Miss Japan won by half Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa

September 8, 2016 17:13 IST 2 of 5
Designers helps Priyanka Yoshikawa try on a dress as she chooses a costume which she is going to wear in the Miss World competition, at a designer's atelier. With a Japanese mother and an Indian father, Yoshikawa, 22, offers the latest challenge to Japan's self-image as a racially homogeneous nation, after she was selected on Monday to represent the country in the Miss World contest. Credit: Reuters