The History of Godzilla
Along with Frankenstein, Godzilla is one of the most famous monsters of fiction.
The giant, which looks like a mix of a sea monster and a dinosaur, first appeared on movie screens in a 1954 Japanese film.
Since then Godzilla has appeared in numerous films, as well as in books, television series, comic books and video games.
Songs have also been written about this monstrous creature, and there is even a star in Hollywood dedicated to Godzilla.
monstrous: like a monster, very big.