|“||I have a responsibility as a parent and as the chief of police.||„|
|~ Soichiro Yagami|
|“||Listen up Light, Kira is evil. That is the truth. But lately, I've been starting to think of it like this, the real evil is the power to kill people. Any human who came across this power is cursed. No matter how you use it, you can never build true happiness above the death of others.||„|
|~ Soichiro's opinion about Kira and his killing methods|
Sochiro Yagami is a major heroic antagonist of Death Note and is the father of the protagonist Light Yagami, he is the chief of the NPA and initially leads the Japanese task force.
Sochiro Yagami is the Light's father was the head of police, and ironically the leader of the Kira investigation. He worked with L, and was against the idea of his son possibly being Kira. (Which he was) Eventually L died, and the detective in an effort to stop the enemies used the Death Note, and traded half his life span for Shinigami eyes, but was killed soon afterwards. He died looking at Light, being able to see his lifespan, and thinking he wasn't Kira, which although untrue, made him die in peace.
Soichiro is a kind but determined man who has a strong sense of justice and will do anything he can to protect his family and the people of Tokyo. He loves his family greatly and does not wish to see them harmed.