Oldest Person in Japan Dies at Age 116 in Osaka Prefecture

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Fusa Tatsumi receives a longevity celebration from Osaka Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura (right) on Sept. 15.

Fusa Tatsumi, the oldest person in Japan, died aged 116 in Kashiwara, Osaka Prefecture on Tuesday morning, sources said.

She became the oldest person in Japan after a 119-year-old woman in Fukuoka Prefecture died in April 2022.