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SOCHI, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 07:  Mao Asada of Japan almost falls after her performance in the Ladies Short Program during the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 at the Iceberg Skating Palace on December 7, 2012 in Sochi, Russia.

SOCHI, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 07: Mao Asada of Japan almost falls after her performance in the Ladies Short Program during the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 at the Iceberg Skating Palace on December 7, 2012 in Sochi, Russia.

Mao Asada - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day One

Mao Asada Photos Photos: ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day One

Mao Asada - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day One

Mao Asada - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day One

Mao Asada Photos Photos: ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day One

Mao Asada - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day One

2012年12月、4季ぶりにGPファイナル(ロシア)を制し、佐藤信夫コーチ(左)と喜ぶ浅田=飯塚晋一撮影

2012年12月、4季ぶりにGPファイナル(ロシア)を制し、佐藤信夫コーチ(左)と喜ぶ浅田=飯塚晋一撮影

Mao Asada (JPN), .DECEMBER 7, 2012 - Figure Skating : .ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012/2013 .Women's Short Program .at Iceberg Skating Palace, Sochi, Russia. .(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) [1040]

Mao Asada (JPN), .DECEMBER 7, 2012 - Figure Skating : .ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012/2013 .Women's Short Program .at Iceberg Skating Palace, Sochi, Russia. .(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) [1040]

Mao Asada (JPN), .NOVEMBER 23, 2012 - Figure Skating : Mao Asada of Japan performs during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2012/2013 NHK Trophy Women's Short Program at Sekisui Heim Super Arena Grande21, Miyagi, Japan. .(Photo by AFLO)

Mao Asada (JPN), .NOVEMBER 23, 2012 - Figure Skating : Mao Asada of Japan performs during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2012/2013 NHK Trophy Women's Short Program at Sekisui Heim Super Arena Grande21, Miyagi, Japan. .(Photo by AFLO)

RIFU, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 23: Mao Asada of Japan competes in the Ladies Short Program during day one of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy at Sekisui Heim Super Arena on November 23, 2012 in Rifu, Japan.

RIFU, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 23: Mao Asada of Japan competes in the Ladies Short Program during day one of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy at Sekisui Heim Super Arena on November 23, 2012 in Rifu, Japan.

Mao Asada (JPN), .DECEMBER 7, 2012 - Figure Skating : .ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012/2013 .Women's Short Program .at Iceberg Skating Palace, Sochi, Russia. .(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) [1040]

Mao Asada (JPN), .DECEMBER 7, 2012 - Figure Skating : .ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012/2013 .Women's Short Program .at Iceberg Skating Palace, Sochi, Russia. .(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) [1040]

Mao Asada (JPN), NOVEMBER 2, 2012 - Figure Skating : .Mao Asada of Japan performs her Short Program during  ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2011/2012 Cup of China 2012 at at Shanghai Oriental Sport Center, Shanghai, China..(Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT) [1090] .

Mao Asada (JPN), NOVEMBER 2, 2012 - Figure Skating : .Mao Asada of Japan performs her Short Program during ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2011/2012 Cup of China 2012 at at Shanghai Oriental Sport Center, Shanghai, China..(Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT) [1090] .

(L to R) . Nobuo Sato Coach, .Mao Asada (JPN), .NOVEMBER 23, 2012 - Figure Skating : .ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2012/2013 .NHK Trophy .Women's Short Program .at Sekisui Heim Super Arena Grande21, Miyagi, Japan. .(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) [1040]

(L to R) . Nobuo Sato Coach, .Mao Asada (JPN), .NOVEMBER 23, 2012 - Figure Skating : .ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2012/2013 .NHK Trophy .Women's Short Program .at Sekisui Heim Super Arena Grande21, Miyagi, Japan. .(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) [1040]

Mao Asada (JPN), .NOVEMBER 23, 2012 - Figure Skating : Mao Asada  of Japan…

Mao Asada (JPN), .NOVEMBER 23, 2012 - Figure Skating : Mao Asada of Japan…

RIFU, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 25: Mao Asada of Japan performs in the Gala Exhibition during day three of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy at Sekisui Heim Super Arena on November 25, 2012 in Rifu, Japan.

RIFU, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 25: Mao Asada of Japan performs in the Gala Exhibition during day three of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy at Sekisui Heim Super Arena on November 25, 2012 in Rifu, Japan.

Asada Mao, of Japan, skates during a training session at the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix Final event, at Iceberg stadium in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.

Asada Mao, of Japan, skates during a training session at the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix Final event, at Iceberg stadium in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.

Mao Asada - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day Two

Mao Asada Photos Photos: ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day Two

Mao Asada - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2012 - Day Two