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
17,464 9,312
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

2
12,585 8,640
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
17,680 6,748
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added One Punch Man

4
13,851 6,572
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

5
10,945 4,701
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
11,850 4,267
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
9,353 6,235
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

8
9,871 4,898
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

9
9,121 4,846
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

10
8,433 4,198
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

11
7,767 5,746
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

12
8,030 3,396
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

13
8,322 4,799
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

14
6,681 3,544
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
6,756 3,774
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

16
6,282 3,930
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

17
5,801 2,920
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
5,214 2,823
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippuden

19
4,968 2,936
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

20
5,675 2,575
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

21
4,918 3,314
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
3,881 2,467
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

23
6,460 2,167
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
4,481 2,582
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
3,984 2,613
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

26
4,740 1,536
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
3,929 2,355
Freeza 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
3,737 2,283
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

29
3,930 2,105
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

30
3,729 2,222
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hellsing

31
3,994 2,545
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
3,998 2,218
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 32 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

33
2,976 1,734
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

34
3,988 2,584
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

35
2,747 1,008
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added

36
3,130 1,852
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

37
2,787 1,310
Vados is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

38
2,553 1,693
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Hunter x Hunter

39
2,728 1,988
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

40
3,888 3,416
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

41
3,045 2,033
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

42
2,250 1,010
Pain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

43
2,462 1,731
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hunter x Hunter

44
2,403 2,959
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

45
2,863 1,457
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
3,010 1,254
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

47
1,954 1,307
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

48
2,222 2,028
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

49
2,278 1,522
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,262 1,846
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Death Note