenugui

2018.10.03
BWinning Good Design Award Commemorative Campaign

Announcement on GLOBAL-IST, winning the Good Design Award

We are now proudly announcing to you that our all-stainless-steel kitchen knife series, “GLOBAL-IST” has won the Good Design Award 2018. Since its release in 1983, the world’s first all-stainless-steel kitchen knife, “GLOBAL,” has been loved worldwide. Following “GLOBAL” winning the Good Design Award 1990 (and won the Long Life Design Award 2002,) “GLOBAL-IST” is our second brand to receive such honored award.
What is Good Design Award?)



Comment from the Judging Committee

To describe GLOBAL, it is well known as the brand that established the style of handle and blade being one-piece structure, and stainless-steel kitchen knife with dot pattern on the handle. GLOBAL-IST is a series composed of four Western-style knives, two Japanese-style knives, and a sharpener, sold exclusively in domestic market. The shapes, which are based on each of their own purposes, has different sizes and shapes along with blade lengths, are well balanced and easy to use. It matches well with modern kitchen environment and looks clean. It seems to be highly featured on people who is planning to own a set of knives to become “chef-at-home.” It is also highly valued by adding exclusive sharpener for Western-style knives.



Features of GLOBAL-IST Series

Offering highly selected six types of knives and exclusive sharpener, which are designed for home use that cooks both Japanese and Western cuisine in Japan Blades are sharpened by water stone and strop that are normally used to sharpen Japanese-style knives, and achieved extra sharpness and durability.By the all-stainless-steel one-piece structure, handle will not decay by bacteria and stay sanitized.



Where you can purchase

YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI , major department store, TOKYU HANDS, etc.

For visitors and travelers from abroad,
Please bring your passport for tax-free service.

2018.08.30
Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

LIMITED QUANTITY
GLOBAL-IST Full Lineup Set release information

The tool, which we created for “chef-at-home” -the GLOBAL-IST series.Now we are proudly announcing that from this GLOBAL-IST series, the Full Lineup Set will be released.

The wooden box that contains the set is made of Paulownia (known as Princess tree,) carefully built by artisans. Paulownia box is one of the traditional ways in Japan to store valuable tools and products. It can preserve stable degree of humidity, which is suitable to keep knives.

This beautiful set is our recommendation as a special gift, and of course, for yourself too.

Because of such special offer, the quantity is limited and will be exclusively sold directly from us. Please make sure to visit our shop before it is all sold out.

Product information
IST-F01 GLOBAL-IST 7 Item Set 55,000 yen + tax

Contains 7 items in Paulownia box.
GLOBAL-IST IST-01 Utility Knife 19cm, IST-02 Small Utility Knife 15cm, IST-03 Paring Knife 8cm, IST-04 Bread Knife 20cm, IST-05 DEBA Knife 12cm, IST-06 YANAGIBA Knife 24cm, GSS-03 GLOBAL-IST SHARPENER
*Single-bevel Japanese-style knives have right-hand and left-hand (same price.)

Where you can purchase
Direct operated shop (YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI,) direct operated ONLINE STORE (language: Japanese / domestic delivery only)

For visitors/travelers from abroad,
Please bring your passport for tax-free service.

2018.08.10
Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Business Hour Information
(Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Thank you for visiting our website.
We would like to inform you about our summer holiday period as below.

[YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI / ONLINE STORE]
Closed from Saturday August 11, 2018 to Thursday August 16, 2018
Re-open from Friday August 17, 2018

[Niigata Head Office, Tokyo Office]
Closed from Saturday August 11, 2018 to Thursday August 16, 2018
Re-open from Friday August 17, 2018

[Re-sharpening Service]
Re-sharpening knife(s) accepted after Thursday August 2, 2018 will be returned after Friday August 17, 2018.

Thank you for your understanding.
We wish you a great summer vacation.

2017.12.06
Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Business Hour Information
(Winter Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Thank you for visiting our website.
We would like to inform you about our winter holiday period as below.

[YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI / ONLINE STORE]
Closed from Friday, December 29, 2017 to Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Re-open from Thursday, January 4, 2018

[Niigata Head Office, Tokyo Office, Osaka Office]
Closed from Saturday, December 30, 2017 to Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Re-open from Thursday, January 4, 2018

[Re-sharpening Service]
Re-sharpening knife(s) accepted after Monday, December 18, 2017 will be returned after Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Thank you for your understanding.
We wish you a happy holiday.

2017.10.05
Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Business Hour Information (Temporary closure)

Thank you for visiting our website.
We will be temporary closed from Friday, October 27, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Below is the list of service contents, which will be closed during the temporary closure.
[Niigata head office]
[Tokyo office] (inquiries by telephone and e-mail, Online store including inquires and shipping)
[Osaka office]
[YOSHIKIN SHOP] Roppongi

We will reopen from Monday, October 30, 2017.
We are sorry for the any inconvenience.

Thank you for your understanding.

2017.07.26
Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

Thank you for visiting our website.
We would like to inform you about our summer holiday period as below.

[YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI / ONLINE STORE]
Closed from Friday August 11, 2017 to Wednesday August 16, 2017
Re-open from Thursday August 17, 2017

[Niigata Head Office, Tokyo Office, Osaka Office]
Closed from Friday August 11, 2017 to Wednesday August 16, 2017
Re-open from Thursday August 17, 2017

[Re-sharpening Service]
Re-sharpening knife(s) accepted after Tuesday August 1, 2017 will be returned after Thursday August 17, 2017.

Thank you for your understanding.

2017.04.24
Business Hour Information (Summer Holiday and Re-sharpening Service)

National Holiday Information May 3rd to 7th, 2017

YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI will be closed from Wednesday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 7th due to national holiday.
We will be open again from Monday, May 8th as regular business hours.

Thank you for your kind understanding.

2016.12.05
Business Hour Information (Temporary closure)

Business Hour Information (Temporary closure)

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

YOSHIKIN SHOP Roppongi will be temporary closed on Saturday, December 17 for employee training.
We will reopen from Monday, December 19.

We are sorry for the any inconvenience.

Thank you for your understanding.

 

2016.12.05
Thank you for visiting our website.

Thank you for visiting our website.
We would like to inform you about our winter holiday period as below.

[YOSHIKIN SHOP ROPPONGI / ONLINE STORE]
Closed from Thursday, December 29, 2016 to Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Re-open from Wednesday, January 4, 2017

[Niigata Head Office, Tokyo Office, Osaka Office]
Closed from Friday, December 30, 2016 to Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Re-open from Wednesday, January 4, 2017

[Re-sharpening Service]
Re-sharpening knife(s) accepted after Monday December 5, 2016 will be returned after Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Thank you for your understanding.

We wish you a happy holiday.

 

2016.09.16
Two new GLOBAL-IST Japanese-style knives now on sale

Two new GLOBAL-IST Japanese-style knives now on sale

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We have now proudly launched the two Japanese-style knives from GLOBAL-IST series on Friday, September 16, 2016. Added to the Western-style knives, now the GLOBAL-IST series is completed. We hope you have enjoyable time, being as “chef-at-home.”

Go to information page

 

2016.09.07
Workshop at YOSHIKIN SHOP

Workshop at YOSHIKIN SHOP

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We would like to make an announcement on our first workshop at YOSHIKIN SHOP in Roppongi. The menu will be “test cutting.” Please check our Facebook for more information. We are looking forward for your visit.

Date
Sunday, September 25, 2016. 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Content
GLOBAL knives test cutting (including GLOBAL-IST series.)
*There will be a small gift.

 

2016.06.23
The New Item, GLOBAL-IST SHARPENER Release Information

The New Item, GLOBAL-IST SHARPENER Release Information

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We proudly announce to our customers that an exclusive sharpener for GLOBAL-IST series has launched on June 23, 2016. It is suitable for IST-01 Utility Knife 19cm, IST-02 Small Utility Knife 15cm, and IST-03 Paring Knife 8cm. This sharpener will support you to take another step forward to become “chef-at-home.”

More information about GLOBAL-IST SHARPENER.

 

2016.04.15
The New Series, GLOBAL-IST Release Information

The New Series, GLOBAL-IST Release Information

Thank you for visiting YOSHIKIN website.

We would like to announce to our customers with pleasure that GLOBAL-IST series have launched on April 15, 2016. This is the new series in domestic market for the first time in almost 26 years. There will be new special sharpener for IST in this summer, and Japanese-style knives will be added in autumn. Please look forward to our new face!

Please note that GLOBAL-IST will be on exclusive pre-sale at YOSHIKIN SHOP Roppongi, YOSHIKIN ONLINE STORE, and TOKYU HANDS at the moment.

For more information about GLOBAL-IST

 

2015.10.13

GLOBAL-PRO Discontinuation Notice

Thank you for your continued patronage.
We are now announcing that GLOBAL-PRO will be discontinued from December, 2015.
It has been 25 years since we began selling this brand as domestic limited products.
We greatly appreciate your long-time support.
Sales will end from the sold out item. Thank you for your understanding.