I’m Momotaro’s Mom, and I Never Asked for Any of This

This peach baby saved the town, but he’s ruining my lifestyle

Image created in Canva, based on a photo by mits hak on Unsplash

I knew that comically large peach floating down the river was too good to be true. One that hefty and beautiful would go for ¥9,000 at Sembikiya. Perfectly fuzzy and nestled in foam net — promising sweet, juicy flesh inside. Still, I caught it in my hands and lugged it to…

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