Japan’s Miss World 2018 Contestant Is The Direct Descendant Of A Legendary 1600s Samurai Warrior

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Just to add to the super-achiever mix, Date is also a talented singer. And at the time she won the 2018 Miss World Japan title against 29 other hopefuls, the 21-year-old was in the fourth year of a law degree at the prestigious Keio University.

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Date, who was born in Tokyo, has spent time volunteering with the Red Cross and World Vision International, a humanitarian Christian aid and development charity. When she’s finished her studies, she hopes to work for some kind of international outfit.

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Having won the title of Miss World Japan in August 2018, the next stop for Date was the full Miss World contest in China in November. Speaking to Kyodo News Date said, “I’m just surprised, I believe it (the Miss World contest) will be a world I’ve never seen. I’ll do my best.”

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