Heisei period

Heisei period is the current period in Japan. It started in 1989 right after the death of Hirohito, Showa Emperor. His son Akihito succeeded to the throne. The history is only 27 years up to now. The economic crisis has been prolonged since bubble economy was destroyed. Recently the economic power started to grow and the foreign tourists are increasing attracted to Japan’s unique culture, arts and technologies.