Tase Matsunaga (b. May 11, 1884 – d. November 18, 1998) was a Japanese supercentenarian.Matsunaga was born in Kiyosato in the Niigata prefecture though soon moved to Tokyo. She was originally a farmer. She moved from Tokyo, where she lived with her daughter, to Mutsumien in 1983. She was still gardening when she was 112, but she was mostly bedridden after that. On July 31, 1998, she became the oldest recognized living person in Japan. Later that same year she died, aged 114 years 191 days, of heart failure. Following her death, Yasu Akino became the oldest person in Japan.
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