Maiko Itai

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Maiko Itai
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Maiko Itai
(1984-05-21) 21 May 1984 (age 33)
Ōita Prefecture, Japan
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Hair color black
Eye color brown
Title(s) Miss Universe Japan 2010
Miss Universe Japan 2010
Miss Universe 2010

Maiko Itai (板井 麻衣子?, Itai Maiko, born 21 May 1984 in Ōita Prefecture) is a Japanese beauty pageant contestant who won Miss Universe Japan 2010 on 9 March 2010. Itai, the 13th Miss Universe Japan, accepted the crown from Emiri Miyasaka, Miss Universe Japan 2009.

She competed in Miss Universe 2010 in Las Vegas.


Maiko is an alumna of Sophia University, where she studied English and Portuguese languages.[1]


  1. ^ "Modest civil servant transforms into Miss Universe Japan 2010". Japan Today. 03-22. Retrieved 2010-08-11.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Emiri Miyasaka
Miss Universe Japan
Succeeded by
Maria Kamiyama