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
15,623 8,336
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z

2
15,401 6,089
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
11,059 7,514
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

4
12,419 6,000
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

5
9,904 4,243
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
10,632 3,902
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
8,565 5,543
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

8
7,968 4,451
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
8,752 4,309
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

10
6,846 5,221
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Monkey D. Luffy One Piece

11
7,339 4,369
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

12
7,454 3,703
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
7,072 3,035
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

14
5,925 3,185
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

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15
6,052 3,463
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

16
5,186 2,642
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
5,657 3,567
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

18
4,402 2,627
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

19
4,607 2,593
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

20
4,528 3,010
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 20 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

21
4,991 2,337
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

15 Anime With Strong Female Characters

22
5,973 1,969
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito Dragon Ball Z

23
3,535 2,280
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

24
4,110 2,344
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
4,244 1,349
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
3,554 2,111
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 26 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

27
3,622 2,431
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

28
3,578 2,321
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 Anime Characters With Red Hair

29
3,365 2,078
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

30
3,380 2,054
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

31
3,634 2,369
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

32
3,627 2,029
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
2,627 1,565
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

34
3,542 1,922
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Jiraiya Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

35
2,503 1,164
Vados is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

The Best Autobiographical Novels

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2,477 1,837
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

37
2,816 1,701
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

38
2,390 862
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Zeref

39
3,570 3,200
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

40
2,653 1,143
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

41
2,182 1,589
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

42
2,259 1,564
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

The Best Alice in Wonderland Quotes

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2,015 1,897
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

44
2,152 2,720
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

45
2,276 1,470
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
2,734 1,884
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

47
2,232 2,357
InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
InuYasha Inuyasha

48
2,482 1,317
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 48 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

49
1,890 1,928
Yusuke Urameshi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho

50
1,748 1,185
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time