Anime Underground The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Must have appeared in the Dragon Ball Z series or movies. No characters that only appear in the original series, Super, or GT.

It is tough to get a consensus on who are the best Dragon Ball Z characters of all time. Do you judge it on strength, power level, or what? To level the playing field for important but weaker fighters, such as Krillin, this list is based on popularity. So vote up your favorite DBZ characters and vote down those you don't like. If you don't see an important DBZ character on the list, add them!

The best Dragon Ball Z characters below have been voted on by fans like you. The best characters of the show many not necessarily be protagonists and you are more than welcome to vote on villains. You'll find Dragon Ball Z character not just from the series, but also from the OVAs and movies as well. Details such as English and Japanese voice actors are included when available, along with miscellaneous details such as occupation.

So who is the fan favorite character of Dragon Ball Z? Scroll down so you can find out once and for all who fans think are the best Dragon Ball Z characters of all time. Thankfully, you won't have to wait till the next episode of Dragon Ball Z to find out.

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1
7,239 1,718
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

2
7,883 1,934
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

3
4,308 1,483
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

4
3,308 624
Future Trunks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Future Trunks

5
4,597 1,655
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

6
4,452 1,495
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

7
3,282 765
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito

8
3,131 1,551
Bulma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

9
2,468 1,430
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

10
2,542 1,509
Frieza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z

11
2,540 1,305
Cell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z

12
2,288 1,331
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
oliviabrahmas added Dragon Ball Z

13
2,397 1,776
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

14
2,403 1,440
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

15
2,181 1,682
Krillin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

16
1,977 737
Whis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis

17
1,884 658
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus

18
1,789 1,271
Android 16 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

19
1,940 1,389
Tien Shinhan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

20
1,660 938
Broly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly

21
1,758 1,453
Muten-Rôshi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

22
1,751 649
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added

23
1,568 732
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks

24
1,550 680
Shenron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z

25
1,295 1,032
Android 17 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
akshay113 added Dragon Ball Z

26
1,898 1,184
Lunch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

27
1,519 1,019
Dende is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

28
1,438 1,168
Pikkon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added

29
1,199 664
Future Gohan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Future Gohan

30
1,647 1,177
Nail is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

31
908 684
King Kai is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added King Kai

32
920 541
Goku Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Goku Black

33
1,343 1,430
Videl is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

34
1,356 1,299
Bra is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

35
1,238 1,028
Kami is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

36
1,110 852
King Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added King Vegeta

37
1,189 1,127
Dr. Briefs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

38
1,012 831
Nappa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z

39
1,206 948
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

40
786 1,083
Dabura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
ErenBruceLeeBilir added Dragon Ball Z

41
523 381
Supreme Kai is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Supreme Kai

42
992 1,097
Raditz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
dean-johnny-faulkner added Dragon Ball Z

43
218 72
Whis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Whis

44
560 437
Porunga is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Porunga

45
627 504
Korin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Korin

46
548 430
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47
573 567
Grand Elder Guru is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Oliver Towers added Grand Elder Guru

48
944 800
Tarble is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tarble

49
177 41
Hit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
mnnvcxzl.jdufjfjf added Hit

50
1,042 1,245
Yamcha is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball