(FAQ). 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 unrivaled 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.