Dan Grunenbaum "Kishidan" Metropolis November 20 2009, p.19
「暴走族の温床である千葉の田舎で育ち」、最初はパンクをやっていた。田舎ではパンクは目立ったが、東京に出てきたら目立たなかったので、リーゼントと学ランを思いついた。学ランについて−−"I thought it might look fresh exactly because it was already so unfashinable."
"The yanki themselves would come up to us after shows and say, 'What do you think you're doing?" says Sho Ayanokoji, leader of rock band Kishidan, about the deliquent bosozoku motorcycle gangs who often adopt what's known in Japan as the "yankee" look.
"They sometimes come looking for a fight and are like, 'You're parodying us, right?'" he explains. "But when we are able to actually explain ourselves, they're cool with it. We tell them we're clearly not criminals, but we love the look so we've always dressed this way. Then the talk turns to fashion and we usually end up friends.."
ところで、この記事ではDJ OZMAについて、"Japan's Sacha Baron Cohen"と形容しているのだが、よくわからない。
Patrick W. Galbraith "Otonagai" Metropolis November 20 2009, p.21