Miss Universe Japan

What Is It Like to Be a “Hafu” and Win a Beauty Pageant in Japan?

Every year, beauty pageants are held. And when it comes to international beauty pageants, people are especially excited to see the various beauties from different countries come to a single stage to compete. One of the more popular international beauty pageants is Miss World, and each year, pageants are held at a national level to…

Meet Sari Nakazawa, Japan’s Representative for This Year’s Miss Universe Pageant!

Many kinds of pageants are held in different countries all over the world and Japan is no exception. But of course, no other pageant would come close to one of the four biggest international pageants in the world which consist of the Miss International, Miss Earth, Miss World and the Miss Universe pageants. Each participating…

The First Biracial Miss Universe Japan Takes the Spotlight!

‘Hafu’ is a Japanese term that comes from the English word ‘half’, and is used to pertain to people with a mixed heritage. People who are ‘hafu’ are literally half Japanese and half different race. In international terms, they are called biracial. One beautiful lady in particular captured the public interest recently for being the…