In a low profile event held this weekend, a new Miss International Japan was crowned. Tokyo native, Yukiko Takahashi (24) bested 25 other hopefuls in a pageant attended by newly crowned Miss International, Ikumi Yoshimatsu, 1st Runner-up Viivi Suominen and 2nd Runner-up Madasha Mayudanne.
Runners-up were Sakura Otake (20), Hona Iizuka (19) and Ayano Soda (24). One of these three will be sent to Miss World 2013 after another selection process.
(L-R) Otake, Yoshimatsu, Takahashi, Iizuka and Soda
Miss International Winners with ICA Staff and Judges