Emiri Miyasaka (宮坂 絵美里 Miyasaka Emiri) (born June 16, 1986) is a Japanese actress, model and dancer. She was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan.She competed in the Miss Universe 2009 pageant on August 23, 2009 held in Nassau, Bahamas and was unplaced.
Miyasaka speaks some English, having spent ten months in California attending school. She placed 2nd runner-up at Miss International Japan 2008.
Miyasaka beat more than 3,000 applicants for this year’s title of Miss Universe Japan. The judging panel included Miss Universe Japan national director Ines Ligron, singer Shizuka Kudo, Chiba Lotte Marines baseball manager Bobby Valentine, Miss Universe 2006 runner-up Kurara Chibana, TV personality Girolamo Panzetta, and DJ & TV host Chris Peppler. Miyasaka received a lot of attention after her win, especially after being invited to the Prime Minister’s office which is an honor reserved to very important people only.
Emiri was trained by national pageant director Ligron along with Hiroko Mima, who prepared Emiri Miyasaka for Miss Universe 2009. Emiri did not make the Top 15.