Miss World Japan 2012
Nozomi Igarashi (24, 1.76m, Yamagata) will represent Japan in Miss World 2012 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia on August 18. She was one of the Top Four finalists of Miss International Japan 2012 held in Tokyo on November 20. Ikumi Yoshimatsu was the winner of the pageant. The announcement was made by the International Culture Association, license holders of Miss World in Japan.