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
7,646 1,849
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
7,037 1,651
Son 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
4,144 1,447
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
4,461 1,598
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
3,153 599
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
4,384 1,423
Trunks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

7
3,161 728
Vegito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Vegito

8
3,039 1,506
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
2,428 1,478
Freeza is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z

10
2,370 1,396
Android 18 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

11
2,451 1,271
Cell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dragon Ball Z

12
2,212 1,294
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
2,335 1,729
Son Goten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

14
1,899 705
Whis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Whis

15
2,095 1,654
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
1,792 631
Beerus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Beerus

17
2,336 1,409
Bardock is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time

18
1,740 1,234
Android 16 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

19
1,885 1,354
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
1,684 1,426
Kame-Sen'nin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

21
1,584 905
Broly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Broly

22
1,678 625
Gogeta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added

23
1,496 654
Shenron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z

24
1,512 698
Gotenks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Gotenks

25
1,235 1,011
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
1,487 990
Dende is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

27
1,856 1,155
Lunch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

28
1,399 1,141
Pikkon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added

29
1,614 1,155
Nail is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

30
1,149 642
Future Gohan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Future Gohan

31
870 664
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
865 517
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
1,337 1,266
Bra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

34
1,202 1,015
Kami is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

35
1,313 1,400
Videl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

36
1,081 830
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
1,168 1,105
Dr. Briefs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

38
982 809
Nappa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Dragon Ball Z

39
1,167 931
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z

40
769 1,056
Dabura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
ErenBruceLeeBilir added Dragon Ball Z

41
496 359
Supreme Kai is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Supreme Kai

42
966 1,076
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
539 417
Porunga is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Porunga

44
931 770
Tarble is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Tarble

45
551 552
Grand Elder Guru is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Oliver Towers added Grand Elder Guru

46
598 489
Korin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
liamsimpson added Korin

47
520 416
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48
1,016 1,221
Yamcha is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

49
179 59
Whis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Whis

50
566 528
Piccolo Daimaō is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dragon Ball Z Characters of All Time
Son Goku added Dragon Ball