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

Heisei 12 is year 2000

People born in this year are 20 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
1995 Heisei 7 25 i Pig
1996 Heisei 8 24 ne Rat
1997 Heisei 9 23 ushi Ox
1998 Heisei 10 22 tora Tiger
1999 Heisei 11 21 u Rabbit
2000 Heisei 12 20 tatsu Dragon
2001 Heisei 13 19 mi Snake
2002 Heisei 14 18 uma Horse
2003 Heisei 15 17 hitsuji Goat
2004 Heisei 16 16 saru Monkey