Pictures of the Week (Oct. 27 – Nov. 2)


Tokyo, Japan – President of the opposition Liberal Democratic Party, Shinzo Abe speaks with his party’s lawmakers during the question-and-answer session at the Diet in Tokyo, Japan, October 31, 2012. (Photo by AFLO)


Tokyo, Japan – A man dressed in a black Spiderman costume poses for Halloween goers in Tokyo’s Shibuya district, October 31, 2012. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)


Tokyo, Japan – A man dressed in a black Spiderman costume poses for Halloween goers in Tokyo’s Shibuya district, October 31, 2012. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)


Tokyo, Japan – Sharp Corporation President, Takashi Okuda, reports the company’s consolidated financial result for the second quarter fiscal 2012 during a press conference in downtown Tokyo, November 1, 2012. Sharp reported a record 450 billion yen ($5.6 billion) net loss. The company is now committed to restructuring the business to improve operating income in 2H FY2012 and net income for FY 2013. (Photo by Christopher Jue/AFLO)


Tokyo, Japan – Japanese cosplayers show off their new iPad mini units just outside the Apple Store in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district, November 2, 2012. There were as many as 300 people waiting in line for hours before the shop opened its door. (Photo by AFLO)