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Shōji (正治) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Kenkyū and before Kennin. This period started in April 1199 and ended in February 1201. The reigning emperor was Tsuchimikado-tennō (土御門天皇).
Events of the Shōji era
- 29 January 1199 (Shōji 2, 12th day of the 2nd month): Oyama Tomomasa was appointed to the governor of Harima Province and governor of Kyoto.
- 1200 (Shōji 2, 10th month): Hōjō Tokimasa was created daimyo of Ōmi Province.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shōji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 882.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 221-224; Brown, Delmer. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 340; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 221.
- Titsingh, p. 223; Mass, Jeffrey P. (1976) The Kamakura Bakufu: A Study in Documents, p. 158.
- Titsingh, p. 224.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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