Tokyo Governor and head of Tokyo Citizens First party Yuriko Koike smiles at the party election results centre for Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election in Tokyo

Tokyo Governor and head of Tokyo Citizens First party Yuriko Koike smiles at the party election results centre for Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election in Tokyo

Tokyo Governor and head of Tokyo Citizens First party Yuriko Koike smiles as she defeated Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party in metropolitan elections in the capital on July 2, 2017. Photo: Kyodo/via Reuters.

July 2, 2017 9:30 PM (UTC+8)