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

Shōwa 54 is year 1979

People born in this year are 40 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
1974Shōwa 4945toraTiger
1975Shōwa 5044uRabbit
1976Shōwa 5143tatsuDragon
1977Shōwa 5242miSnake
1978Shōwa 5341umaHorse
1979Shōwa 5440hitsujiGoat
1980Shōwa 5539saruMonkey
1981Shōwa 5638toriRooster
1982Shōwa 5737inuDog
1983Shōwa 5836iPig