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Masa Matsumoto, Kanagawa Prefecture’s Oldest Living Person, Turns 114

Masa Matsumoto at 114 Masa Matsumoto at 114

LongeviQuest is pleased to share that Masa Matsumoto turns 114 years old. She is a Japanese supercentenarian known as the oldest living person in Kanagawa Prefecture.  

Mrs. Matsumoto celebrated her 114th birthday on 29 November 2023 by meeting with her family. She received a stuffed bunny prepared by her great-grandchildren. At the celebration, she had several conversations with her family as she was feeling well and awake.

Masa Matsumoto at 114
Masa Matsumoto at 114

Mrs. Matsumoto even got excited at the news of seeing her granddaughter at the end of the year, as reported by her daughter. She exclaimed, “I’m so happy!” after hearing the news.  

Her family was also impressed by the 38 messages sent from all over the world congratulating Mrs. Matsumoto’s birthday celebration.

LongeviQuest Japan presented Mrs. Matsumoto with a plaque and a Phalaenopsis orchid.
LongeviQuest Japan presented Mrs. Matsumoto with a plaque and a Phalaenopsis orchid.

On 1 October 2023, LongeviQuest had the honor of visiting Mrs. Matsumoto to celebrate her longevity together with her family. At that time, LQ presented her with a plaque to certify her as the oldest living person in Kanagawa Prefecture. The plaque even came with a Phalaenopsis orchid which she remarked “It’s beautiful.”  

Masa Matsumoto was born on 29 November 1909 in Kōnan-cho, Kōka District (now part of the city of Kōka), Shiga Prefecture, Japan. She currently resides in a nursing home in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.  

LongeviQuest sends our warmest greetings for Mrs. Matsumoto’s 114th birthday celebration.   

For more information, please visit Masa Matsumoto’s Directory Profile here. 

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