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

Shōwa 18 is year 1943

People born in this year are 74 years old.

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Shōwa (昭和) was the era before Heisei (平成). It started on Dec 25th, 1926, following the death of the Emperor Taisho. You can read more on Wikipedia or keep browsing on this site with the following links.

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Year Local Year Age Sexagenary Cycle Chinese Zodiac
1938Shōwa 1379toraTiger
1939Shōwa 1478uRabbit
1940Shōwa 1577tatsuDragon
1941Shōwa 1676miSnake
1942Shōwa 1775umaHorse
1943Shōwa 1874hitsujiGoat
1944Shōwa 1973saruMonkey
1945Shōwa 2072toriRooster
1946Shōwa 2171inuDog
1947Shōwa 2270iPig