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

Heisei 20 is year 2008

People born in this year are 11 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
2003 Heisei 15 16 hitsuji Goat
2004 Heisei 16 15 saru Monkey
2005 Heisei 17 14 tori Rooster
2006 Heisei 18 13 inu Dog
2007 Heisei 19 12 i Pig
2008 Heisei 20 11 ne Rat
2009 Heisei 21 10 ushi Ox
2010 Heisei 22 9 tora Tiger
2011 Heisei 23 8 u Rabbit
2012 Heisei 24 7 tatsu Dragon