BABYMETAL’s backing guitarist, Mikio Fujioka passes away after falling from an observation deck edoh 9 January 2018 News Guitarist Mikio Fujioka (藤岡幹大) died on January 5, 2018. His wife has posted on his Twitter account to announce that he had passed away. He was taken to hospital after falling from a high observation deck while stargazing on December 30, 2017. Over the period, his condition worsened and he passed away on the evening of January 5, 2018, in the company of his two daughters. He was aged 36. Mikio was known to BABYMETAL fans as Ko-Gami (meaning “little god”). The “Little” Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL ‘s #Kamiband has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES. We hope that he is now with his GUITAR MASTER A.Holdsworth and enjoying an epic guitar session with him. We are the one Together We’re the only one You are the one Forever#RIP #THEONE pic.twitter.com/NMUg3mhmes — BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) January 9, 2018 ESP Guitars JAPAN Twitter posted two videos of him to demonstrate his skill in guitar. His music lives on in all of us. Our condolences to his family and friends. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCvn3-t1FbEVideo can’t be loaded: ESP Guitars: ESP SNAPPER-7 Fujioka Custom Demonstration by 藤岡幹大(Mikio Fujioka) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCvn3-t1FbE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW7u9luvW3MVideo can’t be loaded: ESP Guitars: SNAPPER Fujioka Custom Demonstration by 藤岡幹大(Mikio Fujioka) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW7u9luvW3M) Source: natalie.mu Give us your opinion!