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MOMOTARO

Japanese Hero God

Midget Hero God

Known as ‘The Little Peachling’ or ‘Small Renown Man’.

He was born from a peach found floating down a stream by a childless couple. This tiny foster God grew up to be a real toughie of a Tom Thumb, and got together a gang of a dog, a pheasant and a monkey to rescue maidens from demons.

This included much biffing, blapping and belting and a good time was had by all — except the splatted demons.

MOMOTARO FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MOMOTARO
Location : Japan
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Heroics
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5720

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Article last updated on 14 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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