17 Most Beautiful Japanese Women

Introducing: 17 Most Beautiful Japanese Women. Aside from Japan’s technology prowess, industrial speed, and a manufacturing giant, Japan also home some of the most beautiful women in the world. Japanese girls are admired all around the globe, their beauty is simply ecstatic.

In our other recent articles, we’ve looked at the Most Beautiful Women in India, Nigeria, Africa, and even the Hottest Women in Hollywood. Today, we will be taking our tour to the wonderful Asia nation, Japan, to see who the most beautiful women are there.

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They have this distinctive ever-youthful beauty, couple with their flawless, porcelain skin and dark, silky hair, they indeed are some of the most attractive girls in the world.

These are the 17 most beautiful Japanese Women

Last Updated on July 11, 2019

17. Misaki Ito

Misaki Ito,  Beautiful Japanese Women
Most Beautiful Japanese Women

Misaki Ito is one of Japans finest actress, Model, and TV personality. Born 26 May 1977, the 42-year-old actress has managed to maintain her beautiful looks through the years. She became the Asahi Beer “image girl” and a model under an exclusive contract to CanCam magazine in 1999, and has also appeared in commercials for Gateway computers and Choya Umeshu. She is famed for her involvement in the game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing in 2004, where she provided look for ‘Miss Nagai’.

16. Fumi Nikaido

Fumi Nikaido ,  Beautiful Japanese Women
Most Beautiful Japanese Women

Fumi Nikaido is a Japanese actress and model born September 21, 1994, in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. This beautiful Japanese lady made her big screen debut in ‘Toad’s Oil’, and received Premio Marcello Mastroianni Best Young Actress Award at the Venice International Film Festival. She was also recognized as an “International Rising Star” by the New York Asian Film Festival.

15. Nakayama Miho

Nakayama Miho


Next on our list is the 49-year-old Japanese actress, model, and a former Japanese pop idol singer, Nakayama Miho. She was born in Koganei, Tokyo, Japan, the older sister of another pop singer, Shinobu Nakayama. She made her debut on 21 June 1985. Nakayama Miho starred in the film ‘Love Letter’ in 1995, which was directed by Shunji Iwai.

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The movie went on to earn huge box-office success and Miho won a number of awards including Best Actress at the 38th Blue Ribbon Awards, the 17th Yokohama Film Festival, and the 18th Hochi Film Award. Miho was nominated in 1998 for a Japanese Academy Award for Tokyo biyori and has appeared in a number of TV series including Love Story (2001).

14. Yamashita Rio

Yamashita Rio

Yamashita Rio is a Japanese actress, born 1992 in Tokushima city, in the Tokushima Prefecture. She started her acting career in 2008, under the Stardust Promotion talent agency. Rio’s desire to become an actress was inspired by Ko Shibasaki in the television drama Orange Days when she was in elementary school. She later auditioned for Stardust Promotion, which Shibasaki is affiliated with, in 2006.

13. Keiko Kitagawa

Keiko Kitagawa

Keiko Kitagawa is a Japanese actress and former model. She was an exclusive model for the Japanese Seventeen magazine from late 2003 to mid-2006, and quit modelling when she left the magazine. In 2003, Keiko Kitagawa featured in her first acting role as Sailor Mars in the Sailor Moon live action show Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon.

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After her role in the film Mamiya Kyodai, she left modeling to concentrate on acting and has appeared in several films, including The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) and Handsome Suit (2008), and has played leading roles in the TV dramas, Mop Girl (2007), Homeroom on the Beachside (2008), Buzzer Beat (2009) and Lady Saigo no Hanzai Profile (2011).

12. Mao Asada

Mao Asada

Mao Asada is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion, a three-time Four Continents champion, and a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2005–06, 2008–09, 2012–13, 2013–14).

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This Japanese beauty is the only female figure skater who has landed three triple Axel jumps in one competition, which she achieved at the 2010 Winter Olympics. She is considered as among the best ladies figure skaters of all time and is one of the most highly recognized athletes in Japan.

11. Aragaki Yui

Aragaki Yui

Next up is the naturally beautiful Aragaki Yui. She is a Japanese actress with a passion for acting. She has also voiced in some anime series, anime film and video games as well. With her smoking-hot body, and a marvelous voice too, she has played host to a number of radio shows. And by her smoking-hot body, Aragaki Yui is also a model who is admired by a majority for her ability to take great advantage of her talents.

10. Mao Inoue

Mao Inoue

Coming in at number 10 is one of Japan’s leading beauty, Mao Inoue. She is a born actress who made her first big screen debut at the early age of 5. She is among the very few Japanese actresses to grow into the movie industry and become one of the leading players.

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Mao Inoue was featured in the famous movie “Kids war”, which was one of the leading television shows for years. Her incredible performance has been widely acknowledged over the years in the movie industry as well as her beauty. She is ranked among the most beautiful Japanese actresses in the Japanese film industry.

9. Honda Tsubasa

Honda Tsubasa


Honda Tsubasa is definitely one of the greatest faces in the entertainment industry. Born on June 27th, 1992, she started her career as a model and has walked exclusively for ‘Seventeen Magazine’, a leading producer in the country. She later switched to ‘Love Berry’ as a leading model after her time with ‘Seventeen’ in 2007. But her time with the company didn’t last as she also left to join another magazine company ‘Non-No’. She has had a wider opportunity ever since to showcase her beauty to the world.

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Honda Tsubasa has also gained popularity in the movie industry with a few features in different movies and shows. Her charming beauty is believed to be the force behind her success, as she has gained other features in different commercials and music videos as well.

8. Nozomi Sasaki

 Nozomi Sasaki

On number 8 on our list is a Japanese glamour model and ex-professional fashion model, Nozomi Sasaki. A real epitome of beauty in Japan, Nazomi began her career in Modeling at the age of 14 where she modelled exclusively for fashion and cosmetics advertisements. She later became a featured model and contributor to the internationally recognized Pinky Magazines’.

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Her natural beauty and charm have captured the eyes and hearts of film producers who sought her services regularly making her a common feature in most high ranking film and movie productions. Aside from being the 8th most beautiful woman in Japan, her love and passion for the industry, plus irresistible glow has seen her rise to international level and recognition.

7. Emi Takei

Emi Takei

Similar to many other entries of this list, Emi Takei is also a Japanese actress famous for her roles in Japanese television shows like The Perfect Insider, The Clinic on the Sea and Liar Game. This beautiful Japanese damsel was born on December 25, 1993, in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

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Aside from her roles in acting, this gorgeous girl started off her career as a fashion model. She is a recipient of two awards at the eleventh annual Japan Bishojo Contest and subsequently made it on the cover of numerous issues of ‘Seventeen’ magazine. She ranks as number 7th on our list of most beautiful Japanese women.

6. Atsuko Maeda

Atsuko Maeda

Another gorgeous actress, Atsuko Maeda comes up as the 6th most beautiful lady in Japan. She is also a singer who is renowned for her work Japanese idol group AKB48. She is the most famous member of her group, placed first among all her group candidates.

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Atsuko Maeda has currently taken her career in singing and acting as a solo performer and has been doing really well. Maeda also won the 22nd Japanese Film Professional Award for Best Actress for her performance in Kueki Ressha.

5. Masami Nagasawa

Masami Nagasawa


Talk about a Japanese beauty that will keep your eyes glued to the screen of your TV, laptop. Masami Nagasawa is a beautiful Japenese actress and the 5th most beautiful woman in Japan. She is a very popular actress with multiple features in most of the leading productions of Japanese films.

Her captivating beauty, jaw-dropping body, and great experience have landed her some of the best lead roles in Japanese Blockbuster movies as well as an added advantage to her popularity as one of the biggest beauties of modern times.

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She easily wins the hearts of her fans and audience by producing actual roles that they can easily connect with. Her passion, beauty, and experience have seen her bag a number of awards from different local and international bodies and accreditation as one of the greatest actresses in the industry.

4. Tomomi Itano

Tomomi Itano

Tomomi Itano is a Japanese actress and singer, and also a former member of the Japanese Idol girl Group AKB48. She made her debut solo with her single titled “Dear J”. Born on the 3rd of July, 1991 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, the versatile performer has also made a couple of features in films and television shows. She was deemed “Queen of TV Commercials” in 2012 as she had 20 contracts with various companies.

3. Mikie Hara

Mikie Hara,  Beautiful Japanese Women

Although, we couldn’t gather enough information about this very beautiful Japanese lady, from her appearance you can tell why she has made it to the number 3 spot on our list. She is indeed a beauty queen with such a cute face and gorgeously curved body.

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Mikie Hara is a Japanese gravure idol and actress. She is without a doubt, one of the hottest women in Japan. Her beauty and elegance go beyond all the wishes of the heart making her a big attraction to the fans. Her beauty is not just admired by fans but is most sought after by professional producers. In every one of the productions she is featured, it comes as a big hit with fans seeking to get a taste of her act.

2. Kyoko Fukada

Kyoko Fukada
Kyoko Fukada is the 2nd Most Beautiful Japanese Women

The number 2 most beautiful woman in Japan on our list is a talented singer and actress, Kyoko Fukada. She is also ranked as one of the most beautiful women on the planet. This Japanese beauty has won several awards which include the award for Best Actress at the Yokohama Film Festival for Kamikaze Girls for her amazing performance.

Fukada has made numerous appearances in many films and also has multiple released albums to her name. Often called Fukakyon, her Nickname, she’s got the best curves to showcase on the stage as she entertains her audience with her beautiful and well-articulated voice.

1. Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki, Most Beautiful Japanese Women
Ayumi Hamasaki is the Most Beautiful Japanese Women

Is there any possibility of a dispute with who comes at number 1 as the most beautiful woman in Japan? I don’t think so, because the number 1 spot deservingly goes to Ayumi Hamasaki. Just look at her…are you in love yet? She is just amazing to look at! Ayumi Hamasaki is one of the most popular and successful Japanese singers and record artists.

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A talented singer, she has written all her lyrical content, produced and sometimes co-composed her music and has sold more than 83 million records worldwide. Making her one of the most successful singers in Southeast Asia. Now, let’s go back to the main point of this discussion, her beauty! Ayumi Hamasaki is often referred to as Japanese Madonna. Her outstanding beauty beats most models and singers in all of Japan.

She also has an amazing fashion sense and style, and has been called a fashion icon, trendsetter, and is often listed as “The most fashionable female artists”. Aside from sitting at the number spot as the most beautiful Japanese woman, she also tops the list of successful musicians in Japan.

So, there you have it! Our pick of the most beautiful women of Japan 2019.

Summary

Here’s a quick recap of the 17 Beautiful Japanese Women:

  1. Ayumi Hamasaki
  2. Kyoko Fukada
  3. Mikie Hara
  4. Tomomi Itano
  5. Masami Nagasawa
  6. Atsuko Maeda
  7. Emi Takei
  8. Nozomi Sasaki
  9. Honda Tsubasa
  10. Mao Inoue
  11. Aragaki Yui
  12. Mao Asada
  13. Keiko Kitagawa
  14. Yamashita Rio
  15. Nakayama Miho
  16. Kyoko Fukada
  17. Misaki Ito

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