Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara speaks during a news conference in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The outspoken and nationalistic governor said Thursday he is quitting after nearly 14 year

 

              Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara speaks during a news conference in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The outspoken and nationalistic governor said Thursday he is quitting after nearly 14 year
Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara speaks during a news conference in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The outspoken and nationalistic governor said Thursday he is quitting after nearly 14 years in office to form a new political party ahead of expected national elections. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)