Makoto Tadokoro is a renowned knife sharpener from Tosa, Japan. He started his career at the young age of 15, shadowing renowned Sakai sharpener Morihiro-san. Now in his early 40s, Tadokoro-san already has 25 years of experience under his belt. Tadokoro knives are forged by Sakai's famous Shiraki Hamono, then grinded and finished by Tadokoro-san in Tosa, following the finest 30+ steps finishing tradition he mastered. Tadokoro knives are absolutely superior when it comes to their grind and their finishing details.