On the 8th of August PlaNeTV covered the 15th Japan Bishōjo Contest held by Oscar Promotion at the Pamir Hall of Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa. “Bishōjo” is the Japanese word for “beautiful girl.” Girls between the ages of twelve and seventeen take part in the contest and have to impress the jury with walking, performing and singing skills. They also have to introduce themselves and answer questions from the jury members. This years winner of the Grandprix is Ayaka Imoto, a thirteen year old from Kyoto. After the award ceremony she posed for the cameras both with the winners of the other awards and by herself. Finally she gave a short interview, expressing her happiness about her success! Congratulations, Ayaka-chan!