The 27 Strongest Anime Characters of All Time

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There are a lot of anime and different characters among all of them. So every anime has its own characters with its own characteristics.

Most anime characters have different their own powers, skills, comedy scenes, abilities, and romance.

But most of the viewers get excited when they get to know about the strongest characters. So there is a lot of information awaiting you in this article.

Let’s dig in to get acknowledged about the strongest characters in the anime verse!!!



Being a fictional character, Goku is the main protagonist and a male Saiyan of the Dragon Ball anime series. He is also popularly known by the name of Kakarot.

He holds an unmatched strength. The monstrous power that he holds is capable of causing devastation. Son Goku is so so powerful that he is able to destroy a whole planet with his pinky finger. Imagine, how powerful is he.

He is almost invincible. He was strong enough to destroy the entire army when he was just a child. His strength keeps growing disgustingly. Even Thor and Thanos get beaten into a pulp by Son Goku.

There is no one ever existed to replace his position as the strongest anime character. He is so tough that he might solo battle with most of the strongest anime characters together. The amount of severe strength he carries automatically makes him the strongest anime character of all time.


One Punch Man

The main protagonist and the title holder of “One-Punch Man” is Saitama of the anime series, One Punch Man. He is widely known as one of the strongest anime characters.

Saitama came to be one of the strongest characters after he trained vigorously for years. He succeeded to hold those superhuman powers by doing 100 squats, and 100 pushups and running 10 km a day during his training years stated by him.

He is so strong that there are no limitations to his powers. He is capable of overwhelming any opponent he faces with ease. Given the name One-Punch Man, he defeats his enemy with a single punch.

The incomparable durability, swift reflexes, and monstrous physical power that no one can exceed make him the strongest anime ever.



Zen-oh is one of the fictional characters of the Dragon Ball Super. He is one of the most powerful beings to ever exist. He is given the title of “Supreme God of all the Multiverse” because of his immense powers.

He is the most powerful as he is absolutely immortal. He has the ability to erase everything that exists. He is capable enough to race all the remaining 12 universes if he wills to.

What makes him the most dangerous character in existence is his childish behavior. He controls space and plays with the entire galaxies like it is a toy.

Even though he is weak, Zen-oh is unbelievably strong. It’s because he has the ability to destroy all of the universes and can easily resist the destruction. His ability is all that makes him one of the strongest anime characters.



Melidoas is the son of the Demon King and the main protagonist of the anime series, Seven Deadly Sins. He is also the former leader of the Ten Commandments and is popularly known by the name of Dragon Sin of Wrath.

He is considered one of the most strongest when he is in final form. He was so strong that he battle with Demon King for over a thousand years. His powers and durability are at different heights.

Even after he absorbed all the ten commandants, he still had surprising power and swiftness. As a result, he came to be known as one of the strongest anime characters.

Anos Volidigold

Demon King of Tranny, Anos Voldigold is the anti-heroic protagonist of the anime series, The Misfit of the Demon King Academy.

Given the title of Demon King of Tranny, he carries tremendous power. Through “Origin Magic Immunity”, he proved that he is one of the most powerful characters with fascinating overpowering abilities and skills.

Just give it a thought, how powerful he is. He is capable of creating 100 parallel thoughts at one time even though he is going through harsh pressure.

Voldigold’s impressive powers, skills, and ability prove him as one of the strongest characters in the anime.

Kaguya Otsutsuki

Kaguya Otsutsuki

As the matriarch of the branch family, Kaguya Outsutsuki is a member of the Otsutsuki clan. She is also the mother of Hagoromo and Hamura in the series, Naruto Shippudden.

Kaguya was a god-like figure who ate the Chakra Fruit which granted her the powers that can cause mass destruction. She has such strength and powers that she was almost invincible.

She is extremely powerful that no one in the series could overwhelm her in battle. What makes her one of the extremely strongest characters is her capabilities of busting a solar system, instant regeneration power, immeasurable powers, and dimension hopping.

Hence, Kaguya Otsutsuki is known as one of the strongest anime characters capable of eliminating all the living beings in the series.

Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto

Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto

In the anime series Bleach, Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto is a fictional character who is the Captain of the First Division commander in Gotei 13. He is also the oldest Captain in Gotei 13.

Although he is old looking man, he is so powerful that he has the capability of overwhelming 99 percent of the characters in a one-on-one battle. He is someone who is to be underestimated.

Yamamoto is ranked as one of the strongest as he wields immense strength. As a swordsman, he is skilled enough to humiliate and overpower the most formidable opponents such as Shunsui Kyorako and Jushiro Ukitake with ease.

Yamamoto has astonishing mastery over Kido, Sunpa, and even Hakuda. He holds immense spiritual powers and even without uttering a full enchantment, he is able to create barriers. Thus, he is undoubtedly one of the strongest characters.

Gon Freecss

Gon Freecss

Gon Freecss is the main protagonist of the anime series, Hunter x Hunter. Famous hunter Ging Freecss is the father of Gon Freecss.

Although Gon is a kid, he is one of the most powerful characters with ridiculous potential. His physical power is very good and even by the time of  12 years old, he is capable of pushing 4 tons.

Gon has a fascinating sensing ability with fast reflexes. He has surely impressed most of the audience with the mass of power and potential he revealed when his close friend was killed.

Although Gon is a kid, he has a very good determination that will push him to be one of the strongest more than he already is. He will be an absolute monster when he steps into adultery.



Jiren is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball anime series. He is also the strongest member of the Pride Troopers and is popularly known by the name, Jiren The Gray.

Jiren The Gray is one disgustingly strong character. He is so tough that it is stated even Hakaishin can’t defeat him and is rumored to be strong than Vermoud. His power is so extreme that it is believed to rival Gods.

Jiren didn’t seem to have any visual injuries even after he took the attacks of the most powerful characters. Even Android 17, Freiza, and Goku had to team up to beat him during the tournament.

Jiren is believed to be able to defeat the God of Destruction, Belmod, and potentially Beerus. He was able to gain that immense strength through harsh training for years.

Therefore, Jiren is considered one of the strongest characters of all time who has immense durability and totally impressive strength.



Beerus is a fictional character of the Dragon Ball series who is popularly known as the God of the destruction of Universe 7.

When he is at his 100 percent power, he is a pure demon. He is so powerful that it takes a few moments to cause the destruction of everything. He will remove its existence altogether.

He is so potent it is believed that he is able to destroy an entire solar system without any difficulty. There may be a chance that he will be able to defeat Jiren if he is close enough to use Hakkai.

Beerus’s tremendous power and abilities are the reason why he is considered one of the strongest anime characters.

Uchiha Madara

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Uchiha Madara is one of the major antagonists in Naruto Shippudden. He was so strong and potent that he was known as the Ghost of the Uchiha and rival of Hashirama Senju.

Madara was a pure demon. He had the most feared abilities that were unmatched. He had Sharingan and was able to release perfect Susano that no one had. He was also able to use Mangyeko Sharingan.

His power and abilities were so brutal that there was no competitor of him other than Hashirama. He battled with the strongest shinobi of the era and almost defeated him.

Madara was a shinobi with god-like powers. He alone defeated all the five Kage with ease. He was unexpectedly powerful as he was able to become the ten-tails Jinchuriki and sage of six paths.

Because of his unmatched power, abilities, durability, and speed, he is known as the strongest anime character. He is also the rival of the god of shinobi, Hahirama.

Edward Newgate

Edward Newgate

Edward Newgate, also known as Whitebeard was the Captain of the Whitebeard pirates. He was one of the Emperors of the Seas and feared by all. He also held the title of the strongest man in the world.

Whitebeard was so powerful that there were only a few who could battle with him. Even the King of Pirates was equal to him in terms of strength. When he fought with Gol D. Roger at an early age, the islands got destructed by the shockwaves of battle.

With the use of his Devil Fruit ability, Whitebeard had the power of destroying the whole world. Despite old age, he was so strong enough to be the most infamous pirate on the sea.

Edward Newgate was one of the legendary pirates with an enormous amount of abilities and endurance. He had the potential to become the King of Pirates. If he wished to, he could’ve become after the demise of Roger.

Therefore, Whitebeard is known as one of the strongest anime characters.

Gojo Satoru


Gojo Satoru is one popular protagonist of the anime series, Jujutsu kaisen.  He is believed to be the world’s strongest Jujutsu Sorcerers in the world. He is also the rival of the king of curses, Sukuna.

Gojo is an extremely powerful curse user and his abilities and strengths are ridiculous. He has the capability of moving very swiftly and launching exceptionally hefty attacks.

He is strong enough that he was toying with the King of Curses, Sukuna who possessed Itadori Yuji. He is gifted with the most unique and dreadful powers. However, audiences have no idea how it works.

Satoru can easily beat the crap out of most of the evil and dangerous curses. He is capable of overwhelming most of the strong characters who are exceptionally powerful.

Gojo’s tremendous strength and curse-using skills make him one of the strongest anime characters to ever exist.

Isaac Netero

Isaac Netero

As the 12th Chairman of the hunter Association, Isaac Netero was the Head of the Hunter Exam Commission. He was feared as the most powerful Nen user in the world during his generation.

Even at his old age, he was still the deadliest. He was so powerful that his powers were unmatched. He said that he was 2x stronger in his prime than in his old age.

He had an extreme level of strength. Even the main antagonist, Ant-Man who was almost invincible was killed once by Netero. However, it cost his life.

Netero was an exceedingly powerful character ever who fought with the Maha Zoldyck at a time. He also became a colleague of the deadliest assassin family, Zoldyck.

Considered the greatest nen user, he had immense power which was comparatively surprising. This is why he is also counted as one of the strongest in the anime world.

 Monkey D. Luffy

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Monkey D. Luffy, also known by the name Mugiwara is the Captain of the Straw Hat Pirates. He is also one of the Emperor of the Seas currently who rule over the New World.

He is one of the most infamous pirates of the seas. He has wreaked havoc and defeated many infamous pirates wherever he goes. This is why he is the most wanted criminal who has a bounty of over a billion.

Luffy has fascinating powers as he defeated most of the infamous pirates on the sea. He aims to become the King of  Pirates someday. So, he is sailing the sea and becoming stronger over and over again as he continues his journey.

Mugiwara has become unbelievably powerful. He is strong enough one-on-one battle against one of the Emperors of the Sea. As tough as he is now, he is currently clashing with the strongest creature alive, Kaido.

Luffy holds tremendous physical strength and Devil fruit power along with great willpower. This automatically makes him one of the most mighty and strongest characters.

Muzan Kibutsuji

Kibutsuji Muzan

Muzan Kibutsuji is the major antagonist of the anime series, Demon Slayer. He is also known as the title of “Lord of Demons”. He is the leader of the extremely powerful organization of the twelve strongest demons, Twelve Kizuki.

Given the title of Lord of Demons, he is not someone who’s weak. He is the strongest demon that exceeds the power of all the twelve demons of Twelve Kizuki.

Muzan is an extremely potent demon capable of mass destruction. He also has the ability to regenerate as soon as he’s injured and turn normal humans into the deadliest demon.

He is so powerful that even the Hashira cannot defeat him. He is almost invincible as he can’t be assassinated even after being beheaded.

Kibutsuji Muzan is tremendously horrible as he is a top-graded demon. He is tough enough to eliminate about 100 demon slayers with ease.

The massive power and abilities almost make him unbeatable. This is why he is considered one of the strongest characters.

Uchiha Itachi

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Uchiha Itachi was a shinobi of the Hidden Leaf Village from  Uchiha clan. He was also a former member of Akatsuki and brother of Uchiha Sasuke.

He was a shinobi with great skills. He could use Ninjutsu, Genjutsu, and Taijutsu very proficiently. Thus, he became one of the popular figures in the Konohagure at an early age.

Itachi was a very exceptional shinobi. He became the chunin at the age of 10 and captain of the Anbu at the age of 11. He was equally smart and genius. There was no one of his age to be compared.

Every audience has massive respect for Itachi because of his extreme level of capabilities. He was so strong that he annihilated the whole Uchiha clan within a night by the orders of the Fourth Hokage.

His Genjutsu power was so great that he could make opponents suffer ridiculous death while they are still alive by the use of Sharingan.

Itachi’s tremendous skills and powerful abilities without a doubt makes him one of the strongest anime character of all time.

Naruto Uzumaki

Uzumaki Naruto

Naruto Uzumaki is the main protagonist of the series and the son of the Yello Flash of the Hidden Leaf. He is also the Seventh Hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village.

Naruto is a very weak character who later became the strongest through the vigorous training and power of the Nine-Tailed beast, Kurama. He is an overpowered shinobi titled the name of ” Hero of the Hidden Leaf”.

He is so powerful that he has defeated almost all the formidable villains in the series. He is the only shinobi who is fascinated with his fighting style. He is the only one in history to knock the god-like Kaguya.

The hero of the Hidden Leaf is powerful enough to cause destruction over an entire village. His powers are very intense. He was also able to overwhelm Pain aka Nagato who destroyed the entire Hidden Leaf Village.

Naruto’s astonishing strength, stamina, and flash-like speed is the reason why he is also noted as one of the strongest anime characters.

Uchiha Sasuke

Uchiha Sasuke

Uchiha Sasuke is the lone survivor of the Uchiha clan after the demise of Itachi He is the only shinobi who is almost as strong as Uzumaki Naruto.

Sasuke and Naruto are the successors of the Ashura and Indra(sons of Hagoromo). He is so strong that no one can beat him other than Naruto. He has numerous amount of deadly skills and abilities.

Sasuke is capable of using Susano, Amaterasu, and even Kagutsuchi. He possesses the power and strength that no other characters in the series can. He is also known as the strongest shinobi after Naruto in the Hidden Leaf Village.

He is so powerful that he can destroy mountains and boulders with ease. He has the strength of thousands of shinobi alone. He was able to destroy a meteoroid by himself with his special ability called “Chidori”.

Sasuke is one of the most potent anime characters of all time because of the power and abilities he holds over any other normal character. His potential and strength is a proof of why he is considered among the strongest characters.



Kaido is the Captain of the Beasts Pirates. He is an Emperor of the Sea and also known as the strongest creature alive. On top of being the strongest, he is infrangible.

He holds extremely tremendous power that can cause destruction with an unprecedented loss. Being the strongest creature in the world, there are only a few who matches his strength.

He is almost immortal. Imagine how powerful he is, he jumped from over 10,000 m and still survived after that. The strength and durability he has are quite astonishing.

No one other than Kozuki Oden has been able to wound him till now. It is also stated that the Navy captured him numerous times but he didn’t face his grave. Kaido the Beast is a pure monster.

This is why it’s not a bit surprising to anyone on him becoming one of the strongest in the entire anime verse.

Levi Ackerman

Levi Ackerman

Given the position as Captain of the Special Operations Squad within the Survey Corps, Levi is known as the strongest enforcer of humanity.
Levi is from the Ackerman clan. People of this clan are known to be exceptionally powerful and skilled compared to others. And he is also the chosen one who is extremely proficient and genius.
He has fought countless so far. Not with only humans, he has also fought with titans(creatures that devour humans). Levi is tough and intelligent enough to assassinate most of the titans by himself.
He has extremely fast reflexes and the ability to launch powerful attacks with swiftness. He was capable enough to take on the battle and defeat Beast Titan single-handedly.
He gets injured and exhausted but when he’s not, he is unstoppable. He slaughters the monstrous titans solely like a butcher slashes the pieces of meat. No wonder why Levi is recognized as one of the strongest anime characters.

Kaneki Ken

Kaneki Ken

Kaneki Ken is the main protagonist of the series, Tokyo Ghoul. He was a normal person until surgery. He gets his heart transplanted from Rize Kamishiro who is actually a ghoul and becomes one.
However, he doesn’t turn into a ghoul fully. He possesses the power of a ghoul but he actually is a semi- ghoul. He has numerous Kagune and is skillful enough to use them by controlling all of them.
Kaneki is powerful to the extent that he can be compared with One-eyed Owl. He is extremely potent as it has been revealed that a One-eyed ghoul is considered superior to normal ghouls.
Rated an SSS+ rated ghoul, he is incredibly powerful. He can easily cause destruction and mass murder. He is capable of overwhelming most of the vigorous ghouls in the series.
As Kaneki has the Kagune, 4 tentacles, and surprising regeneration abilities, he is way more powerful. Therefore, he is an underrated anime character and also one of the strongest.



The main protagonist of the Berserk, Guts is one of the most powerful characters in the anime series. He is tremendously more potent than any other character.

The whole life of Guts has been full of pain and agony. The suffering is all that made him strong. His strength and capabilities are surprisingly prodigious.

He has been wielding his swords since he was six. As a result, he is massively skilled at swordsmanship. He can attack very swiftly even though his sword is incredibly heavy.

Because of subsequent training, he did while he was at a very young age, his durability and strength are massive. He has superhuman strength and endurance although he is a normal human.

His physical strength, resistance, and swiftness is the reason why is why he is also ranked one of the strongest characters in the anime series.

Izuku Midoriya

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Popularly known as the superhero Deku, Izuku is the major protagonist of My Hero Academia. He is one of the overwhelming characters in the whole series.

He has succeeded in almost mastering 6 quirks out of seven. With the mastery of those six quirks, he is unquestionably one of the most powerful in UA high’s 1 A. His physical strength is extremely tremendous.

He also holds unbelievable willpower. Given the name superhero, Deku is assumed to be much swifter and as strong as All Might Prime.

Deku has gained the enormous power that has been passed on to him by All Might Prime. He is unbelievably ponent currently. As evidence of his power and swiftness, it is not easily possible to defeat Deku in a one-on-one battle.

Beholding exceeding the power of any other characters, Izuki Midoriya is certainly one of the strongest characters in the anime verse.

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Kamado Tanjiro

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Kamado Tanjiro is the main protagonist of the series, Demon Slayer. He is also of one the Demon Slayers who aims to eliminate Kibutsuji Muzan who murdered his all family members.

As a Demon Slayer, Tanjiro has subsequently trained a lot. As a result, he has immense physical strength and durability. A few months of training under the direction of Sakonji made him extremely powerful.

Tanjiro is so powerful that he might be considered as one of the Hashiras sooner. He has great endurance and willpower which ultimately makes him potent. He was just a coal seller in the past but after his family was massacred, he became unpredictably strong.

He was also able to get the attention of Hahira, and Tengen Uzi and took Tanjiro in his mission to eliminate one of the upper-ranked demons. Tanjiro was the main reason for Uzui’s victory.

If Tanjiro wasn’t there, Tengen could’ve died that time. He has incredible speed, reflexes, and strength. He can also sense the aura of demons and know how powerful they are, just by smelling their aura.

Tanjiro’s skills, abilities, durability, and swiftness absolutely make him one of the strongest characters in the anime series. He might also surpass anyone in the series in the future days.

Yuji Itadori

Yuji Itadori

In the anime series Jujutsu Kaisen, Yuji Itadori is the main protagonist who is possessed by the King of Curses named Sukuna. He holds supernatural powers.
Itadori is powerful naturally. It was revealed that he had impressive strength without the power of the curse. He has also titled the name “The Tiger of West Junior High” because of his supernatural powers.
However, after Yuji swallowed the cursed finger, he got possessed by Sukuna. After the possession of Sukuna into him, he became unbelievably potent. The curse powers made him stronger as Sukuna’s vessel.
He is almost invincible as we got to witness that even after Sukuna took his heart out of Yuji’s body, he was able to survive. He is also immune to poisons. He is potent enough to be considered a top 10 in this anime series.
He is able to fuse curse energy into his fists and with the help of his martial arts skill and superhuman swiftness, he can be a pain in the ass for most of the antagonists. However, this all is not Yuji’s abilities and powers. There are more are coming that we’ll evidence in the upcoming episodes.
Spoilers** In the manga, it is also stated by Gojo that Yuji will surpass him one day. And we know how tremendously powerful Gojo is. He was toying around the King of curses as if it was noting. Satoru is so overwhelming that he is able to eliminate most of the curses with ease. So, he certainly will be one of the most powerful.
So, Itadori Yuji is also considered one of the strongest characters in the whole anime series.



Asta from the Black Clover is the main protagonist of the anime series who is possessed by a devil called Liebe. He is one of the strongest in the whole series.
His physical strength is immense and quite unmatched by any of the other characters in the series. He is so powerful that he is capable of performing thousand single-handstand push-ups.
He wields large swords and despite having no physical powers, he is insanely potent. He also possesses the power of a demon. And those demonic powers grant him a boost to his strength.
As a result, currently, Asta is now among the top 5 in the verse in terms of strength. Everyone has magic powers except Asta. This is why he gets more merits over his opponents.
He became more potent that past after he trained for six months in the Heart Kingdom. He recklessly trains each and every day to push his strength to another level. The demon that possessed Asta is also the strongest in the verse.
As the demons grant him excessive energy if he can use 100% of his demon power, then Asta could be invincible. And many of the audience believe in him as he says “ I will surpass my limits” and trains vigorously every day.
Asta’s demon power, sword skill, and endurance are unbelievable. This is why he is also noted as one of the strongest in the whole anime verse.



Gintoki Sakata is the president and founder of Yorozuya. He is a very proficient samurai too. He was also popularly known by the name of Shirayosha(a type of demon in Buddhism or Hinduism).
Although he is quite clumsy, he is disastrous. He was feared by everyone in the war because of his demonic appearance and extremely powerful swordsmanship. As a samurai, his strength and durability are impressive.
He is also k own as the strongest alive. His attacks are fatal and the range of the sword’s abilities are way too exceptional. He was powerful as popular as he is. He is potent enough to be recognized by one of the strongest Yato in the series, Kamui.
It was also shown in a certain episode that he broke a car into two with a kick. Gintoki had surprising power and abilities. His reflexes are insane and people who fought in the war in the past fear as soon as they hear the name Gintoki. Imagine how strong he was!!
In the series, Gintoki is quite a reckless and funny person. But he is astonishingly the most dangerous ever. If one duel with him, they should be aware of him because even the slightest mistake might end their life against him.
Gintoki is exceptionally a powerful character with unmatching power and abilities in the whole series. This is why he is also recognized as one of the most powerful characters.
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