But his time in office has not been the string of successes he promised when he took power.
Shinzo Abe is already Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, now he has become the leader with the most consecutive days in office.
Abe came to power in 2012, promising to revitalise the economy and change his country’s pacifist constitution.
But, his record has been mixed.
Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports.