This list is for those who are looking for inexpensive Japanese kitchen knives. These are beginner friendly thanks to the tougher and easy-to-maintain steel. Despite the affordable price, these blades are very reliable even in a professional kitchen. Pros love these robust and practical knives.
In the hands of someone who knows how to care for and handle it, a Japanese knife can serve its owner well for many years. When cared for properly, Japanese knives last a very long time and are a terrific investment regardless of the price.