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
6,474 1,496
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

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2
6,005 1,319
Son Goku is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

3
3,462 1,222
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

4
3,785 1,361
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Gohan Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

5
3,933 1,098
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Trunks Dragon Ball Z

6
2,393 490
Future Trunks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Future Trunks

7
2,589 564
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito

8
2,588 1,257
Bulma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Bulma Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

9
1,969 1,302
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Frieza Dragon Ball Z

10
2,066 1,097
Cell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Cell Dragon Ball Z

11
1,960 1,240
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Android 18 Dragon Ball Z

12
1,860 1,121
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
oliviabrahmas added Majin Buu Dragon Ball Z

13
2,011 1,524
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Goten Dragon Ball Z

14
1,535 569
Whis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis

15
1,993 1,244
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

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16
1,771 1,479
Krillin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kuririn Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

17
1,641 1,163
Tien Shinhan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Tien Shinhan Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

18
1,509 1,041
Android 16 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Android 16 Dragon Ball Z

19
1,368 523
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus

20
1,259 729
Broly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly

21
1,338 491
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gogeta

22
1,229 539
Shenron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Shenron Dragon Ball Z

23
1,404 1,311
Kame-Sen'nin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kame-Sen'nin Dragon Ball Z

24
1,231 962
Pikkon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Pikkon

25
1,652 979
Lunch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Lunch Dragon Ball Z

26
1,243 551
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks

27
1,435 1,011
Nail is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Nail Dragon Ball Z

28
1,240 1,071
Bra is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Bra Dragon Ball Z

29
1,313 851
Dende is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dende Dragon Ball Z

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30
944 909
Android 17 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
akshay113 added Android 17 Dragon Ball Z

31
970 664
King Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added King Vegeta

33
1,056 900
Kami is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kami Dragon Ball Z

34
891 540
Future Gohan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Future Gohan

35
1,080 952
Dr. Briefs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dr. Briefs Dragon Ball Z

36
570 421
Goku Black is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Goku Black

37
867 653
Nappa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Nappa Dragon Ball Z

38
1,115 1,284
Videl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Videl Dragon Ball Z

39
677 904
Dabura is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
ErenBruceLeeBilir added Dabura Dragon Ball Z

40
852 618
Tarble is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tarble

41
834 942
Raditz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
dean-johnny-faulkner added Raditz Dragon Ball Z

42
994 825
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Mr. Popo Dragon Ball Z

43
424 311
Porunga is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Porunga

44
888 1,039
Yamcha is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Yamcha Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

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45
398 305
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47
756 804
Kibit is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kibit Dragon Ball Z

48
693 788
Zarbon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
mark-van-der-laan added Zarbon Dragon Ball Z

49
335 260
Supreme Kai is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Supreme Kai

50
455 442
Grand Elder Guru is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Oliver Towers added Grand Elder Guru