FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, center, and Japan Future Party leader Yukiko Kada, right, bow each other as main opposition Liberal Demo

 

              FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, center, and Japan Future Party leader Yukiko Kada, right, bow each other as main opposition Liberal Demo
FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2012 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, center, and Japan Future Party leader Yukiko Kada, right, bow each other as main opposition Liberal Democratic Party President Shinzo Abe stands by after a debate by ten party leaders in Tokyo. Leaders for Japan's biggest political parties kicked off the campaign Tuesday, Dec. 4 for parliamentary elections to be held in less than two weeks with visits to nuclear crisis-hit Fukushima prefecture. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)