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

Heisei 23 is year 2011

People born in this year are 7 years old.

Next holiday: 12/23 - The Emperor's Birthday

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
2006Heisei 1812inuDog
2007Heisei 1911iPig
2008Heisei 2010neRat
2009Heisei 219ushiOx
2010Heisei 228toraTiger
2011Heisei 237uRabbit
2012Heisei 246tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 255miSnake
2014Heisei 264umaHorse
2015Heisei 273hitsujiGoat