Ariana Miyamoto, 21, is the new Miss Universe Japan 2015! She will represent her country at Miss Universe 2015. Ariana is a daughter of a black American father and Japanese mother. Japan has finally crowned a woman of color as its next representative to Miss Universe and it’s the first time! After graduating from a local school in Japan, Miyamoto went to the USA for her studies where she studied and worked as a bartender.
Ariana Miyamoto will represent Japan at Miss Universe
In 2015, Ariana won the title of Miss Nagasaki and represented her administrative division area at the Miss Universe Japan contest. She won the crown of Miss Japan at the conclusion of the impressive finals of the national pageant held on March 12’ 2015 in Chinzanso Hotel, Tokyo.
Her selection has caused controversy online, read it here
At the Miss Japan Pageant, Ariana Miyamoto said “Mariah Carey is the most influential person in my life. She has been through a lot of difficulties before becoming a popular singing sensation.”