During the days when it was 300 yen to one U.S. dollar, Katchan said that he earned enough money from the club in one month to build a house, but the situation for musicians has changed in Koza, because in addition to the high value of the yen against the dollar, young people’s tastes in music have become more diverse. “If you get to the top of a mountain you have to come down. We just repeat that cycle, like the waves that lap on the shores of Okinawa,” he said. The old musician has no idea of quitting rock music quite yet.
※situation 状況、diverse 多岐にわたる