Pictures of the Week (Nov. 7 – Nov. 11)

Tokyo, Japan – The dried cuttlefish lights by AKITOSHI IMAFUKU + supermania Inc. is displayed during 2011 Tokyo Designers Week. It was held at Meiji Jingu Gaien, from November 1st to 6th. The theme of this year is “Love/ARIGATO”. Designers, artists, and organizations express their ideas and their creative works such as contemporary art, music, unique goods and workshops during this show. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Shanghai, China – Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) performs on ice during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2011/2012 Cup of China 2011 Men’s Practice for Free Skating at the Shanghai Oriental Sport Center in Shanghai, China. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT)

Tokyo, Japan – US actor Brad Pitt (center) and Japanese baseball players from different areas in the disaster hit Tohoku region attend the Japan red carpet premiere for the film ‘Moneyball’. The film will be released in Japanese theaters from November 11. (Photo by Christopher Jue/Nippon News)

Tokyo, Japan – Brad Pitt (L) and Angelina Jolie (R) attend the Japan premiere for the film “Moneyball” in Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo, Japan – “Jukusui-kun, ” a healthcar robot developed by Waseda University for sleep apnea syndrome is demonstrated during the International Robot Exhibition 2011 opened in Tokyo on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. The three-day trade show, sponsored by the Japan Robot Association, was designed promote new products and develop new business through contributing the promotion of new technology. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Wako, Japan – Asimo, Honda’s revamped human-shaped robot, demonstrates its ability to walk without falling over padded bumps on the floor during a demonstration of its significant y improved intelligence and physical ability at its research facility in Wako City, outside Tokyo. Asimo also demonstrated its ability to run smoother and faster at 9 kilometers per hour instead of the earlier 6 kph, and even distinguish the voices of three people spoken at once to figure out that one woman wanted hot coffee, another orange juice, and still another milk tea. With its improved hands, Asimo is capable of opening a thermos bottle and pour a into a paper cup. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Rieko Otake’s artworks are displayed during 2011 Tokyo Designers Week. It was held at Meiji Jingu Gaien from November 1st to 6th. The theme of this year is “Love/ARIGATO”. Designers, artists, and organizations express their ideas and their creative works such as contemporary art, music, unique goods and workshops during this show. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Kyushu Sangyo University’s artwork made of newspapers is displayed during 2011 Tokyo Designers Week. It was held at Meiji Jingu Gaien from November 1st to 6th. The theme of this year is “Love/ARIGATO”. Designers, artists, and organizations express their ideas and their creative works such as contemporary art, music, unique goods and workshops during this show. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)