• The first season of the Pokémon anime introduced giant Pokémon, setting a precedent for the Gigantamax mechanic.
  • Pokémon: Sword and Pokémon: Shield introduced the Gigantamax mechanic in 2019, but giant Pokémon existed in the franchise before that.
  • Team Rocket's short-lived theme park featuring giant Pokémon could have been a successful business venture if the animatronics weren't easily destroyed.