- I was most influenced by Shinichi Sekizawa. He was a very good screenwriter. I prefer Mr. Sekizawa's style to Mr. Kimura's, but I don't think that Mr. Kimura's work is inferior. I am amazed by the number of screenplays Mr. Sekizawa wrote.
- "KAIJU CONVERSATIONS: An Interview with Wataru Mimura". (December, 1994)