Nakayama (2nd right) and Sasaki (2nd left)
after being crowned winners, with their runner-ups
During The 2009 Miss Japan pageant, Oct 25th, 2008 at the Kyoto International Conference Hall in Kyoto, Yuka Nakayama (18), a 1.73 cm model from Fukuoka was crowned Miss Japan 2009. She will compete in Miss International 2009.
Eruza Sasaki (20) was crowned Miss World Japan 2009 and will represent the country in the Miss World 2009 pageant.