Quotes by Takeru Kobayashi
I wasn't overjoyed, but I did feel a sense of accomplishment because I beat my intended quota by quite a large margin. I went there to win.
People think that if you have a huge appetite, then you'll be better at it. But actually, it's how you confront the food that is brought to you. You have to be mentally and psychologically prepared.
Food fighters in Japan think of themselves as athletes. They have a higher recognition of the game and are constantly thinking about records. I probably won't continue for long because it puts pressure on the body. But I am at the age where I can perform my best.