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
17,605 9,382
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

2
12,703 8,727
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
17,862 6,792
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added One Punch Man

4
13,937 6,622
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

5
10,995 4,736
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
11,923 4,291
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
9,390 6,296
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

8
9,202 4,872
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
9,938 4,948
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

10
8,500 4,243
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

11
7,851 5,778
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

12
8,093 3,438
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

13
8,407 4,812
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

14
6,730 3,565
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
6,799 3,789
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

16
6,321 3,946
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

17
5,832 2,935
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
5,252 2,832
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippuden

19
4,995 2,947
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

20
5,715 2,586
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

21
4,941 3,333
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
3,894 2,474
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

23
6,490 2,175
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
4,501 2,596
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
4,004 2,620
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

26
4,767 1,547
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
3,951 2,366
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
3,754 2,291
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

29
3,955 2,114
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
3,748 2,234
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hellsing

31
4,020 2,557
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
4,021 2,227
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
2,997 1,744
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

34
4,013 2,593
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

35
3,151 1,861
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

36
2,770 1,018
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added

37
2,802 1,319
Vados is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

38
2,576 1,700
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
2,743 1,993
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

40
3,907 3,427
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

41
3,061 2,043
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
2,275 1,015
Pain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

43
2,479 1,738
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hunter x Hunter

44
2,416 2,981
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

45
2,901 1,468
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
3,038 1,263
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

47
1,970 1,314
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

48
2,235 2,036
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

49
2,290 1,528
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,505 1,628
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)