Meisa Kuroki and Others Named Japan’s Best Jeanists of 2011

Meisa Kuroki Jeanist 2011
Ms. Meisa Kuroki, Best Jeanist of 2011. Photo taken in Minato-ku, Tokyo by Naho Kudou.

Meisa Kuroki and Others Named Best Jeanists of 2011
Yomiuri Shimbun: 黒木メイサさんら、ベストジーニスト初受賞
October 5, 2011

The Best Jeanists of 2011 Awards, hosted by the Japan Jean Conference, was held in Minato-ku, Tokyo on October 5th to honor the celebrities who look the best in jeans. The winners in general voting by the selection committee were Arashi singer Masaki Aiba (28) and actress Meisa Kuroki (23), who won awards for the first time.

Ms. Kuroki said joyfully, “I’m very happy to receive this award. I wear jeans every day, at work or at play.”

The Global Fighting Spirit Award, designated for Japanese working abroad, was bestowed on Inter Milan football player Yūto Nagatomo (25). The selection committee also honored actress Miki Maya (47), entertainer Chinatsu Wakatsuki (27), and former world boxing champion Katsuya Onizuka (41).

Original/原稿:

黒木メイサさんら、ベストジーニスト初受賞

2011年のベストジーニストに選ばれた黒木メイサさん(東京・港区で)=工藤菜穂撮影

ジーンズが最も似合う有名人を選ぶ「ベストジーニスト2011」(日本ジーンズ協議会主催)の発表会が5日、東京都港区で開かれた。投票による一般選出部門では、人気グループ嵐の相葉雅紀さん(28)と女優の黒木メイサさん(23)がともに初受賞した。

黒木さんは「仕事でも遊びでもほぼ毎日ジーンズをはくのでうれしいです」と喜んだ。

海外で活躍する日本人を対象にしたグローバル特別敢闘賞はインテル・ミラノ(イタリア)で活躍するサッカー選手、長友佑都さん(25)が選ばれた。協議会選出部門は女優の真矢みきさん(47)、タレントの若槻千夏さん(27)、元ボクシング世界王者の鬼塚勝也さん(41)が受賞した。
(2011年10月5日19時11分 読売新聞)

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