The Most Ridiculously Overpowered Anime Characters of All Time

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Vote up the anime characters who are so powerful their abilities become silly.

We all know those anime series that have characters that are just way too overpowered. Characters that can take people out with one single punch. Characters that can fly and even become Gods themselves (if they aren't one already) seemingly out of nowhere. They're just way too powerful for their own good. This list is a collection of anime characters who have so much strength, mentally and/or physically, that it's just ridiculous. Vote up the anime guys and gals who have a silly amount of power.

When a character in a video game has too much power, they usually get nerfed. When a character in an anime has too much power, they nerf everyone (and everything) else. Brain power and physical power can make a character so OP that you start wondering if they have any sort of real weakness or anything that can actually stop them at all. It can get downright frustrating when an anime character is too overpowered, especially when you're rooting against them.

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  • Saitama - 'One Punch Man'
    Photo: One Punch Man / Madhouse

    The main character and star superhero of One Punch Man, Saitama, trained for only three years to become the world's strongest man. Well, now he is and can defeat any enemy with just - you guessed it - one single punch. Gigantic, terrifying monsters will litereally explode just from him punching them.

    He's constantly on the hunt to find someone or something that can prove to be a challenge for him, but with his OP punch, a challenge is hard to find. Good luck dude.

    21,420 votes
  • Momonga - 'Overlord'
    Photo: Overlord / Madhouse

    This giant skeleton dude doesn't look super scary for no reason - he's scary looking because he's an overpowered force of destruction that could crush the world underneath his pinky toe bone if he wanted to. 

    Ainz Ooal Gown, formerly known as Momonga from Overlord, is a powerful, guild-leading wizard who can't be harmed by any physical attacks unless the weapons are actually able to crush his bones.

    12,935 votes
  • Shiba Tatsuya - 'The Irregular at Magic High School'
    Photo: The Irregular at Magic High School / Madhouse

    Shiba Tatsuya is a totally overpowered high school student from the anime The Irregular at Magic High School. His God-tier powers represent something like a living weapon of mass destruction. As just a human who wields magic, there's no way he should be as indestructible as he is throughout the entire series.

    11,460 votes
  • Izayoi Sakamaki - 'Problem Children Are Coming from Another World, Aren't They?'
    Photo: Problem Children Are Coming from Another World, Aren't They? / Diomedéa

    Izayoi Sakamaki is the main protagonist of Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Aren't They? and he's known for being an overpowered teenager that can single handedly take down Gods and Demon Kings like it's no big deal. He also gets bored and reckless and does things like threatens to destroy the world if nobody can find him in hide and seek.

    8,897 votes
  • Alucard - 'Hellsing'
    Photo: Hellsing / Gonzo

    Even if vampires never age, something else should be able to destroy them, right? This certainly isn't the case with Alucard from Hellsing. Even decapitations and being stabbed in the heart won't kill Alucard, because he can conveniently recover from his fatal injuries almost instantaneously.

    This nifty power comes from all the people he fed off of and turned into familiars throughout the ages, which literally numbers in the millions. If that wasn't powerful enough, he can also command these millions of familiars to act as his army. 

    8,679 votes
  • Sora And Shiro - 'No Game No Life'
    Photo: No Game No Life / Madhouse

    The gamer group (Blank) is actually hyper intelligent brother and sister duo Sora and Shiro. Their combined intelligence is what makes them completely overpowered, with Sora being able to predict moves so far ahead in the future and being a master bluffer, and Shiro being a coldhearted calculator.

    8,517 votes