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

Heisei 23 is year 2011

People born in this year are 8 years old.

Next holiday: 11/23 - Labour Thanksgiving Day

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
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
2013 Heisei 25 6 mi Snake
2014 Heisei 26 5 uma Horse
2015 Heisei 27 4 hitsuji Goat