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

Shōwa 22 is year 1947

People born in this year are 72 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
1942 Shōwa 17 77 uma Horse
1943 Shōwa 18 76 hitsuji Goat
1944 Shōwa 19 75 saru Monkey
1945 Shōwa 20 74 tori Rooster
1946 Shōwa 21 73 inu Dog
1947 Shōwa 22 72 i Pig
1948 Shōwa 23 71 ne Rat
1949 Shōwa 24 70 ushi Ox
1950 Shōwa 25 69 tora Tiger
1951 Shōwa 26 68 u Rabbit