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

Shōwa 15 is year 1940

People born in this year are 81 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
1935 Shōwa 10 86 i Pig
1936 Shōwa 11 85 ne Rat
1937 Shōwa 12 84 ushi Ox
1938 Shōwa 13 83 tora Tiger
1939 Shōwa 14 82 u Rabbit
1940 Shōwa 15 81 tatsu Dragon
1941 Shōwa 16 80 mi Snake
1942 Shōwa 17 79 uma Horse
1943 Shōwa 18 78 hitsuji Goat
1944 Shōwa 19 77 saru Monkey