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

Heisei 16 is year 2004

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
1999 Heisei 11 23 u Rabbit
2000 Heisei 12 22 tatsu Dragon
2001 Heisei 13 21 mi Snake
2002 Heisei 14 20 uma Horse
2003 Heisei 15 19 hitsuji Goat
2004 Heisei 16 18 saru Monkey
2005 Heisei 17 17 tori Rooster
2006 Heisei 18 16 inu Dog
2007 Heisei 19 15 i Pig
2008 Heisei 20 14 ne Rat