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

Heisei 17 is year 2005

People born in this year are 14 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
2000Heisei 1219tatsuDragon
2001Heisei 1318miSnake
2002Heisei 1417umaHorse
2003Heisei 1516hitsujiGoat
2004Heisei 1615saruMonkey
2005Heisei 1714toriRooster
2006Heisei 1813inuDog
2007Heisei 1912iPig
2008Heisei 2011neRat
2009Heisei 2110ushiOx