Convert between Western and Japanese years

Enter a Japanese or Western year:

2019 is year 31 of the Heisei (平成) era, from 8 January 1989 to the present.

This page can convert a Japanese era date like Meiji 14 into a Western year, or convert a Western year like 1964 into the Japanese era date.

See also the FAQ page on Japanese years and the FAQ complete list of Japanese eras.

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