Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Nda looks on during a debate by Democratic Party presidential election candidates at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.

 

              Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Nda looks on during a debate by Democratic Party presidential election candidates at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Nda looks on during a debate by Democratic Party presidential election candidates at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Noda and three others from the Democratic Party of Japan — none of them high-profile politicians — announced Monday that they will run in the Sept. 21 poll. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)