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
7,258 1,727
Goku is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

2
7,905 1,939
Vegeta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

3
4,322 1,490
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
3,319 631
Future Trunks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
shaurya-kapoor added Future Trunks

5
4,609 1,659
Gohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z

6
4,459 1,500
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

7
3,292 766
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito

8
3,138 1,557
Bulma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

9
2,476 1,433
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

10
2,553 1,513
Frieza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z

11
2,553 1,307
Cell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z

12
2,297 1,333
Majin Buu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
oliviabrahmas added Dragon Ball Z

13
2,403 1,779
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

14
2,414 1,441
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

15
2,189 1,687
Krillin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

16
1,984 740
Whis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis

17
1,794 1,274
Android 16 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

18
1,889 661
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus

19
1,947 1,391
Tien Shinhan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

20
1,669 939
Broly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly

21
1,764 1,458
Muten-Rôshi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

22
1,760 649
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added

23
1,573 734
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks

24
1,555 682
Shenron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z

25
1,300 1,034
Android 17 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
akshay113 added Dragon Ball Z

26
1,524 1,021
Dende is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

27
1,901 1,189
Lunch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

28
1,443 1,171
Pikkon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added

29
1,207 666
Future Gohan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Future Gohan

30
1,649 1,181
Nail is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

31
913 685
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
925 543
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
1,348 1,431
Videl is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

34
1,357 1,303
Bra is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

35
1,241 1,031
Kami is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

36
1,113 856
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
1,190 1,132
Dr. Briefs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

38
1,018 834
Nappa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z

39
1,210 951
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

40
527 383
Supreme Kai is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Supreme Kai

41
788 1,087
Dabura is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
ErenBruceLeeBilir added Dragon Ball Z

42
998 1,100
Raditz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
dean-johnny-faulkner added Dragon Ball Z

43
222 74
Whis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Whis

44
562 440
Porunga is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Porunga

45
631 506
Korin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Korin

46
552 432
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Cooler

47
576 570
Grand Elder Guru is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Oliver Towers added Grand Elder Guru

48
946 803
Tarble is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tarble

49
182 43
Hit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
mnnvcxzl.jdufjfjf added Hit

50
1,048 1,247
Yamcha is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball