24-year old Ayoko Hara from Miyagi prefecture won Miss Universe Japan 2012 title and crown at an event held at Grand Osaka Cube this April 1. She was crowned by last year's winner Maria Kamiyama who represented Japan at Miss Unvierse 2011. She will represent Japan at Miss Universe 2012 this December.
1st Runner Up is Sora Yoshimura and 2nd Runner Up is Yukimi Matsui. Completing the Top 5: Emu Shimizu and Tomomi Kondo.
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