This makes a perfect addition to a chef's knife or santoku. This one, at nearly 6 inches in length is basically a short and thin and super-sharp chef's knife! It also excels as a short precision slicer. I find this Japanese style of utility knife much more useful than the standard German utility and paring knife design, as this one has a deeper blade which is shaped more like a small chef's knife, and so you can in fact use it just like a small chef's knife. I use mine all the time at home now for dicing onions, and I can now even do a fine dice of a single garlic clove (I don't like using a garlic press) just like I can an onion -- the Misono utility knife is so thin and sharp and precise, that dicing a garlic clove feels almost as easy as chopping an entire onion! It's also great for dicing ginger and any other small-ish item, and I use it for cleaning up chicken and beef pieces too, where a light touch removes unwanted bits like you're going through butter. An excellent knife!
NOTE: As with all Misono knives, this is for right-hand use only.
Same superb quality and metal as the rest of the UX10 knife, but in the classic thin and low profile utility knife design. In beautiful silver and blue box. Don't forget to pick up a ceramic honing rod (see below). Even the best knives need regular touch-up maintenance to keep the edge in tip-top shape!