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

Shōwa 48 is year 1973

People born in this year are 45 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
1968Shōwa 4350saruMonkey
1969Shōwa 4449toriRooster
1970Shōwa 4548inuDog
1971Shōwa 4647iPig
1972Shōwa 4746neRat
1973Shōwa 4845ushiOx
1974Shōwa 4944toraTiger
1975Shōwa 5043uRabbit
1976Shōwa 5142tatsuDragon
1977Shōwa 5241miSnake