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

Shōwa 47 is year 1972

People born in this year are 47 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
1967Shōwa 4252hitsujiGoat
1968Shōwa 4351saruMonkey
1969Shōwa 4450toriRooster
1970Shōwa 4549inuDog
1971Shōwa 4648iPig
1972Shōwa 4747neRat
1973Shōwa 4846ushiOx
1974Shōwa 4945toraTiger
1975Shōwa 5044uRabbit
1976Shōwa 5143tatsuDragon