For a bit of practice, look at the photo of the Japan Rail Pass above and note the date.
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2016 is year 28 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.
the one that says this year is 2015, the Japanese date system of designating years as era names based on the reign of Emperors is commonplace.
While Japan adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1873 i.e.
Now, before you proclaim that I must still be feeling the effects of New Year’s celebrations, it IS ACTUALLY the year 27 in Japan!
Each Emperor is designated an era name which commences the day the Emperor ascends to the throne and ends on the day of the Emperor’s death.
You’ve arrived in Japan raring to go, you head to the ticket office to swap your exchange order for the fully-fledged, all access (kind of), shiny Japan Rail Pass.
The nice lady at the booth hands you your pass and of course the first thing you do is give it the once over…something doesn’t look right…what’s with the numbers? Remember Japan currently uses 2 types of dating system: The Japanese Era Name is widely used and is the type you will see printed in your Japan Rail Pass.