This is the most famous fairy story in Japan. All of Japanese know this. Momotaro means “Peach boy (or man)”.
Although it is few that the story and the characters are quoted directly, there are a lot of manga and anime that have topics of Momotaro. In ONE PIECE, incidencially, the character: Red Dog (Aka Inu), Yellow Monky (Ki Zaru), Blue Pheasant (Ao Kizi) are from Momotaro's main characters.Read more