NB Japanese Year


Nicolas Bottari

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Converts dates into Japanese era format. For example, 2009 is known as year Heisei 21. Dates cover from the Meiji (1868-1911) to Heisei (1989-present day) periods (Meiji - Taisho - Showa - Heisei).

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{exp:nb_japanese_year date="2009"}



The year to convert to Japanese format. Full Japanese dates in kanji, including the month and day, can be used if the date is in the YYYY-MM-DD format and the style is set to “kanji_era”.


The date format. Options are (for example, “2009”)

  • era: The era in alphabet and date in numebrs, eg. Heisei 21
  • kanji_era: The era in kanji and date in numbers, eg. 平成21年
  • shorthand_era: The first letter of the era in alphabet and date in numbers, eg. H21
  • year_number: The date in numbers only, eg. 21

Default is “era”


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Not Specified Download 2.0.0 Apr 27, 2012

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This entry was created December 7, 2009, 12:38 pm.
This entry was last updated July 31, 2012, 11:23 am.

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