Hello all, I can see that this forum is filled with questions about knives, and I hate to ask the same question as someone else, but... I am Looking to purchase a new set of knives for use in my home. I have been perusing the web as relentlessly as possible and have successfully confused the crap out of myself in the process. I "believe" that I would be happiest with Japanese style knives. I like the look of the blade shape and most of the handles look like they offer a more comforting grip. I am willing to drop a chunk of money for a set of quality knives, but yet if I dont have to spend a lot of money for quality I would rather not lol. I have googled most of the "common" name-brand knives, and can see that pretty much they are a take-em or leave-em kind of knife. What I am looking for is a set of knives that you Pro's use. I'm not a pro and understand I don't "Need" that kind of quality in a home; but I still want them lol. I am capable of spending $1,500.00-$2,000.00 for a set; but as stated before if I don't have to spend that much I would rather not. Thank you for any help!!!!