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The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

Updated September 10, 2019 202.0k votes 19.8k voters 244.9k views77 items

List RulesMust 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
    8,662
    2,296

    Vegeta

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
  • 2
    7,811
    2,066

    Goku

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
  • 3
    4,902
    1,657

    Piccolo

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
  • 4
    5,077
    1,744

    Gohan

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
  • 5
    3,798
    1,183

    Vegito

  • 6
    4,474
    1,711

    Trunks

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 7
    3,200
    1,523

    Frieza

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 8
    2,579
    968

    Beerus

  • 9
    2,965
    1,433

    Cell

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 10
    3,349
    1,722

    Bulma

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
  • 11
    2,417
    1,014

    Whis

  • 12
    2,308
    822
  • 13
    2,844
    1,469

    Android 18

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 14
    1,861
    858

    Shenron

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 15
    2,220
    1,133

    Broly

  • 16
    2,676
    1,416

    Bardock

  • 17
    2,462
    1,438

    Majin Buu

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 18
    1,901
    939

    Gotenks

  • 19
    2,151
    1,307

    Master Roshi

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 20
    1,586
    800

    Future Gohan

  • 21
    2,471
    1,562

    Kuririn

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z
  • 22
    1,651
    1,020

    Android 17

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 23
    1,451
    747

    Goku Black

  • 24
    2,518
    1,768

    Goten

    Dragon Ball Z
  • 25
    2,069
    1,424

    Tien Shinhan

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z