Most Overrated Fictional Characters of All Time

Some characters in fiction get way more attention than they deserve while more interesting characters are ignored. Who do you think is the most overrated fictional character of all time? (Note: This is not a list for characters you hate. A character could be an interesting an engaging character and still be overrated by the public or the franchise's fandom. )

The Top Ten

1 Superman (DC Comics) Superman (DC Comics) Superman is a comic character. And probably the first powerful superhero in the fictional world.The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933. It was published by DC comics.The first animated superhero movie was superman.The ...read more.

One of the most boring characters - ikerevievs

2 Batman (Batman Comics) Batman (Batman Comics) Batman aka Bruce Wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27.

He's a piece of trash he's the most overrated piece of garbage in history

He's the most overrated character in existence and damn is his backstory the most boring cliche garbage I've ever read.

3 Sans (Undertale) Sans (Undertale) Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult ...read more.
4 SpongeBob (SpongeBob SquarePants)

Perfectly fine for anyone 10 years old or younger.

5 Elsa (Frozen) Elsa (Frozen) Queen Elsa of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.

Easily one of the worst characters ever made all of the crap called frozen is overrated - ikerevievs

6 Kirito (Sword Art Online) Kirito (Sword Art Online) Kazuto Kirigaya is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.
7 Goku (Dragon Ball) Goku (Dragon Ball) Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He had many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.
8 Ridley (Metroid) Ridley (Metroid)

Overrated due to SSB fanboys who want him as a newcomer in the next game - PerfectImpulseX

9 Mickey Mouse (Disney)
10 Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls) Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls) Bill Cipher is a triangular dream demon formerly existent only in the mindscape who wished to gain access to the real world. He has been running amok in Gravity Falls, Oregon since being summoned by Stanford Pines over thirty years ago. He is known for his mysterious demeanor and sadistic humor. He ...read more.

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The Contenders

11 Shrek Shrek Shrek is a character debuting in the 2001 animated movie of the same name. The popular franchise has 4 films and the character himself has become recognizable to people of all ages. He has since spawned into what is most likely the most widely recognized internet meme to ever come into the world.
12 Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.
13 Anna (Frozen) Anna (Frozen) Princess Anna of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.

Great, just what we need, another obnoxious, insufferable character….

14 Saitama (One Punch Man) Saitama (One Punch Man) Saitama is the main protagonist of the webcomic and anime series One Punch Man, who could easily destroy a continent with one punch. He is bored with his extreme power. He is registered with the Heroes Association as a C-Class Superhero and is tasked to defend Z-City against Mysterious Beings.
15 Romeo (Romeo and Juliet)
16 Olaf (Frozen) Olaf (Frozen) Olaf the Snowman is a character from the 2013 animated film Frozen, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. V 1 Comment
17 Rainbow Dash (My Little Pony Friendship is Magic) Rainbow Dash (My Little Pony Friendship is Magic) Rainbow Dash is a female Pegasus pony from the popular 2010 kid's show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She represents the element of loyalty is one of most well known characters of the show. She may be a little mean sometimes but she still does what is best for her friends .
18 Katniss Everdeen (Hunger Games) Katniss Everdeen (Hunger Games) Katniss Everdeen is a fictional character and the protagonist of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. She is portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaptation franchise.
19 Naruto Uzumaki Naruto Uzumaki Naruto Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.
20 Juliet (Romeo and Juliet)
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