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Japanese Samurai Letter Opener

A project in Seki-shi, Japan by Nikken Cutlery

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Bring a little bit of Japan into your life with the Japanese Samurai Letter Opener and help revive the lost usage of letter opener!
Backers: 1263
Average Pledge Per Backer: ¥7554

Funded: ¥9,541,046 of ¥300,000
Dates: Dec 14th -> Jan 28th (46 days)
Project By: Nikken Cutlery
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Latest News

Last 11 Hours!

January 27th - via:
Final Countdown! Thank you all for joining us on this campaign and for backing us and making the project reach the heights it has! We now have 11 hours left until the end of the project and as also are shocked at how much and how many people are... (Read More)

Nearing the End of our First Campaign!

January 24th - via:
Thank you to all our Supporters! Thank you so much to all our supporters that have both backed the project as well as shared it! We are looking forward to the end of the project and getting everyone the letter opener out to everyone!   For those... (Read More)

Japanese Samurai letter opener hits Kickstarter

January 8th - via:
Nikken Cutlery based in Japan has created a unique samurai letter opener which is now available via Kickstarter and has already blasted past its required pledge goal thanks to over 890 backers with still 20 days remaining. The Japanese Samurai letter opener comes complete with a traditional katana stand. (Read More)

Happy New Year! Adding New Reward Tiers!

January 5th - via:
Happy New Year! あけましておめでとうございます(Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu) Happy new year from us here in Japan! Thank you for all your support over the holiday period, and we're sorry that we couldn't reply and get back to everyone... (Read More)

Full Set Plan Added

December 21st - via:
Extra Stock Added!  Thank you so much for your support! We still can't believe how people have taken to our letter opener!  We didn't expect to run out of the full set plan as quickly, and we needed to discuss in house what the best way was to get... (Read More)

One week on, over 800% of our initial target + adding rewards!

December 21st - via:
One week on Thank you to all our backers one week on from our launch! We've been astounded by the response and completely shocked by how many people have taken to the letter opener! We are so grateful to everyone that has helped bring the project to... (Read More)

Funded in the first day!

December 14th - via:
First of all, Our Thanks! We can't believe the response that we've had (and are still having!) in the first day of the project! We hit our goal after about 11 hours (it was early morning in Japan) so we weren't able to see it pass the goal, but even... (Read More)

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