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

Shōwa 16 is year 1941

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
1936 Shōwa 11 84 ne Rat
1937 Shōwa 12 83 ushi Ox
1938 Shōwa 13 82 tora Tiger
1939 Shōwa 14 81 u Rabbit
1940 Shōwa 15 80 tatsu Dragon
1941 Shōwa 16 79 mi Snake
1942 Shōwa 17 78 uma Horse
1943 Shōwa 18 77 hitsuji Goat
1944 Shōwa 19 76 saru Monkey
1945 Shōwa 20 75 tori Rooster