Just in case you thought I forgot about the Nara Schoolgirl Killer

Kobayashi Kaoru was handed the death penalty. It’s what he said he wanted!

This comes on the heels of the retirement of Justice Minister Sugiura Seiken, who would not allow the execution of death row inmates. A past Justice Minister shared also these beliefs.

We’ll have to see if Kobayashi gets his wish under the new minister.