Pictures of the Week (Oct. 17 – Oct. 23)

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo 2016 S/S : YOSHIKIMONO FIRST COLLECTION
Tokyo, Japan – Models wearing fashion brand Yoshikimono walk down the runway during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo 2016 Spring/Summer on October 17, 2015. Yoshikimono is a Japanese kimono brand created by musician and artist Yoshiki of X Japan to introduce original Japanese kimonos to the world. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

SoftBank leaders special lecture
Tokyo, Japan – SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son attends a special lecture on October 22, 2015. SoftBank Chairman & CEO Masayoshi Son and group President & COO Nikesh Arora discuss the SoftBank Group’s Global Strategy, Leadership and other themes in a special fireside lecture (without fire) as part of the SoftBank Academia series. Via the series, which is also broadcast via webcast, SoftBank hopes to inspire and recruit potential leaders of the company. (Photo by Shingo Ito/AFLO)

Tokyo International Film Festival opens
Tokyo, Japan – US actress Hilary Swank of the movie “You’re Not You” upon her arrival at the opening red carpet for the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) at Roppongi Hills Arena on October 22, 2015. (Photo by Michael Steinebach/AFLO)

Saitama Criterium 2015 riders experience traditional Japanese culture
Saitama, Japan – Le Tour de France champion Chris Froome tries his hand at Kyudo (traditional Japanese archery) at a demonstration held by students from Urawa Municipal High School on October 23, 2015 in Saitama, Japan. Froome hit the target two times out of three in his custom yellow outfit. (Photo by Kumiko Saotome/AFLO)