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SI Prefix Name
Names starting with Mega, Giga, Tera, Micro, Nano, or any other SI Prefix. Often, characters using this prefix won't actually be a power of ten greater than what the prefix is applied to.

Often used to imply "techno"-ness, due to their ubiquitous use in computational measurement (applied to space bytes, processor hertz, processor fabrication meters).


Examples:

Multiples Greater Than One:
  • Denji Sentai Megaranger
  • Megazords.
  • Megabyte, from ReBoot, of course.
    • And his Super Mode, Gigabyte.
    • And his predecessor, KiloKillabyte.
  • Mega Man
  • New Super Mario Bros.'s Mega Mushroom.
  • Chrono Trigger's Giga Gaia, Mega Mutant, Giga Mutant, and Terra(sic) Mutant.
    • The Terra Mutant's name is corrected in the DS remake, where he's called Tera Mutant.
  • Giga Bowser, from Super Smash Bros.. Melee.
  • Transformers villain Megatron.
  • Mega Shadow and Giga Shadow, from Lexx.
  • The spells Mega Brando and Giga Slave from The Slayers, which are similar but more powerful than the spells Dill Brando and Dragon Slave respectively.
  • The Villains And Vigilantes adventure Devil's Domain had the NPC hero Meganaut, a Brain in a Jar with a robotic body.
  • Sega's Mega Drive (known as the Genesis in America).
  • Darkwing Duck villain Megavolt. Oddly enough, this was not his first choice of villain name, but Megawatt was already taken by the school band.
  • Sin's One-Hit Kill Giga Graviton attack in Final Fantasy X.
  • Megadeth
  • "Finishing move! Giga... Drill... BREAKEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!"
  • The Megalodon.
  • Pokémon games. Absorb is a basic Grass-type attack that does damage and restores some health to the user. Mega Drain is simply a stronger variant, while Giga Drain is the strongest.
    • There are also the moves Mega Punch, Mega Kick, Megahorn, and Giga Impact and the ability Teravolt.
  • Digimon has "mega" and "giga" all over the place, but the two that stand out the most are Megadramon and Gigadramon... whose power levels are exactly the same.
  • Giga Pudding (Puddi puddi! Puddi puddi!)
  • The recurring summon Bahamut from Final Fantasy has attacks based on the word "Flare" and some big SI prefix. The most common is Mega Flare, but some games have advanced versions of Bahamut capable of "Giga Flare", "Tera Flare" and so on.
  • SWAT Kats' City of Adventure, Megakat City.
  • Deca Sports, a series of Sports Games featuring 10 events.
  • Accel World has the character Ash Roller who uses his among other pieces of Gratuitous English usually describing situations as mega/tera/giga lucky or unlucky.

Multiples Less Than One:

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