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

Heisei 21 is year 2009

People born in this year are 9 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
2004Heisei 1614saruMonkey
2005Heisei 1713toriRooster
2006Heisei 1812inuDog
2007Heisei 1911iPig
2008Heisei 2010neRat
2009Heisei 219ushiOx
2010Heisei 228toraTiger
2011Heisei 237uRabbit
2012Heisei 246tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 255miSnake