Just my own update after a month with the Katanas:
These are great, of course.
The balance for me is in the midrange and treble with bass that has some real power when called on. There is very good detail, but some warmth to leaven it as part of the Noble house sound, just not nearly the amount of warmth as in the k10. It's a coherent, very enjoyable overall sound.
It reminds me of how some high-end chocolate is advertised as "eating chocolate" (as opposed to for...