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

Shōwa 48 is year 1973

People born in this year are 49 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
1968 Shōwa 43 54 saru Monkey
1969 Shōwa 44 53 tori Rooster
1970 Shōwa 45 52 inu Dog
1971 Shōwa 46 51 i Pig
1972 Shōwa 47 50 ne Rat
1973 Shōwa 48 49 ushi Ox
1974 Shōwa 49 48 tora Tiger
1975 Shōwa 50 47 u Rabbit
1976 Shōwa 51 46 tatsu Dragon
1977 Shōwa 52 45 mi Snake