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
14,963 8,001
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z

2
14,664 5,873
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
10,526 7,237
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

4
11,981 5,821
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

5
9,581 4,056
Bills is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bills Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

6
10,262 3,761
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
8,304 5,340
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

8
7,607 4,308
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
6,575 5,028
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
8,391 4,160
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

11
7,043 4,207
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

12
7,131 3,612
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
6,772 2,967
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

14
5,464 3,459
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

Famous (Alleged) Illuminati Members

15
5,688 3,088
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 15 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

16
5,844 3,371
Broly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

17
5,032 2,548
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 17 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

18
4,232 2,544
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

19
4,405 2,931
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
4,413 2,528
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

21
5,808 1,916
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito Dragon Ball Z

15 Anime With Strong Female Characters

22
4,799 2,277
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

23
3,458 2,223
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

24
4,091 1,300
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gogeta Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball GT

25
4,000 2,281
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 25 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

26
3,543 2,370
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

27
3,439 2,048
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 27 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

28
3,437 2,244
Kaneki Ken is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
xXCandyDandyXx added Kaneki Ken Tokyo ghoul

The Best Anime Characters With Red Hair

29
3,290 2,001
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

30
3,247 2,030
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

31
3,530 2,302
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

32
3,510 1,963
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 32 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

33
3,409 1,859
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jiraiya Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

34
2,402 1,116
Vados is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

35
2,417 1,794
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

The Best Autobiographical Novels

36
3,462 3,115
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

37
2,704 1,656
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

38
2,266 824
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Zeref

39
2,497 1,519
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

40
2,080 1,538
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

41
2,156 1,521
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

42
1,957 1,852
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

The Best Alice in Wonderland Quotes

43
2,077 2,642
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

44
2,534 1,111
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

45
2,637 1,836
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

46
2,172 2,312
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
InuYasha Inuyasha

47
1,843 1,883
Yusuke Urameshi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho

48
2,374 1,277
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
cristi-chelariu added Sanji One Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!, One Piece Movie: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in Alabasta

49
1,666 1,145
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,439 1,791
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Tsunade Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds