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

Heisei 8 is year 1996

People born in this year are 22 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
1991Heisei 327hitsujiGoat
1992Heisei 426saruMonkey
1993Heisei 525toriRooster
1994Heisei 624inuDog
1995Heisei 723iPig
1996Heisei 822neRat
1997Heisei 921ushiOx
1998Heisei 1020toraTiger
1999Heisei 1119uRabbit
2000Heisei 1218tatsuDragon