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

Year 2005 is Heisei 17

People born in this year are 18 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
2000 Heisei 12 23 tatsu Dragon
2001 Heisei 13 22 mi Snake
2002 Heisei 14 21 uma Horse
2003 Heisei 15 20 hitsuji Goat
2004 Heisei 16 19 saru Monkey
2005 Heisei 17 18 tori Rooster
2006 Heisei 18 17 inu Dog
2007 Heisei 19 16 i Pig
2008 Heisei 20 15 ne Rat
2009 Heisei 21 14 ushi Ox