Pictures of the Week (Jan. 30 – Feb. 3)

Tokyo, Japan – Japanese model Nanao appears at a press conference for the film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” at Tokyo International Forum on January 30, 2012. The film will be released from February 10th in Japan. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Actress Rooney Mara attends the Japan premiere for the film “The girl with the Dragon Tattoo” in Tokyo, Japan on January 30, 2012. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Movie directer Peter Berg, Taylor Kitsch, and Japanese actor Tadanobu Asano appear at a press conference for the film “BATTLESHIP” by Peter Berg in the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, January 31, 2012. The film will be released from April 2012 in Japan. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Docomo image charactors Maki Horikita attends at a news conference in Tokyo on Wednesday,  February 1, 2012. NTT Docomo and Walt Disney have jointly announces they will introduce new smartphone the ‘Disney Mobile on docomo’. The smartphone offers exclusive benefits, services and content that allow users to have a unique Disney experience. (Photo by Koichi Mitsui/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Japans Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka, left, speaks during a Diet lower house Budget Committee meeting in Tokyo on Thursday, February 2, 2012. Deputy Premier Katsuya Okada, right, and Finance Minister Jun Azumi are in background. Tanaka, who was appointed in January, was caught in a cross fire as a senior Defense Ministry official came under suspicion of tampering with the upcoming mayoral election in Ginowan, Okinawa Prefecture, where U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma is located. Tanaka now has no choice but to sack Ro Manabe, his Okinawa bureau chief, according to the media reports. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Fumio Otsubo, President of Panasonic Corporation speaks during a press conference at its head office in downtown Tokyo on February 3, 2012.  Panasonic expects its worst-ever net loss of 780 billion yen (approximately $10.2 billion US dollars) compared to the previous forecast of a loss of 420.0 billion yen, due to the 2011 flooding in Thailand and acquisition prices. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)