JapaneseDate now(ZoneId) method in Java with Examples

The now() method of java.time.chrono.JapaneseDate class is used to get the current Japanese date according to the Japanese calendar system in the specified zone.

Syntax:

public static JapaneseDate now(ZoneId zone)

Parameter: This method takes the object of zone id on the basis of which Japanese date is going to be formed.

Return Value: This method returns the current Japanese date according to the Japanese calendar system from the specified clock.

Below are the examples to illustrate the now() method:



Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate now() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
import java.time.temporal.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
  
            // Creating and initializing ZoneId
            ZoneId id = ZoneId.systemDefault();
  
            // Creating and initializing
            // JapaneseDate Object
            JapaneseDate hidate
                = JapaneseDate.now(id);
  
            // Display the result
            System.out.println("JapaneseDate: "
                               + hidate);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can"
                               + " not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: "
                               + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

JapaneseDate: Japanese Heisei 32-03-23

Example 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate now() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
import java.time.temporal.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
  
            // Creating and initializing ZoneId
            ZoneId id = ZoneId.of("Z");
  
            // Creating and initializing
            // JapaneseDate Object
            JapaneseDate hidate
                = JapaneseDate.now(id);
  
            // Display the result
            System.out.println("JapaneseDate: "
                               + hidate);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can"
                               + " not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: "
                               + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

JapaneseDate: Japanese Heisei 32-03-23

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/chrono/JapaneseDate.html#now-java.time.ZoneId-

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