What year is in Japan now? 日本は今年何年?

Year 2018 in Japan is Heisei 30

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
2010Heisei 228toraTiger
2011Heisei 237uRabbit
2012Heisei 246tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 255miSnake
2014Heisei 264umaHorse
2015Heisei 273hitsujiGoat
2016Heisei 282saruMonkey
2017Heisei 291toriRooster
2018Heisei 300inuDog
2019Heisei 31-iPig
2020Heisei 32-neRat
2021Heisei 33-ushiOx
2022Heisei 34-toraTiger
2023Heisei 35-uRabbit
2024Heisei 36-tatsuDragon
2025Heisei 37-miSnake