is a TV host and writer. He also served briefly as a member of the House of Councillors
in the Diet of Japan
. His real name is Ōhashi Katsumi (大橋 克巳).
Born in Sumida, Tokyo, he grew up in Chiba prefecture and dropped out of the Waseda University. Declaring "semi-retirement" from the media, he now lives outside Japan.
When he resigned in the House of Councillors, Ōhashi was succeeded by Marutei Tsurunen, the first European-descended and openly foreign-born Japanese person to serve in the Diet.
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