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

Heisei 20 is year 2008

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