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

Heisei 28 is year 2016

People born in this year are 3 years old.

Next holiday: 4/29 - Showa 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
2011Heisei 238uRabbit
2012Heisei 247tatsuDragon
2013Heisei 256miSnake
2014Heisei 265umaHorse
2015Heisei 274hitsujiGoat
2016Heisei 283saruMonkey
2017Heisei 292toriRooster
2018Heisei 301inuDog
2019Heisei 310iPig
2020Heisei 32-neRat