All "Hana Series" knives are factory made in Japan especially for Couteaux Nagano, they are not handmade.
The price is therefore very advantageous while keeping the quality of Japanese metals. They are excellent value for money.
Are you looking for an excellent knife, not too expensive, very easy to maintain? This knife is for you. There are many inexpensive knives made in China, but few are made in Japan from Japanese materials.
The term "hana" means "flower" in Japanese, reflecting their unique design.