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

Shōwa 31 is year 1956

People born in this year are 61 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.

Quick Year & Age Chart

Year Local Year Age Sexagenary Cycle Chinese Zodiac
1951Shōwa 2666uRabbit
1952Shōwa 2765tatsuDragon
1953Shōwa 2864miSnake
1954Shōwa 2963umaHorse
1955Shōwa 3062hitsujiGoat
1956Shōwa 3161saruMonkey
1957Shōwa 3260toriRooster
1958Shōwa 3359inuDog
1959Shōwa 3458iPig
1960Shōwa 3557neRat