Aoba and Koujaku meet each other at the entrance of Platinum Jail, and the former scolds the latter for going off on his own. Once they enter Platinum Jail, Toue makes a live announcement that a special event will be held for Platinum Jail’s 10th anniversary while Aoba notices the crowd’s dazed expressions before the announcement is concluded. Later, Koujaku spots a man, Ryuho, entering a club and anxiously chases after him with Aoba following behind. While looking for Koujaku in the crowd, Aoba faints from the club’s drug lights and collapses against Ryuho. When Aoba awakens in Ryuho’s room, Ryuho reveals to him that he is a tattoo artist and saw Aoba once before, and could sense he was different from others. Ryuho expresses his intentions to forcefully tattoo Aoba’s back in order to see what “flowers” would bloom, but a furious Koujaku intervenes. Ryuho excitedly greets Koujaku, deeming him as his greatest work and provokes him further by mentioning his past and how Koujaku killed his mother. Enraged, Koujaku’s tattoos spreads across his body as he goes berserk and fatally slash Ryuho. To stop Koujaku’s attacks, Aoba uses Scrap on him and enters his mind, seeing his past memories after he left Midorijima with his mother. The real Koujaku explains that he was the illegitimate son of a yakuza leader and was forced to undergo a long, painful tattooing process by Ryuho on his father’s orders. On the final day, Koujaku, unable to bear the pain anymore, went on mindless rampage and killed everyone in the estate, including his mother. Koujaku tells Aoba that he tried to commit suicide, but didn’t because he wanted to see Aoba again. Aoba soothes Koujaku’s guilt, encouraging him not to lose to his cursed tattoos and Ryuho. After “destroying” the part of Koujaku haunted by the past, Aoba and Koujaku head to their lodging and reminisce about their childhood. Ryuho manages to live long enough to contact Toue and reports that his “experiment” was a success. Later that night, Aoba looks for Ren and spots a shadowy figure in living room.
Beranda Dramatical Murder Season 1 Episode 7