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
7,633 1,846
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

2
7,023 1,650
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
4,135 1,445
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
4,451 1,594
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
3,146 598
Future Trunks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Future Trunks

6
4,382 1,421
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Trunks Dragon Ball Z

7
3,154 728
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito

8
3,035 1,504
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
2,425 1,477
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
2,367 1,395
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
2,448 1,269
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
2,209 1,293
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
2,334 1,727
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Goten Dragon Ball Z

14
1,898 704
Whis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis

15
2,093 1,652
Krillin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kuririn Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

16
1,788 630
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus

17
2,334 1,409
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

18
1,739 1,233
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
1,883 1,353
Tien Shinhan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Tien Shinhan Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

20
1,682 1,426
Kame-Sen'nin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Master Roshi Dragon Ball Z

21
1,580 905
Broly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly

22
1,673 624
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gogeta

23
1,494 653
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
1,509 697
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks

25
1,234 1,010
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
1,486 989
Dende is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dende Dragon Ball Z

27
1,854 1,154
Lunch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Lunch Dragon Ball Z

28
1,398 1,140
Pikkon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Pikkon

29
1,613 1,154
Nail is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Nail Dragon Ball Z

30
1,147 641
Future Gohan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Future Gohan

31
869 663
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
863 516
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
1,336 1,264
Bra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Bra Dragon Ball Z

34
1,200 1,013
Kami is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Kami Dragon Ball Z

35
1,312 1,398
Videl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Videl Dragon Ball Z

36
1,077 829
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
1,167 1,103
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
979 807
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
1,165 929
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Mr. Popo Dragon Ball Z

40
767 1,055
Dabura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
ErenBruceLeeBilir added Dabura Dragon Ball Z

41
496 356
Supreme Kai is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Supreme Kai

42
963 1,072
Raditz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
dean-johnny-faulkner added Raditz Dragon Ball Z

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538 414
Porunga is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Porunga

44
929 768
Tarble is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tarble

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596 487
Korin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Korin

46
549 552
Grand Elder Guru is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Oliver Towers added Grand Elder Guru

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518 416
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Cooler

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179 58
Whis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Whis

49
1,014 1,220
Yamcha is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Yamcha Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

50
565 528
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