Guinness World Records on Tuesday recognised Masazo Nonaka, a 112-year-old Japanese national, as the world's oldest living man.
The 112-year-old lives with his family, who manage a hot springs inn in Hokkaido.
A man in Ashoro, Japan, is being honored with an award that's been a long time coming: Being recognized as the world's oldest living male.
A farmer and lumberjack in his youth, Nonaka later ran a hot spring inn in his hometown of Ashoro, on Hokkaido island, 900 km (560 miles) north of Tokyo, and raised two sons and three daughters.
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"He needs a wheelchair to move but he is in good condition", Yuko Nonaka, his granddaughter, told AFP.
Guinness says Nonaka modified Francisco Olivera of Spain, who died earlier this 12 months at 113. Nonaka also spends his time watching TV - sumo wrestling in particular and reading newspapers. "He loves eating any kinds of candies ― Japanese or Western style", she said, according to The Telegraph. He married Hatsuno in 1931 and have five children with her. Honaka has outlived his siblings and wife. Japan had another record holder with Jiroemon Kimura who died at 116 in 2013.
Although he believes his longevity is because of soaking in hot springs and eating candies, his daughter does not think so.
Japan has many supercentenarians due partially to a healthy diet, with 68,000 people who are at least a 100 years old. She claimed it was because he lives his life in a way that does not bring him stress.
The last record-holder Violet Brown from Jamaica passed away in July 2017 at the age of 117.