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
19,411 10,207
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

2
14,164 9,736
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
20,137 7,403
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added One Punch Man

4
15,097 7,339
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

5
12,026 5,187
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
13,093 4,622
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
10,031 7,087
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

8
10,180 5,304
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
10,798 5,623
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

10
8,952 6,261
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

11
8,891 3,965
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

12
9,320 4,891
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

13
9,352 5,180
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

14
7,325 3,943
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
7,431 4,087
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

16
6,812 4,305
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

17
6,297 3,218
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
5,781 3,064
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippuden

19
6,294 2,798
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

20
5,490 3,226
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

21
5,252 3,621
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
4,149 2,677
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

23
6,885 2,362
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
4,783 2,839
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
4,290 2,820
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

26
5,197 1,712
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
4,256 2,593
Frieza 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
3,363 1,885
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

29
4,080 2,476
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

30
4,290 2,313
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

31
4,442 2,756
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
3,971 2,403
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hellsing

33
4,323 2,417
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 33 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

34
2,599 1,142
Pain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

35
3,476 1,997
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

36
4,284 2,788
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

37
3,127 1,163
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added

38
3,089 1,454
Vados is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

39
2,851 1,863
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Hunter x Hunter

40
2,941 2,129
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

41
4,174 3,610
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

42
3,369 2,184
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

43
2,767 1,901
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hunter x Hunter

44
3,446 1,378
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

45
3,269 1,610
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
2,193 1,426
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

47
2,413 2,189
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

48
2,477 1,652
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

49
2,628 3,237
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,506 2,040
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Death Note