Miss World Japan

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Miss World Japan
Formation 2013
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Tokyo
Miss World
Official language
Website Miss World Japan official website

Miss World Japan (Japanese: ミミス・ワールド) was created in 2013 in response to Japan's then-recent lack of finalists at the Miss World pageant.


Japan was started in 1956. Traditionally, the runner-up of Miss International Japan will be competing at the Miss World while the currently winner for Miss International. In 2013 Miss World Japan was created by national holder for Miss World in Tokyo, Japan.


Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The winner of Miss World Japan (MWJ) represents her country at Miss World. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.

Year Miss World Japan Hometown Placement Special awards
United Kingdom 2014 Hikaru Kawai Sendai Unplaced Top 25 at The People's Choice Award
Indonesia 2013 Michiko Tanaka Shizuoka Unplaced

Former pageants[edit]

Miss International Japan[edit]

Since 1956 from Japan, there are many Japanese representatives placed in the semi-finalist at the Miss World pageant. Midoriki Tokura is the highest placement in 1956 during Miss World History in Japan.

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