First mixed-race Miss Japan crowned
With a Japanese mother and African American father, Ariana Miyamoto has become the first bi-racial woman to be crowned Miss Japan.
The question of whether a person of mixed race should be eligible to win the competition has since provoked a heated argument on social media,
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports.
Hafu film footage courtesy of Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takagi
- From the section Asia