SYDNEY Japanese shares declined on the first trading session of November, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.2% at 8,908.27. Decliners included tech-sector firms TDK Corp. , down 3.4%, and Fujifilm Holdings Corp. , down 3.2% after both firms cut guidance while reporting earnings. Elsewhere in the sector, Sony Corp, lost 3.1% ahead of its earnings report due later in the day. Panasonic Corp. shares were ask-only after the firm reported a near-$ 9 billion net quarterly loss late Wednesday. The dollar bought 79.86 yen, from �79.74 in late North American trading on Wednesday.