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

Year 1961 is Shōwa 36

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
1956 Shōwa 31 66 saru Monkey
1957 Shōwa 32 65 tori Rooster
1958 Shōwa 33 64 inu Dog
1959 Shōwa 34 63 i Pig
1960 Shōwa 35 62 ne Rat
1961 Shōwa 36 61 ushi Ox
1962 Shōwa 37 60 tora Tiger
1963 Shōwa 38 59 u Rabbit
1964 Shōwa 39 58 tatsu Dragon
1965 Shōwa 40 57 mi Snake