And we’re back! Now that everyone is refreshed after the weekend, let’s get back to our usual program, influencers from around the world! This time, we’re headed off to Japan, a great tourist destination and home to millions of creatively minded people, especially when it comes to the entertainment industry.
And that’s exactly what we’re going to cover this week, the top 11 Japanese Influencers of 2022! See if you can find a favorite! We know who ours is going to be!
1. Jin Akanishi
Number of Instagram followers: 760k
Type of Influencer: Actor, singer
Famous Tokyo artist, singer, and actor Jin is our number one! And what a way to start our list! Jin is a talented and capable individual
2. Reina Anier
Number of Instagram followers: 451k
Type of Influencer: Fashion, beauty
Mom of 2 and a representative of many fashion and beauty brands, Reina Anier is the go-to person to follow if you’re thinking of what new clothes or makeup you should pick up next.
3. Ayana Nishinaga
Number of Instagram followers: 238k
Type of Influencer: Model
Ayana Nishinaga is a photo actress, model, and singer. Born in Okayama Prefecture, she was given an opportunity by a company in Osaka to act as a Gravure Idol. This gave her the opportunity to pursue her career in modeling and cosplaying.
Number of Instagram followers: 223k
Type of Influencer: Lifestyle, Design
Cyoshi is a clothing designer and casual lifestyle Influencer. She represents/designs for the “knuthmarf” brand.
5. Shintaro Kitaoka
Number of Instagram followers: 213k
Type of Influencer: Model, designer
Kitaoka is a model and designer, he designed the lifestyle brand “Re:room” (shoes, accessories, kitchen items and so much more). He almost exclusively models for the “Bitter Models” agency.
Number of Instagram followers: 210k
Number of Youtube subscribers: 706k
Type of Influencer: Video creator
Originally from Canada, Sharla Katalin Hinskens, or simply Sharlameleon, is now a Japanese citizen through and through. A popular Youtuber, her videos on Japanese culture, way of life, food (and anything in between) are widely watched all across the world.
7. Riko Ichino
Number of Instagram followers: 199k
Type of Influencer: Video Creator
Number of Youtube subscribers: 255k
Riko is just one of the Ichino twins, famous for their Youtube channel where they make vlog style video content.
Number of Instagram followers: 185k
Type of Influencer: Beauty, Fashion
RinRin is a half Chinese LA Native that has since moved to Japan. Famous for her cosplay pictures, videos, and vlogs.
9. Megumi Iwama
Number of Instagram followers: 626k
Type of Influencer: Blogger
Megumi Iwata is a blogger, and occasional video creator, with a focus on travel and lifestyle content.
10. Miu Sakamoto
Number of Instagram followers: 180k
Type of Influencer: Musician
Miu Sakamoto is a Japanese pop singer and mother. With countless albums in the Japanese scene, there is no shortage of her content to go around. Actually, her latest album is out right now!
Number of Instagram followers: 156k
Type of Influencer: Fashion Model
Fashion model and director of “HYEON”. On social media, Miki is more of a beauty and fashion influencer than a model (although that’s still present).
What a long and delightful trip it’s been!
But it’s not over yet! Tune in next week and we’ll shift our sights from lovely historical Japan to somewhere a little more novel… colder and a little more urban.
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