Godzilla is one of the most recognized symbols of Japanese popular culture.
Godzilla's vaguely humanoid appearance and strained, lumbering movements endeared it to Japanese audiences, who could relate to Godzilla as a sympathetic character, despite its wrathful nature. Audiences respond positively to the character because it acts out of rage and self-preservation and shows where science and technology can go wrong.
Ego the Living Planet is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The character first appeared in Thor (September 1966) and was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby.
Ego is portrayed by Kurt Russell in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
In almost every version of the mythos, Optimus is the leader of the Autobots, a faction of Transformers that oppose the Decepticons.
Optimus has been portrayed by a variety of actors, such as Peter Cullen, Garry Chalk, Neil Kaplan, David Kaye, and Jake Tillman. He is considered an icon of popular culture and has been featured in countless forms of media.
There are many stories in Chinese mythology involving the Jade Emperor.
The Jade Emperor is known by many names, including Heavenly Grandfather, which originally meant "Heavenly Duke", which is used by commoners; the Jade Lord; the Highest Emperor; Great Emperor of Jade, Yu Huang Shangdi or Yu Huang Dadi).