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Singer Chihiro Onitsuka arrested after kicking ambulance

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Police in Tokyo have arrested Japanese singer-songwriter Chihiro Onitsuka, 41, on suspicion of causing property damage after she kicked an ambulance on Sunday.

According to police, the incident occurred around 4:35 p.m. after the singer was playing pachinko with a friend near Ebisu Station, Fuji TV reported. After her companion fell ill, Onitsuka called for an ambulance and allegedly kicked the back door of the vehicle when it arrived. The fire department reported the property damage to police.

Police said Onitsuka, known for her 2000 hit single “Gekko," has admitted kicking the ambulance. She said she got enraged after a passerby said something insulting to her.

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Pachinko is the larger evil: a tax (willfully) imposed upon the poor; a societal cancer without redemption; and all proceeds (allegedly) transferred to DPRK.

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Police said Onitsuka, known for her 2000 hit single “Gekko," has admitted kicking the ambulance.

One hit wonder. She has not had to produce another hit as that is enough to land her roles in dramas and

appearance on wide shows and mediocre quiz and food programs. ]

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One kick and she damaged an ambulance?? Wouldn’t wanna mess with her!!!

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From the youtube video (Live at 中野サンプラザホール 2016.11.4) she appears to have been desecrated with ugly tattoos; that may not be out of character if she is given to impulsive and stupid behaviour...

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One hit is enough to land her roles in dramas and appearance on wide shows and mediocre quiz and food programs

and one kick is enough to get her canned from her dramas & tv programs

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I liked her music....she has obviously no minders that protect her from prosecution.

What happened to her?

Interesting that she is so unloved now.

I wonder how many people commenting actually listened to her music?

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3ren

Thanks for the link....haven't heard that song for such a long time.

Where exactly can we see the ugly tattoos?

中野サンプラザホール 2016.11.4

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Now, now children, haven’t we been taught we don’t kick our toys?

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Unless she was so incredibly distraught over her companion being really ill and overcome with emotions (which paramedics are trained to deal with anyway), she has no excuse to have kicked the ambulance.

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"playing pachinko"???

Well, that says it all.

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ozellis

Thanks for the link....haven't heard that song for such a long time.

Where exactly can we see the ugly tattoos?

On Utube... enter her name and scroll down. On a couple of videos you can see them.

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Zonked?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsz94xgekVE

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"suspicion of causing property damage after she kicked an ambulance "

Last year someone knocked over my bike causing some damage, when i called the "thems"

they were belligerent, and scheming at me, Seems like only city services can get an over the top response.

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"The fire department reported the property damage to police."

WOW!

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What kind of boots was she wearing, and what was the damage?

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She couldn't kick the wall instead? Or maybe not kick anything at all?

Maybe the passerby mistook her as Misia. Another one hit wonder from around 2001.

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shogun36

Maybe the passerby mistook her as Misia. Another one hit wonder from around 2001.

Impossible. There is no likeness. Misia takes care of her appearance. This one.... good grief I just watched the link posted above, it is horrible.

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From looking at the above noted UTube link, if I didn't know better, I'd think this was a porno star.

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You thought kicking the ambulance would give her career a boost now that she is heard of perhaps she could make more records.

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Playing pachinko on a sunny Sunday afternoon? That should be a crime.

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I like her music. She is still pretty active in the music industry. Just not as popular anymore. Probably due to her age and her getting married. Fans these days prefer younger singers i guess.

But she is a pretty tough person. Going against the record labels and management offices famous for screwing over the singers and idols in Japan. Probably also why they are no longer willing to give her too much of a spotlight.

She will probably just get a fine for hitting a ambulance car. I doubt the car was really that damage. Media always trying to hype up things that are pretty unimportant.

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Hiro

By kicking an ambulance which is a big news now, she will eventually have more viewers and more money.

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WA4TKG

From looking at the above noted UTube link, if I didn't know better, I'd think this was a porno star.

Porno? I would have thought horror movie. Something clearly went wrong with her since her debut.

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Maybe the passerby mistook her as Misia. Another one hit wonder from around 2001.

Misia is far from a one-hit-wonder. This lady might be, but, Misia's definitely not.

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Onichan has beautiful music...even if, they have not sold enough to be considered "hits".

As for her tattoos, I liked how she looked without them, but as she is a favorite artist of mine I can not find a fault in her even with her tattoos. Whatever was troubling her on that day, may her troubles fade away into memory.

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