Pictures of the Week (Oct. 10 – Oct. 14)

Yokohama, Japan – Mitsuoka Motors’ Himiko, a nostalgic-looking car converted into an electric vehicle, is exhibited during the Electric Vehicle Development Technology Exhibition 2011 (EVEX) in Yokohama on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. EVEX covers all EV-related processes from materials and design to completion. The trade show also provides rare opportunities to see and experience a trial ride the latest EVs. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Koji Tanaka, president of KDDI, smiles during the release event of the Apple iPhone 4S at its design studio in Tokyo’s Harajuku district on Friday, October 14, 2011. KDDI went head-on with SoftBank, trying to overtake SoftBank’s highly profitable reign as the sole provider in Japan. Apple stores in the country also started selling the iPhone 4S on a first-come, first-serve basis without accepting pre-orders. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Koko Tsurumi (JPN) performs on the balance beam during the 2011 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Women’s Qualification at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan, October 8, 2011. (Photo by Daiju Kitamura/AFLO SPORT)

Misaki Doi (JPN) strikes the tennis ball during the HP Japan Women’s Open Tennis 2011, Women’s singles first round match at the Utsubo Tennis Center in Osaka, Japan, October 10, 2011. (Photo by Akihiro Sugimoto/AFLO SPORT)