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

Shōwa 31 is year 1956

People born in this year are 63 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 68 u Rabbit
1952 Shōwa 27 67 tatsu Dragon
1953 Shōwa 28 66 mi Snake
1954 Shōwa 29 65 uma Horse
1955 Shōwa 30 64 hitsuji Goat
1956 Shōwa 31 63 saru Monkey
1957 Shōwa 32 62 tori Rooster
1958 Shōwa 33 61 inu Dog
1959 Shōwa 34 60 i Pig
1960 Shōwa 35 59 ne Rat