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. 

1
16,521 8,791
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z

2
11,734 7,943
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
16,421 6,401
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added Saitama One Punch Man

4
13,049 6,244
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

5
10,393 4,454
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
11,190 4,073
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
8,918 5,885
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

8
9,231 4,595
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

9
8,496 4,640
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

10
7,875 3,892
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

11
7,267 5,485
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Monkey D. Luffy One Piece

12
7,472 3,171
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

13
7,759 4,592
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

14
6,230 3,338
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 14 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

15
6,366 3,581
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

16
5,460 2,762
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 16 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

17
5,909 3,729
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

18
4,867 2,687
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

19
4,651 2,762
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

20
5,262 2,446
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

21
4,722 3,134
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 21 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

22
3,680 2,361
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

23
6,220 2,053
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito Dragon Ball Z

24
4,281 2,440
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 24 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

25
4,482 1,430
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gogeta Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball GT

26
3,777 2,503
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

27
3,727 2,214
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
3,544 2,159
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

29
3,531 2,122
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

30
3,765 2,418
Kaneki Ken is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
xXCandyDandyXx added Kaneki Ken Tokyo ghoul

31
3,776 2,107
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 31 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

32
2,776 1,638
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

33
3,690 1,994
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
2,548 913
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Zeref

35
3,787 2,473
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

36
2,954 1,758
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

37
2,640 1,218
Vados is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

38
2,581 1,899
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

39
3,728 3,291
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

40
2,407 1,610
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

41
2,873 1,941
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

42
2,323 1,648
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

43
2,264 2,822
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

44
2,678 1,368
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 44 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

45
2,817 1,190
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

46
1,834 1,239
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

47
2,072 935
Pain is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Pain Naruto Shippūden

48
2,384 1,528
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)

49
2,150 1,725
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Light Yagami Death Note

50
2,103 1,950
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist