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What’s Reiwa? Conversion to Japanese calendar 和暦 [WAREKI] (われき)

Conversion from AD / Western calendar 西暦 [SEIREKI] (せいれき) to Japanese calendar 和暦 [WAREKI] (われき)

What is 令和 [REIWA] (れいわ) / 平成 [HEISEI] (へいせい) / 昭和 [SHOWA] (しょうわ) / 大正  [TAISHO] (たいしょう) /  明治 [MEIJI] (めいじ)?

In Japan, in addition to the Western calendar, there is a unique Japanese year number called 年号 [NENGOU] (ねんごう).
In Japan, when the emperor changes, the Japanese era name also changes. Here is the conversion list from Western calendar to Japanese calendar.
* 元年 [GANNEN] (がんねん) is the first year of each 年号 [NENGOU] (ねんごう).

明治 [MEIJI] (めいじ) 大正 [TAISHO] (たいしょう) 昭和 [SHOUWA] (しょうわ) 平成 [HEISEI] (へいせい) 令和 [REIWA] (れいわ)
明治天皇 [MEIJI TENNOU] (めいじ てんのう) 大正天皇 [TAISHOU TENNOU] (たいしょう てんのう) 昭和天皇 [SHOWA TENNOU] (しょうわ てんのう) 上皇 [JOUKOU] (じょうこう) 今上天皇 [KINJOU TENNOU] (きんじょう てんのう)
明治元年1月1日
(1868年1月25日)~明治45年(1912年)
7月29日
大正元年(1912年)7月30日 ~ 大正15年(1926年)
12月24日
昭和元年(1926年)
12月25日 ~ 昭和64年(1989年)
1月7日
平成元年(1989年)
1月8日 ~ 平成31年(2019年)
4月30日
令和元年(2019年)
5月1日 ~
25th of Jan.,1868 ~ 29th of Jul., 1912 30th of Jul., 1912 ~ 24th of Dec., 1926 25th of Dec., 1926 ~ 7th of Jan., 1989 8th of Jan., 1989 ~ 30th of Apr., 2019 1st of May., 2019 ~
Meiji 1 = 1868 Taisho 1 = 1912 Showa 1 = 1926 Heisei 1 = 1989 Reiwa 1 = 2019
Meiji 2 = 1869 Taisho 2 = 1913 Showa 2 = 1927 Heisei 2 = 1990 Reiwa 2 = 2020
Meiji 3 = 1870 Taisho 3 = 1914 Showa 3 = 1928 Heisei 3 = 1991 Reiwa 3 = 2021
Meiji 4 = 1871 Taisho 4 = 1915 Showa 4 = 1929 Heisei 4 = 1992 Reiwa 4 = 2022
Meiji 5 = 1872 Taisho 5 = 1916 Showa 5 = 1930 Heisei 5 = 1993 Reiwa 5 = 2023
Meiji 6 = 1873 Taisho 6 = 1917 Showa 6 = 1931 Heisei 6 = 1994
Meiji 7 = 1874 Taisho 7 = 1918 Showa 7 = 1932 Heisei 7 = 1995
Meiji 8 = 1875 Taisho 8 = 1919 Showa 8 = 1933 Heisei 8 = 1996
Meiji 9 = 1876 Taisho 9 = 1920 Showa 9 = 1934 Heisei 9 = 1997
Meiji 10 = 1877 Taisho 10 = 1921 Showa 10 = 1935 Heisei 10 = 1998
Meiji 11 = 1878 Taisho 11 = 1922 Showa 11 = 1936 Heisei 11 = 1999
Meiji 12 = 1879 Taisho 12 = 1923 Showa 12 = 1937 Heisei 12 = 2000
Meiji 13 = 1880 Taisho 13 = 1924 Showa 13 = 1938 Heisei 13 = 2001
Meiji 14 = 1881 Taisho 14 = 1925 Showa 14 = 1939 Heisei 14 = 2002
Meiji 15 = 1882 Taisho 15 = 1926 Showa 15 = 1940 Heisei 15 = 2003
Meiji 16 = 1883 Showa 16 = 1941 Heisei 16 = 2004
Meiji 17 = 1884 Showa 17 = 1942 Heisei 17 = 2005
Meiji 18 = 1885 Showa 18 = 1943 Heisei 18 = 2006
Meiji 19 = 1886 Showa 19 = 1944 Heisei 19 = 2007
Meiji 20 = 1887 Showa 20 = 1945 Heisei 20 = 2008
Meiji 21 = 1888 Showa 21 = 1946 Heisei 21 = 2009
Meiji 22 = 1889 Showa 22 = 1947 Heisei 22 = 2010
Meiji 23 = 1890 Showa 23 = 1948 Heisei 23 = 2011
Meiji 24 = 1891 Showa 24 = 1949 Heisei 24 = 2012
Meiji 25 = 1892 Showa 25 = 1950 Heisei 25 = 2013
Meiji 26 = 1893 Showa 26 = 1951 Heisei 26 = 2014
Meiji 27 = 1894 Showa 27 = 1952 Heisei 27 = 2015
Meiji 28 = 1895 Showa 28 = 1953 Heisei 28 = 2016
Meiji 29 = 1896 Showa 29 = 1954 Heisei 29 = 2017
Meiji 30 = 1897 Showa 30 = 1955 Heisei 30 = 2018
Meiji 31 = 1898 Showa 31 = 1956
Meiji 32 = 1899 Showa 32 = 1957
Meiji 33 = 1900 Showa 33 = 1958
Meiji 34 = 1901 Showa 34 = 1959
Meiji 35 = 1902 Showa 35 = 1960
Meiji 36 = 1903 Showa 36 = 1961
Meiji 37 = 1904 Showa 37 = 1962
Meiji 38 = 1905 Showa 38 = 1963
Meiji 39 = 1906 Showa 39 = 1964
Meiji 40 = 1907 Showa 40 = 1965
Meiji 41 = 1908 Showa 41 = 1966
Meiji 42 = 1909 Showa 42 = 1967
Meiji 43 = 1910 Showa 43 = 1968
Meiji 44 = 1911 Showa 44 = 1969
Meiji 45 = 1912 Showa 45 = 1970
Showa 46 = 1971
Showa 47 = 1972
Showa 48 = 1973
Showa 49 = 1974
Showa 50 = 1975
Showa 51 = 1976
Showa 52 = 1977
Showa 53 = 1978
Showa 54 = 1979
Showa 55 = 1980
Showa 56 = 1981
Showa 57 = 1982
Showa 58 = 1983
Showa 59 = 1984
Showa 60 = 1985
Showa 61 = 1986
Showa 62 = 1987
Showa 63 = 1988
Showa 64 = 1989

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