This has its roots in a fishermen dance, praying for Takauji Ashikaga's victory in battle. On the 18th day of the 7th month by the old calendar, residents march through the port town from the Middle Ages, offering up dances in the grounds of Jodoji Temple.
Japan Heritage Onomichi City
Yoshiwa Taiko Dance
〈Hiroshima Prefectural Intangible Folk Cultural Property〉