What year is in Japan now? 現在日本は何年?

Year 2017 in Japan is Heisei 29

Heisei (平成) is the current era in Japan. It started on Jan 8th, 1989, following the death of the Emperor Shōwa. You can read more on Wikipedia or keep browsing on this site with the following links.

Quick Year & Age Chart

Year Local Year Age Sexagenary Cycle Chinese Zodiac
2009Heisei 218ushiOx
2010Heisei 227toraTiger
2011Heisei 236uRabbit
2012Heisei 245tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 254miSnake
2014Heisei 263umaHorse
2015Heisei 272hitsujiGoat
2016Heisei 281saruMonkey
2017Heisei 290toriRooster
2018Heisei 30-inuDog
2019Heisei 31-iPig
2020Heisei 32-neRat
2021Heisei 33-ushiOx
2022Heisei 34-toraTiger
2023Heisei 35-uRabbit
2024Heisei 36-tatsuDragon