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

Heisei 23 is year 2011

People born in this year are 6 years old.

Next holiday: 11/23 - Labour Thanksgiving 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
2006Heisei 1811inuDog
2007Heisei 1910iPig
2008Heisei 209neRat
2009Heisei 218ushiOx
2010Heisei 227toraTiger
2011Heisei 236uRabbit
2012Heisei 245tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 254miSnake
2014Heisei 263umaHorse
2015Heisei 272hitsujiGoat