You could get a Heiji in that price range
No way these can be Chinese-made.
I've seen Shimatani knives on a Japanese site, something like e-hamono, it's damn overpriced there! MetalMaster
i have a maxim's itonomon v2 stainless clad nakiri. Very godo F&F, I love it.
In my experience they are very similar to the Shun Classic - VG-10 core in stainless damascus cladding. They have a better profile, more like a Japanese/French
Thanks, I think I fancy experiencing a carbon steel so maybe I'll go for the Hiromoto. The dragon on the Misono is pretty cool though!