Yukio Hatoyama, leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, the country's main opposition party, smiles surrounded by red rosettes attached on victorious candidates' names during the ballot counting for the parliamentary elections at the party's election center in Tokyo on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009. The DPJ was set to win more than 300 of the 480 seats in the lower house of parliament, ousting the Liberal Democrats, who have governed Japan for all but 11 months since 1955, according to projections by all major Japanese TV networks. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

Photo by: Itsuo Inouye

Yukio Hatoyama, leader of the Democratic Party of Japan, the country's main opposition party, smiles surrounded by red rosettes attached on victorious candidates' names during the ballot counting for the parliamentary elections at the party's election center in Tokyo on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009. The DPJ was set to win more than 300 of the 480 seats in the lower house of parliament, ousting the Liberal Democrats, who have governed Japan for all but 11 months since 1955, according to projections by all major Japanese TV networks. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)