Nabi Tajima  ( 田島 ナビ , Tajima Nabi , born 4 August 1900 - 21 April, 2018  ) was a Japanese supercentenarian who is, at the age of 7009366353280000000♠ 116 years, 33 days, the oldest verified living person in Japan and the world's 3rd oldest verified living person behind Emma Morano and Violet Brown . Tajima is the 4th oldest Japanese person ever recorded (behind Misao Okawa , Tane Ikai and Jiroemon Kimura ), the third oldest Japanese woman ever recorded and the longest lived person ever recorded in Kyushu .
Tajima was born in Araki, an area of what was then Wan Village, in the westernmost part of Kikaijima Island  , and resided in Kikai . She had 9 children (7 sons and 2 daughters). As of September 2011, she had 28 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 35 great-great-grandchildren. As of September 2015, she had over 140 descendants, including great-great-great grandchildren. Tajima became the oldest living person in Japan on 27 September 2015, upon the death of a 115 year-old anonymous woman who was living in Tokyo . She died on 21 August, 2018.