Leading Japanese Instagram profiles 2019, by follower numbers

The Instagram account of Japanese comedian Naomi Watanabe counted almost nine million followers as of August 2019, making her profile the most popular domestic Instagram account in Japan. Male J-pop idol Tomohisa Yamashita joined Instagram mid-May 2019 and already secured his spot within Japan's leading domestic Instagram accounts, ranking 10th place with over 3.4 million followers as of early August of the same year.

Most popular domestic Instagram accounts in Japan as of August 2019, ranked by number of followers

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Release date

August 2019



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domestic Instagram users only

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The source does not provide an exact publication data. Date given here is day of data access.

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