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
16,440 8,748
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z

2
11,671 7,885
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

3
16,331 6,367
Saitama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
adithya-krishnan added Saitama One Punch Man

4
12,987 6,214
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z

5
10,335 4,434
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
11,127 4,054
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
8,880 5,846
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z

8
8,437 4,623
Ichigo Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

9
9,181 4,555
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

10
7,220 5,455
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
7,831 3,859
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

12
7,429 3,143
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

13
7,719 4,567
Natsu Dragneel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Natsu Dragneel Fairy Tail

14
6,192 3,323
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

15
6,332 3,567
Broly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Broly Dragon Ball Z

16
5,433 2,745
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
5,879 3,713
Erza Scarlet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Erza Scarlet Fairy Tail

18
4,836 2,674
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Hashirama Senju Naruto Shippuden

19
4,629 2,744
Gildarts Clive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

20
5,231 2,431
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

21
4,703 3,118
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 21 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

22
3,664 2,350
Sōsuke Aizen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Sōsuke Aizen Bleach

23
6,196 2,043
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
4,262 2,426
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
4,458 1,420
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
3,766 2,491
Kenpachi Zaraki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

27
3,712 2,197
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 27 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

28
3,529 2,145
Shanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Shanks One Piece

29
3,741 2,410
Kaneki Ken is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
xXCandyDandyXx added Kaneki Ken Tokyo ghoul

30
3,517 2,111
Alucard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Alucard Hellsing

31
3,761 2,097
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 31 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

32
2,761 1,628
Otsutsuki Kaguya is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Otsutsuki Kaguya

33
3,772 2,460
Edward Elric is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Edward Elric FullMetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

34
3,674 1,985
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
2,529 903
Zeref is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Juvia Lockser Fullbuster added Zeref

36
2,935 1,749
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

37
2,627 1,209
Vados is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Vados

38
2,571 1,890
Ulquiorra is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Ulquiorra Bleach

39
3,713 3,275
Roronoa Zoro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Roronoa Zoro One Piece

40
2,808 1,185
Meliodas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
JasonZKam added Meliodas Seven Deadly Sins

41
2,394 1,602
Killua Zaoldyeck is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
mawin-p-peregrin added Killua Zaoldyeck Hunter x Hunter

42
2,312 1,642
Gon Freecss is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Gon Freecss Hunter x Hunter

43
2,248 2,815
Eren Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

44
2,855 1,933
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

45
2,095 1,945
Rin Okumura is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Rin Okumura Blue Exorcist, Blue Exorcist

46
2,650 1,363
Sanji is listed (or ranked) 46 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

47
1,823 1,235
Hagoromo Otsutsuki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time

48
2,055 930
Pain is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Pain Naruto Shippūden

49
2,373 1,524
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)

50
2,137 1,721
Light Yagami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Powerful Anime Characters of All Time
Light Yagami Death Note