There are several kinds of knives for cutting meat and fish. Sujihiki is one of them more and more used. It is a knife designed to slice meat such as fish, roast beef, sausages or any kind of meat. More and more it is also used to cut sashimi. Sujihikis are designed with double bevel. A great knife to make sashimis.
The Yanagiba knife is very popular in Japan because sashimi are part of the daily diet. It is made to cut perfectly the flesh of fish. This knife is made for right-handed people, a left-handed model can be ordered upon request.