Photographer sets record by flying with 156 airlines

Jun 18, 2014

Photographer sets record by flying with 156 airlines

Charlie Furusho, a Japanese aviation photographer, has been recognized by Guinness World Records for taking flights operated by 156 different airlines. Furusho, whose real name is Ryuji Furusho and who lives in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, has traveled to around 100 countries or regions to ...

Eagles ace Tanaka recognized by Guinness World Records

Nov 23, 2013

Eagles ace Tanaka recognized by Guinness World Records

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles right-hander Masahiro Tanaka received a certificate of recognition Saturday by Guinness World Records for his record-breaking season. The 25-year-old Tanaka went 24-0 this season and, coupled with his 28-game winning streak that began on Aug. 26, 2012, plus two wins ...

Sep 13, 2013

Centenarians set to hit record high of 54,397

The number of people in Japan 100 or older is set to hit a record high of 54,397 on Sunday, up 3,021 from a year earlier, the health ministry said Friday. The number of men 100 and over is expected to reach 6,791 and ...

Store's 222-meter pearl necklace a record, unpriced

Apr 12, 2013

Store's 222-meter pearl necklace a record, unpriced

A 222-meter-long pearl necklace, certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s longest, is on display at a Hanshin department store in the city of Osaka. The necklace, which weighs about 20 kg and is comprised of 28,000 pieces of 8 mm pearls, was ...