The Future Keiko Kitagawas and Kaela Kimuras: ‘Miss Seventeen 2014’ winners

‘SEVENTEEN Natsu no Gakuensai 2014’ was held today at the Yokohama National Convention Hall where the winners of ‘Miss Seventeen 2014‘ were announced! Along with the announcement of winners, there was also a fashion show and performance by miwa.

Out of 6147 total applicants, (from left to right in all images) Rinka Kashimoto (junior highschool 2nd year), Mayu Yokota (junior highschool 3rd year) and Asuka Kawazu (junior highschool 3rd year) won this year’s competition by reader’s vote.

Rinka Kashimoto
Special skillBasketball
Hobbiesmaking friendship bracelets
HometownEhime Prefecture
Blood typeO type
Date of BirthJune 29, 2000
Mayu Yokota
Special skillStyling hair
HobbiesDancing to Fairies
Blood typeO type
Date of BirthJune 30, 1999
NicknameMayu, Takotako
Asuka Kawazu
Hobbiesshopping, nail art, playing with dogs
Blood typeA type
Date of BirthFebruary 12, 2000

They have held this event every year since 1997. Many popular actresses, models and artists of today like Keiko Kitagawa, Kaela Kimura, Kiko Mizuhara, Ai Hashimoto have all participated in this competition in the past and won.

This feature story will be available in the October issue of Seventeen Japan where the three girls will begin working as exclusive models.

(via ModelPress)