The funnyman of a vaudeville duo Knights says that it is not easy family talk or self-tormenting story but an excellent neta that moves an audience. A neta means a well-written script. The life of storytelling is there. A strong neta or decent neta can excite an audience no matter who plays it. So he is looking for it desperately every day. From “Excuse Why Kanto Performers Can't Win M-1” (interviewed by Kei Nakamura.)
"November 3 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"