Pictures of the Week (Jul. 6 – Jul. 12)

Weightlifting: The 27th Summer Universiade 2013
Kazan, Russia – Weightlifting : Kanae Yagi (JPN) during the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 Kazan Women’s 53kg at Ak Bure Multipurpose Sports Complex, July 7, 2013. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT)

Toru Hashimoto rally in Tokyo
Funabashi, Japan – Toru Hashimoto, co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party, addresses a rally during his stumping tour through Funabashi, east of Tokyo, on Sunday, July 7, 2013, for a local candidate campaigning for the July 21 upper house election. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)

Synchronised Swimming: The 27th Summer Universiade 2013
Kazan, Russia – Yukiko Inui (JPN) and Risako Mitsui (JPN) during the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 Kazan Women’s Synchronised Swimming duet free routine at Aquatics Palace, July 8, 2013. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT)

The Traditional Sweet Shop and Game Museum in Tokyo
(FILE) Tokyo, Japan – Visitors play with retro game machine at the Traditional Sweet Shop and Game Museum in Tokyo, June 16, 2013. The Traditional Sweet Shop and Game Museum opened in 2009 to introduce the Japanese retro sweets and games to visitors who can play with 10 yen (10 cents USD). According to the owner some machines are from 1970. The Museum also rents the machines to movies and TV programs. It received a Citizen’s Culture Special Award from Itabashi Ward. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)