Hikari Scissors

Hikari Scissors Japan is one of the oldest and most well known hairdressing scissor manufacturer in Japan and has been selling shears internationally for over 50 years.

Hikari Scissors Summary

  • Made with Japanese Steel
  • Over 50 Years of Production
  • Convex Edge Blades
  • Price Range Between $800-3000
  • Sizes: 5”, 5.5”, 6”, 6.5” and 7”
  • Models: E Series, Chikara, Blaze, Crane, Epic, DryCut and Lefty

Hikari Scissors created the Precision Convex Edge blade that all professional hairdressing scissor brands use today. They are the leader in hairdressing scissor innovation and have sold professional shears to Australia for over 50 years!

Using the highest quality Japanese Steel, innovative designs and professional ergonomics, Hikari has become the international standard for Japanese hairdressing scissors in Australia and across the world.

Hikari Models

Hikari has models that range from $500 to $1500 and covers traditional, offset, crane, left handed and straight hairdressing scissors types. Each Hikari model has a unique design, professional ergonomics to reduce fatigue, Hikari Tension Adjustors for smooth cutting motions and convex edge blades for the sharpest cuts.

Let’s breakdown teh different models of Hikari Scissors:

Hikari E Series

  • Price: Between $500 to 900 Per E Series Pair
  • Sizes: 4.5”, 5”, 5.5” and 6”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The E Series is the entry level Hikari shears with high Quality Japanese Hikari 1 Steel, Offset Handle ergonomics to reduce fatigue and sharp convex edge blades. These are the best all-rounder shears available from Hikari, and we found that fit firmly in our hands and cut extremely sharp. We give these 3.5/5 Stars and recommend them to anyone looking for a starting model of Hikari Shears in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari E Series Scissors

Hikari Chikara

  • Price: Between $500 to 800 Per Chikara Pair
  • Sizes: 5” and 5.75”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Chikara series use opposing handles for balance and control. They have sharp convex edge blades and smooth cutting motions due to the Hikari Tension technology. We give these 3/5 stars and are great for anyone who prefers Opposing Handles.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Chikara Series Scissors

Hikari Blaze

  • Price: Between $500 to 850 Per Blaze Pair
  • Sizes: 5.5” and 6”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Hikari Blaze hairdressing scissors use crane handles for professional ergonomics that allow you to comfortably cut for hours with minimal fatigue. These have smaller finger holes than most scissors, so beware if you have bigger fingers. These are a great fit for ladies hands. We give these 4/5 stars as they are perfect for professionals, but seem to be tailored for ladies and people with skinnier fingers.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Blaze Series Scissors

Hikari B2 Crane

  • Price: Between $500 to 850 Per B2 Pair
  • Sizes: 5.5”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Hikari B2 Crane is similar to the Blaze and was created out of demand for a Hikari Crane Shear with larger finger holes for male hairdressers. While using these we noticed that there was extra weight to the handles that once you got used to, allowed for more powerful cuts. We give these 4/5 Stars and are really the best Hikari Crane Scissors available in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari B2 Series Scissors

Hikari EPIC Crane

  • Price: Between $500 to 950 Per Epic Pair
  • Sizes: 5”, 5.5” and 6”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Epic Hikari shears use sharp convex edges and have amazing offset to slightly crane ergnomics that are very comfortable. We also noticed that these have slightly larger finger holes that allow male and female hairdressers to use. We give these 4.5/5 Stars are the best Offset Hikari Scissors under $1000 in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Epic Series Scissors

Hikari Roto EPS Rotating Handle

  • Price: Between $1200 to 1600 Per EPS Pair
  • Sizes: 6” and 6.4”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Roto EPS Rotating handles scissors were a really interesting model from Hikari. The Hikari staff explained the EPS Stabilizer provides extra ergonomic support and stability while cutting and rotates 70 degrees. Once you get used to the rotating you can professional control cutting at multiple angles with ease. We give these 4.5/5 Stars due to the innovation and uniqueness of these shears that is uncommon in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari EPS Series Scissors

Hikari Phantom Cosmos

  • Price: Between $1200 to 1600 Per Phantom Pair
  • Sizes: 5”, 6” and 6.5”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Phantom Cosmos from Hikari is a Offset and Crane sculptured handle that provides optimum support for your hand and fingers. The extra attention to ergomics was a big selling point for these shears as it will fit any hairdresser and barber comfortably. We are giving this 4/5 Stars for sharp cutting and comfortable ergonomics for Hikari Scissors in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Phantom Cosmos Series Scissors

Hikari Full Anatomic Grip

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1400 Per Anatomic Pair
  • Sizes: 4.5”, 5”, 5.5”, 6” and 6.5”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Full Anatomic Grip Scissors from Hikari was created over 25 years ago and is one of the top sellers internationally. The design gives slight ergonomic curves for greater agility and control of all your movements. We found these fit really naturally and didn’t feel any fatigue while cutting. We give these 4.5/5 Stars for anyone looking for curved Hikari shears in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Anatomic Grip Series Scissors

Hikari Opposing Handles

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1400 Per Opposing Pair
  • Sizes: 5”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Opposing handles is a simple design with sharp convex edge blades and traditional opposing handles. We give this 3.5/5 Stars and recommend them to hairdressers in Australia who prefer traditional opposing handles.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Opposing Series Scissors

Hikari Beam Cosmos

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1400 Per Beam Pair
  • Sizes: 5.5” and 6”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Beam Cosmos is Hikari’s answer to the most popular semi-offset design for hairdressers and barbers. The have high Quality Japanese Steel, Offset Ergonomics to reduce fatigue while cutting and a unique design that really stands out. We give these 4/5 stars for a quality ergonomic design and sharp cuts from Hikari in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Beam Cosmos Series Scissors

Hikari Offset Handles

  • Price: Between $900 to 1200 Per Offset Pair
  • Sizes: 5” and 5.5”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. Similar to the Beam Cosmos, Hikari has create a simplistic offset handles design for hairdressing scissors in Australia. Sharp convex edge blades for cutting, lightweight and ergonomic design and smooth cutting motion due to Hikari’s tension adjustor. The only additional thing to note is the smaller than average finger holes. We give these 3.5/5 stars for their smart ergonomic and sharp cutting design, but only fits smaller or skinnier fingers.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Offset Handles Series Scissors

Hikari Long Blade Scissors

  • Price: Between $900 to 1400 Per Long Pair
  • Sizes: 6.5” and 7”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. Hikari’s Long Shears are perfect for Barbers in Australia. They come in a 6.5” and 7” size, have offset ergonomics and are cut sharp with their convex edge blades. The wider blades and heavier handles allows you to cut through large sections of hair easily enough. We give these 4/5 stars and recommend them to any barber looking to get into Hikari Scissors in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Long Barber Series Scissors

Hikari GR-2 Scissors

  • Price: Between $900 to 1400 Per GR-2 Pair
  • Sizes: 5.75”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The GR-2 are unique due to their tip blade design that allows hairdressers and barbers to cut with better precision than most shears. We tried these out and they were amazing and take a little getting used to, but we were able to cut sharper and reach areas that were previously difficult. We give these 4.5/5 stars for Hikari’s innovative sharp tip blade design.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Sharp Tip Blade Series Scissors

Hikari GR-2 Scissors

  • Price: Between $900 to 1400 Per GR-2 Pair
  • Sizes: 5.75”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The GR-2 are unique due to their tip blade design that allows hairdressers and barbers to cut with better precision than most shears. We tried these out and they were amazing and take a little getting used to, but we were able to cut sharper and reach areas that were previously difficult. We give these 4.5/5 stars for Hikari’s innovative sharp tip blade design.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Sharp Tip Blade Series Scissors

Hikari Phoenix Cosmos

  • Price: Between $2000 to 3000 Per Phoenix Pair
  • Sizes: 5.5”, 6”, 6.5” and 7”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy (Hikari Level 4 Steel)
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Phoenix Cosmos use Hikari’s highest quality steel and unique “Five Finger Ergonomic” positioning system for the highest ergonomicly comfortable cutting experience. These cut wet and dry hair effortlessly with their sharp convex edge blades. These are simply the ultimate pair that has 5 star ratings all round. We highly recommend these Phoenix Hikari shears to hairdressers and barbers in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Phoenix Cosmos Series Scissors

Hikari Spark Cosmos

  • Price: Between $1500 to 2000 Per Spark Pair
  • Sizes: 6” and 6.5”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy (Hikari Level 4 Steel)
  • Rating: ★★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Sharp Cosmos is a lighter offset ergonomics version of the Phoenix Cosmos. They cut Wet and Dry hair effortlessly and come at a much more affordable price. We give these 4.5/5 Stars for having Hikari’s best steel and sharpest convex edge blades out of all their collections in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Spark Cosmos Series Scissors

Hikari Moda-Z

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1500 Per Moda-Z Pair
  • Sizes: 5.8”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy (Hikari Level 4 Steel)
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Moda-Z Hikari hairdressing scissor focuses on drycutting and has a slim design that’s perfect for more precise cuts. These also come with a unique 5.8” size which is almost unnoticeable if you are familiar with 6” shears. We give these 4/5 stars for being an affordable dry cutting shear from Hikari in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Moda-Z Series Scissors

Hikari Dragon Cosmos

  • Price: Between $2000 to 2500 Per Dragon Pair
  • Sizes: 5.8”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy (Hikari Level 4 Steel)
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Dragon Cosmos Hikari hairdressing scissor focuses on a unique weight balance long the blade and the handle. It can offer the power of heavier shears, but retains its unique slim design. These also come with a unique 5.8” size which is almost unnoticeable if you are familiar with 6” shears. We give these 4/5 stars for being a powerful dry cutting shear from Hikari in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Dragon Cosmos Series Scissors

Hikari B-Dry

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1500 Per B-Dry Pair
  • Sizes: 5.6”
  • Types: Cutting
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy (Hikari Level 4 Steel)
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The B-Dry Hikari hairdressing scissor is perfect for Dry Texturising Cuts and not blunt cuts. These are only for dry cuts, but are amazingly smooth and powerful. We tried these out and fell in love with the unique handle design and wide blade. We give these 4/5 Stars for a dry cutting specialist hairdressing scissor from Hikari in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari B-Dry Series Scissors

Hikari 6032 & 6040 Medium Weight Removal

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1500 Per Pair
  • Sizes: 6”
  • Types: Thinning (30 Teeth and 40 Teeth)
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The most popular Hikari Texturising hairdressing scissors are the 6032 and 6040 Medium weight removal. Comfortable ergonomics and sharp teeth without tugging or pulling. After trying these out we found that the 30 Teeth has a 40% hair removal rate and the 40 Teeth has a 50% hair removal rate. We give these 4/5 Stars as the best affordable Hikari texturising thinning scissors in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari 6032 & 6040 Medium Weight Removal Thinning Scissors

Hikari Angel 777 Medium Weight Removal

  • Price: Between $1300 to 1700 Per Angel Pair
  • Sizes: 6”
  • Types: Thinning (21 Teeth)
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Angel 777 Hikari hairdressing thinning scissors are a newer model and have a slim design which is simply irresistable. The ergonomics are comfortable and the teeth are so sharp you can smoothly pull them while closed without tugging or pulling. We found that they have a 40% hair removal rate. We give these 4.5/5 Stars as the teeth a amazingly sharp, the ergonomics are comfortable and the slim design is just perfect.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari Angel 777 Medium Weight Removal Thinning Scissors

Hikari The Trendy Lightweight Weight Removal

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1200 Per Trendy Pair
  • Sizes: 5.75”
  • Types: Thinning (30 Teeth)
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Trendy Hikari hair thinning scissors is perfect for thin hair and styling. These texturising scissors leave no line of demarcation and works amazingly on thin hair with razorlike results. These are the most popular texturising scissors from Hikari for thin hair and has an approximate 20% hair removal rate. We give these 4/5 stars for being the perfect styling thinning scissor for thin hair from Hikari.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari The Trendy Lightweight Weight Removal Thinning Scissors

Hikari The Angel 776/772 Lightweight Weight Removal

  • Price: Between $1000 to 1500 Per Angel Pair
  • Sizes: 6”
  • Types: Thinning (23 Teeth)
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. The Angel 776 and 772 scissors offer two different types lightweight texturising scissors that are perfect for cutting thin hair with a hair removal rate of 20%. The main difference between the two is the 776 has a crane ergonomic handle and the 772 has a standard opposing handle. We give these 4/5 Stars for their powerful thinning ability and ultra sharp teeth that give the perfect texturising experience.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari The Angel 776/772 Lightweight Weight Removal Thinning Scissors

Hikari CT727 Heavy-Weight Removal

  • Price: Between $1300 to 1800 Per Angel Pair
  • Sizes: 6”
  • Types: Thinning (14 Teeth)
  • Steel: Cobalt Alloy
  • Rating: ★★★★½
  • Review: “Hikari Scissors is the ultimate Japanese hairdressing manufacturer and offers high quality durable shears to Australia. Hikari’s flagship Chomper style hair thinning scissors with a powerful 60% removal rate for thick hair. The modular pivot design assists with powerful “chomping” style thinning motions and works perfectly on dry and wet hair. We give this 4.5/5 for its ability to chomp through the thickest hair with ease and offset ergonomics for professional hairdressers in Australia.”
  • Where To Buy: Best Priced Hikari The CT727 Heavy weight Chomper Thinning Scissors