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

Heisei 12 is year 2000

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
1995Heisei 723iPig
1996Heisei 822neRat
1997Heisei 921ushiOx
1998Heisei 1020toraTiger
1999Heisei 1119uRabbit
2000Heisei 1218tatsuDragon
2001Heisei 1317miSnake
2002Heisei 1416umaHorse
2003Heisei 1515hitsujiGoat
2004Heisei 1614saruMonkey