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Swimsuit campaign girl

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Swimsuit maker San-ai's spokesmodel for 2010 Nanao, left, receives a tiara from 2009 spokesmodel Satoko Miyata during her unveiling event in Tokyo on Tuesday.

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Good Morning Girls and thanks to JT for brightening my day !

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Not bad, but I prefer Mikie Hara in a swimsuit.

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Oh my ... : )

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Yawn. The Japanese seem to love the most unflattering bathing suits.

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oh my... excellent Pic of the day and great size!!! Thanks JT!!

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engh, nothing special here

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Glad JT is starting to enlarge the size of the photos. Much easier to see.

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You know I always wonder why so many men posters here like the J women. Including those ones above. What do you see in them? To me they're just some pin-looking women and if they were to live in my country they won't even smell that Swimsuit spokemodels title. Look at those moles all over the model's body....how could someone with such a body be selected to pose swimsuits...?!

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The truly attractive and sexy Japanese women are all in adult video - it's not respectable to be sexy in the conventional modelling world.

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Is she covering a mole or belly pierce??

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Damn I love J-Chicks. I was in Osaka for 3 years and pics like this make me wanna drop everything and make my way back over there.

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I agree with "societymike" and "IchyaWarfare" today's photo is excellent!!! Well done JT, plenty more of these please. Two lovley looking girls to brighten my day, thank you JT.

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Cute, but she is just too stick thin (for me). Better than nothing though, so thanks JT!

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Very cute face.

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I know exactly what she needs, and I can give it to her....

a proper meal.

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Great photo! Reminds me why I love this country.

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@Kallypygous-

I agree. I see much better looking girls on those mags in the over eighteen section of the conbini.

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the "swimsuit" looks like a cross between undies & a ballerina outfit....

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reminds me of the cocoa pops I had for breakfast this morning

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Reasons why J-models are better. 1) Real boobs 2) cute demeanor 3) and a rear that can fit in normal jeans

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Thats hot!!!

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Reasons why J-models are better. 1) Real boobs 2) cute demeanor 3) and a rear that can fit in normal jeans

Was about to come back with the "WHAT???!!! How DARE you!!! Who do you think you are???!!!" etc etc....but actually, truth be told, you have a point! (And this from a western girl and former model!)

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The truly attractive and sexy Japanese women are all in adult video

Hahaha!!! Maybe you should open you eyes a little wider.

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Nice!!

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risingfro ...Only if you like: 1) A cups 2) Everything being "Kawaii" and 3) Flat butts with no real shape.

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Reasons why J-models are better. 1) Real boobs 2) cute demeanor 3) and a rear that can fit in normal jeans

1) ok they are real, Ill give you that. 2) Cute? you mean submissive and giggly, sort of like what women in the western world were expected to be like 30 years ago? 3) a rear? she doesnt even have a rear! she has no curves at all.

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Can we have Front and Back photos together to reach some conclusion on the fashion side? ;-)

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Super size photo, thanks for the upgrade JT :)

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Very nice Picture of the Day. It is expected for most models to be stick thin. This isn't just a Japan thing. I don't particularly like the fact that models are always so adolescent looking but that is just the way it is. It seems to me that most Japanese prefer this look to the more volumptous and curvy look.

As for the post above stating that J-models are submissive and giggly - that's seems to be overly harsh. Japanese women are not all that submissive in relationships. Sure, most probably are not the in your face feminista Gloria Steinem types. However, J-girls are assertive in different and less confrontational ways than Western woman can be - generally speaking. You don't have to be Atilla the Hun to be assertive.

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Well obviously its all opinion based but you don't need a butt that sticks out like a bowling ball to look good. In fact I think westerners have become accustomed to seeing overweight/fake proportions. Nothing wrong with being skinny people, Japanese women have proved it through holding the longest life expectancy amongst developed nations. Will give you that about the submissiveness though :)

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Wolfpack at 11:50 AM JST - 18th November : As for the post above stating that J-models are submissive and giggly - that's seems to be overly harsh. Japanese women are not all that submissive in relationships. Sure, most probably are not the in your face feminista Gloria Steinem types. However, J-girls are assertive in different and less confrontational ways than Western woman can be - generally speaking. You don't have to be Atilla the Hun to be assertive.

Agreed

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That swimsuit reminds me of a visit to the "modern" section of a Japanese furniture store ... stuck in the 1960's! I've seen more skin in Ginza on a hot August afternoon than I ever see on a Japanese beach!

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As for the post above stating that J-models are submissive and giggly - that's seems to be overly harsh. Japanese women are not all that submissive in relationships. Sure, most probably are not the in your face feminista Gloria Steinem types. However, J-girls are assertive in different and less confrontational ways than Western woman can be - generally speaking. You don't have to be Atilla the Hun to be assertive.

Yep, but I wasnt talking about the majority of japanese women, i was talking about the models and 'tarentos'. In fact you changed that yourself starting to talk about japanese models and then moving on to japanese women. yes, I have first hand experience of the fact that your average japanese girl can be quite assertive when they want to be.

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risingfro ... fair enough. Although you must not believe in the old expression "You need a cushion for pushin." I just find nothing particularly "hot" about skinny women with no real shape -- especially ones modeling swim wear. Particularly since many of them are actually somewhat flabby relative to their size/weight, especially their upper arms, legs, and what butt they have. Give me a shapely, athletic gal over this anytime.

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Anyone who thinks Japanese women (including models and talento) are submissive has never actually been married to one...

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Junnama I agree wholeheartedly.

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Or dated one for very long.

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And the question is: can she swim?

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Everyone's a winner in Japan.

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she is very endearing in a puppy-like kind of way. her big eyes are just saying - 'please can someone take me away from all this and give me three square meals a day and let me have a few beers when I want'. Well Satoko, I can do that for you, Ill even throw in a few swimming lessons.

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Satoko is really hot

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herefornow at 11:26 AM JST - 18th November

risingfro ...Only if you like: 1) A cups 2) Everything being "Kawaii" and 3) Flat butts with no real shape.

and that's just being kind there, I assume...herefornow. A cups seem to be "merciful" here, have you seen the AA and AAA cup ones?? wow

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They can assertive, *itchy, cunning and ruthless just like any other woman. But they sure do look much better than most.

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thinking right now about a stirfry sandwich

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Well Satoko, I can do that for you, Ill even throw in a few swimming lessons.

You'd better take a few rescue lessons for taking drowning people out of the water because she won't be able to float with this obvious fat deficit. But if you wish to take the risk, please go on.

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she is very endearing in a puppy-like kind of way.

It is demeaning always to compare women to animals...

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Junnama for the win...

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Woo hoo! Nanao here rivals the Toray swimsuit campaign girl Tomoe Genzaki.

"spokesmodel"

What did she say?

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she is very endearing in a puppy-like kind of way.

It is demeaning always to compare women to animals...

yes, you are right. Thats why i dont ALWAYS do it.

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Woo hoo! Nanao here rivals the Toray swimsuit campaign girl Tomoe Genzaki.

how can you remember the complicated names of all spokesmodels, Sarge? you always amaze me with your limitless knowledge. And additionally to that you know the companies they represent. Very impressive. Don't you confuse them sometimes? Is your memory boundless or like a stack (last in first out) or like a queue (first in first out)?

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Love - I remember certain things, like certain swimsuit campaign girls, very well! Other, probably more important things, I couldn't remember if my life depended on it.

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I just found out that just last week Toray picked a new swimsuit campaign girl, Chinami Suzuki, to rival Nanao here! Oh, yes, what a competition we have here!

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Love - I remember certain things, like certain swimsuit campaign girls, very well! Other, probably more important things, I couldn't remember if my life depended on it.

I do not understand why men like swimsuit campaign girls and even remember their names.

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I do not understand why men like swimsuit campaign girls and even remember their names.

I must admit though, it's better than remembering the names and vital statistics of anime women with huge busts dressed up in sailor uniforms. At least these girls are real.

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Look at those moles all over the model's body...

seesaw, what do you have against moles, beauty spots, birthmarks, and such?

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i was gonna hire her for a project, but now i'm having second thoughts. She is up and coming though. been tracking her for a while now.

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seesaw, what do you have against moles, beauty spots, birthmarks, and such?

Hotbox08: A model, a beauty queen and spokemodels as such should have flawless skin, etc etc...and a clean nice armpit for the pic too...

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My lunch was sexier than this piece.

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LoveUSA

You'd better take a few rescue lessons for taking drowning people out of the water because she won't be able to float with this obvious fat deficit. But if you wish to take the risk, please go on.

HAHAHAHA! What a cute comment! I can almost picture the rage building up inside you.

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Fairyprince, my comment is misunderstood. Sorry if you feel there is rage.

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A model, a beauty queen and spokemodels as such should have flawless skin,

Oh really? Then how has models such as Cindy Crawford get to be so popular, with such obvious moles on their faces. I've also seen runway models with freckles (of course, those Paris runway models are way too anorexic too).

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Hotbox08: mole on face makes a woman look sweet. But mole on the body and especially modelling for swimwear product..that's something else. Anyway, I guess you must be one of those J women fans so I rest my case.

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Moles are always have special effect on my mind. I like these beauty spots so much.

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mole on face makes a woman look sweet. But mole on the body and especially modelling for swimwear product..that's something else.

Wait a minute. We are obviously confusing the differences between a mole and a beaty spot. I would have to agree with you that a mole is slightly less appealing than a beauty spot. Upon closer inspection of the above picture, all I can see are a couple of beauty spots; NOT moles. A big difference if you ask me. But then again, you must be one of those who would never be satisfied with a woman unless she is absolutely perfect (which would mean no moles, beauty spots, freckles, etc.). I guess beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder.

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A woman with no blemishes anywhere on her body only happens in manga and anime. Many of those "pristine" models you yearn for are employing judicious amounts of acting makeup to cover the blemishes.

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Nanao is luscious. This cannot be denied.

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Birthmarks or moles, the worst must be the kind that is hairy, the ones that look like hairy dark warts, ewww..

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Well said bushlover. And thank you for posting a full picture, thank you!

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ANother nice pic: http://www.daylife.com/photo/0cS28ci2Xr4ST

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I think she looks excellent. Not drop dead beauty, but very cute. IWHI.

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Yep she's beautiful, what's with the "too skinny" comments are there a lot of chubby chasers in the house?

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But then again, you must be one of those who would never be satisfied with a woman unless she is absolutely perfect (which would mean no moles, beauty spots, freckles, etc.)

Hotbox08: I'm a professional at my job. And it involves selecting the perfect person for a specific job.

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Needs more cowbell.

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HOT HOT HOT!

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I swim a lot and most the women are wearing the most bland looking jobbers. I WISH more women wore suits like this. And, we need to bring back bathing caps that are cute, too. Even obasans would be better looking with more stellar suits and caps on. Those guys wearing really brief suits, though, don't have to change a thang IMHO! :-~

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I'm a professional at my job. And it involves selecting the perfect person for a specific job.

Well, you have every right to your opinion. As for me, I prefer that people like themselves for whom they are; imperfections or not. To me, true beauty runs deeper than the skin. At first glance, Nanao looks quite stunning to me, with or without her few beauty spots. Now if I got to know her and her character was also beautiful, then that would enhance her beauty even further. If she has a bitchy personality, then a bitch is a bitch is a bitch. End of story.

Another thing that makes a woman attractive is posture. Good posture, how they walk, and carry themselves goes a long way, IMHO.

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Hotbox08: Well, you could keep your opinions to yourself too. I made comments about a profession not on personal basis. Those women are not my friends and I do not intend to get to know them on a personal basis.

FYI: I'm here giving my personal comments that I'm entitled to. I'm not here trying to bitch or be bitchy about anything.

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FYI: I'm here giving my personal comments that I'm entitled to.

seesaw: Please read my post again. I've never said anything of the sort that your opinion is not welcomed. Here's what I said again.

Well, you have every right to your opinion.

In other words, your opinion is truly welcomed. Yet, don't try to make me believe in your opinion. However, I have as every right to my opinion on the subject of beauty as you do in yours. I guess it truly proves that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

BTW, if you are really commenting on Nanao in a professional sense, and if you are truly a professional, then explain to me how is it that you can confuse a mole and a beauty spot? Besides, you are judging on a picture which isn't all that of a good quality anyway. I'm just surprised that in this day and age that this photo hasn't been Photoshopped like 90% of model's photos are these days.

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To add:

seesaw: Even if you were stating the needed perfection of a woman's skin as a prerequisite for being a beautiful model, then I would still be against that line of thinking. Perpetuating the myth that all models have to be skinny (bordering on anorexic), flawless, white-skinned, beings is just downright wrong. In my opinion, models can and should come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Unfortunately, until we come to accept that, self-image problems, anorexia, bulimia, suicide, etc. amongst women and girls will continue to exist.

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Hotbox08: whatever.... I've to get going with my busy job. You could stay here and enjoy the pics! good bye!

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Both are beautiful!

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Average Asian girl. No big deal.

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Satoko Miyata looks sexier

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Do you know what insulting some other guy's taste in women gets you? An argument, nothing more. So why bother? This girl is not my type because of her overly long spine and I don't like that sort of face. She is still cute in a way, just not for me. Stupid to bicker about it. Just be happy that potential competition does turn elsewhere.

To each their own. We all got bigger fish to fry.

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