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.

1
6,832 1,582
Son Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Goku Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

2
7,380 1,782
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Vegeta Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

3
3,997 1,399
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
4,322 1,551
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
4,309 1,354
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Trunks Dragon Ball Z

6
3,004 578
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
3,048 700
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito

8
2,951 1,454
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
2,342 1,439
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
2,295 1,365
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Android 18 Dragon Ball Z

11
2,379 1,236
Cell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Cell Dragon Ball Z

12
2,145 1,263
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
2,273 1,693
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Goten Dragon Ball Z

14
2,034 1,618
Krillin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kuririn Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

The Best Dragon Ball Z Memes of All Time

15
2,266 1,380
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

16
1,828 684
Whis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis

17
1,838 1,324
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
1,701 613
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus

19
1,698 1,203
Android 16 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Android 16 Dragon Ball Z

20
1,635 1,402
Master Roshi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Master Roshi Dragon Ball Z

21
1,510 887
Broly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly

The Best Princess Movies

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1,618 600
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gogeta

23
1,446 631
Shenron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Shenron Dragon Ball Z

24
1,471 669
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks

25
1,190 984
Android 17 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
akshay113 added Android 17 Dragon Ball Z

26
1,814 1,124
Lunch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Lunch Dragon Ball Z

27
1,366 1,115
Pikkon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Pikkon

28
1,581 1,126
Nail is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Nail Dragon Ball Z

Ranking The Greatest DBZ Villains of All Time

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1,103 622
Future Gohan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Future Gohan

30
1,455 961
Dende is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dende Dragon Ball Z

31
1,316 1,236
Bra is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Bra Dragon Ball Z

32
802 503
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
835 645
King Kai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added King Kai

34
1,177 996
Kami is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kami Dragon Ball Z

35
1,272 1,382
Videl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Videl Dragon Ball Z

31 Times You've Seen The Walking Dead Actors Before

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1,054 806
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
1,145 1,078
Dr. Briefs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dr. Briefs Dragon Ball Z

38
960 780
Nappa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Nappa Dragon Ball Z

39
748 1,029
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
1,132 913
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Mr. Popo Dragon Ball Z

41
939 1,048
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

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466 342
Supreme Kai is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Supreme Kai

Ranking Every Dragon Ball Z Movie Best to Worst

43
916 741
Tarble is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tarble

44
510 401
Porunga is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Porunga

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499 394
Ranker Video
Cooler

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571 473
Korin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Korin

47
990 1,189
Yamcha is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Yamcha Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

48
532 530
Grand Elder Guru is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Oliver Towers added Grand Elder Guru

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797 919
Kibit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kibit Dragon Ball Z

50
549 507
Piccolo Daimaō is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Demon King Piccolo Dragon Ball