Hikaru KAWAI
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 176
  • Occupation: Performing Artist & Model

“I’m very grateful to be in London and if I will be the top of the world, I really would like to enjoy the time to the fullest!”

Hikaru hails from Sendai City, in the Miyagi Prefecture on Honshu Island, Japan’s main island. In the spotlight since the age of 14, Hikaru is a J-Pop singer, performing with the group Model Girls since 2012, as well as various other projects. Hikaru comes from a very sporty family with her father a former professional kickboxer and her mother a sports instructor. Hikaru herself enjoys playing badminton, and keeping in shape at the gym. She is a big fan of Britney Spears, she loves to watch a good movie, and her favourite book is Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World by Kyoichi Katayama.

“Miyagi is a region richly endowed with nature, good Japanese foods and people with a kindly heart.”


Question Time With Hikaru

What website could you not live without and why?

Ameba Blog – I can get a lot of information from this blog site, such as fashion trends, beauty tips, and advice from Japanese fashion models.

What is the best app you’ve used in the last year?

‘Road Movies’ for iPhone. Because we can store many memories.

What is your favourite fashion website?


What item of makeup could you not live without?


What is your most famous/memorable encounter?

Vice-President of the modelling agency at my hometown. She taught me many things as a model.

What annoys you most about the world you live in?

Meeting with someone who speaks badly of others.

Hikaru's outfits...


 Formal Evening Dress:

This strapless Mariko Kohga gown is a full length contrast of blue and white. With a shape that flares from the knees, this gown has been embellished with crystals which gradually fade out from the top of the dress. The gown has a wrapped material effect and a sharp rounded sweetheart neckline. 


Japan BWAP 2014

Hikaru Kawai represented Japan at Miss World 2014. Below is a video presentation of the work she carried out in the name of Beauty with a Purpose.

Celebrating the Festive Season - Part 1

04 December 2014

With the streets of London lined with extravagant holiday ornaments, the Miss World contestants are getting in the festive spirit! What do our contestants wish for this Christmas? Montenegro: To…