What year is it in Heisei? Japan age finder & holiday calendar

Year 2016 is Heisei 28

People born in this year are 1 year old.

Next holiday: 11/3 - Culture Day

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
2011Heisei 236uRabbit
2012Heisei 245tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 254miSnake
2014Heisei 263umaHorse
2015Heisei 272hitsujiGoat
2016Heisei 281saruMonkey
2017Heisei 290toriRooster
2018Heisei 30-inuDog
2019Heisei 31-iPig
2020Heisei 32-neRat