Japan's Abe says party 'must achieve results' after win
17 December 2012 Last updated at 10:42 GMT
China has said it is highly concerned about Japan's future direction after the conservative opposition Liberal Democratic Party was voted into power with a big majority.
The man expected to be prime minister, Shinzo Abe, a right-wing nationalist, has restated Japan's claims to disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.