List of Japanese supercentenarians

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These are lists of Japanese supercentenarians (people from Japan who have attained the age of at least 110 years), according to the Gerontology Research Group. There have been 279 verified supercentenarians from Japan.[1] As of 1 February 2014, there are 23 verified living supercentenarians, 17 pending, and 1 unverified in Japan, the oldest of whom is Misao Okawa, aged 115 years, 333 days. Okawa also currently holds the title of the World's oldest living person. The oldest person ever from Japan was Tane Ikai, who died in 1995, aged 116 years, 175 days.

Living Japanese supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of the oldest living people from Japan. Those listed as verified have been validated by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group. Those listed as pending have provided at least one document supporting the reported age but not the three necessary for validation. Those that are unverified have provided no documents to support the age claimed.

      Verified       Pending       Unverified

RankNameSexBirth dateAge as of 1 February 2014Prefecture of birthPrefecture of residence
1Misao Okawa[1]F5 March 1898115 years, 333 daysOsakaOsaka
2Nabi Tajima[1]F4 August 1900113 years, 181 daysKagoshimaKagoshima
3Kiyoko Ishiguro[1]F4 March 1901112 years, 334 days?Kanagawa
Anonymous[2]F8 May 1901112 years, 269 days?Tokushima
4Hanae Kimura[1]F8 August 1901112 years, 177 days?Tokushima
5Toshie Yorimitsu[1]F30 September 1901112 years, 124 daysKōchiOkinawa
6Matsuyo Kageyama[1]F10 October 1901112 years, 114 days?Kyoto
7Tou Tajiri[1]F23 October 1901112 years, 101 days?Osaka
8Hana Shindo[1]F29 October 1901112 years, 95 days?Saitama
9Mitsue Toyoda[1]F15 February 1902111 years, 351 days?Ōita
10Sugino Tamai[1]F9 March 1902111 years, 329 daysShigaHyōgo
11Kitsuyo Yamamoto[1]F12 March 1902111 years, 326 days?Shimane
12Yukie Hino[1]F17 April 1902111 years, 290 days?Niigata
13Sotomi Hara[1]F7 June 1902111 years, 239 days?Nagano
14Tsuya Miura[1]F24 July 1902111 years, 192 days?Aichi
15Yoneno Kouno[1]F7 August 1902111 years, 178 days?Ehime
16Kiyo Oshiro[1]F15 September 1902111 years, 139 days?Okinawa
17Masa Iseri[1]F19 September 1902111 years, 135 days?Kumamoto
18Take Matsui[1]F1 October 1902111 years, 123 days?Hiroshima
Masayo Ito[1]F1 October 1902111 years, 123 days?Miyagi
20Sute Sato[1]F15 October 1902111 years, 109 days?Fukushima
Mutsuji Yamawaki[2]F5 December 1902111 years, 58 days?Kyoto
Shizue Matsuzaki[2]F26 December 1902111 years, 37 days?Kagawa
21Matsu Adachi[1]F1 January 1903111 years, 31 daysYamagataIbaraki
Kane Tanaka[2]F2 January 1903111 years, 30 days?Fukuoka
Hama Takebayashi[2]F5 January 1903111 years, 27 days?Kyoto
Miyuki Kosaka[2]F21 January 1903111 years, 11 days?Ishikawa
22Sakari Momoi[1]M5 February 1903110 years, 361 daysFukushimaSaitama
Maushi Uezu[2]F24 February 1903110 years, 342 days?Okinawa
23Yasutaro Koide[2]M13 March 1903110 years, 325 days?Aichi
Sue Hirano[2]F20 March 1903110 years, 318 days?Toyama
Shige Kitagawa[2]F15 April 1903110 years, 292 daysShiga
Yasuno Kawamoto[2]F15 April 1903110 years, 292 daysOkayamaYamaguchi
Kiyo Takahashi[2]F1 July 1903110 years, 215 days?Niigata
Moto Yamada[2]F4 July 1903110 years, 212 days?Fukuoka
Tae Ito[2]F11 July 1903110 years, 205 days?Iwate
Asa Sakamoto[2]F28 August 1903110 years, 157 days?Ibaraki
Hatsuno Goto[2]F1 September 1903110 years, 153 daysNiigataTokyo
Aino Matsuoka[2]F3 September 1903110 years, 151 days?Hyōgo
Hikari Kataoka[2]F6 September 1903110 years, 148 days?Ehime
Shino MoriF9 November 1903110 years, 84 daysKumamotoKumamoto

Japanese supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of Japanese supercentenarians, both living and dead. The lifespans of those listed as verified have been validated by the Gerontology Research Group. The lifespans of those listed as pending are backed by at least one document supporting the reported age, but not the three necessary for validation by the GRG. Those listed as age disputed have been verified by the GRG, but evidence has come to light that suggests that they may have been younger than the age given on this page.

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Pending

RankNameSexBirth dateDeath dateAgePrefecture of birthPrefecture of death
1Tane Ikai[3]F18 January 187912 July 1995116 years, 175 daysAichiAichi
2Jiroemon Kimura[1]M19 April 189712 June 2013116 years, 54 daysKyotoKyoto
3Misao Okawa[1]F5 March 1898Living115 years, 333 daysOsakaLiving in Osaka
4Koto OkuboF24 December 189712 January 2013115 years, 19 daysTokyoKanagawa
5Chiyono Hasegawa[4]F20 November 18962 December 2011115 years, 12 daysSagaSaga
6Kama Chinen[5]F10 May 18952 May 2010114 years, 357 daysOkinawaOkinawa
7Hide Ohira[3]F15 September 18809 May 1995114 years, 236 daysWakayamaWakayama
8Yone Minagawa[6]F4 January 189313 August 2007114 years, 221 daysFukuokaFukuoka
9Ura Koyama[3]F30 August 18905 April 2005114 years, 218 daysHiroshimaFukuoka
10Tase Matsunaga[3]F11 May 188418 November 1998114 years, 191 daysNiigataTokyo
11Yukichi Chuganji[3]M23 March 188928 September 2003114 years, 189 daysFukuokaFukuoka
12Kame Nakamura[7]F8 March 189812 September 2012114 years, 188 daysOkinawaOkinawa
13Mitoyo Kawate[3]F15 May 188913 November 2003114 years, 182 daysHiroshimaHiroshima
14Chiyo Shiraishi[3]F6 August 189519 November 2009114 years, 105 daysFukushimaIbaraki
15Asa Takii[3]F28 April 188431 July 1998114 years, 94 daysHiroshimaHiroshima
16Waka Shirahama[3]F23 March 187816 June 1992114 years, 85 daysKagoshimaMiyazaki
17Suekiku Miyanaga[3]F7 April 188420 June 1998114 years, 74 days?Kagoshima
18Shige Hirooka[4]F16 January 189729 March 2011114 years, 72 days?Osaka
19Hatsue Ono[7]F31 October 189817 October 2012113 years, 352 daysIwateHokkaidō
20Yasu Akino[3]F1 March 188512 February 1999113 years, 348 days?Shizuoka
21Tsuneyo Toyonaga[8]F21 May 189422 February 2008113 years, 277 days?Kōchi
22Tomoji Tanabe[9]M18 September 189519 June 2009113 years, 274 daysMiyazakiMiyazaki
23Mitsue Nagasaki[1]F18 September 189917 June 2013113 years, 272 daysKumamotoHiroshima
24Shitsu Nakano[6]F1 January 189419 August 2007113 years, 230 daysFukuokaFukuoka
25Nabi Tajima[1]F4 August 1900Living113 years, 181 daysKagoshimaLiving in Kagoshima
26Yoshino Tanaka[1]F3 March 190030 July 2013113 years, 149 daysOkinawaNagasaki
27Terue Ashida[1]F20 September 189915 February 2013113 years, 148 daysHyōgoHyōgo
28Komiya Miyazaki[4]F20 August 18974 January 2011113 years, 137 days?Hiroshima
29Mise Ito[3]F6 November 189018 March 2004113 years, 133 days?Shizuoka
30Jun Kitamasu[1]F2 March 190011 July 2013113 years, 131 days?Hiroshima
31Kaku Yamanaka[8]F11 December 18945 April 2008113 years, 116 daysAichiAichi
32Sue Utagawa[3]F19 January 18844 May 1997113 years, 105 daysYamaguchiYamaguchi
33Niwa Kawamoto[3]F5 August 186316 November 1976113 years, 103 days?Shiga
34Tome Takaoka[7]F1 January 189912 April 2012113 years, 102 days?Ibaraki
35Kame Takamiyagi[7]F10 June 189910 September 2012113 years, 92 days?Okinawa
36Chiyono Ohta[5]F1 November 189625 January 2010113 years, 85 days?Miyagi
37Mie Ishiguro[3]F2 June 188814 August 2001113 years, 73 daysHokkaidōHokkaidō
38Hina Shikawatari[7]F1 January 189915 February 2012113 years, 45 days?Ishikawa
39Yoshino Ide[9]F1 January 189628 January 2009113 years, 27 days?Hyōgo
40Tase Hayasaka[3]F1 July 188523 July 1998113 years, 22 days?Niigata
41Kou Iijima[9]F25 March 189622 March 2009112 years, 362 days?Chiba
42Yaoe Koda[4]F1 July 18989 June 2011112 years, 343 days?Kōchi
43Matsu Kayo[3]F9 January 188613 December 1998112 years, 338 daysOkinawaOkinawa
44Kiyoko Ishiguro[1]F4 March 1901Living112 years, 334 days?Living in Kanagawa
45Chikao Beppu[5]F28 March 189717 February 2010112 years, 326 days?Kagoshima
46Toyo Endo[3]F13 February 18923 January 2005112 years, 325 days?Shizuoka
47Matsuno Oikawa[3]F20 February 18893 January 2002112 years, 317 days?Iwate
48Yoki Yonehara[3]F2 March 18924 January 2005112 years, 308 days?Shimane
49Hiro Nakae[4]F20 October 189819 August 2011112 years, 303 days?Hiroshima
50Suma Tamagawa[4]F14 March 189923 December 2011112 years, 284 days?Iwate
Anonymous[2]F8 May 1901Living112 years, 269 days?Living in Tokushima
51Takeno Fujita[7]F1 December 18993 August 2012112 years, 246 days?Ehime
Kame Higa[3]F22 June 189223 February 2005112 years, 246 daysOkinawaOkinawa
53Ine Atarashiya[7]F6 September 18998 May 2012112 years, 245 days?Yamaguchi
54Woteru Takiguchi[7]F19 April 190030 November 2012112 years, 225 days?Tokyo
55Usa Higa[4]F21 March 18997 October 2011112 years, 200 days?Okinawa
56Denzo Ishizaki[3]M20 October 188629 April 1999112 years, 191 days?Ibaraki
57Shizue Hasegawa[3]F27 January 188531 July 1997112 years, 185 days?Hiroshima
58Hanae Kimura[1]F8 August 1901Living112 years, 177 days?Living in Tokushima
59Haru Shimazu[3]F7 July 189214 December 2004112 years, 160 days?Kanagawa
60Sawayo Tanaka[3]F9 June 18911 November 2003112 years, 145 days?Fukuoka
61Toshie Yorimitsu[1]F30 September 1901Living112 years, 124 daysKōchiLiving in Okinawa
62Natsuko Fujiwara[1]F29 September 190123 January 2014112 years, 116 days?Hiroshima
63Matsuyo Kageyama[1]F10 October 1901Living112 years, 114 days?Living in Kyoto
64Chiyo Kowada[3]F16 September 188631 December 1998112 years, 106 days?Fukushima
65Tou Tajiri[1]F23 October 1901Living112 years, 101 days?Living in Osaka
66Hana Shindo[1]F29 October 1901Living112 years, 95 days?Living in Saitama
67Gengan Tonaki[3]M30 October 188424 January 1997112 years, 86 daysOkinawaOkinawa
68Syun Suzuki[3]F25 September 189217 December 2004112 years, 83 days?Yamagata
69Yasu Nishiyama[3]F20 August 189431 October 2006112 years, 72 days?Kagawa
70Mito Umeta[3]F27 March 186331 May 1975112 years, 65 days?Tokyo
71Gozei Higa[9]F10 October 189713 December 2009112 years, ca. 62 days?Okinawa
72Sou Osada[1]F2 January 19019 February 2013112 years, 38 days?Aichi
73Tadanosuke Hashimoto[3]M27 April 189131 May 2003112 years, 34 days?Hyōgo
74Kumekichi Tani[3]M20 April 189112 May 2003112 years, 22 days?Tokushima
75Tane Komine[3]F18 March 18936 April 2005112 years, 19 days?Saitama
76Shika Shimada[5]F7 July 189820 July 2010112 years, 13 days?Nagasaki
77Tsuji Takano[9]F7 June 189717 June 2009112 years, 10 days?Niigata
78Miyae Nishiyama[8]F10 January 189616 January 2008112 years, 6 days?Wakayama
79Yoshi Kitamura[1]F1 June 190129 May 2013111 years, 362 days?Hyōgo
80Yasuko Kimura[7]F10 August 19003 August 2012111 years, 359 days?Shizuoka
81Sumi Fujiki[10]F10 September 189227 August 2004111 years, 352 days?Iwate
82Masayo Okamoto[1]F21 September 19017 September 2013111 years, 351 daysOkayamaOkayama
83Mitsue Toyoda[1]F15 February 1902Living111 years, 351 days?Living in Ōita
84Sugino Tamai[1]F9 March 1902Living111 years, 329 daysShigaLiving in Hyōgo
85Koto Uemura[5]F1 March 189821 January 2010111 years, 326 days?Miyazaki
86Kitsuyo Yamamoto[1]F12 March 1902Living111 years, 326 days?Living in Shimane
87Haru Mori[3]F28 May 189416 April 2006111 years, 323 days?Kagawa
Aki Onozaki[5]F1 April 189818 February 2010111 years, 323 days?Tochigi
89Soyo Iwakura[3]F15 December 189419 October 2006111 years, 308 days?Niigata
90Waki Muneta[3]F22 March 189320 January 2005111 years, 304 days?Hiroshima
91Kou Minakuchi[4]F18 October 189910 August 2011111 years, 296 days?Gifu
92Kuni Numata[6]F1 February 189616 November 2007111 years, 288 days?Osaka
93Yukie Hino[1]F17 April 1902Living111 years, 290 days?Living in Niigata
94Shin Hosono[1]F19 March 190220 December 2013111 years, 276 daysGunmaGunma
95Hisa Tokumoto[6]F25 February 189627 November 2007111 years, 275 days?Yamaguchi
96Masaki Moriyama[3]F21 December 188514 September 1997111 years, 267 days?Aomori
97Terue Ichikawa[7]F10 May 190019 January 2012111 years, 254 days?Kōchi
98Tsuru Misawa[3]F11 January 189121 September 2002111 years, 253 days?Hyōgo
99Kozuru Ueda[6]F1 August 189510 April 2007111 years, 252 days?Miyazaki
100Masayo Ogawara[1]F2 August 19012 April 2013111 years, 243 daysYamagataNiigata
101Sotomi Hara[1]F7 June 1902Living111 years, 239 days?Living in Nagano
102Kane Kagaya[6]F18 February 189612 October 2007111 years, 236 days?Hokkaidō
103Yoshie Saito[10]F25 December 189213 August 2004111 years, 232 days?Yamagata
104Sumie Gomagano[4]F15 April 190021 November 2011111 years, 220 days?Miyazaki
105Mago Nozawa[6]F9 February 189612 September 2007111 years, 215 days?Kagoshima
106Tanekichi Onishi[4]M15 February 190011 September 2011111 years, 208 daysGifuHokkaidō
Kana Nakada[4]F15 February 190011 September 2011111 years, 208 days?Okinawa
108Kiyoshi Igarashi[9]M2 August 189723 February 2009111 years, 205 days?Hokkaidō
109Hisa Kurihara[3]F5 February 189423 August 2005111 years, 199 days?Miyazaki
110Tsuya Miura[1]F24 July 1902Living111 years, 192 days?Living in Aichi
111Matsu Nakazato[11]F3 February 18823 August 1993111 years, 181 daysOkinawaOkinawa
112Jokichi Ikarashi[1]M26 January 190223 July 2013111 years, 178 daysNiigataNiigata
113Yoneno Kouno[1]F7 August 1902Living111 years, 178 days?Living in Ehime
114Sukesaburo Nakanishi[6]M15 March 189622 August 2007111 years, 160 days?Shiga
Soto Yamamoto[7]F10 April 190117 September 2012111 years, 160 days?Ishikawa
116Shike Sato[4]F16 March 190022 August 2011111 years, 159 daysFukushimaSaitama
117Shizuko Oyama[3]F8 December 189314 May 2005111 years, 157 daysOkinawaOkinawa
118Sakura Kishi[4]F28 September 189924 February 2011111 years, 149 daysAomoriAomori
119Kayo Fujii[3]F12 March 18886 August 1999111 years, 147 days?Aichi
120Tsuru Tokashiki[8]F24 June 189716 November 2008111 years, 145 days?Okinawa
121Kiyo Oshiro[1]F15 September 1902Living111 years, 139 days?Living in Okinawa
122Ura Karazawa[5]F8 July 189921 November 2010111 years, 136 days?Shizuoka
123Masa Iseri[1]F19 September 1902Living111 years, 135 days?Living in Kumamoto
124Shie Kitai[3]F28 June 188728 October 1998111 years, 122 days?Osaka
125Take Matsui[1]F1 October 1902Living111 years, 123 days?Living in Hiroshima
Masayo Ito[2]F1 October 1902Living111 years, 123 days?Living in Miyagi
127Gozei Taba[3]F12 September 18896 January 2001111 years, 116 daysOkinawaOkinawa
128Masa Nouma[10]F15 March 18936 July 2004111 years, 113 days?Fukuoka
129Kiku Nishimura[8]F2 May 189722 August 2008111 years, 112 days?Kagoshima
130Sute Sato[1]F15 October 1902Living111 years, 109 days?Living in Fukushima
Sei Yamashita[2]F10 October 190218 January 2014111 years, 100 days?Kagoshima
131Sadayoshi Tanabe[3]M20 October 188818 January 2000111 years, 90 daysTottoriKanagawa
132Kesa Eiei[6]F25 March 189619 June 2007111 years, 86 days?Kagoshima
133Tsuyano Watanabe[6]F20 February 189614 May 2007111 years, 83 days?Tokushima
134Makaru Nakanishi[1]M15 December 190128 February 2013111 years, 75 daysOkinawaOkinawa
135Kamado Okuhara[3]F28 October 188710 January 1999111 years, 74 daysOkinawaOkinawa
136Shitsuko Araki[9]F24 March 18983 June 2009111 years, 71 days?Okayama
137Haru Kitagawa[4]F23 January 19002 April 2011111 years, 69 daysShigaNiigata
138Kise Endoh[3]F28 December 18933 March 2005111 years, 65 days?Fukushima
139Naka Matsuzaki[3]F1 January 18966 March 2007111 years, 64 days?Chiba
140Tatsuno Ioda[8]F2 January 18974 March 2008111 years, 62 days?Nara
Mutsuji Yamawaki[2]F5 December 1902Living111 years, 58 days?Living in Kyoto
Teru Sugita[2]F5 October 190230 November 2013111 years, 56 days?Shizuoka
141Kimi Nakano[4]F18 March 19009 May 2011111 years, 52 daysIwateIwate
Shinobu Matsuda[2]F8 October 190226 November 2013111 years, 49 days?Hokkaidō
142Ine Tsugawa[12]F3 April 187521 May 1986111 years, 48 days?Tokushima
143Norio Kowada[3]M25 April 18926 June 2003111 years, 42 days?Okinawa
144Kama Nakasone[3]M23 November 18911 January 2003111 years, 39 days?Okinawa
Shizue Matsuzaki[2]F26 December 1902Living111 years, 37 days?Living in Kagawa
145Matsu Adachi[1]F1 January 1903Living111 years, 31 daysYamagataLiving in Ibaraki
Kane Tanaka[2]F2 January 1903Living111 years, 30 days?Living in Fukuoka
Hama Takabayashi[2]F5 January 1903Living111 years, 27 days?Living in Kyoto
146Masao Kaga[1]M1 June 190226 June 2013111 years, 25 days?Kagawa
147Sato Kawaida[1]F2 December 190226 December 2013111 years, 24 daysGifuMiyazaki
148Soto Kitagawa[3]F23 February 189018 March 2001111 years, 23 days?Shimane
Haya Kurogi[8]F10 January 18972 February 2008111 years, 23 days?Miyazaki
150Sumie Kawamura[1]F8 February 19022 March 2013111 years, 22 days?Wakayama
151Hana Saito[1]F10 March 190229 March 2013111 years, 19 days?Gunma
Miyuki Kosaka[2]F21 January 1903Living111 years, 11 days?Living in Ishikawa
152Aki Ichikawa[3]F10 August 188914 August 2000111 years, 4 days?Ehime
153Kaya Itoh[3]F30 August 18941 September 2005111 years, 2 days?Saga
Nijiro Tokuda[3]M10 June 189512 June 2006111 years, 2 daysKagoshimaKagoshima
155Miwa Sugisawa[4]F2 October 19003 October 2011111 years, 1 day?Niigata
156Tama Taira[4]F25 September 190022 September 2011110 years, 362 daysOkinawaOkinawa
157Giichi Okumura[6]M18 October 189613 October 2007110 years, 360 daysHyōgoHokkaidō
158Sakari Momoi[1]M5 February 1903Living110 years, 361 daysFukushimaLiving in Saitama
159Koyumi Inoue[3]F18 July 189512 July 2006110 years, 359 days?Gifu
160Yaeno Koga[3]F4 November 188927 October 2000110 years, 358 days??
161Riu Kato[5]F5 November 189927 October 2010110 years, 356 days?Yamagata
162Fuji Nozawa[3]F20 September 18936 September 2004110 years, 352 days?Gunma
163Eiju Tsuru[3]M4 February 187911 January 1990110 years, 341 days?Nagano
Maushi Uezu[2]F24 February 1903Living110 years, 342 days?Living in Okinawa
164Tome Sagara[7]F10 August 190110 July 2012110 years, 335 days?Shiga
165Yoshio Nakagawa[7]M19 December 190116 November 2012110 years, 333 daysKagawaHiroshima
166Kaya Kataoka[8]F1 April 189727 February 2008110 years, 332 days?Hyōgo
Masatake Kinoshita[8]M20 August 189717 July 2008110 years, 332 days?Okayama
Kiyo Maeda[2]F5 January 190327 November 2013110 years, 326 days?Saga
168Yasutaro Koide[1]M13 March 1903Living110 years, 325 days?Living in Aichi
169Kinno Tanoue[3]F12 January 189230 November 2002110 years, 322 days?Gifu
Sue Hirano[2]F20 March 1903Living110 years, 318 days?Living in Toyama
170Umeno Arai[9]F10 November 189821 September 2009110 years, 315 days?Nagano
171Komitsu Yano[3]F4 November 189114 September 2002110 years, 314 days?Hyōgo
172Takashi Hattori[9]M12 March 189812 January 2009110 years, 306 days?Saitama
173Shizuno Iwasaki[3]F1 February 18913 December 2001110 years, 305 days?Mie
Yoshi Kobayashi[9]F2 September 18984 July 2009110 years, 305 days?Saitama
175Teruko Sugimoto[7]F27 February 190215 December 2012110 years, 292 days?Tottori
Shige Kitagawa[2]F15 April 1903Living110 years, 292 days?Living in Shiga
Yasuno Kawamoto[2]F15 April 1903Living110 years, 292 days?Living in Yamaguchi
Tomi Hirano[2]F18 March 190328 December 2013110 years, 285 days?Akita
Saki Kanda[2]F26 March 190326 December 2013110 years, 275 daysIwateIwate
176Shitsu Fuchikami[3]F5 January 18966 October 2006110 years, 274 days?Saga
177Suhe Yamada[3]F5 June 18955 March 2006110 years, 273 days?Nagano
178Kame Uei[3]F8 May 189230 January 2003110 years, 267 days?Okinawa
179Tsuru Takenaka[3]F18 May 18916 February 2002110 years, 264 days??
Zentaro Kaneda[2]M13 May 190328 January 2014110 years, 260 days?Ibaraki
180Kou Takayanagi[7]F24 July 19018 April 2012110 years, 259 days?Saitama
181Michino Takenaka[7]F22 June 19014 March 2012110 years, 256 days?Shimane
Yae Yabuki[7]F25 June 19017 March 2012110 years, 256 days?Okayama
Ikuyo Tanaka[10]F2 August 189314 April 2004110 years, 256 days?Nagasaki
184Chiyo Ogata[13]F28 March 18966 December 2006110 years, 253 days?Kagoshima
Toki Takagi[9]F1 February 189912 October 2009110 years, 253 days?Aichi
Sai Kitamura[14]F4 March 189312 November 2003110 years, 253 days?Niigata
Shizu Okabe[2]F8 December 19022 August 2013110 years, 237 days?Nagasaki
187Nobu Abe[5]F3 February 190027 September 2010110 years, 236 daysGifuAichi
188Tei Ura[13]F16 October 18955 June 2006110 years, 232 days?Ishikawa
189Hajime Fujita[7]M15 February 19023 October 2012110 years, 231 days?Ōita
190Yoshi Ishii[3]F16 January 189031 August 2000110 years, 228 days?Ehime
191Hanae Kondou[3]F21 April 18942 December 2004110 years, 225 days?Shizuoka
Shige Taminato[7]F15 November 190127 June 2012110 years, 225 days?Okinawa
Kiyo Takahashi[2]F1 July 1903Living110 years, 215 days?Living in Niigata
Moto Yamada[2]F4 July 1903Living110 years, 212 days?Living in Fukuoka
193Kane Akazawa[13]F27 February 189619 September 2006110 years, 204 days?Chiba
Tae Ito[2]F11 July 1903Living110 years, 205 days?Living in Iwate
194Kame Nagayama[3]F21 September 18919 April 2002110 years, 200 days?Okinawa
195Fui Onigahara[15]F13 December 189430 June 2005110 years, 199 days?Kagoshima
196Kamado Uehara[7]F15 September 190127 March 2012110 years, 194 days?Okinawa
197Hatsuyo Otsuchi[6]F3 March 189710 September 2007110 years, 191 days?Hiroshima
198Chiake Nakamura[3]M31 December 18897 July 2000110 years, 189 days?Nagasaki
Yuki Hasegawa[13]M28 February 18965 September 2006110 years, 189 days?Nagano
200Nao Ikeda[16]F7 December 189010 June 2001110 years, 185 days?Kōchi
201Woto Michii[3]F17 July 187110 January 1982110 years, 177 days?Ishikawa
202Shizue Tsuji[4]F22 November 190016 May 2011110 years, 175 daysMieMie
Yone Tsukiyama[7]F1 November 190124 April 2012110 years, 175 days?Wakayama
204Hanae Sugiyama[3]F27 July 189011 January 2001110 years, 168 days??
205Rin Fukaya[3]F19 January 189030 June 2000110 years, 163 days?Yamaguchi
206Shozo Otani[6]M5 March 189713 August 2007110 years, 161 days?Niigata
Asa Sakamoto[2]F28 August 1903Living110 years, 157 days?Living in Ibaraki
Hatsuno Goto[2]F1 September 1903Living110 years, 153 daysNiigataLiving in Tokyo
207Shinobu Kamimura[4]F6 February 19017 July 2011110 years, 151 days?Kumamoto
Aino Matsuoka[2]F3 September 1903Living110 years, 151 days?Living in Hyōgo
Hikari Kataoka[2]F6 September 1903Living110 years, 148 days?Living in Ehime
208Kino Aizawa[10]F16 August 18939 January 2004110 years, 146 days?Kanagawa
209Kayo Miyazaki[8]F17 September 18978 February 2008110 years, 144 days?Shizuoka
210Kamado Koja[3]F17 November 18893 April 2000110 years, 138 days?Tochigi
211Aki Iizuka[4]F11 September 190020 January 2011110 years, 131 days?Tochigi
212Unidentified[3]?12 September 188716 January 1998110 years, 126 days??
213Asa Yashiro[3]F8 August 18884 December 1998110 years, 118 days?Saitama
214Yoshigiku Ito[3]M3 August 185626 November 1966110 years, 115 days?Wakayama
215Unidentified[3]?27 September 18909 January 2001110 years, 104 days??
216Takano Akita[10]F10 February 189419 May 2004110 years, 99 days?Okayama
217Tsuru Kamori[4]F30 January 19018 May 2011110 years, 98 days?Tokyo
218Sue Morino[8]F18 March 189820 June 2008110 years, 94 days?Hyōgo
219Takeno Sakata[7]F28 December 190124 March 2012110 years, 87 daysMiyazakiMiyazaki
220Kinu Onishi[10]F15 December 18938 March 2004110 years, 84 days?Shiga
Fusa Sugita[6]F23 February 189718 May 2007110 years, 84 days?Aichi
222Suga Machida[9]F28 March 189917 June 2009110 years, 81 days?Gunma
223Kana Myazato[3]F27 September 189215 December 2002110 years, 79 days?Okinawa
224Shizu Shizuno[6]F25 January 189713 April 2007110 years, 78 days?Saitama
Mitsu Nakano[14]F13 September 189330 November 2003110 years, 78 days?Hyōgo
226Kiku Ohkuma[3]F18 November 189531 January 2006110 years, 74 days?Kyoto
Mutsu Nomoto[14]F7 October 189320 December 2003110 years, 74 days?Kagoshima
228Matsue Mitsuki[6]F10 February 189724 April 2007110 years, 73 days?Kyoto
229Unidentified[3]?4 May 188715 July 1997110 years, 72 days??
Nabe Kade[2]F11 October 190321 December 2013110 years, 71 days?Okinawa
230Kou Inabayashi[9]F20 December 189827 February 2009110 years, 69 days?Fukushima
231Yoshi Kikuchi[13]F28 March 18964 June 2006110 years, 68 days?Iwate
Suwa Kondou[8]F15 November 189722 January 2008110 years, 68 days?Gifu
Unidentified[2]F4 July 189128 August 2001110 years, 55 days??
Masa Katagiri[2]F26 January 190322 March 2013110 years, 55 days?Yamagata
233Kohachi Shigetaka[3]M10 May 18953 July 2005110 years, 54 days?Hiroshima
234Natsu Kumagawa[3]F9 August 189530 September 2005110 years, 52 days?Saga
Chieko Miyazaki[2]F27 July 190313 September 2013110 years, 48 days?Hyōgo
235Momo Okuma[3]F12 January 187410 February 1984110 years, 29 days?Hokkaidō
236Unidentified[3]?23 November 188619 December 1996110 years, 26 days??
237Makato Kinjo[3]F7 August 188818 August 1998110 years, 11 daysOkinawaOkinawa
Unidentified[2]F3 January 18936 January 2003110 years, 3 days??
Unidentified[2]F9 January 18879 January 1997110 years, 0 days??

Japanese emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

RankNameSexBirth dateDeath dateAgePrefecture of birthCountry of death
1Ito Konno Kinase[3]F31 December 188924 January 2003113 years, 24 daysOkinawaUnited States

Oldest living Japanese by prefecture[edit]

This is a list of the oldest living people in Japan by prefecture as reported by official prefecture reports

      Verified       Pending       Unverified

PrefectureNameSexBirth dateAge
AichiTsuya Miura[17]F24 July 1902111 years, 192 days
Akita
AomoriTetsu Ishii[18]F15 September 1904109 years, 139 days
ChibaAnonymous[19]F12 January 1904110 years, 20 days
EhimeYoneno Kouno[20]F7 August 1902111 years, 178 days
FukuiAnonymous[21]F1902/1903110 years
FukuokaKane Tanaka[22]F2 January 1903111 years, 30 days
FukushimaSute Sato[23]F15 October 1902111 years, 109 days
GifuTeru Kobayashi[24]F30 July 1904109 years, 186 days
Gunma
HiroshimaTake Matsui[25]F1 October 1902111 years, 123 days
Hokkaidō
HyōgoSugino Tamai[26]F9 March 1902111 years, 329 days
IbarakiMatsu Adachi[27]F1 January 1903111 years, 31 days
IshikawaMiyuki Kosaka[28]F21 January 1903111 years, 11 days
IwateTae Ito[29]F11 July 1903110 years, 205 days
KagawaShizue Matsuzaki[30]F26 December 1902111 years, 37 days
KagoshimaNabi Tajima[31]F4 August 1900113 years, 181 days
KanagawaKiyoko Ishiguro[32]F4 March 1901112 years, 334 days
Kōchi
KumamotoMasa Iseri[33]F19 September 1902111 years, 135 days
KyotoMatsuyo Kageyama[34]F10 October 1901112 years, 114 days
Mie
MiyagiMasayo Ito[35]F1 October 1902111 years, 123 days
MiyazakiChiharu Oyama[36]F12 December 1904109 years, 51 days
NaganoSotomi Hara[37]F7 June 1902111 years, 239 days
NagasakiWasa Takano[38]F25 December 1903110 years, 38 days
NaraAnonymous[39]FSeptember 1902111 years
NiigataYukie Hino[40]F17 April 1902111 years, 290 days
ŌitaMitsue Toyoda[41]F15 February 1902111 years, 351 days
OkayamaAnonymous[42]FApril 1903110 years
OkinawaToshie Yorimitsu[43]F30 September 1901112 years, 124 days
OsakaMisao Okawa[44]F5 March 1898115 years, 333 days
Saga
SaitamaHana Shindo[45]F29 October 1901112 years, 95 days
ShigaShige Kitagawa[46]F15 April 1903110 years, 292 days
ShimaneKitsuyo Yamamoto[47]F12 March 1902111 years, 326 days
ShizuokaTatsu Nakamura[48]F10 January 1905109 years, 22 days
TochigiHana Hashikabe[49]F2 January 1905109 years, 30 days
TokushimaAnonymous[50]F8 May 1901112 years, 269 days
Tokyo
TottoriAsano Tago[51]F22 June 1906107 years, 224 days
ToyamaSue Hirano[52]F20 March 1903110 years, 318 days
WakayamaMasae Okaguchi[53]F1 August 1904109 years, 184 days
YamagataTei Sato[54]F23 December 1903110 years, 40 days
YamaguchiYasuno Kawamoto[55]F15 April 1903110 years, 292 days
YamanashiNawo Yoda[56]F1905108 years

Oldest Japanese person by prefecture[edit]

This is a list of the oldest people from each prefecture, note that the list contains the oldest Japanese supercentenarian by prefecture of birth.

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Pending       Age disputed       Unverified

PrefectureNameSexBirth dateDeath dateAge
AichiTane IkaiF18 January 187912 July 1995116 years, 175 days
Akita
AomoriSakura KishiF28 September 189924 February 2011111 years, 149 days
Chiba
Ehime
Fukui
FukuokaYone MinagawaF4 January 189313 August 2007114 years, 221 days
FukushimaChiyo ShiraishiF6 August 189519 November 2009114 years, 105 days
GifuTanekichi OnishiM15 February 190011 September 2011111 years, 208 days
GunmaShin HosonoF19 March 190220 December 2013111 years, 276 days
HiroshimaUra KoyamaF30 August 18905 April 2005114 years, 218 days
HokkaidōMie IshiguroF2 June 188814 August 2001113 years, 73 days
HyōgoGiichi OkumuraM18 October 189613 October 2007110 years, 360 days
Ibaraki
Ishikawa
IwateHatsue OnoF31 October 189817 October 2012113 years, 352 days
KagawaYoshio NakagawaM19 December 190116 November 2012110 years, 333 days
KagoshimaWaka ShirahamaF23 March 187816 June 1992114 years, 85 days
Kanagawa
KōchiToshie YorimitsuF30 September 1901Living112 years, 124 days
KumamotoMitsue NagasakiF18 September 189917 June 2013113 years, 272 days
KyotoJiroemon KimuraM19 April 189712 June 2013116 years, 54 days
Mie
Miyagi
MiyazakiTomoji TanabeM18 September 189519 June 2009113 years, 274 days
Nagano
Nagasaki
Nara
NiigataTase MatsunagaF11 May 188418 November 1998114 years, 191 days
Ōita
OkayamaMasayo OkamotoF21 September 19017 September 2013111 years, 351 days
OkinawaKama ChinenF10 May 18952 May 2010114 years, 357 days
OsakaMisao OkawaF5 March 1898Living115 years, 333 days
SagaChiyono HasegawaF20 November 18962 December 2011115 years, 12 days
Saitama
ShigaSugino TamaiF9 March 1902Living111 years, 329 days
Shimane
Shizuoka
Tochigi
Tokushima
TokyoKoto OkuboF24 December 189712 January 2013115 years, 19 days
Tottori
Toyama
WakayamaHide OhiraF15 September 18809 May 1995114 years, 236 days
YamagataMatsu AdachiF1 January 1903Living111 years, 31 days
YamaguchiSue UtagawaF19 January 18844 May 1997113 years, 105 days
Yamanashi

Limbo cases[edit]

Limbo cases refer to supercentenarians who have been validated or pending by the GRG but whose death date is unknown. There have been 43 limbo cases from Japan.

NameSexBirth dateLast confirmed to have been alivePrefecture of birthPrefecture of death
or residence
Utaro Tamura[3]M5 April 1892January 2003?Tokyo
Naka Morii[3]F27 September 1893September 2006?Osaka
Masa Osada[3]F5 April 189413 September 2005?Tokyo
Kana Kiyan[3]F20 August 1895September 2005?Okinawa
Tama Higuchi[1]F15 October 189515 September 2006?Aichi
Yukino Matsuoka[1]F2 January 189615 September 2006?Hyōgo
Matsu Tsuru[8]F25 February 18961 January 2008?Fukuoka
Chisato Sato[8]F1 March 18961 January 2008?Fukuoka
Kikue Kametsu[6]F23 March 189615 September 2007?Fukuoka
Katsuno Mizuno[1]F31 March 189615 September 2006?Aichi
Hisako Sakai[1]F9 October 18961 March 2007?Ehime
Take Ohtawara[1]F23 December 189617 December 2007?Tochigi
Yoshie Hattori[1]F27 December 189615 September 2006?Tokyo
Sote Toshima[1]F26 January 189716 April 2008?Ishikawa
Mineno Yamamoto[1]F8 April 189712 December 2008?Fukuoka
Natsuyo Abe[1]F25 July 189730 September 2007?Tokyo
Toshi Horiya[1]F8 November 18971 March 2011?Kagoshima
Fumi Nonaka[1]F7 January 189810 June 2009?Yamaguchi
Yuki Migita[1]F4 March 18983 November 2008?Kagoshima
Hatsu Hirai[1]F15 August 189817 September 2009KanagawaKanagawa
Chiyoko Asato[1]F20 September 189815 September 2010?Okinawa
Ichi Ishida[1]F15 January 1899December 2011?Tokyo
Shigeno Nakamura[1]F21 January 189912 February 2009?Mie
Hisashi Hayakawa[1]F15 February 1899??Tokyo
Hatsuno Tanaka[1]F20 May 1899March 2011FukuokaFukuoka
Toku Yamaguchi[1]F24 May 189918 October 2009?Fukushima
Toshi Higano[1]F19 June 189918 September 2011?Chiba
Mitsuno Suzuki[1]F23 August 1899March 2010?Yamagata
Kana Nagamine[1]F13 November 189911 February 2011?Okinawa
Moyo Hasegawa[1]F4 December 189929 December 2010?Tokyo
Masa Hokama[1]F18 January 19001 September 2011?Okinawa
Tome Tamura[1]F30 January 190013 September 2011?Kanagawa
Tsune Yoshida[1]F30 January 190017 January 2011?Toyama
Shun Moshino[1]F1 April 19001 December 2012?Yamagata
Sunao Matsuda[1]M30 July 190024 January 2011?Yamaguchi
Tsuru Kobayashi[1]F23 August 1900January 2011?Chiba
Ryo Fujihira[1]F28 November 190027 September 2012?Chiba
Sada Shinomori[1]F25 August 19011 July 2012?Ehime
Kinu Mori[1]F1 September 190130 November 2012TokyoNara
Kameno Nosaka[1]F4 November 190115 December 2012?Tokyo
Kiku Okano[1]F7 November 190112 February 2012KagawaOkayama
Tsuya Yamaguchi[1]F22 December 190115 October 2012?Nagasaki
Komatsu Takenaka[2]F7 August 19021 July 2013?Nara

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Japan since 1975[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Pending       Unverified       Age disputed

FromToNameSexReported age(s)
when oldest
Reported lifespanPrefecture of death
Unidentified31 May 1975
Mito UmetaF? – 11227 March 1863 – 31 May 1975
112 years, 65 days
Kumamoto
31 May 197516 November 1976
(1 year, 169 days)
Niwa KawamotoF111 – 1135 August 1863 – 16 November 1976
113 years, 103 days
Shiga
16 November 197610 April 1980
(3 years, 146 days)
Koharu Kodaira[57]F105 – 10919 March 1871 – 10 April 1980
109 years, 22 days
?
10 April 198010 January 1982
(1 year, 275 days)
Woto MichiiF108 – 11017 July 1871 – 10 January 1982
110 years, 177 days
Ishikawa
10 January 198210 February 1984
(2 years, 31 days)
Momo OkumaF107 – 11012 January 1874 – 10 February 1984
110 years, 29 days
Hokkaidō
10 February 198421 May 1986
(2 years, 100 days)
Ine TsugawaF108 – 1113 April 1875 – 21 May 1986
111 years, 48 days
Tokushima
21 May 19862 March 1987
(285 days)
Seki TakeharaF108 – 10921 January 1878 – 2 March 1987
109 years, 50 days
Hiroshima
21 May 198616 June 1992
(5 years, 106 days)
Waka ShirahamaF108 – 11423 March 1878 – 16 June 1992
114 years, 85 days
Miyazaki
16 June 199212 July 1995
(3 years, 26 days)
Tane IkaiF113 – 11618 January 1879 – 12 July 1995
116 years, 175 days
Aichi
12 July 19954 May 1997
(1 year, 296 days)
Sue UtagawaF111 – 11319 January 1884 – 4 May 1997
113 years, 105 days
Yamaguchi
4 May 199720 June 1998
(1 year, 47 days)
Suekiku MiyanagaF113 – 1147 April 1884 – 20 June 1998
114 years, 74 days
Kagoshima
20 June 199831 July 1998
(41 days)
Asa TakiiF11428 April 1884 – 31 July 1998
114 years, 94 days
Hiroshima
31 July 199818 November 1998
(110 days)
Tase MatsunagaF11411 May 1884 – 18 November 1998
114 years, 191 days
Niigata
18 November 199812 February 1999
(86 days)
Yasu AkinoF1131 March 1885 – 12 February 1999
113 years, 348 days
Shizuoka
12 February 199929 April 1999
(76 days)
Denzo IshizakiM11220 October 1886 – 29 April 1999
112 years, 191 days
Ibaraki
29 April 19996 August 1999
(99 days)
Kayo FujiiF11112 March 1888 – 6 August 1999
111 years, 147 days
Aichi
6 August 199914 August 2001
(2 years, 8 days)
Mie IshiguroF111 – 1132 June 1888 – 14 August 2001
113 years, 73 days
Hokkaidō
14 August 20013 January 2002
(142 days)
Matsuno OikawaF11220 February 1889 – 3 January 2002
112 years, 317 days
Iwate
3 January 200228 September 2003
(1 year, 268 days)
Yukichi ChuganjiM112 – 11423 March 1889 – 28 September 2003
114 years, 189 days
Fukuoka
28 September 200313 November 2003
(46 days)
Mitoyo KawateF11415 May 1889 – 13 November 2003
114 years, 182 days
Hiroshima
13 November 20035 April 2005
(1 year, 143 days)
Ura KoyamaF113 – 11430 August 1890 – 5 April 2005
114 years, 218 days
Fukuoka
5 April 200513 August 2007
(2 years, 130 days)
Yone MinagawaF112 – 1144 January 1893 – 13 August 2007
114 years, 221 days
Fukuoka
13 August 200719 August 2007
(6 days)
Shitsu NakanoF1131 January 1894 – 19 August 2007
113 years, 230 days
Fukuoka
19 August 200722 February 2008
(187 days)
Tsuneyo ToyonagaF11321 May 1894 – 22 February 2008
113 years, 277 days
Kōchi
22 February 20085 April 2008
(43 days)
Kaku YamanakaF11311 December 1894 – 5 April 2008
113 years, 116 days
Aichi
5 April 20082 May 2010
(2 years, 27 days)
Kama ChinenF112 – 11410 May 1895 – 2 May 2010
114 years, 357 days
Okinawa
2 May 20102 December 2011
(1 year, 214 days)
Chiyono HasegawaF113 – 11520 November 1896 – 2 December 2011
115 years, 12 days
Saga
2 December 201112 June 2013
(1 year, 192 days)
Jiroemon KimuraM114 – 11619 April 1897 – 12 June 2013
116 years, 54 days
Kyoto
12 June 2013Present
(234 days)
Misao Okawa[1]F115*born 5 March 1898
age 115 years, 333 days
Living in Osaka

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Japan since 1994[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Pending       Unverified       Disputed

FromToNameReported age(s)
when oldest
Reported lifespanPrefecture of death
Unidentified24 January 1997
Gengan Tonaki? – 11230 October 1884 – 24 January 1997
112 years, 86 days
Okinawa
24 January 199729 April 1999
(2 years, 95 days)
Denzo Ishizaki110 – 11220 October 1886 – 29 April 1999
112 years, 191 days
Ibaraki
29 April 199918 January 2000
(264 days)
Sadayoshi Tanabe110 – 11120 October 1888 – 18 January 2000
111 years, 90 days
Kanagawa
18 January 200028 September 2003
(3 years, 253 days)
Yukichi Chuganji110 – 11423 March 1889 – 28 September 2003
114 years, 189 days
Fukuoka
28 September 200320 May 2004
(235 days)
Kameni Nakamura108 – 1093 October 1894 – 20 May 2004
109 years, 230 days
Tokyo
20 May 200412 July 2004
(53 days)
Minsho Ozawa10911 October 1894 – 12 July 2004
109 years, 275 days
Yamanashi
12 July 200430 July 2004
(18 days)
Totaro Murakami10921 February 1895 – 30 July 2004
109 years, 160 days
Hyōgo
30 July 20043 July 2005
(338 days)
Kohachi Shigetaka109 – 11020 May 1895 – 3 July 2005
110 years, 54 days
Hiroshima
3 July 200512 June 2006
(344 days)
Nijiro Tokuda110 – 11110 June 1895 – 12 June 2005
111 years, 2 days
Kagoshima
12 June 200619 June 2009
(3 years, 7 days)
Tomoji Tanabe110 – 11318 September 1895 – 19 June 2009
113 years, 274 days
Miyazaki
19 June 200912 June 2013
(3 years, 358 days)
Jiroemon Kimura112 – 11619 April 1897 – 12 June 2013
116 years, 54 days
Kyoto
12 June 201323 July 2013
(41 days)
Jokichi Ikarashi11126 January 1902 – 23 July 2013
111 years, 178 days
Niigata
23 July 2013Present
(193 days)
Sakari Momoi[1]110*born 5 February 1903
aged 110 years, 361 days
Living in Saitama

People[edit]

Denzo Ishizaki[edit]

Denzo Ishizaki (石崎 伝蔵 Ishizaki Denzō?, 20 October 1886 – 29 April 1999) was for a short time Japan's oldest person and the world's oldest man. He lived in Ibaraki Prefecture. Ishizaki became the world's oldest recognized man following the death of American Walter Richardson on 25 December 1998. He became Japan's oldest person following the death of Yasu Akino on 12 February 1999, who was also 113. Ishizaki died at the age of 112 years 191 days as the 9th oldest person in the world. As world's oldest man, he was succeeded in title by then Spanish 111-year-old Antonio Urrea-Hernández, and, as Japan's oldest person, Ishizaki was succeeded by another 111-year-old, Kamato Hongo.

Preceded by
Walter Richardson
Oldest Recognized Living Man
25 December 1998 – 29 April 1999
Succeeded by
Antonio Urrea-Hernández
Preceded by
Gengan Tonaki
Oldest Japanese man ever
15 January 1999 – 1 October 2001
Succeeded by
Yukichi Chuganji
Preceded by
Gengan Tonaki
Oldest living Japanese man
24 January 1997 – 29 April 1999
Succeeded by
Sadayoshi Tanabe

Ura Koyama[edit]

Ura Koyama (小山 ウラ Koyama Ura, 30 August 1890 – 5 April 2005) of Iizuka became the oldest person in Japan upon the death of Mitoyo Kawate in November 2003. On 5 April 2005, she died of pneumonia at a hospital in Iizuka,as the 4th oldest person in the world.[58]

Tsuneyo Toyonaga[edit]

Tsuneyo Toyonaga (豊永 常代 Toyonaga Tsuneyo?, 21 May 1894 – 22 February 2008)[59] was a Japanese supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in Japan from the death of Shitsu Nakano on 19 August 2007 until Toyonaga's death. She was the 5th oldest living person in the world following the 14 November 2007 death of fellow 113-year-old Bertha Fry.[1] At the time of her death she was one of the 90 longest lived people ever.

Before her death, Toyonaga was living in the town of Tano in the Kōchi Prefecture on the island of Shikoku.[60]

Kaku Yamanaka[edit]

Kaku Yamanaka (山中 かく Yamanaka Kaku?, 11 December 1894 – 5 April 2008) was a Japanese supercentenarian. She died at the age of 113 years, 116 days. At the time of her death, Yamanaka was the oldest person in Japan.[61] She lived her last years at a nursing home in Yatomi, Aichi Prefecture. According to officials at the nursing home, Yamanaka loved singing and dancing.[61][62]

Tase Matsunaga[edit]

Tase Matsunaga (松永 タセ Matsunaga Tase?, May 11, 1884 – November 18, 1998) was a Japanese supercentenarian.

Matsunaga was born in Kiyosato in the Niigata prefecture though soon moved to Tokyo.[63] She was originally a farmer. She moved from Tokyo, where she lived with her daughter, to Mutsumien in 1983. She was still gardening when she was 112, but she was mostly bedridden after that. On July 31, 1998, she became the oldest recognized living person in Japan. [63] Later that same year she died, aged 114 years 191 days, of heart failure. Following her death, Yasu Akino became the oldest person in Japan.

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  59. ^ Obituary
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