Meet the 2024 Court

Queen Claire
Anne Inouye

Sponsor: Japan Center Malls

Age: 23

Hometown: Davis, CA

Creative Expression: Sousaphone performance

Education: B.S. in Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, Minor in Entomology; University of California, Davis

Hobbies: Instruments, Hiking, Reading, Specimen Collection, Singing

First Princess Kelly Midori Toma

Sponsor: Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Age: 26

Hometown: San Mateo, CA

Creative Expression: Painting

Education: B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering; University of Southern California

Hobbies: Yoga, Arts and Crafts, Tennis, Thrifting, Strength Training

Princess Aimee Sumire Kanadjian

Sponsor: Takara Sake USA, Inc.

Age: 22

Hometown: San Carlos, CA

Creative Expression: Aikido

Education: B.A. in Psychology; University of California, Los Angeles

Hobbies: Aikido, Film Photography, Crafting

Princess Julianne Aiko Ho

Sponsor: Japanese American Museum of San Jose

Age: 21

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Creative Expression: Basketball

Education: B.A. in Business Administration with a Marketing Concentration; Dominican University of California

Hobbies: Basketball, Coaching, Community Volunteering

Princess Kami Chieko Kodama

Sponsor: Flagstar Bank

Age: 24

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA

Creative Expression: Hula

Education: B.A. in Cognitive Science; University of California, Berkeley

Hobbies: Hula, Tahitian, Photography, Caring for my Plants, Hanging out with my cats