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EN.CORE: In which of your songs would you say one can feel this international influence in particular?
Taka: Mighty Long Fall! And Decision.
EN.CORE: What was the influence that was different from Japanese culture?
Taka: Ehm, you know, Japanese people, they looove J-Pop. Like cheesy lyrics and cheesy dancing. And like …
Taka: … cheesy gimmicks.
EN.CORE: That’s true.
Taka: I hate it!
Taka: So, you know, Mighty Long Fall is totally like rock, I think. So other Japanese bands, I mean some bands are really cool, but almost all rock bands in Japan suck. They are totally Japanese pop-rock. So I think Mighty Long Fall is more like American, like European …
EN.CORE: It’s more international …
Taka: International, yes.