Of course, in turn, Kurokawa Hiromo's resignation was to some extent blamed on the Abe cabinet's original decision to postpone his retirement. Therefore, Shinzo Abe also admitted on the 21st that he "does have a responsibility". He said: "The Ministry of Justice and the Public Prosecutor's Office's personnel affairs are ultimately decided by the cabinet. As the prime minister, of course I have a responsibility." He said that he would sincerely accept various criticisms.
However, Abe's behavior has been ghost mannequin effect service determined by the opposition to go his own way. The chairman of the National Assembly Countermeasures Committee of the Cadets, Sumi Jun, said: "It was Abe who said that if Kurokawa did not extend his retirement, it would be difficult to find a representative. This seems to be a matter of the cabinet's total resignation, right?" A person close to the Liberal Democratic Party Kazuo Kitazawa, chairman of the Komeito Central Committee, also said: "If it's true (Kurokawa plays gambling mahjong), it's really regrettable."
But in any case, Kurokawa Hiromo's civil service career officially ended on May 22. This person, whose retirement was extended by a special exception, was expected to take over the position of the highest prosecutor general of the prosecutor's office, but because he went to the reporter's friend's house to play gambling and mahjong during the period of self-defense, he had to submit his resignation in embarrassment after being thoroughly exposed by "Weekly Wenchun".