Perhaps no other character in all of international film is as beloved by American audiences as Godzilla. Since 1954, Godzilla has been one of the cinema s most enduring and popular characters, and with a total of 28 films under his massive belt (not even including two American reboots), he s also the star of the longest-running franchise in motion-picture history. From his home base in Japan, where the legendary Toho Pictures first put him on the map, Godzilla has gone on to become an international phenomenon a movie monster unrivalled both in size as well as universal, worldwide appeal. Godzilla FAQ will explore the many facets of the monumental, fire-breathing radioactive lizard that has roared his way into our hearts over a 60-year reign of terror. But more than just a movie monster, he has become a pop-culture avatar, pervading our consciousness as few fictional creations have. Now, Godzilla FAQ take readers on a headlong dive into the depths of this unstoppable cinematic force of nature.