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
8,491 2,030
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
2
7,701 1,916
Goku is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball
3
4,669 1,597
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
4,929 1,758
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
5
3,540 881
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito
6
4,653 1,647
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z
7
3,369 1,662
Bulma is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball
8
2,688 1,536
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z
9
2,800 1,612
Frieza is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z
10
2,746 1,416
Cell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z
11
2,450 1,456
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
oliviabrahmas added Dragon Ball Z
12
2,570 1,891
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z
13
2,094 737
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus
14
2,602 1,528
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
15
2,149 830
Whis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis
16
2,364 1,761
Krillin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball
17
2,095 1,471
Tien Shinhan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball
18
1,852 1,021
Broly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly
19
1,896 1,372
Android 16 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z
20
1,951 1,501
Muten-Rôshi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z
21
1,918 714
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added
22
1,691 731
Shenron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z
23
1,703 805
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks
24
1,410 1,093
Android 17 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
akshay113 added Dragon Ball Z
25
1,045 610
Goku Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Goku Black