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

Heisei 9 is year 1997

People born in this year are 20 years old.

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
1992Heisei 425saruMonkey
1993Heisei 524toriRooster
1994Heisei 623inuDog
1995Heisei 722iPig
1996Heisei 821neRat
1997Heisei 920ushiOx
1998Heisei 1019toraTiger
1999Heisei 1118uRabbit
2000Heisei 1217tatsuDragon
2001Heisei 1316miSnake