Best Characters In the Anime Fairy Tail

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The Top Ten

1
Erza
Amazing personality, beautiful, seducing, strong. She gives me life in fairy tail! I would love to see her further strength! I believe she'll go up as the first in this voting! Keep up on er-chan~!
She's the coolest female in FT I think mira jane and erza are equal some people say... But I think its not cause she has lots of magics and can change her armor and some weapons but mira jane turns to demon the outfit is 2 its red and blue but I think erza is much tough and stronger than mira jane
Erza is amazing and beautiful character. Her strength isn't about the magic too, but also the motivation to live
[Newest]Everyone fears and admires her because of her strength and abilities but aside from that she's the best character in fairy tail because she's a real person, I mean she also have weaknesses and that what makes her the best
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2Gray
Gray is a wonderful character simply because unlike the other members who each possess unique abilities E.G. Dragon Slaying, ice making magic can be learnt by almost all mages but it is up to you to hone it. Gray is creative (gosh, his intelligence is always overlooked, I have no idea why. Maybe because he enjoys his silly but friendly fights with Natsu too much? ) His battles usually include strategy (take his fast reaction by freezing his blood while fighting Ultear even though she only mentioned a detail once for example). His back story is heartbreaking but he chooses to live on. He is selfless. He has saved many souls (e.G. Lyon, Juvia, Ultear.). He is unbelievably kind and gentle (look how he treats the exceeds. Even Frosch! ) Plus he's ' hot.
He's so awesome! He has awesome skills and is by far he hotter one!
"There is a time when a man has to... STRIP! " coolest character ever!
[Newest]I like his ice magic power! He was so cool! However, I like him not taking of his clothes because it seems that he is more kinder.

3Jellal Fernandes
I love Jellal! He was a jerk at first, but hey, he was possessed. When he became the kind Jellal he used to be, well, who wouldn't like him?
I just love Jellal. in the beginning he did some bad things, but he couldn't really control it, but he spends the rest of his life doing good things to make up for it. he's so cool, strong, and beautiful and him and ERza are so cute together.
I love jellal he's handsome and awesome
[Newest]I love jellal! He's so cute and powerful and kind! (well, before he got possessed by "zeref", but he is still a very nice guy later too.)

4Natsu
Probably one of the worst characters ever. Over the course of 400 chapters he has received no character development whatsoever. There were moments where he could have some development, but they were just thrown out the window. For example, it was implied that Lisanna and Natsu have a very close bond with each other. Yet a few chapters after Lisanna is reintroduced to Natsu, she is then given the same treatment as Max; almost complete irrelevance. Another moment was when Gildarts told Natsu that one should notice their weakness to become stronger. This solid piece of advice was completely shoved to the side as well when Natsu was fighting against Zancrow. He should just bailed the fight along with other members and hid for a couple of years to train then do a massive comeback. Instead, he does his typical friendship gimmick and pulls off an insane move (granted it did look pretty bad-ass). Which brings me to another fault in his character, the friendship philosophy. A very common philosophy in shounen, however Natsu overkills friendship by spouting every single time when he is losing and every single time he says something about friendship *BAM* power-up. No training, no explanation, just a friendship speech. On top of that, he always wins. Sure he is the main character and he is destined to win nonetheless, but even main characters in other mangas have lost now and then. For example: Luffy vs Aokiji, Ichigo vs Grimmjow (the two previous bouts), Naruto vs Orochimaru, etc. This type of thing gives the character an urge to become stronger to protect things that are important to them and thus have them train for their power-ups (of course all mangas will have their questionable power-ups no doubt, but in Fairy Tail you get a power-up, you get a power-up, everybody gets a power-up), but in Fairy Tail the power-ups are just handed out like free samples. Lastly to conclude this rant of mine, what ever happened to Natsu's goal? His goal, as stated in the beginning of the story, was to find his dragon father. He has made ludicrously minimal progress in that goal. All he has done up until now is encounter a dragon slayer and asks what happened to their dragon mentor and then proceeds to fight. That's it. Is Natsu an enjoyable character? In some ways yes, there are many people who enjoy a main character who kick ass and Natsu does just that. He gives out a really positive vibe and many readers are a fan of such thing as opposed to a more darker and grittier character, and you know what, that's cool. Fans are free to be a fan of whatever character they want to be a fan of, but when analyzing a character, separate your analysis from your enjoyment.
A lot of these Natsu aren't really giving good reason as to why Natsu is the best (or worst) character in the series. There are two that I've seen so far that has given a concise reason as why they think so with facts from the story. Others are just "Oh he's Natsu" or "He is sooo funny", those aren't reasons.
I love NATSU. He is loyal, nice and loves his comrades so much. He cares for each and every one of them. He so funny. He is like BAE for life. I love his cute pink hair and his smile. He is funny and silly and more fun when he is with Lucy and happy. NATSU is my sempai and he loves to eat a lot lol. NATSU is tough and at the same time he is very nice and soft. I love his powers sometimes I wouldn't get surprised when his powers are so incredible. He always has a smile on his face. I barely see him cry like EVER. He always set goals and when someone in the guild is sad he always knows how to cheer them up like Lucy. NATSU is a hero to me. I love it when he works with his best friend happy. It's even funny when he and gray sometimes end up together and both get scared of erza lol. I just love NATSU. He is a great anime character and if he were real I would love to meet him. And get his autograph.
[Newest]NATSU is bad my life everything! He is my hero my inspiration. My hero. He is so loyal and sexy and hot. DUH! Like he care about his comrades and always protect the ones he loves and the anime it self is so good and NATSU is just my favorite character so I don't know why he is number like the hell is this. He is funny, awesome, cute and amazing. He's awesome powers and he teaches me things that apply to real life. He never shows his weakness and helps others like lucy and happy. He has a soft side and a tough side as well. His quotes are pretty inspirational. His character is what makes him amazing.
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5Lucy
I personally find Lucy to be conceited when it comes to her looks, and annoying when she simply sits back and watches as Natsu, Gray, Erza, etc save everyone. But when she actually gets up on her feet and fights, she's fairly strong. She has a lot of potential, and I believe the reason her power isn't as great as say, Juvia's, is because she spent so much of her life cooped up in a mansion. She also incredibly smart, if not a bit naive and superficial, and also cares for her friends. I think the reason she's not as driven as many of the other characters is because the traumatic events in her past weren't as severe. Overall, she's either my 5th or 6th favourite
Lucy Heartfillia may not be the strongest but her personality makes up for it. She's hilarious, always keeps a smile on her face, always positive, emotional, and always puts other people ahead of herself. And even though her magic's not strong, she tries her hardest to fight for her guild and her friends. ♥NatsuxLucy♥
Lucy save the the world when she sacrifices Aquarius's key in manga chapter 384 in order to summon Spirit King and defeat Jackal. She's also gain Aquarius water controlling ability and uses Urano Metria to defeat him. After that, she restored the humanity and making everyone come back to Earthland. It is also a very curious thing that her mother's death date is the same as the dragons disappearance and she knowing the secret of One Magic. Lucy displays so much compassion towards her comrades and not wanting any luxury provided by her father and not through her hardwork. She doesn't like her fate to be decided and cared deeply towards her spirits she called friends. Moreover, she is also very kind even to someone she don't like. For example, her father Jude Heartfilia, she even go to the guild, Love and Lucky when she heard that her father may be in danger and beat the guild Naked Mummy. For me, she is the best character.

6Sting Eucliffe
Sting is not only super strong but he constantly works hard to improve his skills and knows the true meaning of friendship. also he is so cute especially his friendship with Lecter and the way he looks up to Natsu is adorable.
He is uber strong, a funny person, calm, makes the BEST facial expressions... He is like my life in that show
He is way strong and a hunk. 😍😍😍

7Mirajane
I just love her. After all that happened to her (I mean her sisters "death") she was still strong, because she knew she had to protect her family. She always smiles. She know, that every single person is good inside. She always cheers everyone up, and if she cries, I'm crying too. She always believes in her friends and that there's rainbow after clouds. Such positive character! Besides, she's sometimes very funny.
She is one of the favorite character of this anime series but needs more story and fight scenes on her.
I like Mirajane because she is beautiful and strong and she is one of the weekly sorcerer and she's kind too that's why I like her.

8Freed Justine
He is strong and intelligent. He can defeat all the fairy tail members if he got the time

9Laxus
He is honestly one out of a small handful of tolerable characters in Fairy Tail that make the series somewhat watchable/readable. Over the series of Fairy Tail he actually receives some character development and actually improves his personality over the course of the series. Whenever he gets into a fight, it's worth enjoying it due to it not being heavily one-sided. However, when it comes to him in GMG his character regresses drastically when he quotes Natsu and he one-shots Jura because that is not normal when it comes to Laxus's character. In fact, it really is unfortunate because he had trained to fight against Jura and we were given a power chart to see where the characters were power-wise (Jura and Laxus were pretty so they should have had a pretty equal fight lasting for 4-5 chapters). In the end, Laxus is still an enjoyable character since he rarely ever partakes in the nakama silliness of the guild members and he actually has some character development.
Laxus Dreyar is the only reason I still watch fairy tail, No one as quick as laxus, strong as laxus, in a fight there is no one better!
Laxus is Strong, handsome. Cool! And I love fairy tail! ='). , -Laxus and Mirajane-

10Juvia
I'm sorry but Juvia is just so sick I don't understand how she could be at this ranking...and it's pretty sad I mean she's funny, weird, cool, smart, and very powerful when she's ready I'm lost why Lucy is before her and not to mention the other way awesome characters in all of the series like Rogue or Zeref? There's more but I'm just so upset at this shocking revelation that I can't even think clearly...JUVIA ROCKS AND DON'T HATE ON HER!
Juvia is awesome powerful funny always gets me on the floor laughing and is in love with gray. Her love for gray makes her so op also she's really hot
Why? I know Juvia is just weak but for anyone she love is been hurt she will kill anyone who does that. She is the best even though she's a stalker.

The Contenders

11Kagura Mikazuchi
This woman could destroy anything without even unleashing her sword! That is power! If it wasn't for Erza telling her about Simon's death and getting Kagura so emotional(which broke her focus on the match) then I truly believe that she could have taken Erza down. While watching her fight, I truly thought to myself "Erza might lose." Super strong, a great wizard, needs more screen time. Also, she wear clothes! She's not running around trying to fight in high heels and a bikini! She looks like a warrior, and I love that!
Kagura is so hot yet so cute, and she is strong yet fragile
Kagura almost defeat the great titania. she is very quick on her those and she do not use magic. she used a unsheathe sword and nearly beat erza

12Ultear
Ultear... My favorite character... she had to go trough so much! And gave her life to save the world.. AND her Ice Maker magic is badass better then Grays by far! Also she is the 4 strongest female next to Ul, Erza and Mavis
She sacrificed her life in the grand magic games arc for the sake of others. Period.

13Mystogan
Um, he's amazing... What more is there to say?

freeflight

The most mysterious and badass character in Fairy Tail spoilers:

I'm still waiting for him to return
He's like the batman of Fairy Tail

14Happy
HAPPY IS SUCH A CUTE PIE! I want him to be my pet! Aye!
Happy is very very funny. He always has the greatest facial expressions!
Happy, the adorable comic relief character, you gotta love him he is cute
[Newest]Happy is adorable and funny!

15Rufus Lore
Awesome magic that can make or combine magic and don't know how he got two move shoted by gray.

16Rogue Cheney
Strong sometimes jerk like sting but it's funny how he changed and is a gajeel fanboy. Plus frosch hangs around him lucky plus he's so nice to he's cat who's in a frog suit and who's well kind of not the sharpest tool in the shed
Future rogue is very strong because he killed is brother and gain all his power so he is now the shadow light dragon slayer. he controlled 7 dragon to destroy the city.
Rogue is so cute

17Lyon
Lyon is so handsome and likes juvia
I have a soft spot for Lyon because he looks like Hitsuyuga from Bleach.

18Gajeel Redfox
He's so funny! Definitely deserves to be in the top ten!
Not only natsu rival but a awesome fairy tail wizard
He is just badass!
[Newest]He and his partner lily is great

19Loke
Loke is my bae
Bae is Danish for poop you, know...
Just saying...

20Meredy
Is part of jellals guild and is ultears adopted daughter. She's nice and happy after the time skip. She's also hot and friends with Juvia, Jellal and ultear.

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