She succeeded the oldest living person in 2013. This person was also Japanese. His name was Jiroemon Kimura.
Misao is what is called a “supercentenarian”. A centenarian is someone who is a hundred years old or over. And a “supercentenarian” is someone who has passed or reached their 110th birthday.
This is an extraordinary achievement! Misao has attributed her health to sushi and sleep.
This shows us that a decent amount of sleep is just as important as eating good food. Let’s hope she continues to stay healthy!