Best Characters In the Anime Fairy Tail

The Top Ten

1 Erza Erza Erza Scarlet is an S-Class Mage from the infamous magic guild Fairy Tail. Erza starts off as a lone wolf and stays loyal to following the rules. As the story develops Erza changes into loving mage strong and independent. As her terrible past haunts her she ignores her Nakama's calls that they want help. more.

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

I think Mash did a great job in portraying Erza. To begin with, the character is amazingly complex, with many, many different layers that slowly become apparent as the story progresses. However, she does not have the over-emotional, self-pitying reactions towards her insecurities that are common of many young girls in anime. What makes her so great is the fact that she is one of the sole people in FT who is able to acknowledge her weaknesses, despite the fact that she possesses incredibly strength, and overcome them, making her formidable. When I read/watched FT I was confident in the fact that she is constantly growing; her abilities and her emotions.

Another thing that's endearing about Erza is in the present (age 19), she shows an almost childish, overly-excitable side that is a stark contrast to the stoic, self-righteous, awkward and intimidating default personality. The writers could have exploited the 'Broken Bird' trope in a thousand different ways, making the 19 year ...more

She is cool.

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2 Jellal Fernandes Jellal Fernandes Jellal Fernandes is a childhood friend of Erza Scarlet. When he lost his own memory, he was a Dark Mage who desperately sought to revive Zeref via the R-System. Jellal served as the main antagonist of the Tower of Heaven arc and is currently a member and co-founder of Crime Sorcière.

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 love jellal he's handsome and awesome

I examine Jellal in four stages.

1. Child Jellal

He is cute, kind, gentle, selfless and courageous. He loves his friends and would never do anything to hurt them. However, he is hopeless and angry and bitter towards his captors. I like him and feel sorry for him.

2. Crazy Jellal (Ultear's manipulation-resolution of Tower of Heaven Arc)

His lack of hope for the future and the potential for achieving freedom and his anger and bitterness towards his captors give Ultear an advantage when she manipulates him. I also believe that as a child without training in the field of magic or magic abilities of his own he was more susceptible to magical manipulation. I desperately wanted him to triumph over his darker emotions and Ultear, but I do not blame him for breaking. He is now cruel, selfish and manipulative. I know he is crazy, but that does not excuse his behavior, especially as he gets older. He was good and he had a strong sense of justice. His perspective may ...more

Awesome, all the way!

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3 Gray Gray

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.

In comparison to many other characters in FT Gray is one of the more unique ones. His magic is as Erza stated Beautiful and yet it is deadly and can be used for almost every situation he is in. His Ice devil slayer magic is an upgrade he deserved after all of the trolling Mashima and the studio animators put him through and his fights are always enjoyable to watch as he utilizes not only his brawn (which is over-looked all the damn time) but his brain too (Which too is over-looked). Gray also is probably the only person I have seen in the show who treats everyone equally, for example He supported Gajeel with his singing not from how he sounded but what message it delivered. Unfortunately this wonderful character is always under-estimated and over-looked for below average characters (i won't name names). I could go on forever but I wouldn't want to take up an entire page or two giving reasons why Gray is the best character so I will leave this here.

Gray Fullbuster is my favorite character for many reasons. (This is going to be long) First of all, his backstory is tragic. (SPOILERS) He was blamed for the death of his mentor who sacrificed herself for him and as a result his childhood 'friend' grew up to hate him. He watched his parent's get murdered by a demon, and then his guardian who he was closest too got killed murdering that same demon. Just when he though his father was alive, he dies in front of him. And yet he lives on, and is brave and selfless. Secondly, his fights. Now that he has devil-slaying magic, I believe that he's possibly stronger than Natsu (Maybe equal to END? ) and maybe matched evenly with Erza. He can freeze literally EVERYTHING! And his abilities are great, like his blood-ice thing. He uses his brain as well, such as producing magic too fast so that Rufus' mind couldn't keep up, freezing his own blood because of one detail Ultear mentioned, working with Lyon to figure out Racer's secret (that episode ...more - RebeccaDarking

Best person ever cool cute and funny I love him because he will just be him he does not try to some one he be his shelf fight with natsu so much most of the time don't use his powers him and natsu come first place and get bet up by erza and has a crush on lucy

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4 Natsu Natsu

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.

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 ...more

I am only on season 2 of the anime. Read none of the books/mangas. I have so far always been routing for Natsu. I loved the scene where Erza's crying and it's his motive for standing up to the enemy. I know he isn't the only character who has strong feelings for his comrades. The is just something likable about him. He is a fun character but when it's time to be serious he is serious. When things seem to serious for the kids or the watchers in general he does something funny as in he doesn't understand or he has motion sickness. But when it comes to that he doesn't become a different character to be funny, he is himself as are many character's in the series. If his character gets motion sickness he gets motion sickness. The scene where Wendy cures him of motion sickness for a short time, of course he would get excited. This is someone who for the first time can enjoy transportation even if it's for a short time. I found myself routing for him since day one. Of course I enjoy the heart ...more

I think natuse a good charecter because he dose develop but its ussally from a loss

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5 Ultear Ultear

Should be #2, to be honest. She has a great story and motive to her previously villainy that dig ever deeper. She never truly wanted to commit said deeds despite having been "abandoned" as a child, manipulated by countless of those who have delved too deep into magic (Hades, Oracion Seis' Brain, etc), and have had been treated as a lab rat. Such a past would drive people to complete evil, if not insanity. Nonetheless, Ultear persevered and only committed them to achieve a magic power that would undo all of said acts and help her attain happiness that was unjustifiably stolen from her at such a young age. Her good will is also proven when she protects and takes care of a young orphaned girl whom she had just met (Meldy). Furthermore, once she was shown the light by Fairy Tail, she turned her back against evil, and rather than stay locked up in a cage regretting her actions but not atoning for them, she formed an independent guild called "Crime Sorciere", along with ...more

With Jellal (as a villain ofc) and Lyon, Ultear was one of the few villains in this show who had both brilliant background and development. She kinda represents the beginning of the series, where the arcs were more well thought, unlike the powerscale-dependant arcs and villains we're getting right now. Besides, she was an incredibly smart character as she was able to infiltrate successfully the Council and manipulated Jellal to get her job done. She was also not fully insane, as she actually cared for her comrades. Pity that she was in that terrible group of villains :'(

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

This girl is awesome. Just great plot development. Oh, she's also pretty good looking.

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6 Juvia Juvia

Considering how her character developed in strength and personality it should be enough to be a bit higher. If you think about it Juvia hasn't been completely useless she would always give it her all in battle especially since she's been getting more screen time people should see how impressive she's gotten plus she barely crys about things which I find is a good thing considering most female characters do. And another thing people shoukd Really consider how strong she is consideribg Gajeel is always willibg to work with her abd fight along side her (since their basically like BFF's). Not to mention her combination of her humorous personality, with that she also brings a different type of character to fairy tail- no not a crazy love stalker, just a girl who doesn't keep her emotions in well. In any case I found her attraction to Gray to be less from when she started which is pretty good and it shows that she isn't too dependant on Gray. If you still don't like Juvia please try and re ...more

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

Water based magic

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7 Sting Eucliffe Sting Eucliffe

He is uber strong, a funny person, calm, makes the BEST facial expressions... He is like my life in that show

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.

Sting is and will always be my favourite Fairy Tail character. I know it's an unpopular opinion but he is just so adorable and dorky but hot. He is amazing!

He's strong, sweet, UNBELIEVABLY HOT and just a total amazing character. he is so underrated and deserves more attention; he's my all time favourite anime character!

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8 Mirajane Mirajane Mirajane Strauss is the elder sister of Lisanna and Elfman, who possesses “Take-Over” magic, which allows her to take shape of animals, other wizards, or her “Satan Soul” forms. Mirajane is also an S-Class wizard who was rivals with Erza Scarlet when they were both young, often challenging her more.

She is one of the favorite character of this anime series but needs more story and fight scenes on her.

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.

I really love Mirajane. She's too kind and she's so positive. I believe she's the third strongest in fairy tail (guild) after mavis and makarov. Afterall we still doesn't know what's her limit. Even she might able to defeat mavis or makarov since she now have macro. She can control everyone and make them do things and she can do it every time she wants too. And she got a lot of strong demons. But her past is a bit too much for a cutie like her. Cause she defeated a demon for her village but still the villagers wants mirajane to go away from the village. BUT WHO CARES. WE ALL LOVE MIRAJANE

Love her so much I could die for her

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9 Lucy Lucy

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

I mean, to be honest, Lucy is rather conceited. She's obsessed with her looks. It's annoying when she doesn't make a stand for herself and just lets Natsu, Grey, or Erza go and kick some butt. But she's our main character. She's funny. Positive. Filled with emotion. Happy. Selfless. She's Lucy. She's just so heartwarming. And in a way, she's the character WE can relate to the most. We're not Erza. We can't be that awesome. But we can be Lucy; sometimes weak, sometimes scared, but positive, selfless, sensitive, and happy. We are Lucy.

Personally I don't find Lucy annoying. I also don't get why people hate on Lucy. When Lucy actually fights with all her strength, she's pretty strong. Not the strongest, but still strong. And her personality is so forgiving and positive! For example when she fought Flare and she lost because Flare cheated, Lucy still forgave her. She's also very loyal to her friends. The only thing I dislike about her is that when the others(Erza, Natsu, Gray, and more) fight and show all their strength, she doesn't do anything at all. Overall, she's a great character.

Lucy ruined Fairy Tail for me and a lot of other people! She is annoying. And she has such a cool power but all she does is sit back and whine! She barely even knows how to fight! Give the celestial power to someone who knows what they are doing. - Amaimon

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10 Laxus Laxus

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.

God damn, I was just hanging around when I stumbled upon this comment and it made me vote for Laxus.

Agree on how underdeveloped other characters are! - Tuana123

Honestly, at first I thought Laxus was just another prick. But after the battle of fairy tail he started showing some actual character development. And it wasn't a 100% immediate turn around either. During tenrou island and key of the starry skies he was still showing traces of his superior attitude, and I loved that. His transformation was actually believable in terms of how it progressed. And when he was punished for hurting fairy tail he took it like a man. Plus who doesn't like (or love) it when he knocks one of the idiots around a little.

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!

Easily my favorite character in the whole series. From a jerk that wanted nothing but power and glory to a total badass that will risk life and limb for his comrades Laxus is one of the few characters that gets meaningful character development in the whole series. From his superiority complex and being a total a** to his guildmates, even going so far as to start a war over leadership to actually acknowledging his loss and taking his expulsion in strides. A true sign of humility. Sticking up for the Thunder Legion, growing as a mage and person in his exile, giving Natsu his power since he believed that it was only right that a Fairy Tail member be the one to defeat Hades after he attacked their sacred island, we also see him having a more lonesome and still somewhat superior attitude that is slowly peeled away as he warms up to everyone else, his fight with Jura where he disregards his lineage and Jura's title goes back to his pride and making a name for himself. The whole quoting ...more

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The Contenders

11 Gajeel Redfox Gajeel Redfox Gajeel Redfox is a fictional character from the anime Fairy Tail. He is the Iron Dragon Slayer. He was an antagonist in his first appearance, fighting main character Natsu Dragneel. He later ended up turning to Fairy Tail's side, and most commonly fights alongside Levy McGarden and Panther-Lily.

He's just a tough guy on the outside but on the inside he just wants a flying cat

Gajeel is honestly one of my favorite characters, and I love how we get to see both his soft side and his tough side. I think he's especially cute when he's protective of Levy or Panther Lilly, and he and Natsu are hella funny together. Another one of his traits I respect is that as Lilly points out, Gajeel is quick to adapt to his opponents in a fight, which makes him formidable and stronger than just power.

Gajeel is one of the best characters in the series. He's a lot like Vegeta in his personality and role in the story, and where he really shines is the moments where he makes the audience laugh. His singing is a riot, and when he was looking for a cat to have as a sidekick, I was laughing the entire time.


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12 Freed Justine Freed Justine

Freed is just the sweetest, most intelligent, most handsome, kindest, and all around amazing little cinnamon bun you have ever laid eyes on. Voting him's easy!

Freed is the best and extremely underrated.

I can't believe he made the list! I would not have pinned him as one of the top characters.


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13 Rogue Cheney Rogue Cheney

I don't understand why he isn't higher. He was the only member of Sabertooth that questioned what their guild was doing, even going as far to call their guild's motives wrong. He didn't join them in the arena when they were going to throw down after Minerva hurt Lucy, not did he watch Minerva beat her up. He also has such a soft side for Frosh which is ADORABLE. And then there's the whole shadow thing. He's had to deal with the fact that in the future he could kill Sting, and yet he still strives to be happy. Honestly, I love Rogue. He should be at least 12.

In my opinion, Rogue is much more better-looking than Gray. At first, he shows his disinterest in everything and everyone, with Gajeel as the only person and thing he was interested in. He longed to surpass Gajeel. Rogue actually spoke up and questioned the Sabertooth guild's policies. After a while, he shows his caring nature towards his comrades. Rogue should be in the top ten.

He's just awesome I love his abilities and his look. His exceed is the best one. And I just really like his character

He's just the best okay

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14 Zeref Zeref Zeref Dragneel is a character from the anime/manga series, Fairy Tail, created by Hiro Mashima. He debuted in chapter 200 of the manga, and episode 96 in the anime. In Fairy Tail, Zeref is considered to be the strongest, most evil Mage of all time, who possesses extremely dangerous, and powerful Magic. more.

Hey why is Zeref so underrated? Get him higher! Zeref is a badass, awesome character who's extremely kind but was misled. Everyone hates him for his curse, though he never intended to kill anyone and warned them to stay away. He was a good guy, just being misunderstood. He wanted to revive his litte brother, get a horrible curse in the result, if he doesn't eant others to die when they are around him, he mustn't cherish their life. So he tried to hide from humanity in order to protect them but he couldn't stand witnessing them massacre each other, so he slowly begin to renounce his connection to humanity and get into the dark path. He spent his 400 years life seeing wars, fights and his loved ones leaving him whil he can do nothing for that, suffered for centuries and ended up being rejected by the world! Now, he wanted to be killed by the very litte brother he revived to put his miserable life to an end, such a sad ending for a kind, talented prodigy who treasures life more than ...more - Goku02

I feel sorry for him. He was a good guy, just being misunderstood. He wanted to revive his litte brother, get a horrible curse in the result, if he doesn't eant others to die when they are around him, he mustn't cherish their life. So he tried to hide from humanity in order to protect them but he couldn't stand witnessing them massacre each other, so he slowly begin to renounce his connection to humanity and get into the dark path. He spent his 400 years life seeing wars, fights and his loved ones leaving him whil he can do nothing for that, suffered for centuries and ended up being rejected by the world! Now, he wanted to be killed by the very litte brother he revived to put his miserable life to an end, such a sad ending for a kind, talented prodigy who treasures life more than anybody else. Just because of his brother that he received the Ankseram curse, yet he still cares for and love his brother deeply and wanted to revive him still regardless of the price he must pay. He ...more

Zeref's my favorite character. He's strong, smart and had faith in himself that one day, he'll be able to revive his little brother, Natsu. He did create all those nasty and merciless demons, but hey, he didn't create the demons for that purpose, he wanted to die. Anyways, in my opinion, he's my #1 character in the entire FT series.

He is so cute!

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15 Meredy Meredy

Meredy, although she isn't shown too much, is in my opinion a great character. She is very strong and developed a lot in the short period we saw her. She claimed during her scuttle with Rusty that she lived in the present and he lived in the past, meaning that she's optimistic, and has a reason to live-live for your friends

Sweet, beautiful, caring, cheerful, and great character development. Meredy is really underrated. - Goku02

I think she should be number 1. She has been one of the only characters in fairy tail who I really liked then ended up hating.

You liked her then ended up hating her or hated her then ended up liking her? - Meredy_FT

My favourite character in the whole series. I just love her as a character

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16 Gray Fullbuster Gray Fullbuster Gray Fullbuster a fairytail wizard is a kind sensitive person which can be mainly found in underwear or fighting a guildmate / friend brother Natsu Dragneel (which I am supersede dint make this list) anyway Gray has a habit of stripping which he found while training with his now unfortunately dead master more.

He looks like L from death note...heez cool

17 Loke Loke Loke is a recurring character in the anime show, Fairy Tail. He's a heroic, but flirtatious friend of Lucy.

I don't know who could be cuter than Loke. - Pegasister12

Loke your my heroic prince I would love to be a celestial wizard and join a guild because I am in love with you and would love to have your key you handsome lion

He the bomb he protects Lucy at all costs and got possessed for her

Loke, Leo the lion has the most sexiest hair you can ask for and he isn't 17th on the list! COME ON GUYS AND GET SENPEI TO NUMBER! He deserves it x'D

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18 Mystogan Mystogan

He's like the batman of Fairy Tail

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

Mystogan was so badass so mysterious I choose him as my favorite instanty! Sad that he isn't in the show anymore! :/

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19 Kagura Mikazuchi Kagura 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 my favourite character. Why? Because she's very strong but is also delicate. She probably could've beaten Erza if she didn't get so emotional. Unlike Erza, she doesn't win EVERY SINGLE BATTLE(not that I hate Erza). She's cool and is not all about her looks, which I like.

I think she is in the same level with erza and she is pretty

She is fast enough to slash after an attack and still do damage.
Also totally destroyed Erza

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20 Wendy

Wendy is such an amazing character! Not only is she very powerful and strong (dragon slayer magic and dragon force) but she is also super kind, caring and helpful. You often don't see characters with both of these traits but that's why I love her. She's beautiful, cute, sweet, cool and strong! I loved her the second she ran into the guild and fell on her face, she has evolved so much from being an adorable, sensitive little girl. She's my favourite character from fairy tail without a doubt.

Shes strong, loyal and cute. People say shes weak but come on shes around 12 or 13. Shes most likely going to be weaker. But still she can beat more things then most guild members. And when comparing her power to the other characters at her age she would beat them. She has been shown to be loyal multiple times and well tell me shes not cute without saying a lie.

Wendy is by far my favorite character in Fairy Tail. She is kind, sweet, and is the only one who has magic that can support and heal other mages, which makes her one of a kind. At the start she is very weak and doubts her powers as a dragon slayer, as she is still very young around the age to 10 or 11 at the time. Later on in the Tartaros Arc, Wendy around age 12 not only gets her Dragon Force, but also single handly defeats one the seven books of Zeref. Keep in mind that Natsu, Gajeel, Mirajane, Erza, and others had trouble defeating some of the other books of Zeref, and they even had help. I love characters like Wendy, and I feel like she is too underrated.

I really like her but she should be a lot hire

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21 Happy Happy

HAPPY IS SUCH A CUTE PIE! I want him to be my pet! Aye!

You really do have to admit: Happy is ADORABLE. And he's not JUST cute. He can FLY, which he uses to get people out of some tricky spots! He's always funny and, well, HAPPY!

Happy is so great! He is in my top ten for sure. He is so funny, and cute, and I love how he teases Lucy so much. I honestly quote happy all the time.

What brings happy below Loke, Kagura, meredy, rogue, and freed? How? - wren6

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22 Lyon

I actually think Lyon should be in the top ten... He's super handsome and at first he was quite obsessed with becoming better than his master your and seems quite vain. But later on his more caring characteristics comes to pass. He adores Juvia and does everything to try and please her. He also asks Gray when he was planning to marry Juvia; he obviously is struggling with the thought but overcomes by thinking about Juvia's happiness... Why does Juvia like Gray when he is so absurdly mean to her?!?!

Lyon is an AMAZING character. He was super sweet when he was a kid and has awesome skill when it comes to his magic. Did I mention his hair?

Lyon is so handsome and likes juvia

Lyon has many raw talents.

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23 Rufus Lore

Who was that again? Oh wait...THAT guy.

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


Huh...gray just kicked his ass...with some of his brain. - admister300

24 Mavis Vermillion Mavis Vermillion Mavis Vermilion is the first guild master of the infamous guild Fairy Tail. She started as a poor young girl with no parents and friends. She worked for the guild Red Salamander on Tenrou Island. Tenrou Island is also the island that belongs to the Fairy Tail guild where her grave is.

We didn't really get to see a lot of her personality until fairy tail zero. At that point, we get fully immersed in just how clever, brilliant, brave, adventurous, and strong willed she is. I really respect characters and people like that. She's like the Artemis Fowl of Fairy Tail. Even down to the fact that they were both looking for fairies. Isn't that an interesting coincidence...

She is sweet and determined. She faced a hard childhood and yet she is not bitter. She is the opposite of mean and bitter.

She's amazing and smart and so adorable

Her arc and character are my favorite so far in the show. From a disasterous backstory at nearly every turn, to still being cheerful and looking for fairies. Also risked it all to save her friends.

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25 Gildarts Gildarts

He's the sweetest character in this anime. He acted almost like a father to natsu and lisanna and despite his power he isn't arrogant or annoying.

He is a sweet father a funny pervert at times and cares for everything I don't like how giro doesn't let him battle more in the manga and the anime

He is so hilarious, I mean they have to give him a pathway to the guild hall! That is still great!

Why the hell is he 25 he should be 1st

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26 Orga Nanagear

Cool, strong, hilarious! When he sings it's pure mosh delight!

27 Cobra

He is so awesome, anytime I see he is going to be in the arc I get really excited! Something awesome always happens when he comes into play!

He is funny with his hearing ability and he is strong... His name is also Erik.

Cobra has always Ben my favorite character when ever he's in an arc I get real happy.

Cobra/ Erik is just the best. He seems harsh at first but when he loses Cubellios (Kinana) he just gives up. When they are reunited (even just for a moment! ) he becomes so happy and willingly goes to jail saying "Friends are good things to have. Just knowing you have one has a calming effect..." COME ON PEOPLE HE DESERVES TO BE AT LEAST 12!

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28 Aquarius

Favorite celestial spirit.

The feels :,( You will always be remembered Aquarius.

I love her, she is so funny.

She was like a mother to Lucy when her mom died it was sad to see her go!

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29 Midnight (Macbeth)

He is a character that you eather love or hate. I find his magic very cool and different, plus the whole punk goth look he has going is cool. I am not saying he is the VERY best (to me he is) but he at least deserves a spot. Or are you girls jello that he pulls of purple lip stick better than you?

30 Levy

She deserves to be higher up than this I mean come on even happy's dad made it up higher than this!
I'm just saying she is my second favorite character (my first is Gray) so I'm going to vote for her to even out the playing field a little bit and you should to but you don't have to

She pretty and smart


I honestly don’t see why she isn’t in the top five. Some really annoying characters are way higher than her. She is amazingly smart, pretty, and powerful. I feel her struggles as a fellow short person *wipes away fake tear* I honestly don’t see any bad qualities about her, while most main characters do. Her magic is actaully really powerful and underrated, I believe that she could beat Juvia or Lucy if they fought. Levy and Gajeel are my favorite couple (besides nalu) and have great chemistry. In fact she actually saved Gajeel from dying, how awesome is that!?! I think Levy deserves more love and screen time, and to be number one on this list! Who agrees!?!?
-Your Fairy Tail Friend and Levy Lover,

31 Pantherlily Pantherlily

I think he's is a hot ass exceed, I met his fine ass a long time ago and then, BAM! and Lily is very strong and loving guy, He is also really funny at somepoints whenever things go wrong.

Very cute.

He is so cute!

32 Minerva Orlando

I hate her even after Tartaros. She beats Lucy to near death out of spite and acts like a witch the entirety of the Grand Magic Games arc. She has the nerve to jump into a fight and then suddenly leave and take Milliana and torture her. After Erza defeats Kagura, she stabs her with a sword through the stomach and further tosses Erza around like a ragdoll knowing that she is severely injured and can't fight. And get this, when Erza gets ready to finish her off, she has the gall to say "Let me go, you've won this." You dumb witch. Erza slices her through. And there's MORE. She decides to CRY when her team loses. Wah, grow up. She even black mailed her own teammate to force him to fight. Tell me why we should feel sorry for her? And then, when dragons get through the time portal to destroy the world, this WITCH, has the NERVE to run away and not fight because wahh, she lost. Why save the world and millions of lives when you can run away and get stronger and STILL get beaten by Erza, the ...more

I'm sorry for all you people who love her, but I really don't like Minerva. It's not even just because she's evil (I actually like villains, like Jellal, but I think that's just because I think he's so modest and mature and cute) I just don't like her.

She has magic power that even the great mavis know and feared. she fights dirty but she is still strong although she lost to erza as well

It seems ths session has not been updated for too long. Are you following Alvarez Arc? Well, she is a totally different Minerva there.

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33 Mavis

She is so very cute and has the makings of a master, and she was the founder of fairy tai...I mean how awesome is that?!

Mavis is so adorable and cute! Plus she's really strong... so she's my favourite character!

Mavis is so cute! She reminds me of my sister.

Fairy Tail Zero is incredible with how it portrays Mavis. Smart, funny and a bit air headed but she is incredible. I honestly didn't care for Mavis when she was first introduced but FT0 changed that ^^ She is amazing to Yuri and Warrod and Precht and especially Zera/Zeira!

34 Cana Alberona Cana Alberona

Cana deserves to be in the top 10. She used Fairy glitter how can she only be top 40. Ugh it's sad I feel like she's under appreciated.

Cana Alberoba has been in the S-Class trails. She has used Fairy Glitter. She can fight. While drunk. Her character has received excellent growth throughout the series, far more than many of the main characters.

Cana should be in the top 10. She is awesome. Just can't believe how people voted her down to the top 40

Cana has always been my favorite character. She has helped the guild so much.

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35 Makarov
36 Zera Zera

I really like this girl.

37 Bisca Connell Bisca Connell

She is a nice woman

38 Frosch

Owned by Rogue frosch is an exceed whose best friends with lector and after someone says something he replies "fro thinks so too". He's cute and keeps rogue sane and controlled but no ones knows whether he's a male or female.

This one deserves more than #50, seriously? Frosch is the cutest thing I have ever seen honestly! One of my favorite characters!

Honestly, I love all of the Exceeds, especially Frosch. I mean, it's a cat in a frog suit, what's not to love? - Pegasister12

Frosch is the best! So cute! XDXD

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39 Lisanna Strauss Lisanna Strauss

She is so loveable and strong she pushed through in the difficulties in her life... I mean come on she lived in exiles for 2 years so she could have the Wroclaw version of her brother and sister be happy

Lisanna is one of my favorite characters and I'm sick of all of the hate she gets! Yes, I ship Nali! No, I am not a demon from the firey depths of hell.

I did not create the above link but I feel like it has meaning. If you are sick of lisanna hate please go to this link.

Lisanna is a sweet, kind girl who cares for her friends like everyone else. I hate it when I see people hating Lisanna because they say she ruins their ships. I'm not stereotyping NALU fans but some people say all NALI shippers should commit suicide and that's taking it too far. These different ships are ruining the Fairy Tail community. I remember when I was ten I even hated her because that's what some NaLu shippers on the Internet said was right. But I don't see anything wrong with her, she's kind funny, and has an adorable cat takeover.

She so cute and really beautiful

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40 Semmes
41 Rocker

Sad to see Rocker only 35, but at least he is above Cana who is just plain terrible as a character. - SelfDestruct

How is his fodder ass this high

42 Sherry Blendy Sherry Blendy

She's funny, hot and is obsessed with love.
Her powers include controlling celestial wizards and controlling elements into "dolls".

43 God Serena

Spoiler; 8 dragon lacrima?! Tell me if he isn't the strongest!

44 Dimaria Yesta
45 Ichigo Kurosaki Ichigo Kurosaki Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Um this guy isn't from Fairy Tail...

What the hell is ichigo doing, he is awesome anyway but he is a bleach character

Lol! Best Fairy Tail character ever.

Best fairytail character I tell you. 11/10 story, most badass character ever.

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46 Mest

I feel so bad for him. I don't want to spoil anything, but something bad always happens to him. I just hope he find happiness.

His story changes so much it can be hard to follow at times, but overall a cool character

I don't know about you guys but I think that mest is pretty hot. You know when he's not chewing on rocks or anything

Cool ass magic

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47 Makarov Dreyar Makarov Dreyar

One of the reasons I kept watching fairy tail were because of three people. Natsu, Gray, and Master Makarov. The character inspired the creation of one of my own characters (in my novel). I do understand why he isn't highly favored. He drinks a lot, bossy, but hey? He keeps kicking, even at his old age he's still there to set things straight. A lot like master Shifu which I also really like.

The same as mentioned above.

I think he's hillarious and a great compasionate "father" to the people in his guild

Just only badass granpa eversee

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48 Erigor
49 Warcry
50 Jäger
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