May sat out on EVERYTHING minus contests and that 1 pokeringer thing. Drew was rather a motivation trigger for May than a serious rival. Yes by definition he is her rival but they almost did NOTHING with him on a greater scale. Harley was a bit better but introduced a little too late in the Hoenn part of the series. It so ridiculous to say what a large character she is and large focus?? What?? She is the vehicle in which we discover contests, YES, but unfortunately, many of her contests were poorly written. May's battles were overwhelmingly focused on luck/hax/DEM as the victory condition with Pokemon that she is never actually shown to train, just inform us that she trained and just so happened to have taught her Pokemon a new move just before it'll be useful... when she actually trained the Pokemon to learn a move instead of it just happening out of nowhere.Did we seriously watch same series? May is the first female character who had large character focus which can rival Ash, because of being a beginner trainer she had much more development than Ash had in AG also had her own rivals who is way better than any companion rivals.