Onomichi is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, facing the Inland Sea. The town turned into based on April 1, 1898. As of April 30, 2016, the metropolis has an envisioned population of 141,811 and a populace density of 497.8 men and women in keeping with km². The general vicinity is 284.85 km². It is well known for being featured within the 1953 film Tokyo Story. 1168: The city's port opened and for the following 500 years served as a rice shipment middle and port for all trades with overseas nations.
Its business significance incredibly wavered at some point of the Tokugawa length. 1898: Onomichi Town in Mitsugi District becomes the second one town in Hiroshima Prefecture. 1935: The RMS Adriatic became scrapped in Onomichi. 1937: The city of Kurihara and the village of Yoshiwa, each in Mitsugi District included. 1939: The village of Sanba from Numakuma District included. The metropolis is featured within the Japanese movie Tokyo Story 1953 directed with the aid of Yasujiro Ozu.
It is the setting for the delusion 2005 anime collection Kamichu. Which faithfully depicts a few of the city's functions and landmarks. Events of the Blue Drop series additionally happen in this metropolis. It is also the setting of the romantic manga Pastel with the aid of Toshihiko Kobayashi. The town is understood for its many temples together with the Buddhist Senko-ji Temple founded in the ninth century, has a shipbuilding backyard and a motor manufacturing facility.