24-year old Ikumi Yoshimatsu from Saga prefecture was crowned Miss International Japan 2012 on November 20th. Ikumi will compete in the 2012 Miss International pageant to be held in China in November. The runner-ups were Nozomi Iragashi,Yuri Iwata and Nana Kurobe.
Among the guests were the top 3 winners of the Miss International 2011 beauty pageant: Maria Fernanda Cornejo from Ecuador, Jessica Barboza from Venezuela and Tugsuu Idershaikan from Mongolia.
Miss World Japan was not crowned during the ceremony.