There’s no culture on the planet that quite knows how to explore the quirks of style and fashion like the Japanese. These are 11 accounts you need to be following from Japan.

Name: Mikiko Yano Insta: @MIKKO1104 

Japanese actress Mikiko Yano’s Instagram is the perfect window into Japanese fashion and lifestyle and features posts from acting jobs and modelling as well as insight into her personal life. She looks pretty great in baker boy hats and kimonos.


Name: Yuka Mannami Insta: @NIJIHAN

Angel-faced Yuka Mannami is a Japanese model. With her box cut fringe and long black hair, she looks perfect in gothic school-girl style clothing. Her Instagram account, which helped her land a contract with a modelling agency, offers a peek behind scenes of photo shoots, images from her recent campaigns and funny shots offering a glimpse into her personal life.

Name: Ayumi Seto Insta: @SETOAYUMI

Director and designer Ayumi Seto has the enviable ability to pull off any type of clothing. From bomber jackets to brightly coloured shirts, she looks good in everything. She’s cool and quirky and her Instagram feed glows with personality.

Name: Eri Insta: @E_R_I_E_R_I

Blogger and photographer Eri entices us with her ridiculous collection of colourful jumpers and her cool analogue photographs of friends. She documents her travels meticulously.

Name: Naomi Watanabe Insta: @WATANABENAOMI703

Every time we look at comedian Naomi Watanabe’s Instagram we end up in a fit of laughter. She’s a rockstar at posing and her take on Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney’s song FourFiveSeconds is genius.

Name: Tina Tamashiro Insta: @TINAPOUTY

“Model idol” Tina Tamashiro takes both digital and film photographs, which she uses to document her life on Instagram. Her fame extends beyond the sphere of modelling – she’s a movie and television actress in Japan.

Name: Ayana Miyamoto Insta: @CATSERVAL

Ayana Miyamoto has a different approach when it comes to selfies. Her edits of two versions of herself fighting over her new Ralph Lauren bag are extremely amusing. She is also the owner of a very sweet dog.

Name: Tomoco Nozaki Insta: @TOMOCONOZAKI

Follow the travels of model Tomoco Nozaki as she explores the world through fashion and food. She posts pictures of mouthwatering meals as well as OOTDs and behind the scenes shots from editorials.

Name: Ashley Yuka Insta: @ASHLEY_YUKA

Sister of superwoman Kiko Mizuhara, it’s safe to say that talent and looks definitely run in the family. Coming from American and Japanese descent, she speaks both Japanese and English. Her account is a great destination for fashion inspiration.

Name: Nairu Yamamoto Insta: @NAIRUUUU

Nairu Yamamoto is a Japanese model who has embraced the block fringe/long hair look that’s so popular in Japan right now. Her quirky posts are filled with snapchat filters and emojis.

Name:Risa Nakamura Insta: @RISA_DOLL_ 

With her perfectly curled hair, rosy cheeks and baby face, Risa Nakamura embodies the Japanese term ‘kawaii’, meaning cute. Her style is incredibly popular in Japan and has become iconic around the world.

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