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
18,600 9,869
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

2
13,492 9,293
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
19,104 7,109
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added One Punch Man

4
14,561 6,987
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

5
11,520 4,980
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
12,539 4,458
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
9,733 6,719
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

8
9,751 5,104
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
10,432 5,308
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

10
8,469 6,041
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

11
8,948 4,601
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

12
8,956 4,986
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

13
8,541 3,734
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

14
7,060 3,772
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
7,129 3,947
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

16
6,604 4,133
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

17
6,082 3,077
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
5,536 2,949
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippuden

19
6,025 2,690
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

20
5,261 3,100
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

21
5,106 3,481
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
4,028 2,576
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

23
6,706 2,267
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
4,655 2,719
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
4,156 2,735
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

26
4,998 1,630
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
4,116 2,485
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
3,923 2,396
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

29
4,140 2,218
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
4,259 2,667
Kaneki Ken is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
xXCandyDandyXx added Kaneki Ken Tokyo ghoul

31
3,190 1,820
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

32
3,867 2,332
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hellsing

33
4,181 2,331
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
3,324 1,933
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

35
4,148 2,706
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

36
2,970 1,105
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added

37
2,953 1,395
Vados is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

38
2,726 1,797
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
2,861 2,070
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

40
4,055 3,514
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

41
3,232 2,116
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
2,450 1,085
Pain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

43
2,631 1,835
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hunter x Hunter

44
2,542 3,128
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

45
3,089 1,548
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
3,261 1,330
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

47
2,088 1,376
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

48
2,328 2,124
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

49
2,397 1,591
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,415 1,951
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Death Note