^BRATT, L. ERIK (May 13, 1992). "Clear sailing for some". The San Diego Union - Tribune.
^Holley, David (March 27, 1995). "Japanese Guru". Los Angeles Times. He was interviewed sympathetically, for example, for an article on new religions published in the well-respected magazine Brutus in 1991.
^"How-to guides ever popular with Japanese". The Pantagraph. Associated Press. January 14, 1991. "How-to magazines attract Japanese readers, who are always fearful of doing something different, by showing a standard of what people should be doing," said Masayoshi Kinjo, editor of the popular men's magazine Brutus.