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
13,496 7,132
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z

2
13,011 5,212
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
10,884 5,277
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

4
9,377 6,543
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

5
8,565 3,623
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
9,080 3,472
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
7,571 4,802
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

8
6,699 3,873
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
5,829 4,572
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
7,513 3,808
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

11
6,253 3,835
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

12
6,321 3,323
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
5,972 2,760
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

14
5,114 2,804
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

The Best Anime Series of All Time

15
4,941 3,145
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

16
5,250 3,115
Broly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

17
4,490 2,342
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
4,031 2,655
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 18 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

19
5,293 1,764
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito Dragon Ball Z

20
3,674 2,323
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

21
3,895 2,340
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

22
4,318 2,109
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

23
3,090 2,053
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

24
3,688 2,066
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
3,568 1,174
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
3,229 2,192
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

27
3,114 1,843
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
3,084 2,035
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 R-Rated Anime Movies

29
2,977 1,845
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

30
3,239 2,118
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

31
2,939 1,887
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

32
3,231 1,788
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
3,079 1,715
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
2,058 1,008
Vados is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

35
2,196 1,664
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

The Greatest (Real) Bill Murray Stories Ever Told

36
1,918 718
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Zeref

37
2,411 1,519
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

38
3,163 2,913
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

39
2,172 1,390
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

40
1,825 1,389
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

41
1,910 1,386
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
1,806 1,707
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 Anime Characters That Use Guns

43
1,914 2,422
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

44
2,264 1,023
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

45
2,411 1,691
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
2,008 2,133
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
InuYasha Inuyasha

47
1,693 1,145
Cell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
ahmed-maklad added Cell Dragon Ball Z

48
2,050 1,291
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
2,154 1,155
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 49 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

50
1,679 1,713
Yusuke Urameshi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho