Anime Underground The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time  

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Want to end the debate of who the strongest anime character to ever exist is? You only have to do one thing...vote on the poll below! For this list we want to hear your opinion on who the most powerful anime character of all time. These guys probably beat up the smartest anime characters all the time in high school--if they ever went to one. Both heroes and villains are included below, so you can vote for everyone from Madara Uchiha to Ichigo Kurosaki. The discussion of the strongest anime character is always shrouded in controversey, so consider the following: just because a character is physically more powerful doesn't mean they are stronger than another overall. Take Light Yagami vs Monkey D. Luffy, for example. Obviously Luffy could gum-gum pistol him into oblivion, but what if Light wrote his name down in the death note? That's an instant death with just the stroke of a pen. When you see names like Vegeta below, assume that they would be fighting at their very highest potential. 

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1
8,480 4,120
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z

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2
7,288 2,967
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added Saitama One Punch Man

3
7,111 3,341
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

4
5,562 4,231
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

5
4,929 2,865
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

6
5,594 2,255
Whis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Whis Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

7
5,346 2,256
Bills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bills Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

8
3,950 2,452
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
3,573 2,880
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Monkey D. Luffy One Piece

10
4,701 2,467
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

11
3,708 2,477
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

12
3,762 2,193
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
3,150 1,019
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito Dragon Ball Z

14
3,548 1,882
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

15
3,131 2,032
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

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16
3,151 1,788
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
TejasKamble added Kakashi Hatake Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom

17
3,477 2,063
Broly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

18
2,759 1,416
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Majin Buu Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!!, Dragon Ball

19
2,646 1,618
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jimmyfinkelsteine added Gotenks Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, Dragon Ball

20
2,415 1,228
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mark-van-der-laan added Trunks Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan

21
2,255 1,580
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

22
2,596 1,389
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

23
2,090 1,494
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gildarts Clive

24
2,213 1,473
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

25
1,899 1,345
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

26
2,122 1,377
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

27
1,936 1,244
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

28
1,875 1,214
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

29
1,850 1,066
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alex224 added Freeza Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Plan to Destroy the Saiya-jin

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30
2,038 1,127
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
WilliamTeohW added Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel

31
1,744 1,300
Kaneki Ken is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
xXCandyDandyXx added Kaneki Ken Tokyo ghoul

32
2,146 1,767
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

33
1,832 605
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gogeta Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball GT

34
1,356 1,103
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

35
1,129 1,148
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

36
1,448 1,549
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
InuYasha Inuyasha

37
1,877 1,114
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jiraiya Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

38
1,381 970
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

39
1,074 895
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

40
1,556 1,122
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

41
1,151 1,589
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Eren Jaeger

42
1,276 694
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)

43
1,222 1,205
Yusuke Urameshi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho

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44
1,017 848
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

45
1,168 875
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

46
1,546 1,070
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Tsunade Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

47
984 507
Vados is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

48
754 329
Pain is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Pain Naruto Shippūden

49
918 563
Cell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
ahmed-maklad added Cell Dragon Ball Z

50
683 423
Jellal Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Jellal Fernandes