latest stats and insights on the social media landscape in Japan. This article will highlight the most popular social networks in Japan, give insights on how users and interactions are different on each network, and give our take on where social media in Japan is headed for 2018. Lets take have a look at 5 social media influencers in Japan you should follow. 5 Japanese social media influencers you should follow for 2018 Naomi Watanabe Her closest competitors are Kiko Mizuhara (4.8 million) and Rola (4.7 million). Most active social media platforms in Japan Q3 2017 Premium Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships). Social media has become such a part of our lives that we can barely remember what the Internet was like before Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and the rest.