Miss Earth Japan 2018 Meet The Contestants

10 May 2018 | Camilla Suarez

With regional crowning underway, Miss Earth Japan 2018, is surely underway. The competition will select a total of 25 candidates, and will be holding 20 regional competitions along the way. The Organization has started making its contestants known, and currently, has only announced a few. Soon, all the girls vying the crown of Miss Earth Japan 2017 Yasuko Saito will be announced, and she will crown a worthy successor in July.

While, the Miss Earth Japan Organization is yet to reveal all the candidates, here, are the few that they have revealed.

Tochigi- Sakanoue No Yuko

Hiroshima- Wei Ben Nana

Saitama- Nana Back

Shiga- Narumi Yamaguchi

Tokyo- Morita Zhi Dài

Oita- Keiko Tanaka

Niigata- Minami Fujii

Fukui- Midori Hosokawa


Miss Earth Japan 2018 Meet The Contestants


Miss Earth Japan, based in Shinjuku, Tokyo, is organized by IBG Japan (I Vesey Japan, Inc.) under its corporate name Miss Japan Institute of Earth General. The national director of the pageant is Osamu Sakata. The pageant was established in order to elect Japan's representative in the annual Miss Earth pageant, to further charity donations and philanthropic activities, and to promote environmental awareness and protection.

Japan was first represented in Miss Earth 2001 by Misuzu Hirayama, who was the first titleholder of Miss Earth Japan and won the Miss Friendship special award.

In 2010, Japan first entered both in the semifinal and final round of the Miss Earth pageant, where Marina Kishira finished in the top 7 and won the Best in National Costume award in Miss Earth 2010.

However, according to the official website of pageant, Miss Earth Japan is a beauty festival that produces opinion leaders aiming for "the world's most beautiful women", drawing a process of growth.

A program to elect representatives of Japan to participate in the Miss Earth World Tournament.

The creation of opinion leaders that serve as standards for women, which combines “intelligence, sensitivity, humanity, inner self-confidence”.

Establishing a female image that is highly conscious of global environmental issues and can be active in the “international stage”.