* In [[Pokémon Live!]], it is stated that he dated [[Delia Ketchum]], though this is both unmentioned and unconfirmed in the anime.
* In the English dub, Giovanni is the first character to regain his original voice actor following the voice actor switch.
* Giovanni is the only
evil team leader to date to make an appearance in a [[Pokémon movie]].
** Giovanni is also the only
evil team leader to have appeared in more than one [[series]] of the anime.
* Giovanni is the only Gym Leader in the anime to have used a [[Legendary Pokémon]] in a Gym battle.
* Giovanni is the only Gym Leader from [[Generation I]] whom Ash hasn't battled as a Gym Leader.