Miss Universe Japan 2023: Meet the contestants

Following several rounds of auditions and screenings, the 34 contestants vying for Miss Universe Japan 2023, and their official headshots, have been officially revealed online.

Their pre-pageant training sessions already kicked off with the presence of national director Hiroko Mima, former titleholder Miyako Miyazaki, and last year's winner.

This year's winner will be crowned in August by reigning Miss Universe Japan Marybelen Sakamoto and will represent the "Land of the Rising Sun" at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador.

Who will be the next Miss Universe Japan?

Meet the contestants:


Ai Mariaximena Sakuraba

Aki Yavas

Angelene Seki

Emi Ozaki

Eri Fujita

Hiroka Takise

Kaho Tanaka

Kana Takada

Karen Miyazawa

Kotoha Abe

Kyoka Hori

Madoka Higuchi

Mao Eguchi

Mariya Nagasawa

Mayuka Oyama

Miho Yamabe

Mika Maeda

Mina Yasukawa

Mio Yamamoto

Misaki Matsumoto

Miyu Matsumoto

Nana Miwa

Narumi Hirano

Hanada Nene

Riko Sati

Rina Iuchi

Rio Miyazaki

Risa Morishita

Sayaka Osawa

Sayaka Uechi

Shiori Akanuma

Yui Kano

Yukiko Ozaki

Yuma Enomoto

Photos: Miss Universe Japan / Instagram

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