Godzilla will be making its way back to the silver screen in just over a week! For some, this may be their first experience of the Kaiju King, so Slate decided to produce the short video above telling the shorthand history of Godzilla.

Godzilla has gone through many iterations, from force of nature to father of Minilla. If you have 3 minutes to spare watch this before seeing Godzilla do what he does best on the big screen.