#4 - Momotarō

On this episode we learn about the origins of Momotaro, the Japanese 'Peach Boy', in a more fairy-tale style of story, and his use as role model to children, as well as a World War II propaganda figure.

The story of 'The Monkey-Crab Battle' is also covered.

Thanks to Rick Dove, James Mildenstein, Karen Chapman, Malcolm Shoyer and Rebecca Chapman for providing voices on this episode.

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