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This is a list of oldest living people in Japan. Currently the oldest living person in Japan is Kane Tanaka whose age is 119 years, 26 days.

Oldest living people in Japan

      Validated       Pending[1]       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Prefecture of residence
1 Kane Tanaka F 2 Jan 1903 119 years, 26 days Fukuoka
2 Fusa Tatsumi [2] F 25 Apr 1907 114 years, 278 days Osaka
3 Anonymous [3] F 29 Apr 1907 114 years, 274 days Hyogo
4 Kahoru Furuya [4] F 18 Feb 1908 113 years, 344 days Shizuoka
5 Nahi Yonamine [5] F 9 Mar 1908 113 years, 325 days Okinawa
Kimiko Ono [6] F 20 June 1908 113 years, 222 days Osaka
Anonymous[7] F 25 June 1908 113 years, 217 days Fukuoka
Anonymous[8] F 30 Oct 1908 113 years, 90 days Tokyo
Hide Hamabe [9] F 3 Dec 1908 113 years, 56 days Miyazaki
Sadako Yamada [10] F 3 Jan 1909 113 years, 25 days Osaka
Kaoru Kobayashi [11] F 18 Jan 1909 113 years, 10 days Chiba
Katsumi Ando [12] F 2 Feb 1909 112 years, 360 days Mie
Take Taniguchi [13] F 5 Feb 1909 112 years, 357 days Hokkaido
Anonymous[14] F 8 Mar 1909 112 years, 326 days Hyogo?
Shinobu Hayashi [15] F 15 Mar 1909 112 years, 319 days Kumamoto
Tsuruchiyo Shin [16] F 22 Mar 1909 112 years, 312 days Osaka
Mitsuno Sato [17] F 9 Apr 1909 112 years, 294 days Akita
Kamado Miyaguni [18] F 5 July 1909 112 years, 207 days Okinawa
Kineko Takahashi [19] F 10 July 1909 112 years, 202 days Miyagi
Anonymous F 7 Aug 1909 112 years, 174 days Miyagi
Okagi Hayashi [20] F 2 Sept 1909 112 years, 148 days Gifu
Shina Seki [21] F 1 Oct 1909 112 years, 119 days Ibaraki
Maki Hirabayashi F 17 Oct 1909 112 years, 103 days Hokkaido
Masa Matsumoto[22] F 29 Nov 1909 112 years, 60 days Kanagawa
Masami Ueno [23] F 1 Jan 1910 112 years, 27 days Kagawa
Fumiko Inui [24] F 3 Jan 1910 112 years, 25 days Hyogo
Toshi Koishi F 7 Jan 1910 112 years, 21 days Yamaguchi
Misayo Yamashita [25] F 15 Feb 1910 111 years, 347 days Nara
Miyo Iwamoto [26] F 7 Mar 1910 111 years, 327 days Kanagawa
Mitsue Tanobe [27] F 16 Mar 1910 111 years, 318 days Kagoshima
Chiyono Inoue [28] F 9 Apr 1910 111 years, 294 days Hyogo
Kikue Taira [29] F 26 Apr 1910 111 years, 277 days Okinawa
Mikizo Ueda [30] M 11 May 1910 111 years, 262 days Nara
Hisako Shiraishi[31] F 19 May 1910 111 years, 254 days Saitama
Natsue Fujii [32] F 10 June 1910 111 years, 232 days Kyoto
Sai Maehara [33] F 13 June 1910 111 years, 229 days Kagoshima
Shizue Takeda [34] F 22 June 1910 111 years, 220 days Yamaguchi
Miyao Mashima [35] F 1 July 1910 111 years, 211 days Nagano
Haruko Mekaru [36] F 5 July 1910 111 years, 207 days Okinawa
Shige Kobayashi [37] F 30 Aug 1910 111 years, 151 days Gunma
Mine Kondo [38] F 1 Sept 1910 111 years, 149 days Aichi
Kikuyo Honma [39] F 1 Nov 1910 111 years, 88 days Niigata
Haruno Kubo [40] F 20 Nov 1910 111 years, 69 days Saitama
Shigeru Nakamura [41] M 11 Jan 1911 111 years, 17 days Hiroshima
Miyoko Hiroyasu [42] F 23 Jan 1911 111 years, 5 days Oita
Sata Moribe [43] F 25 Jan 1911 111 years, 3 days Fukuoka
Matsuyo Eda [44] F 17 Feb 1911 110 years, 345 days Miyagi
Chiyo Yamamoto [45] F 18 Feb 1911 110 years, 344 days Kyoto
Kimie Oikawa [46] F 22 Feb 1911 110 years, 340 days Hokkaido
Tomiyo Hara [47] F 2 Mar 1911 110 years, 332 days Fukuoka
Shiro Moriyama [48] M 6 Mar 1911 110 years, 328 days Hokkaido
Tokue Suzuki [4] F 15 Mar 1911 110 years, 319 days Shizuoka
Michi Ideo [49] F 15 Mar 1911 110 years, 319 days Nagasaki
Haruyo Fukazawa [50] F 21 Mar 1911 110 years, 313 days Yamanashi
Tetsuo Shinya [51] M 27 Mar 1911 110 years, 307 days Kagoshima
Fumie Matsuda [52] F 31 Mar 1911 110 years, 303 days Hokkaido
Kimie Azuma [53] F 9 Apr 1911 110 years, 294 days Yamaguchi
Hana Sato [54] F 1 May 1911 110 years, 272 days Akita
Hiro Fujisaki [55] F 6 May 1911 110 years, 267 days Ibaraki
Shigeko Kagawa [56] F 28 May 1911 110 years, 245 days Nara
Nariko Hase [57] F 14 June 1911 110 years, 228 days Kagoshima
Tsune Mori [58] F 22 July 1911 110 years, 190 days Saga
Fuji Takashima [59] F 15 Aug 1911 110 years, 166 days Kanagawa
Saburo Sueto [60] M 12 Sept 1911 110 years, 138 days Kanagawa
Asayo Sato [61] F 22 Sept 1911 110 years, 128 days Saga
Toku Isaka [62] F 26 Sept 1911 110 years, 124 days Mie
Chiyo Nonaka [63] F 27 Sept 1911 110 years, 123 days Tokyo
Fusae Miyamoto [64] F 15 Oct 1911 110 years, 105 days Hiroshima
Toshiko Minagawa [65] F 16 Oct 1911 110 years, 104 days Hiroshima
Hisai Tatsuda [66] F 3 Nov 1911 110 years, 86 days Ishikawa
Kotsuru Matsuo [67] F 18 Nov 1911 110 years, 71 days Kagawa

Incomplete cases

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Prefecture of residence
Matsu Gaja[68] F Feb 1908 113 years, 334 days+ Okinawa
Tomiko Itooka F 23? May 1908 113 years, 250 days+ Hyogo
Anonymous F Jan 1909 112 years, 362 days+ Chiba
Komumen Nishibata F Feb 1909 112 years, 334 days+ Hyogo
Ushi Makishi F Feb 1909 112 years, 334 days+ Okinawa
Kimi Kawasaki F 28? Mar 1909 112 years, 306 days+ Kanagawa
Anonymous[69] F 16 Sept 1908/31 Mar 1909 112 years, 303 days+ Fukuoka
Kame Uema F 6 July/28 Aug 1909 112 years, 153 days+ Okinawa
Anonymous F Mar/Sept 1909 112 years, 120 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F Oct 1909 112 years, 89 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F Nov 1909 112 years, 59 days+ Hyogo
Anonymous F Oct/Dec 1909 112 years, 28 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F 16 Sept 1909/30 Mar 1910 111 years, 304 days+ Fukuoka
Namiko Shimizu F Apr 1910 111 years, 273 days+ Yamaguchi
Anonymous F June 1910 111 years, 212 days+ Aichi
Shizu Narita F Aug 1910 111 years, 150 days+ Aichi
Anonymous[70] F 2 Aug/1 Sept 1910 111 years, 149 days+ Tokyo
Anonymous F 1 Apr/15 Sept 1910 111 years, 135 days+ Fukuoka
Misao Asada [71][72] F 1/15 Sept 1910 111 years, 135 days+ Ehime
Anonymous [73] F 27/30 Sept 1910 111 years, 120 days+ Mie
Anonymous F Mar/Sept 1910 111 years, 120 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 120 days+ Akita
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 120 days+ Kagoshima
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 120 days+ Kagoshima
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 120 days+ Yamaguchi
Anonymous F 1909/1910 111 years, 120 days+ Yamaguchi
Anonymous[71] F Dec 1910 111 years, 28 days+ Ehime
Matsuyo Eguchi[74] F Dec 1910 111 years, 28 days+ Kagoshima
Hana Kato [4] F Dec 1910 111 years, 28 days+ Shizuoka
Masu Usui [4] F Dec 1910 111 years, 28 days+ Shizuoka
Anonymous[75] F Jan 1911 110 years, 362 days+ Fukuoka
Mitsue Hattori [76] F Jan 1911 110 years, 362 days+ Kumamoto
Anonymous[77] F Feb 1911 110 years, 334 days+ Yamanashi
? Nakajima [73] F 1/24 Mar 1911 110 years, 310 days+ Mie
Yuri Ishii [4] F c.21 Aug 1911 c.110 years, 160 days Shizuoka
Emi Miura [78] F 1 Jan/15 Sept 1911 110 years, 135 days+ Miyagi
Tsuyako Kubo [79] F 10 June/15 Sept 1911 110 years, 135 days+ Tokushima

Limbo (Not confirmed alive within one year, not confirmed dead)

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Prefecture of residence
Anonymous of March 21 1908 [80] F 21 Mar 1908 113 years, 313 days Fukuoka
Ai Suganoya [81] F 10 May 1908 113 years, 263 days Osaka

Oldest living men in Japan (107+)

Note that the ranks might not be correct.

Rank Name Birth date Age Prefecture of residence
Mikizo Ueda [82] 11 May 1910 111 years, 262 days Nara
Shigeru Nakamura [83] 11 Jan 1911 111 years, 17 days Hiroshima
Shiro Moriyama [84] 6 Mar 1911 110 years, 328 days Hokkaido
Tetsuo Shinya [85] 27 Mar 1911 110 years, 307 days Kagoshima
Saburo Sueto 12 Sept 1911 110 years, 138 days Kanagawa
Anonymous (Kagoshima) [86] Apr/Sept 1911 110 years, 136 days+ Kagoshima
Tatsuo Tanizaki 23/27 Sept 1911 110 years, 123 days+ Kumamoto
Hosui Ogata 28 Sept 1911 110 years, 122 days Kumamoto
Gisaburo Sonobe 6 Nov 1911 110 years, 83 days Chiba
Anonymous [87] Jan/Nov 1911 110 years, 58 days+ Tokyo
Yoshiyuki Ohara 25 Jan 1912 110 years, 3 days Miyagi
Masahisa Abe 23 Feb 1912 109 years, 339 days Miyagi
Anonymous ? Feb 1912 109 years, 333 days+ Saitama
Anonymous Nov 1911/Mar 1912 109 years, 333 days+ Tokyo
Masao Ikeda Sept 1911/Mar 1912 109 years, 303 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous Oct 1911/Mar 1912 109 years, 303 days+ Kanagawa
Sakae Takeya ? Mar 1912 109 years, 302 days+ Fukushima
Anonymous ? Apr 1912 109 years, 273 days+ Shimane
Anonymous ? Apr 1912 109 years, 272 days+ Tokyo
Anonymous Apr/June 1912 109 years, 212 days+ Saitama
Anonymous Sept 1911/July 1912 109 years, 201 days+ Kagawa
Yuichi Takiguchi 12 July 1912 109 years, 200 days Kagawa
Anonymous ? July 1912 109 years, 180 days+ Tokyo
Keika Taira June/Sept 1912 109 years, 136 days+ Okinawa
Anonymous Nov 1911/Sept 1912 108 years, 125 days+ Kyoto
Anonymous 16/30 Sept 1912 109 years, 120 days+ Kanagawa
Susumu Sego 2 Oct 1912 109 years, 118 days Hyogo
Umeo Kataoka 18 Oct 1912 109 years, 102 days ?
Hisao Ikeda 2 Nov 1912 109 years, 87 days Kanagawa
Anonymous 23 Nov 1912 109 years, 66 days Kanagawa
Anonymous ? Nov 1912 109 years, 59 days+ Miyagi
Anonymous ? Nov 1912 109 years, 58 days+ Osaka
Anonymous Sept/Dec 1912 109 years, 50 days+ Hokkaido
Jin Maeda 9 Dec 1912 109 years, 50 days ?
Shoichi Hagiwara 15 Dec 1912 109 years, 44 days Tochigi
Sotojiro Ichii 15 Dec 1912 109 years, 44 days Toyama
Tei Yaginuma Sept/Dec 1912 109 years, 28 days+ ?
Anonymous ? Dec 1912 109 years, 28 days+ Okayama
Anonymous 9/31 Dec 1912 109 years, 28 days+ Hokkaido
Anonymous ? Dec 1912 109 years, 27 days+ Chiba
Tsuneji Oyama 9 Jan 1913 109 years, 19 days Saga
Kosuke Sakuma 10 Jan 1913 109 years, 18 days ?
Shusaku Egawa 8 Feb 1913 108 years, 354 days Yamaguchi
Anonymous 16 Feb 1913 108 years, 346 days Mie
Misao Kato 22 Feb 1913 108 years, 340 days Gifu
Shoji Obayashi 21 Mar 1913 108 years, 313 days ?
Anonymous Apr 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 303 days+ Hiroshima
Anonymous Sept 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 303 days+ Okayama
Anonymous Sept 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 303 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous Sept 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 303 days+ Fukuoka
Anonymous Oct 1912/Mar 1913 108 years, 303 days+ Kanagawa
Anonymous Jan/Mar 1913 108 years, 302 days+ Aichi
Masuichi Yamada Jan/Mar 1913 108 years, 302 days+ Kyoto
Ichiro Ishii 21 Apr 1913 108 years, 282 days Tokyo
Anonymous ? Apr 1913 108 years, 273 days+ Niigata
Shigeru Okada c.30 Apr 1913 108 years, 273 days± ?
Anonymous ? Apr 1913 108 years, 272 days+ Tokyo
Anonymous ? May 1913 108 years, 241 days+ Hiroshima
Anonymous 26 June 1913 108 years, 216 days Iwate
Nobu Obata 23 July 1913 108 years, 189 days Aichi
Tetsujiro Nurita 20 Aug 1913 108 years, 161 days Osaka
Sadasuke Fujita 27 Aug 1913 108 years, 154 days Hokkaido
Anonymous ? Aug 1913 108 years, 150 days+ Kagawa
Taku Kawarai 1 Sept 1913 108 years, 149 days Ibaraki
Anonymous Feb/Sept 1913 108 years, 149 days+ Yamaguchi
Shinichi Goto 11 Sept 1913 108 years, 139 days Miyagi
Daiji Sato 13 Sept 1913 108 years, 137 days Miyagi
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 135 days+ Chiba
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 135 days+ Chiba
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 135 days+ Fukuoka
Iwao Obata Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 135 days+ Kanagawa
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 135 days+ Kanagawa
Haruo Takahashi 25 Sept 1913 108 years, 125 days Tokyo
Anonymous Apr/Sept 1913 108 years, 120 days+ Kanagawa
Ishimatsu Nakagawa 10 Nov 1913 108 years, 79 days Fukui
Kazumasa Ueno 21 Feb 1914 107 years, 341 days Shiga
Noboru Ono Mar 1913/Feb 1914 107 years, 334 days+ Oita
Kentaro Muramatsu 3 Mar 1914 107 years, 331 days Shizuoka
Yayoi Sawada 28 Mar 1914 107 years, 306 days Kochi
Isamu Watanabe 9 Apr 1914 107 years, 294 days Niigata

Not yet confirmed alive at 110

Rank Name Birth date Age Prefecture of residence
Anonymous[88] ? Jan 1911 110 years, 361 days+ Tokyo
Kiyoshi Takeuchi [89] 26 Mar 1911 110 years, 308 days Mie

Oldest emigrants from Japan (107+)

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Prefecture
of birth
Country of
residence
Shige Mineshiba [90] F 18 May 1909 112 years, 255 days Aichi CanadaCAN
Toshi Arashiro [91] F 1912/1913 108 years, 352 days+ Okinawa BrazilBRA
Yumiko Tanaka [92] F 4 May 1914 107 years, 269 days Okinawa BrazilBRA

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