In some rather shocking news, Tadatoshi Fujimaki the mangaka behind the popular sports manga Kuroko’s Basketball has received death threats from an anonymous hater. A variety of different places connected to Fujimaki, such as his University he attended, the publishing company of Kuroko’s Basketball and his studio received the death threats in the form a letter along with a mysterious powder and liquid.
Tokyo Metropolitan Police reported that at each location of the threat a container was found which contain hydrogen-sulfide like powder and liquid along with a letter attached. The letter mentioned things like “I don’t like Tadatoshi Fujimaki” and “Stop the manga.” The letter concluded by saying “If you don’t stop the parody manga, hydrogen sulfide will be boiled.” Police have begun a full investigation into these death threats and believe they have a lead, however no more information on the case has been revealed at this point in time.
Source: Tokushima Shimbun