When it comes to the strongest, of course, these anime characters would come to mind. With a lot of anime that have popped up, the list keeps getting longer with a wide variety of characters and strengths.
Of course, it’s not only characters with immerse strengths that made it to this list, but also those with unimaginable psychic strengths that are able to move mountains without lifting a single finger. There are those whose willpower and ambition fueled them to be one of the strongest anime characters known in history.
Here are the 55 strongest anime characters of all time, also do note that the list is not ranked in any type of way.
55 Strongest Anime Characters
In this list we explore the different types of characters that have been deemed the strongest. Whether the series itself has deemed them as the strongest or the fans have debated over their strength and potential. While some might not have a literal power and strength in them, they are strong because of the dangers and threat posed by them.
Whether it’s their ability to wipe out the entire universe or create a new one when they’re bored, their ability and power are acknowledged by fans alike that that it can be considered strong. In this list, there are some who received their godly power right from birth or was given to them by a greater being before them.
There are also some who receive their power due to their desire to get stronger, going through enormous amount of training and practices. There are those who take it slow but gradual when they grow about their power, either from their journey over the series that let fans and viewers watch their growth or them receiving power through the friends and comrades they made along the way.
Regardless, there are various ways of characters to get stronger. Either it’s their gradual process or the spontaneous ones, it’s one of the reason why fans grew liking to the series and continue to root for these characters. Sure, not all of them are morally right in this list and power can fall to the wrong hands, they might be the boulder to the series’ main protagonist journey to their goals.
Most of them aren’t the main characters of the series either, which makes it much more interesting. These strongest characters comes in all short of anime trope, whether it’s the mentor or the antagonist, or perhaps just the supreme being that oversees everything or might even be the protagonist’s love interest. Which isn’t surprising when it comes to anime.
Overall, these characters provide an variety in their respective series. And gives us examples of the trials and tribulation they have in exchange for power. Some might not even wish for their power while some receive it because they worked hard for it. There are some who is powerful enough just by themselves and their power is just some kind of amplification of what they have. Regardless of what it is, these characters mostly reflect on the fact that being the best and strongest differ from one’s journey to another.
55. Asta from Black Clover
In the world where one has an ability to do something, Asta has none. This ability of having no powers proves to be the most lethal among them all. Asta has a unique ability to nullify magic, the uniqueness of his power proves to be one not to be underestimated of since he received a rank of an Arcane Stage mage. He’s able to manipulate this energy, turning them into strong projectiles towards enemies.
Not only that, but Asta also possesses great durability as shown he’s able to withstand intense training that consist of a thousands push up, sit ups, hand stands and swing heavy swords with a single hand. He naturally possess expert swordsmanship after receiving training from Fanzell Kurger then he steadily builds it up to his own style.
54. Sailor Moon from Sailor Moon
Usagi Tsukino or known as Sailor Moon is the main protagonist of the series. While her main power revolves around healing and purification, there are other abilities that she managed to manifest as the anime progresses. When she possess the energy of Silver Crystal, she’s potentially able to destroy a planet with ease.
As Princess Serenity, her power even surpasses further than that. During this stage, she’s able to surpass the power of Wiseman, who is able to turn the universe into nothingness. If someone possess a power that’s far beyond the ability that can turn universes into nothingness, clearly she’s deemed as the strongest among them all. Though her main power of healing and purification just shows that she rather chooses peace rather than having to fight.
53. Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece
The infamous Straw Hat Luffy and the captain of the Straw Hat Grand Fleet, who has accidentally eaten a Devil Fruit that used to be heavily guarded. The Devil Fruit grants him the body elastic to rubber. While it doesn’t look much at a glance, but the adversary Luffy has gone through proves how strong Luffy and his unique body is.
Despite his small and lanky stature, Luffy is shown to be much stronger than he looks. He’s able to carry a massive block of stone despite after being weakened Seastone handcuff that didn’t allow him to access his Devil Fruit power. Not only that, he has a great durability and able to take a large amount of physical attacks and remain standing afterwards. Overall, it’s best not to undestimate the captain of the Straw Hat Grand Fleet, who has a bounty of over 1,500,000,000 Belly as of now.
52. Arceus from Pokemon
Arceus is the god of all Pokemon which, automatically makes him the most powerful Pokemon. While there’s not known evolution line for this Pokemon, it possess power on an intergalactic level and everyone assumed that it’s the Pokemon that’s responsible for creating the Pokemon realm that we know of today.
Arceus is known as “The Original One”, as it’s said that he’s also the one that created Sinnoh and Ransei, along with the lake guardians and also the creation trio. Above all, Arceus is the Pokemon that has overpass everyone’s ability and powers, we all know how strong a Pokemon could be thus the power of Arceus is immeasurable.
51. Exodia from Yu-Gi-Oh
It’s the most powerful card in the Yu-Gi-Oh that collecting all five cards of Exodia is an automatic win. According to the lore, Exodia is a beast capable of an incalculable and unfathomable might that he was split to five distinct parts. It’s one of the rarest cards in Yu-Gi-Oh, as collecting all five cards are near impossible and its rarity has been washed up by the imitations.
However, there are ways to win without even collecting all the five cards. The first one is “Exodia Narcoss”, which can be easily obtained by using the card “Contract with Exodia” and possesses near vulnerability as long as the original “Exodia” is in the grave.
50. Light Yagami from Death Note
The main protagonist of the Death Note anime, not only is he a genius but also a psychopath. He’s an ordinary man, with no superhuman strength but his intellect is what makes him formidable.
Not to mention that he has the Death Note, a mysterious book that could kill anyone whose name is written on it. He doesn’t need to lift a finger to kill someone, all he needs is their full name and a pen. Light Yagami has effortlessly killed a lot of people with this, including those who suspected him or tried to uncover his plans too.
49. Guts from Berserk
The renowned “Black Swordsman” from Berserk, who managed to pull off impossible feats such as injuring a monster for the first time in 300 years. With his iconic and massive giant sword and prosthetic arm, he didn’t get the title of Hundred Man Slayer for nothing.
He’s a man of sheer conviction and will power, able to be victorious from any battles with opponents more powerful than he is. His character development goes as the story goes, from doing anything for survival until finding a purpose of life after joining the Band of the Falcon. Losing almost everything due to the betrayal of his friend, to his embark for revenge and eventually find that purpose of life again. Truly, Guts from Berserk is one of the examples of human’s perseverance through life.
48. Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist
Also known as the Fullmetal Alchemist, Edward Elric is one of the most powerful alchemists in the series. Having to commit a taboo of performing human transmutation with his brother, Alphonse, at an early age just shows how intelligent and smart he is. Not to mention his arm and leg has been replaced by an Automail, a prosthetic, after paying the price of committing a taboo and bringing his younger brother’s soul back to a metal armor.
Despite the trauma of losing his arm and leg, Edward didn’t stop just there. Still pursuing in finding the Philosopher’s Stone with his brother and becoming a state alchemist. Due to committing the taboo, Edward now can transmute alchemy without having to draw a transmutation circle. Which is convenient when he’s in a pinch or danger, as he wouldn’t have any time to draw any circles.
47. Inuyasha from Inuyasha
The half demon son of the great, powerful demon and a human. He is born with an immense demonic power, which is able to take on countless of different powerful demons alike. Adding to that is his mystical blade called Tessaiga, which can absorb demonic power and energy to turn it against his opponent. Tessaiga gets more powerful and deadly once its fed with blood, able to transform into five foot long and deal immense damage.
His skill in battle is not something to be underestimated. He’s an experienced combatant, having born during the time of strive between the humans and demons, he’s used to fight without any weapons to help him. While he’s not the most greatest swordsman at the start due to him being dependent on Tessaiga, most would point out the flaws in his fighting style. But as time grows, he improved on his swordsman skill becoming to what he’s now. On top of that, the combination of his demonic strength and sword is what makes him fearsome.
46. Naruto Uzumaki from Naruto
Everyone’s favorite ninja with the ability to manifest the power of the Nine Tailed Fox. He started of as weak, always comparing himself to his teammate Sasuke yet he never gives up. Always trying to find ways to improve himself and his never giving up spirit is what makes him stands out. Not only that, he was taught by one of the three legendary ninja that is Jiraiya to be stronger. As the series goes, we can see how Naruto has gotten stronger than before through his willpower and the friends he made along the way.
It’s not a surprise when he’s able to go head to head against the strongest opponent throughout the series, his resilience is what kept him going to become stronger. Plus, he always have his trusted friends and comrades to back him up, his powers alone is already strong and powerful, but with his friends beside him, he can be much stronger.
45. Irene Belserion from Fairy Tail
The mother of Erza Scarlet and founder of the Dragon Slayer Magic, she has lived through the most hardships and emerged victorious. Irene Belserion, known as Scarlet Despair, is the strongest woman of an elite unit serving Zeref. Her magic, Universe One, is the ability to reconstruct and enhance geography.
That’s not all the power she possesses, she’s able to enhance people or material alike. Her personality enchantment allows her to augment a personality to people or things alike. As one time she give life to a pair of swords and transfer part of her personality to someone else. She’s invincible at best, already lived through years and endured it all. No one seemed to be able to defeat her, as in her last moment, she took her own life after unable to kill her own daughter.
44. Yusuke Urameshi from Yu Yu Hakusho
The main protagonist and delinquent turned into a spirit detective due to an accident. Not only he’s adapted to hand in hand combat but also his Spirit Gun is able to destroy things easily and even mortally wound the strongest of demons.
Throughout the story, he adapted various other techniques that allowed him to fight in a long range battle but also short range. Above all, he has superhuman powers, durability and also speed making him one of the formidable characters in Yu Yu Hakusho.
43. Accelerator from A Certain Magical Index
The first ranked Level 5 esper in Academy City, he’s untouchable and the only Level 5 esper that could potentially ascend to Level 6. His esper power is vector manipulation, the ability to manipulate vectors such as turning usual things into deadly weapons. As the series goes, Accelerator manages to bypass the rules of science and tap into an unknown power.
Even after an accident that makes him only able to use his abilities for a certain amount of time, it doesn’t seem to affect him at all. Still the strongest, Accelerator can easily wipe out his enemies in mere seconds.
42. Korosensei from Assassination Classroom
An experiment gone awry, once a skilled assassin turned into an indestructible, powerful yellow octopus. He’s even responsible for permanently turning the moon to a crescent. He has taken hostage the entire world and threatens to destroy it if only a group of troubled students can assassinate him.
Which is easier said than done as Korosensei is able to outfly a fighter jet, easily avoid gunfire with a massive power. He also can camouflage and disguise himself with a protective coloring. His body is mostly adaptable to anything except the Anti-Sensei Material, despite that, it’s going to be difficult for anyone to land a serious harm on Korosensei due to his adaptability and unfathomable speed.
41. Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach
The main protagonist of the series, not only has the power of Shinigami but also his broad sword that’s able to defeat opponents much stronger than he is. One of the reasons for Ichigo’s strength is his impressive growth rate that’s able to assess and grasp techniques easily while it took tens or thousand of years for others to master it.
He has immeasurable spiritual power on top of it all too, while there are others who can overpower him easily. Ichigo’s strength and adaptability allows him to defeat even the strongest of Shinigamis out there.
40. Tatsumaki from One Punch Man
Power doesn’t always have a literal sense, for Tatsumaki, it’s her enormous psychic power that makes her powerful. She doesn’t have to lift a finger or use any strength, her psychic power is strong enough to lift an enormous Monster Association base up from the ground!
She can also create psychic barriers to protect herself and others for defense. Somehow she can control the Chi of others, meaning that she can inflict pain without even touching them. Of course, there’s no way to measure how strong she is as of now, but she’s already one of the strongest characters in One Punch Man. While others are more into their physique build and literal strength, Tatsumaki is the strongest compared to the others when it comes to psychokinesis.
39. Pegasus Seiya from Saint Seiya
Pegasus Seiya has gone through different hardships and trials, all of suffering just to protect the Goddess of War, Athena, from harm. Despite being merely a bronze saint, one of the lowest and considered weakest amongst the saints, Seiya has shown capabilities that exceeded what other bronze saints could.
He’s even capable of using the Sagittarius Gold Cloth and also a God Cloth, as shown throughout the series. Most Silver and Gold Saints seemed to respect him, they’re willing to sacrifice themselves in a fight to make way for Seiya. Protecting the goddess Athena is not an easy task, many has died and reborn once again for it but it’s always Seiya whom you can depend on to always protect and save Athena from the grasp of any evil Gods and Goddesses.
38. Isaac Netero from Hunter x Hunter
Known as the most powerful nen user in his youth, the chairman of Hunter Association has the greatest authority. He’s known for setting a foot at the Dark Continent twice, which has a 0.04% survivability rate without any lasting physical injuries. Despite his age has caught up to him, it doesn’t change the fact that he’s still the strongest and someone hunters look up to.
He has immense strength, unfathomable agility and is able to hide his true power even Killua said he could easily kill him in a playful ball game. He’s able to master different types of powerful nen, including the 100-Type Guanyin Bodhisattva which is his most powerful one.
37. Simon from Gurren Lagann
Simon has the ability to use Spiral Power, due to him being a Spiral Lifeform. As the series goes, he becomes the most powerful Spiral user with limitless Spiral Power. He uses a giant mech that can rip through anything and everything, even reality itself. He’s also able to replicate abilities of their opponents while adding Simon’s own characteristic to it.
With such enormous power dwelled inside him, he is probably able to destroy reality and obliterate the universe with it. As time goes, Simon’s Spiral Power and his mecha is able to kill The Anti-Spiral without much resistance. It’s also hinted that he has the power to bring the dead back to life too but chose not to use it.
36. Kirito from Sword Art Online
A beta tester of Aincrad, this particular swordsman shouldn’t be underestimated. He’s dubbed as the “Black Swordsman” during the Sword Art Online incident, his name is widely known to everyone and has become a legend himself. He has mastered different types of swordsmanship, equipment and also different weapons throughout the series.
His will to protect those who are close to him drives him to become stronger, going through different lengths and surpassing his old self over and over again. He has a strong durability as shown he’s able to stand up after being thrown to the wall. His combat intelligence enables him to adapt into different situation and how to overcome them.
35. Tetsuo Shima from Akira
Tetsuo Shima is the representation of what happens if a destructive power falls into the wrong hands. After receiving a psychic power that keeps on growing stronger, his aggressive personality has taken to the worse.
In a little span of time, his powers can grow to the point he runs the risk of obliterating the entire universe. But of course, he soon loses control of such power and begins mutating, but thankfully, the universe is safe as he’s wrapped to a different dimension. His main ability is creating and destroying realities, which makes him a powerful being surpassing any human.
34. Kaguya Otsutsuki from Naruto
Also known as the Rabbit Goddess, she’s one of the most powerful antagonists and women in Naruto. She’s not from Earth, able to travel from her planet to take the fruit of the God Tree. She’s the first chakra wielder on Earth, able to put people to sleep, hypnotize and erase their memories. Not only that, but she’s capable of maiming people easily by unleashing a powerful shockwave from her third eye.
That was before she received the power of the God Tree, after that, she’s become more powerful beyond imagination. She’s able to manipulate fire, water, air, water, earth, electricity and also yin and yang easily. Kaguya is so strong that she’s able to pacify the war by making people fear her, making them worship her in fear rather than going to wars back then.
33. Ainz Ooal Gown from Overlord
The main protagonist of the series, he’s regarded as the highest of the Almighty Forty One by the people of Nazarick. He’s also the overlord of the Great Tomb of Nazarick, having a few powerful beings as his loyal servants.
While the maximum number of skills and abilities a normal player could have is 100, Ainz is able to memorize 718 different spells. His powers are beyond what normal players could achieve, easily overwhelming the most powerful armies and monsters easily without even breaking a sweat. He’s also a great strategist and ruler, able to foresaw his enemies’ movements and win against them easily.
32. Esdeath from Akame Ga Kill
The high ranked general and the most powerful member of the Empire. Even if the Emperor has the ancient Imperial Arms capable of massive power, it’s Esdeath who is still considered as the biggest threat. She has consumed all of the Imperial Arms Demon’s Extract, the Imperial Arms known for driving people insane with just a sip of it. She’s sadistic and highly skilled in battles, finding thrill in slaying powerful foes and beasts alike. It’s not a surprise that Esdeath is the revolutionary army’s biggest threat, victory seems far away when she’s still stands, hundred thousand armies doesn’t seemed to be a big of a threat compared to her.
Her power is mainly the ability to conjure ice, but having lived in the coldest place on the land, she has become quite a skilled killer at such a young age. There isn’t a limit to how great her power can do, from conjuring a giant boulder of ice out of thin air to making it snow in the middle of a sunny day. But the most deadliest attack is her trump card, which has the ability to stops time. The revolutionary army has lost their territory and strongest allies just to her.
31. Jotaro Kujou from Jojo Bizarre Adventure
The main protagonist of Jojo Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, he also has one of the strongest Stands in the world, Star Platinum. It possesses superhuman strength, agility, stamina. As the story progresses, it’s also able to stop time and land powerful blows in the span of the frozen time. He’s able to stop time, there’s no way anyone could defend themselves from such powerful attacks.
It posses super strength, able to easily break a large chunk of artificial diamonds within seconds and has a super speed. It’s iconic Ora Ora Rush is Star Platinum’s fast paced and precise attack of landing few barrages of punches in a short amount of time. Star Finger is his ability to extend its middle and index finger to perform sneak attacks and stab its target from afar. Star Platinum seems to have a conscious of its own, able to protect Jotaro from harm’s way without even being told to do it. Truly, Jotaro and his Stand is to be feared of.
30. Meruem from Hunter x Hunter
He’s born as the ultimate biological weapon, which already makes him more powerful compared to any beings ever known on Earth. Upon his introduction, he’s already considered the most powerful being in the series, able to go up against Isaac Netero’s powerful moves. He’s also able to grow stronger by consuming Nen users, making him completely invincible to anyone. Being the king among the Chimera Ants, it gives him authority and power over the Royal Guards.
Most of his strengths, agility and reflexes are unfathomable, going up against Isaac Netero’s and lasting so long without any grave injuries has proved how strong he is. Meruem also possess immense pain tolerance, ripping his own arm without even flinching, immune to poison or toxic. Proficient in hand to hand combat and has a genius level super intellect, which makes him one of the most formidable foe in Hunter X Hunter.
29. Meliodas from Seven Deadly Sins
The captain of the Seven Deadly Sins, the strongest order of the Holy Knights in the Kingdom. He’s also known as the Dragon’s Sin of Wrath, a son of the Demon King and his power is unmatched among anyone in the kingdom. Before he is the captain of the Seven Deadly Sins, he is known as the leader of the Ten Commandments, which is a group of demons who has exceeded in strengths and power among all other demons. His ability, Full Counter, is able to reflect magic aimed at him back to his opponents.
He’s untouchable when it comes to strength, especially Full Counter reflected on his opponents powers. So the more powerful he received those attacks, the more powerful he’s able to counter them. Not only that, but being part of the demon race allows him to control black flames called Hellblaze.
28. Kaneki Ken from Tokyo Ghoul
Our main protagonist who started out as naïve and hesitant, took a drastic change after he was tortured. After an accident, he becomes a half ghoul with immense strength and durability. The grew stronger as the series goes by consuming other ghouls whom he has defeated. Though at the cost of his sanity, he seemed to find it hard to control his ever growing powers but regardless, he’s strong enough to take on several much stronger ghouls and ghoul hunters alike.
Kaneki’s progress for power is one of a painful process, sacrifices he has to give and saw to the point he’d grow stronger than anyone so that he could protect those he held dear. He’s known as the “Eyepatch” ghoul, with his main kagune sprouting four massive tentacle-like limbs from his waist. That soon to change as he constantly feed on other ghouls and eventually turn him into a Kakuja, a ghoul that’s much more stronger than any normal ghouls.
27. Hao Asakura from Shaman King
The main antagonist and also the most powerful shaman in the series. His sole purpose of existence is to be the Shaman King and has lived over 500 years to commence this goal of his. His main ability is Onmyodo, which is manipulating the five elements (fire, earth, wood, metal and water). Not to mention that his spirit is one of the five elemental spirits created from the Great Spirit itself, Spirit of Fire.
His Spirit of Fire only grew stronger as he fed it with human souls. But even without the Spirit of Fire, Hao himself is already a threat to both shamans and humans alike. The main plot of the anime is literally everyone trying to be the Shaman King for their own wishes but as the plot progresses, it’s become clear how dangerous and close Hao is to becoming the Shaman King, and characters who were enemies has to ally together to prevent him reaching his goal.
26. Kyubey from Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Kyubey, also known as Incubator or the Messenger of Magic, is responsible for giving magical girls their powers. While those who has watched the series knows that Kyubey is not what it seems, it’s the main antagonist of the series. Despite it’s cute exterior, Kyubey is immortal and doesn’t have a sense of self. If one kills or destroys a Kyubey, a new Kyubey will replace its existence and it goes on and on.
Kyubey is manipulative, using human’s emotions and granting them power to prevent the Heat Death of the Universe. It doesn’t give any regard to humanity or anyone that it has stayed with. Even if Kyubey lacks the power or any supernatural enchantment and only able to grant people their wishes, its immortality and power to manipulate people and use their wishes and desire to fuel its ambition is something to be feared of. It doesn’t care who has died, not understanding human emotion as long as its mission is achieved.
25. Son Goku from Dragon Ball Super
He’s one of the strongest mortal warriors in the multiverse, everyone would have heard of Son Goku before. He’s also considered the most powerful and fittest warrior by deities and also the franchise. He has gotten different training and is powerful throughout his life that helps him grow stronger than before. As time goes, Goku manages to tap into powers that he never had ever done before, it’s shown that he’s able to enhance his capabilities in the midst of battle where his punches and attacks gradually getting stronger.
When it comes to power and martial artist skills, Goku is unmatched especially with his ever iconic Super Saiyan mode. There’s a long list of what Son Goku can do, most of his powers seemed to be able to easily obliterate lands and move black hole which sunk through Katchi Katchin. Surely, Son Goku held a lot of tricks up his sleeve and will be a tough foe to fight by anyone.
24. Mob from Mob Psycho 100
Kageyama Shigeo, or Mob, looks like your average middle school student, physically unfit and lacking stamina. But after joining the Body Improvement Club, his strength and durability improved to a superhuman level. His main ability is his psychic power that allows him to destroy anything with just a single thought. His powers is so overwhelming that Mob himself has to repress his emotions from running wild.
But it’s not forever that Mob can keep his emotions at bay, once the dam starts to break, he can wield power that can be considered as a natural disaster. Emotions are a natural thing for humans, but when it’s become uncontrollable, it can be destructive and Mob proves how strong an emotion can be.
23. Eren Yeager from Attack on Titan
The main protagonist and one of the titan shifters, Eren Yeager proved to be one of the strongest titan shifters in the anime. Possessing the power of the Attack Titan, he’s able to see the memories of the past and future. Not only that, it is later revealed that he also possesses the power of the Founding Titan, which grants him the ability to control titans nearby at will with a shout.
As the series grows, Eren’s character and power changed. Having consumed the War Hammer Titan, he is now able to use its powers as well. Truly, he has become one force to be reckoned with as the series almost reaches its end.
22. Akame from Akame ga Kill
Trained to be a ruthless assassin by the Empire, Akame stood out the most among other assassins in the series due to her intellect and skill as one. Her fighting skills might be on par with that of the strongest warriors or even greater. She’s one of the few people that’s able to go head on with the sadistic general, Esdeath.
To top it off, her Imperial Arms Murasame is a mythical sword that’s able to kill its opponent with just a single strike–whether that strike is deep or shallow. Akame’s speed and reflexes are so great that her enemies are barely able to keep up with her, making her one of the biggest threats for The Empire.
21. Jibril from No Game No Life
Jibril is the strongest and the younger of the Flugel–a race that’s solemnly created to kill gods. Being the most powerful of her race, she has an immense power that’s able to flatten a terrain easily. Up to this point, it’s still a mystery of how strong Jibril is compared to the rest of the Flugel race. To top it off, her thirst for more knowledge also makes her one of the creatures you don’t want to mess with.
Her trump card, Heavenly Smite, managed to easily destroy a barrier made by 3000 mages and flatten the city easily. The war prior to the series shows how deadly Jibril is, while other species are fighting for their survival, Jibril is ecstatic, enjoying the war and killing off other races easily while enjoying every second of it.
20. Gilgamesh from Fate/Zero and Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works
The King of Heroes, he’s considered to be the most powerful Servant summoned in the Fourth Holy Grail War. His main power is his ability, the Gate of Babylon, that’s able to access all the world’s treasure he has collected in his life and afterwards. Which is infinite as he’s able to shoot off different weapons that’s enough to stagger the great Heracles in the Fifth Holy Grail War.
His noble phantasm, Enuma Elish, is formed by collecting the power from all Noble Phantasms in the Gate of Babylon. Using the sword Ea, Enuma Elish’s output is equal or greater than Excalibur and also able to tore Iskandar’s Noble Phantasm easily. It’s so powerful that we only seen it used once in Fate/Zero. Even without Ea, Gilgamesh is already an adversary of his own. Adding to his arrogant personality and attitude makes it all for the king who rule over everything once.
19. Alucard from Hellsing
The main protagonist of the series, he’s the most powerful vampire and member of the Hellsing Organization. His task is to eliminate vampires and other supernatural forces and he did it without breaking a sweat. He’s technically immortal, not being able to age or get sick and also seemed to still be able to fight despite sustaining injuries that’s sure to kill someone.
Overall, his battle skills aren’t one to be underestimated even. He’s not Hellsing Organization’s strongest for nothing.
18. Erza Scarlet from Fairy Tail
A skilled fighter, she’s the definition of a one woman army. Her Reequip Magic amplifies her combat strength further. Her Reequip Magic allows her to swap weapons and armor at will. It’s unknown how many weapons and armors she has with her Reequip Magic, but it’s enough to help her triumph over difficult and more powerful enemies than her.
To top it off, she’s an expert at swordsmanship, good intellect and durability. Erza is known as one of the most powerful S-class in Fairy Tail, and it shown through the battles she has gone through. From defeating
17. Akira Fudo from Devilman
The protagonist of the series Devilman, once the slowest member of his track team is now considered to be one of the most powerful beings in the series. As a Devilman, his teeth are able to bite through things easily and his reflexes are so fast that he’s able to kill his enemies before they could react to it.
His Devilman abilities are not limited to superhuman strength and physiology only but also others depending on the situation. Like night vision, elastic limbs and also control his body temperature.
16. Gojo Satoru from Jujutsu Kaisen
The strongest special grade sorcerer, he possessed an immersive power to the point that even the most powerful curses looked like child’s play to him. His cursed energy technique, Limitless and Infinity, is what makes him literally untouchable. He can easily create a barrier between him and his opponents, so far there’s no Curses that has pass that infinity between him and them just yet. He can easily blow up enemies from a great distance with his technique, creating powerful pressure that can easily crush his enemies.
His Domain Expansion, Unlimited Void, is a void that causes the victims to receive all kinds of stimuli and overwhelms them and effortlessly dominates other Domain Expansions. His goal is to reset the Jujutsu world and its system, as to him, everything is trash and garbage by fostering the younger generation to be a great Jujutsu sorcerers.
15. Rimuru Tempest from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
Rimuru Tempest is the protagonist of the series, while slimes are usually seen as the weakest and lowest living creature in action fantasy games, it’s different here. Rimuru is able to absorb anyone they choose and gain their power. Rimuru has absorbed countless abilities, thus making them one of the most formidable being in the series.
That includes a dragon and other demons who are clearly more superior than Rimuru is. It’s unsure how much power or strength Rimuru is able to absorbed, but for a slime that’s able to absorb anything, it doesn’t seemed that Rimuru has any limits when it comes to what he can absorb. From demons to dragons, if it’ll grant him power, he’ll absorbed it. Whatever the truth of his powers are, it’s better not to underestimate a slime.
14. Giorno Giovanna from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
Giorno Giovanna’s stand, Gold Experience, is probably the most versatile Stands in the series. It has the ability to create and manipulate life, despite initially Giorno using it to produce plants and small animals. It also can act independently, meaning that if Giorno is fatally wounded in battle, his Stand could bring him back to life as one of its abilities is to manipulate life.
Not only that, it’s capable of unleashing a rapid barrage of punches during combat. Overall, it’s one of the Stands in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure that people shouldn’t underestimate.
13. Lucy from Elfen Lied
Lucy suffered from Dissociative Identity Disorder or DID, which developed different personalities and distinct personas throughout his life. Though it was Lucy who was shown to often utilizes the character’s abilities.
In this personality, she’s a perfect soldier with almost accurate marksmanship and fighting skills. She also has telekinetic abilities seen through her invisible arms she can use. She can easily take on armed forces that are meant to kill her. Later in the series, she is also revealed as an agent for human extinction and judging by the power she has, she seems capable of doing so.
12. Tiamat from Fate/Grand Order: Absolute Demonic Front Babylonia
Tiamat serves as the main antagonist of the anime Fate/Grand Order. She’s the mother of all living things and one of the Beasts that exist in Fate/Grand Order. She’s the one of the primordial deities in Sumerian/Mesopotamian Mythology. One of her abilities is creating over one hundred millions of Lahmus that spread over Mesopotamia in less than half a day.
Her durability is amazing too, able to withstand Ishtar’s Noble Phantasm after it was amplified with the strength of her master’s Command Spell. It took two servants’ Noble Phantasms and their life to destroy one of her horns. Overall, it’s one of the toughest battles that Chaldea has ever faced in the mission to restore humanity. She’s humanity’s greatest threat and one of the toughest adversaries that Chaldea has ever faced.
11. Merlin from Seven Deadly Sins
Power doesn’t always come with brute strength and agility but also the strength of mind. While she lacks superhuman strength, Merlin is considered to be the greatest magician in the series. Her main ability is called Infinity, the ability that lets her stop time of her spells, allowing her to use it for eternity.
It’s so powerful that it’s considered cheating by others. She can also cancel and delete the existence of a spell with simple hand gestures. Not only that, but she can also use her ability to locate anyone and amplify her teammates and allies powers to some extent.
10. All Might from My Hero Academia
All Might is the icon of heroes in My Hero Academia, it’s who people look up to and seek out when there are villains attacking the city. The quirk of One For All is a skill that he has inherited from the previous One For All users, thus giving him immense power and strength.
His strength includes unknown levels of strength, speed and agility, even if he’s gravely injured from All For One, he’s still able to keep up his usual strength despite not to the full extent. Who knows what kind of strength All Might has prior to his injuries.
9. Violet Evergarden from Violet Evergarden
Despite not being the most powerful being among the list, her skill in hand in hand combat is remarkable. Having been trained for war at such a young age, Violet is very skilled in hand in hand combat and the usage of different types of weapons.
She’s skilled at shooting a gun with great accuracy, her intuition also helps her to uncover her enemies in a matter of seconds. She was also able to carry a giant battle axe called Witchcraft with ease, seeing as normal humans seemed to find difficulty in lifting it.
8. Haruhi Suzumiya from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Despite looking like an ordinary high school student, Haruhi Suzumiya has the ability to create and delete realities at will. Though this power is something she doesn’t know herself, she soon grows conscious of it. It said that when she’s bored, she could create a closed space, meaning a new world that would prevent the destruction of the “real world.”
The story of the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya revolves around his friends trying not to enable her to destroy reality. The power to bend reality at will and not being aware of it is one power to be feared of.
7. Ryomen Sukuna from Jujutsu Kaisen
While Yuji Itadori himself has shown immense strength and growth throughout the series, the demon that possessed him is on another level. Sukuna is known as the mighty cursed spirit and dubbed as the King of Curses. It took the cooperation of all Jujutsu masters in the past to kill him. However, he’s too powerful to be killed entirely. His strength is now sealed off in twenty of his fingers. That whoever consumes his fingers, especially curses, will have their abilities amplified drastically.
As of now, his ability is immeasurable, raging from expert hand in hand combat to immerse strength and speed. He was sealed off and his twenty fingers were cut off but he’s slowly gaining power consuming it back. His mere fingers can make low class curses turn into powerful ones, just imagine what kind of power Sukuna can unleash when he’s revived.
6. Altair from Re:Creators
Imagine the power to be able to transport fictional characters to the real world, it’s one of Altair’s abilities in the world of Re:Creators. She’s originated from a music video, gaining so much attention and become popular that she’s able to be an independent being. Due to this, she has something that the rest of the characters doesn’t, people’s freedom on the interpretation of her is the source of power. Not being tied to any story, she’s able to manifest as the strongest among the rest of the cast.
Some of her abilities includes wiping someone out of existence. She can also transporting herself into fictional characters’ storyline and fight them when they rebel to join her invitation. In addition to that, she can flick back the pain inflicted to her back to her opponents. Overall, she’s one of the most powerful characters that has ever been brought to the Re:Creators universe.
5. Baki Hanma from Baki the Grappler
The World’s Strongest Boy, Baki has trained himself to surpass his father, who is considered the strongest person on Earth. His mother’s death is the reason for this goal, his perseverance and will power is what drives him to become stronger. His strength constantly grows throughout the series, he puts himself in dangerous situations to make himself stronger. He has deep knowledge in terms of martial arts, always so resourceful and tactful fighter who is able to use different types of martial arts to combat his opponents’ attacks and specialty.
He has defeated countless martial artists along the way, learning from their fighting stances then adapting it to his own fighting style. He doesn’t look like an ordinary high school student at all.
4. Zeno from Dragon Ball Super
Zeno is the ruler of every reality in Dragon Ball Super, to be frank, he is a god. He can destroy and erase any reality that he wants, shown when he effortlessly erase 12 universes with a single blast. Despite not having any definitive super strength or such, for a god like him, it’s not necessary. Not when he can just create or wipe out anyone out of existence or even a planet whenever he likes.
He has wiped out numerous planets and galaxies out of existence. While he seemed to lack any combat experience, it doesn’t seemed to matter for someone who can wipe planets and multiverse out of existence easily. His childish and innocent attitude is what makes him more dangerous as he can do anything he wants without thinking of the consequences. For a god that rules the reality in the franchise, he has everyone under his mercy.
3. Kiss-Shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-Blade from Kizumonogatari
Also known as Shinobu Oshino, she’s one of the protagonists in Kizumonogatari. Her power ranges throughout the series. At her prime state, she’s easily the most powerful being in the series and has lived for five thousand nine hundred and ninety nine years as of now. As a vampire, she has superhuman physique and strength. Kiss-Shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-Blade or known as Kiss-Shot for short, can easily travel from Antarctica to Japan with just a single jump, recoil with a power that almost destroyed Antarctica. There’s also hint that her strength is as mighty as a natural disaster and able to destroy the Earth if she wants.
Some other powers she has shown to have includes telekinesis, as she’s able to crumple an iron with just a gaze of her eyes. Time travelling after she’s down powered into a body of a little girl. She can also drain someone’s energy from sucking their blood and makes her more powerful. Her demon blade, Kokorowatari, is a sword that surpasses human’s understanding. It’s unstoppable and able to cut through any oddities easily yet it’s rendered useless when it comes to anything out of it.
2. Sinbad from Magi
The most powerful character in the series, he’s even dubbed as the First Class Singularity by his enemies. He’s the High King of the Seven Seas, with seven Djinn on his sleeves that he’s able to manipulate and harness its power easily. Sinbad has demonstrated great control of his Djinn equip, which many King Vessels have trouble controlling it at first. He’s able to switch from one Djinn equip to another one easily, predicting every moves of his opponents and manage to be victorious. The fact that having the biggest influence in the world and possessing seven Djinn equip is already enough proof that he’s the strongest character in the series.
Not only he’s such a good king for his country and also an adept King Vessels, he also has a great influence when it comes to the world’s politics. Everything is possible when it comes to him, as he has the resources and power to do so thanks to the Seven Seas Alliance. Overall, he has the highest ground when it comes to strength and influence in the world and it makes sense for his enemies to fear his power.
1. Saitama from One Punch Man
It’s not a surprise that Saitama is on this list after all, he’s called the One Punch Man for something. The plot of One Punch Man revolves around a particular hero who doesn’t want to do anything with the terms of being a hero. Yet eventually, he does heroes stuff anyway because of how powerful he is due to foolish villains thinking that he doesn’t look like he can pack a punch. Saitama proves them all wrong as he easily one punch everyone who gets in his daily lives. His strength is so overwhelming that he can end anyone with just one punch. After rigorous training for three years, Saitama is able to come on top as the most powerful being in the world.
Even getting thrown to the moon doesn’t seem to cause any sustainable injury for him, as he easily gets back to Earth and that force is strong enough to cause severe damage to the moon itself. He’s so powerful that he couldn’t find the thrill of battles anymore, even to the most powerful enemies he sometimes just disregard them or just annihilate them with a single punch.