An underrated modern myth, the subtext of which deals with Japan's emotional state over America's bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki or some bloke in an ill fitting, rubber, lizard suit, running around a miniature replica city? You decide. PBR
Japanese films and has become one of the world's most recognized movie characters. He was first seen in the 1954 film Gojira, produced by Toho Film Company Ltd. To date, Toho has produced 28 Godzilla films.
Japanese science fiction film, produced by Toho Film Company Ltd. Directed by Ishiro Honda with special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, it was the first of many "giant monster" movies (known as kaiju) to be produced in Japan, many featuring Godzilla. This film is also widely considered by fans to be the best Godzilla film ever made.