Time in Japan
Time zone and Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules
GMT/UTC offset (time difference)
Japan does not operate Daylight Saving Time (DST), clocks stay on Standard Time all year round.
There is always a fast and easy way of converting JST to GMT or a different location, try the Time Converter by zone.
The international dialling code for Japan is +81.
In Japan, the 60th birthday (or 61st in the Western calendar) is called kanreki and it marks the end of a cycle and the beginning of a new one. The cycle is directly linked to the 60-year cycle of the traditional lunar calendar. It is a return to the exactly the zodiac configuration at birth, a moment of great significance, as explained in this article published by Encyclopaedia of Shinto.