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During the post-World War II recovery period the city of Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, was home to an all-women’s theater group.

Established in 1946, the theater group, based in the city’s Yoshiwa district, was named Hoshigekidan. It performed plays on stage at theaters and became recognized as a source of entertainment for the fishing community.

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