Just an update here: I have decided i would actually prefer a 270mm in white although I would consider blue.
it's too narrow for my taste, looking for another cladded carbon petty in 180 or 210 length. (takeda petty being top of the list)
this was bought
If he could deal with a western handle, a Gesshin Kagero would fit the bill perfectly.
When one is coming from a Wüsthof I would rather suggest a Yo-handle. In a pro environment a Hiromoto G3 would be an interesting option, I guess. Excellent