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Babymetal Guitarist Mikio Fujioka Dies Aged 36

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Babymetal have reported that Mikio Fujioka, one of the guitarists in their Kami Band backing group, has died at the age of 36.

Fujioka's wife confirmed the news of his passing via his official Twitter account, revealing that he fell from a height on December 30 and later died on January 5 after his condition deteriorated. 

The guitarist had toured with Babymetal since 2013 and was known to fans as Ko-Gami, or The Little God. The band posted a message on their official social media pages which reads: 





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