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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
9,641 4,894
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
8,726 3,501
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
7,932 3,793
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

4
6,429 4,795
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

5
6,334 2,564
Whis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Whis Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

6
5,498 3,319
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

7
6,013 2,564
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
4,466 2,776
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
4,079 3,276
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
5,300 2,793
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

11
4,266 2,785
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

12
4,307 2,475
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
3,706 1,237
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
4,048 2,095
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

15
3,818 2,305
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

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16
3,527 2,286
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

17
3,557 2,024
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 17 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

18
3,073 1,636
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
2,915 1,861
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
2,432 1,670
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gildarts Clive

21
2,974 1,549
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

22
2,607 1,761
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

23
2,668 1,452
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 23 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

24
2,210 724
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
2,132 1,242
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 25 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

26
2,140 1,525
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

27
2,462 1,655
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

28
2,143 1,368
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

29
2,366 1,576
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

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30
2,163 1,394
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

31
2,085 1,465
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
2,327 1,301
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
1,600 1,251
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

34
1,182 611
Vados is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

35
2,408 2,157
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

36
2,190 1,251
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jiraiya Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

37
1,634 1,103
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

38
966 389
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Zeref

39
1,372 996
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

40
1,304 1,306
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

41
1,245 1,011
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
1,188 964
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

43
1,760 1,241
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

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44
1,350 710
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

45
1,433 825
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)

46
1,072 687
Cell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
ahmed-maklad added Cell Dragon Ball Z

47
1,707 1,200
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Tsunade Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

48
1,560 1,703
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
InuYasha Inuyasha

49
1,310 1,770
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Eren Jaeger

50
1,320 1,316
Yusuke Urameshi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho