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
+ - 8,021 3,785
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
+ - 6,671 2,705
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

3
+ - 5,129 3,970
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

4
+ - 6,744 3,104
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

5
+ - 4,629 2,658
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

6
+ - 5,262 2,106
Ranker Video v
Whis Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

7
+ - 5,047 2,107
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
+ - 3,307 2,690
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Monkey D. Luffy One Piece

9
+ - 3,693 2,277
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

10
+ - 4,360 2,318
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

11
+ - 3,403 2,315
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

12
+ - 3,447 2,067
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
+ - 2,885 902
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegito Dragon Ball Z

14
+ - 3,278 1,784
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

15
+ - 2,900 1,884
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
+ - 2,882 1,673
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Kakashi Hatake Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom

17
+ - 3,296 1,941
Broly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

18
+ - 2,595 1,307
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
+ - 2,514 1,491
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gotenks Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, Dragon Ball

20
+ - 2,268 1,109
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Trunks Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan

21
+ - 2,068 1,488
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

22
+ - 2,380 1,297
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

23
+ - 1,907 1,385
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gildarts Clive

24
+ - 2,068 1,375
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

25
+ - 1,757 1,256
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

26
+ - 1,952 1,279
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
+ - 1,751 1,165
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

28
+ - 1,989 1,476
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

29
+ - 1,603 1,141
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

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30
+ - 1,543 970
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Freeza Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Plan to Destroy the Saiya-jin

31
+ - 1,692 1,049
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gaara Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel

32
+ - 1,401 1,217
Kaneki Ken is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Kaneki Ken Tokyo ghoul

33
+ - 1,479 541
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gogeta Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball GT

34
+ - 1,140 1,029
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

35
+ - 1,246 906
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

36
+ - 1,419 1,058
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

37
+ - 968 1,068
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

38
+ - 1,678 1,056
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jiraiya Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

39
+ - 1,337 1,466
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
InuYasha Inuyasha

40
+ - 1,059 823
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

41
+ - 1,042 1,482
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Eren Jaeger

42
+ - 965 832
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

43
+ - 1,428 1,004
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Tsunade Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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44
+ - 1,189 629
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)

45
+ - 1,169 1,136
Yusuke Urameshi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho

46
+ - 1,102 1,185
Portgas D. Ace is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Portgas D. Ace One Piece

47
+ - 936 780
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

48
+ - 1,149 830
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

49
+ - 833 504
Cell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Cell Dragon Ball Z

50
+ - 728 652
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time