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. 

list ordered by

1
19,399 10,196
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

2
14,151 9,722
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
20,110 7,399
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added One Punch Man

4
15,092 7,328
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

5
12,018 5,182
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
13,084 4,619
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
10,027 7,078
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

8
10,169 5,301
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
10,790 5,617
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

10
8,946 6,254
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

11
8,883 3,960
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

12
9,312 4,885
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
9,339 5,177
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

14
7,321 3,939
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
TejasKamble added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom

15
7,424 4,084
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

16
6,807 4,301
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

17
6,291 3,215
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!!, Dragon Ball

18
5,773 3,061
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippuden

19
6,287 2,795
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

20
5,481 3,225
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

21
5,249 3,617
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jimmyfinkelsteine added Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, Dragon Ball

22
6,884 2,356
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito Dragon Ball Z

23
4,144 2,674
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

24
4,780 2,836
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mark-van-der-laan added Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan

25
4,286 2,818
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

26
5,194 1,708
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball GT

27
4,254 2,588
Frieza is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alex224 added Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Plan to Destroy the Saiya-jin

28
3,358 1,883
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

29
4,077 2,473
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

30
4,284 2,312
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

31
4,437 2,753
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
3,966 2,402
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hellsing

33
4,320 2,415
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
WilliamTeohW added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel

34
2,594 1,141
Pain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

35
3,472 1,995
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

36
4,282 2,787
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

37
3,121 1,162
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added

38
3,087 1,452
Vados is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

39
2,846 1,861
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Hunter x Hunter

40
2,938 2,129
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

41
4,172 3,608
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

42
3,364 2,183
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

43
2,760 1,900
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hunter x Hunter

44
3,440 1,377
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

45
3,265 1,608
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
cristi-chelariu added One Piece (JP), Dream Soccer King!, One Piece Movie: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in Alabasta

46
2,187 1,425
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

47
2,410 2,187
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

48
2,473 1,650
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

49
2,623 3,235
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,503 2,037
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Death Note