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

Shōwa 31 is year 1956

People born in this year are 65 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
1951 Shōwa 26 70 u Rabbit
1952 Shōwa 27 69 tatsu Dragon
1953 Shōwa 28 68 mi Snake
1954 Shōwa 29 67 uma Horse
1955 Shōwa 30 66 hitsuji Goat
1956 Shōwa 31 65 saru Monkey
1957 Shōwa 32 64 tori Rooster
1958 Shōwa 33 63 inu Dog
1959 Shōwa 34 62 i Pig
1960 Shōwa 35 61 ne Rat