Cycle 5 also known as Asia's Next Top Model 5: Expect the Unexpected is the fifth season of Asia's Next Top Model.
The season aired on April 5, 2017. Filming for season five took place in Singapore and Malaysia.
The season featured 14 contestants: three from Indonesia and the Philippines, two from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, and one each from Taiwan and Vietnam. China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal and South Korea were unrepresented. Taiwan marked its comeback after its absences from the two previous seasons.
The prize package for this season included a Subaru Impreza, a cover and fashion spread in Nylon Singapore, and a modeling contract with Storm Model Management in London.
Hosts & Judges
- Undercover Judge: On Episode 9, right after the elimination of Veronika Krasnasari, a woman named Xiao Qing was introduced joining the remaining final five in the competition. Unbeknownst to the models, Xiao Qing was an undercover judge and at the same time, the official fashion designer for the final runway show at the finale episode. She was made to pretend that she was a contestant and had to go through the challenges, photoshoots and judging panel. Her real status was eventually revealed on Episode 12.
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