In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value). That is the District Cutlery difference.
Iron-clad #2 blue steel, wedge grind.
D-shaped chestnut handle, plastic ferrule.
The Zakuri factory is in Tosa, Japan. Their chef knives have a bit more belly (curve) to the edge profile than standard gyuto knives.
Solid performer for the price!
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.