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 Bendy (Bendy and The Ink Machine)
2 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. ...read more.

One of the most boring characters - ikerevievs

3 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

4 Kirito (Sword Art Online) Kazuto Kirigaya is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.
5 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.

Not trying to be salty here, but I seriously don’t get why people think he’s so powerful when he has ONLY 1 HP and Attack Power is only 1 as well. I mean, he launches a bunch bones at you at once, but each of them do only do very few damage. And sure, he dodges, but still... He isn’t as powerful as many claim him to be. Not to mention, HE GOT KILLED BY A KID, not with a bomb, not with nuke, not with a machine gun, but with just a plain ol’ KNIFE.
Also, I feel like half of the people only like him because of Megalovania. It’s a good soundtrack, don’t get me wrong.
I totally get we all have different opinions, but still...

Everywhere you look everywhere you are it’s the sans! He’ll keep on coming for ya. Yes he’s become so overrated that I am beginning to hate him. I never even liked him in the first place. I mean, he’s just a skeleton. If a skeleton said, “Hey, wanna go to Grillbyz? ,” most people would scream. I don’t know where I’m going with this. Most people say that they don’t hate on sans ships (he doesn’t deserve a capital letter) but I’m gonna go say here the I HATE fontcest and Frans and worst of all, sanscest. Yes. I mean, how narcissistic are you? Don’t be like Mettaton. If I see another Paperjams daycare, I’ll barf. No. Just no.

6 Goku (Dragon Ball) Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has 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.
7 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. In film, he has been portrayed by Lewis Wilson, Robert Lowery, Adam West, Michael ...read more.

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.

8 SpongeBob (SpongeBob SquarePants)

Perfectly fine for anyone 10 years old or younger.

9 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.
10 Ridley (Metroid) Ridley is a villain from the Metroid series and a character from the Super Smash Bros. series. He's Samus Aran's archenemy and has been fighting her since day one with the first Metroid game in 1986. When Samus was three years old, Ridley murdered her parents in front of her. He is a member of the Space ...read more.

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

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.

Why does everyone always do this “Shrek is love, Shrek is life” thing? It’s annoying. Shrek is just a giant fat green blob who everyone apparently worships. To be honest, I prefer Crow Hogan of Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds, Gingka Hagane of Metal Fight Beyblade, Jaden Yuki of Yu-Gi-Oh GX and Yuma Tsukumo of Yu-Gi-Oh Zexal over this giant green thing.

12 Anna (Frozen) Princess Anna of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.
13 Sonic (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.
14 Monika (Doki Doki Literature Club)

Stop saying "Just Monika" already

I can't even flee from her! Everywhere you go, boom dead!

She's a disgrace to Anime

15 Olaf (Frozen) Olaf the Snowman is a character from the 2013 animated film Frozen, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Frozen is overrated - ikerevievs

16 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.
17 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.
18 Rainbow Dash (My Little Pony Friendship is Magic) Rainbow Dash is a female Pegasus pony from the 2010 kid's show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She represents the element of loyalty and is one of the 6 main characters on the show. ...read more.

I HATE THIS MARY SUE

19 Naruto Uzumaki Naruto Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

I have no idea who this even is

20 Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) Madoka Kaname is the titular protagonist of the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.
21 Randy Marsh (South Park)

I like Randy but that photo though.

22 Homura Akemi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) Homura Akemi is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.
23 Eleven (Stranger Things)

I hate Stranger Things.

24 Romeo (Romeo and Juliet)
25 Chara (Undertale) Chara is a character in the game Undertale by Toby "Radiation" Fox who is one of the seven people to fall to the Underground prior to the fall of the player character. Her name can be changed by the player and will be assumed as the player character, until the Pacifist Route when Asriel asks for the ...read more.
26 Freddy Fazbear (Five Nights at Freddy's) Freddy Fazbear (originally known as Freddybear, as seen in the Kickstarter) is one of four main antagonists of Five Nights at Freddy's, who later appear as variations in the succeeding games.
27 GIR (Invader Zim)
28 Peridot (Steven Universe) Peridot is from the show Steven Universe created by Rebecca Sugar. The show airs on Cartoon Network and has grown in popularity over the years. The character Peridot is an alien gem from a planet called Homeworld, Peridot is introduced in the episode "Marble Madness," when Steven and the Crystal Gems ...read more.
29 Geno (Super Mario RPG)
30 Juliet (Romeo and Juliet)
31 Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail) Natsu Dragneel is a Mage of the Fairy Tail Guild.Natsu is carefree and reckless in nature, and, despite his consistent brawls with the other members of Fairy Tail, he is a fiercely loyal and protective friend. He is willing to go down fighting for his friends, regardless of how futile it might seem. ...read more.

Who ever put him up here I shall kill u

32 Harry Potter (Harry Potter Series) Harry James Potter is the title character of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard.
33 Charizard (Pokemon) Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Charizard first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. They have later appeared in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated ...read more.

Who put my favorite Pokémon on here?

34 Severus Snape (Harry Potter) Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is characterised as a person of great complexity, whose coldly sarcastic and controlled exterior conceals deep emotions and anguish.
35 Amy Rose (Sonic the Hedgehog) Amy Rose is a fictional character in SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog series. She is a pink anthropomorphic hedgehog with a cheerful, competitive personality, and is infatuated with the series' main character, Sonic. She serves as the first playable female character in the series.

I HATE YOU AMY! I HATE YOU! I HATE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART AND ENERGY!

YOU ARE THE WORST CHARACTER EVER!

HOW DARE YOU BE MEAN TO SONIC AND NEVER LET HIM HAVE HIS PERSONAL SPACE! HOW DARE YOU BE BRATTY AND WANT ALL THE ATTENTION!

NO ONE ASKED FOR YOU! YOU ARE COMPLETELY USELESS IN THE GAMES, COMICS, CARTOONS! ETC

She is the most Mary Sueish thing the the Sonic universe and anyone that thinks that any version of Sally is more Mary Sueish than Amy then you are legit crazy.

Amy doesn't deserve any form of defense.

She'd be better off dead to be honest

She is the Sonic character with the worst fanbase. Most of her fans don't respect her haters opinions of even her dislikers opinions and most of them are mean to Sally (who is the character with the worst hatebase)

Amy should've been the one to fall to the ground and get comatized in the Endgame Comic arc instead of Sally.

Amy should've been the one to get roboticized instead of ...more - KrayzeeCatBoi

36 Edward Cullen (Twilight)
37 Mickey Mouse (Disney)
38 James Bond (James Bond Franchise) Royal Navy Commander James Bond is a fictional character created by British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1953. He is the protagonist of the James Bond series of novels, films, comics and video games.
39 Luigi (Super Mario Bros.) Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario ...read more.
40 Rosalina (Super Mario Bros.) Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She first appeared in the popular Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010 . Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games ...read more.
41 Harley Quinn (DC Comics) Harley Quinn is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as a sidekick of the Joker.

I don't know why Harley Quinn's that popular A lot of fans say shes better than both Batman & The Joker - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

42 Mewtwo (Pokémon) Mewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.
43 Ariel (The Little Mermaid) Princess Ariel is a fictional character and the title character of Walt Disney Pictures' 28th animated film The Little Mermaid.
44 Judy Hopps (Zootopia) Officer Judy Hopps is the protagonist in Disney's 2016 animated feature film Zootopia. The first rabbit to be in Zootopia's police force, Judy is determined to make the world a better place while breaking preconceptions about other species. Teaming up with a fox named Nick Wilde, she sets off on her ...read more.
45 Bayonetta (Bayonetta) Bayonetta, real name Cereza, is a fictional character and protagonist of the video game Bayonetta and its sequel, developed by PlatinumGames and published by Sega and Nintendo respectively.
46 Mario (Super Mario Bros.) Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super ...read more.
47 Hank Hill (King of the Hill) Hank Rutherford Hill is a fictional character and the main protagonist on the animated television series King of the Hill.
48 Lumpy Space Princess (Adventure Time) Lumpy Space Princess is a character in Adventure Time. She first appears in Trouble In Lumpy Space. She is the the daughter of Lumpy Space King and Queen.
49 James T. Kirk (Star Trek)
50 Scarlett O’Hara (Gone with the Wind)

Selfish cow. 3+ hours in her company is torture. - truckturner

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