Bark River Releases a Sequel to the Shinigami Knife

Bark River Knives, a family-owned business, is releasing a sequel to the popular Shinigami Blade. This is a smaller knife and is being called the Kitsune. It’s lighter and made from a different steel.

The Shinigami was released last year in October. They tried to adapt elements of Japanese swords into a more modern fixed blade knife. It features a full-tang construction is made from CPM-154 steel. This type of steel is popular for it’s edge-retaining and corrosion resistant qualities. The blade is 3.7-inches, which is much smaller then the 9-inch Shinigami blade.

The Kitsune knife has a slightly elongated handle and the blade has a curving architecture. It sports an oblong lanyard whole on the handle. Handle material selections vary depending on the model.

Bark River Knives also includes a leather sheath with the knife.

Other knives supposedly being released this year by Bark River Knives include the Wasp, the Golok II and a new Smoke Jumper.

The Knife Analyst

The Knife Analyst is committed to bringing you the latest information and news on knives and survival gear. Our team of experts provide reviews, history, and educational advice on knives and survival gear so you can make educated choices while buying your outdoor merchandise. You can contact us at admin@knifeanalyst.com with any inquiries or propositions.

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

      Leave a reply

      Knife Analyst
      Logo