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

Shōwa 15 is year 1940

People born in this year are 79 years old.

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Shōwa (昭和) was the era before Heisei (平成). It started on Dec 25th, 1926, following the death of the Emperor Taisho. 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
1935Shōwa 1084iPig
1936Shōwa 1183neRat
1937Shōwa 1282ushiOx
1938Shōwa 1381toraTiger
1939Shōwa 1480uRabbit
1940Shōwa 1579tatsuDragon
1941Shōwa 1678miSnake
1942Shōwa 1777umaHorse
1943Shōwa 1876hitsujiGoat
1944Shōwa 1975saruMonkey