Pictures of the Week (Nov. 15 – Nov. 18)

Tokyo, Japan – Saori Kimura (JPN) during the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Cup 2011, 4th Round Tokyo (A) during match between Japan 3-2 Germany at the 1st Yoyogi Gymnasium on November 17, 2011. (Photo by Jun Tsukida/AFLO SPORT)

Tokyo, Japan – Against the backdrop of Tokyo Sky Tree, Alistair Richards (R), Chief Operating Officer of Guinness World Records, and Michiaki Suzuki (L), President of Tokyo Sky Tree, poses with an official certificate during a recognition ceremony at a downtown Tokyo hotel on November 17, 2011. Tokyo Sky Tree, a 634-meter terrestrial digital broadcasting tower in Tokyos Sumida Ward, is now officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest free-standing structure. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Bhutan’s Queen Jetsun Pema (L) and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck visit the Kodokan Judo Hall on November 17, 2011. The royal couple watched a judo demonstration during their six-day visit in Japan. (Photo by Yutaka/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – The Amphibian Bus Sky Duck is shown during the press conference of “Tokyo’s First Amphibian Bus Sky Duck” at Wakasu Kaihin Park on November 14, 2011. Hinomaru Limousine Inc. announced Tokyo’s new way of sightseeing Sky Duck bus tour. Tokyo is one of the greatest tourism places in the world, and they would like to emphasis Tokyo as a city of waterways for the next step. In addition, this bus would be used as a delivery car when any national disaster happens. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Chiba, Japan – Megumi Ishikawa tries to pin her opponent down during the Kodokan Cup 2011, Women’s -57kg, at the Chiba Port Arena on November 13, 2011. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT)