Pictures of the Week (Feb. 6 – Feb. 10)

Tokyo, Japan – Japans Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda addresses a national rally to demand Russia the return of the Northern Territories in Tokyo, February 7, 2012. The Northern Territories – four Kuril islands off the eastern coast of Hokkaido, Japans northernmost main island – have been the center of a Japan-Russo dispute over their sovereignty since the end of World War II. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – A throng of professional school students swarms to the stage at the climax of a send-off rally, February 8, 2012. Although Japan’s jobless rate in December 2011 improved 0.1 point from November to 4.6 percent, still 2.75 million Japanese are jobless. An estimated 203,000 students are due to graduate professional schools in March, of which roughly 52 percent have found some kind of jobs or another, according to the government stats. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Hello Kitty gift products are displayed at the 73rd Tokyo International Gift Show 2012 at Tokyo Big Sight, February 8, 2012. There are over 3 million items including gift products and everyday goods from 2,500 exhibitors showcasing their unique products. The exhibition is held from February 8 to 10. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Light and steady carbon walking sticks are shown at the Tokyo International Gift show at the Big Sight in Tokyo, February 9, 2012. A total of 2,500 companies, including 220 from 22 foreign countries and regions, showcased three million amazing new products during the three-day exhibition. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Yokohama, Japan – Visitors take photos of a campaign model at the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show 2012, February 9, 2012. The event is held from February 9-12. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)

Yokohama, Japan – A visitor tries out the Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera at the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show 2012, February 9, 2012. The event is held from February 9-12. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – The 16 Year old Swedish boy, Yohio, performs at ESP Club, ahead of his solo debut planned for April 2012, February 9, 2012. (Photo by Daiju Kitamura/AFLO)