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
18,613 9,879
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

2
19,125 7,114
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added One Punch Man

3
13,506 9,300
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

4
14,571 6,994
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

5
11,530 4,984
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
12,550 4,460
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
9,736 6,727
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

8
9,757 5,107
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
10,441 5,315
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

10
8,479 6,047
Monkey D. Luffy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

11
8,958 4,608
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

12
8,968 4,990
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

13
8,547 3,740
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

14
7,064 3,776
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
7,133 3,952
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

16
6,607 4,137
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Fairy Tail

17
6,085 3,082
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
5,543 2,952
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippuden

19
6,031 2,693
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

20
5,267 3,104
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

21
5,109 3,484
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
4,032 2,578
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

23
6,711 2,269
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
4,656 2,724
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
5,003 1,632
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball GT

26
4,159 2,739
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

27
4,119 2,491
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
3,930 2,399
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

29
4,144 2,222
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
4,263 2,670
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
3,194 1,822
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

32
3,870 2,335
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hellsing

33
4,182 2,335
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
3,327 1,936
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Shippūden

35
4,149 2,709
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

36
2,973 1,106
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added

37
2,955 1,397
Vados is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

38
2,730 1,798
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
2,862 2,073
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Bleach

40
4,059 3,516
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
One Piece

41
3,237 2,120
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
2,454 1,090
Pain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

43
2,635 1,840
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hunter x Hunter

44
3,094 1,551
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 44 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

45
2,543 3,132
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

46
3,265 1,333
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

47
2,091 1,379
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

48
2,329 2,127
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

49
2,401 1,593
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

50
2,416 1,953
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Death Note