|Also Known As|
|Family|| Shigeharu Honda (fiance)|
Hideki Shigeno (husband)
Goro Shigeno (adopted son)
Shingo Shigeno (biological son)
Chiharu Shigeno (biological daughter)
Kaoru Shigeno (daughter-in-law)
Taiga Shimizu (nephew-in-law)
Izumi Shigeno (granddaughter)
Daigo Shigeno (grandson)
Kindergarten Teacher (former)
|Manga Debut|| 001. Goro's Dream|
2nd 042. Eephus Measures (2nd)
|Anime Debut|| Ep1: Goro's Dream and Daddy's Dream|
2nd-Ep2: If I Wasn't the Second (2nd)
|Voice Actor||Junko Noda|
Momoko Hoshino ((星野 桃子, Hoshino Momoko) was a kindergarten teacher who looked after Goro Honda, whom she later bonded with the boy and his father, and became Shigeharu Honda's fiancee. After Shigeharu's unfortunate passing, she adopted Goro as her son before she later married Hideki Shigeno, her fiancee's best friend and teammate.
Now as Momoko Shigeno (茂野 桃子, Shigeno Momoko), she continues to watch over Goro while bearing two biological children.
- Her name Momoko means "peach" (桃) (momo) and "child" (子) (ko).
- Momoko's current surname Shigeno means "luxuriant" (茂) (shige) and "field, wilderness" (野) (no).
- Momoko's former surname Hoshino means "star" (星) (hoshi) and "field, wilderness" (野) (no).