Priyanka Yoshikawa Crowned Miss World Japan 2016
Priyanka Yoshikawa was crowned as Miss World Japan 2016 on September 5, 2016 at ANA Intercontinental Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. Priyanka Yoshikawa succeeds Chika Nakagawa, Miss World Japan 2015 and will now represent Japan at Miss World 2016, hoping to be crowned by Mireia Lalaguna Royo of Spain.
During the coronation gala of Miss World Japan 2016, Misato Makino was titled as the first runner up, Natsuki Robertson was adjudged as the second runner up and Himawari Yamashita was announced as the third runner up.
Japan last placed at Miss World pageant in 2010 and is yet to win its first Miss World crown.