Most Useless Anime Characters


The Top Ten

1 Sakura Haruno (Naruto) Sakura Haruno (Naruto) Sakura Haruno is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Why is this annoying troublesome girl a part of Team 7? She ruins every part she appears. Naruto could have become an even better series than it is now if the third member of Team 7 was someone else. And WHY were great characters like Itachi, Neji, Minato, Jiraiya,... killed off whilst she's still alive? It's a shame that she's now a part of the Uchiha clan. She ruins the whole clan, which previously all consists of powerful and unique shinobis, some of which are also the best characters in the series. - Goku02

Sakura's abilities by the end at least were far better that I can agree (since she had ZERO redeeming qualities in the first place so the bar was extremely low in hindsight) but she didn't deserve any of it. She didn't deserve to be trained by Tsunade in the first place. She never ever proved herself at all to be worthy of it. And Always depending on being rescued burdening others with her problems being a pathetic damsel all the damn time.. She didn't deserve to get Tsunade's seal powers or summon. Sakura suddenly getting all that in the end was really really forced. And yes Sakura was still useless even after all that plot fanservice. Shaking and crying infront of Madara and obito just like her first mission of being useless.

Sakura is the most useless character of the entire series. I don't even know why people put her above Hinata just because Sakura has monster strength doesn't mean she is the best. She always keeps on hitting Naruto for no reason and is always like "Sasuke, Sasuke, Sasuke" she is one of the most annoying characters I have ever seen. I just can't help but hate her.

It's not like she wants to be useless. She just is

2 Misa Amane (Death Note) Misa Amane (Death Note) Misa Amane is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.

Only without the Shinigami eyes

Without Shinigami eyes, she is trash. - Goku02

3 Karin (Naruto) Karin (Naruto)

Nothing but she is worse than Sakura

She is way worse than everyone!

Much more useless and annoying than Sakura

She's still better than Sakura. - Goku02

4 Yamcha (Dragon Ball Z) Yamcha (Dragon Ball Z) Yamcha (ヤムチャ, Yamucha) is a Bandit and a main protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga and in the anime Dragon Ball, and later a supporting protagonist in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super, with a few appearances in Dragon Ball GT. He has black hair and has a scar across his eye and cheek.

Biggest loser in Dragon Ball Z - guccigangkid69

Come on, people, he's not a Saiyan. So ultimately, Krillin, Tien and Chiaotzu are useless, too! Stop hating on Yamcha!

Besides, he's not as useless as Videl! - Sovereign-Robo

He gets cocky and overconfident very fast, but he's always one of the first people to die.

I know why Bulma has chosen Vegeta, already. - NaruHinaBlaze1

5 Orihime Inoue (Bleach) Orihime Inoue (Bleach) Orihime Inoue is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

LOL over all she's one of the most looked down on characters in anime, and portably the most disliked female character in bleach all together. Its really kinda sad considering she's sweet, but her obsession with Ichigo and over all annoying personality completely eclipses any positive characteristics she may have. Especially compared to her rival/friend Rukia who never fails to live up to fans expectations, has wonderful character development and plays a much more important role in Ichigos life giving him strength, as apposed to just being a damsel in distress who's obsessed with the hero. I don't care who you ship you just can't deny the fact she's disliked for a reason.

She is useless she always say kurosaki-kun

I think origins actually is pretty strong I mean I know she has those little like what do I call them helpers? But anyway even though she has those "helpers" she has good mental strength and isn't it technically her spiritual energy being used up by the "helpers"?

She's too girly so how can she not be the most useless? Sakura Lucy and nami all have that strength to them, but orihime is weak willed and 1000% overly girly girl.

6 Chi Chi (Dragon Ball Z) Chi Chi (Dragon Ball Z) Chi-Chi is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

Dragonball Z's version of Sakura Haruno.

Don't see how. Chi-Chi isn't supposed to be a significant character to the plot to begin with while Sakura Haruno is and fails miserable at that. - dhochoy

Useless is her first name.

7 Yajirobe (Dragon Ball Z) Yajirobe (Dragon Ball Z)

You say "The only useful thing Yajirobe ever did was slice of Vegeta's tail", but that's a really useful thing isn't it? Helping to save the world? So he's clearly not useless. So why he's first here is beyond me - EvilAngel

The only useful thing Yajirobe ever did was slice of Vegeta's tail after he transforms after spending most of the fight with the saiyans out of site in hiding other than that he's completely useless through the rest of the series. - egnomac

At least Yamcha knows how to actually fight

I don't think so. At least he tried to help. - Goku02

8 Hercule (Dragon Ball Z)

Wait he's actually kinda useful he threw 16's head and if he never did it no ssj2 gohan

Yeah that is true he never did anything well except for you know getting earth to give the ki to the spirit bomb to defeat kid buu I would think that means something

Showoff that always wins because the other z fighters only care about fighting people with real skills not showboats who claim to have beat cell singlehanded

9 Blair (Soul Eater) Blair (Soul Eater)

Now this is a character that does absolutely nothing. At least Lucy can fight.

I'm glad Blair is on this list. I HATE HER! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Even more useless than sakura

After one clip of seeing her I know she's now a useless characterr and only exists for fanservice, lucy heartfilia may had fanservice but at least she has a point in the series - BoyGenius234

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10 Nico Robin - One Piece Nico Robin - One Piece "Devil Child" Nico Robin is a fictional character of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

Worst One Piece character. She is completely useless on a ship, completely useless in battle.

"Dad why is my sisters name Sakura? "
"Because your mother loves useless female characters"
"Thanks Dad"
"No problem Nico Robin"

No robin is not useless

Every time she's on screen, I'm bored to tears. She is not useful for the ship, she barely fights, she's not as smart as people say she is. She sucks as a character.


The Contenders

11 Pan (Dragon Ball GT) Pan (Dragon Ball GT) Pan (パン, Pan) is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. She is the granddaughter of Earth's savior, Goku and the world champion, Mr. Satan. Pan's heritage is primarily Earthling, being the offspring of the Saiyan-Earthling hybrid Gohan and the Earthling more.

Insignificant in DBZ, GT, and Super. Just all around useless. And so very ugly. - lovelylovableVee

In super and dbz she is a baby of course she isn't going to do anything - ikerevievs

Pan in super is already a major fail, too. So pointless and a waste of screen time.

NO. Pan was awesome in Super. And she's as useful as a newborn can be. Are you telling me that you expect her to be important even if she was just born? Oh and without her Goku wouldn't have been able to transform into a Super Saiyan God and Earth would have been destroyed. That alone makes Pan the most important baby I've ever seen. - Goku02

12 Chris Thorndyke (Sonic X) Chris Thorndyke (Sonic X) Chris Thorndyke is a fictional character and the main human protagonist of the Anime series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog series created by Sega, Sonic X.

I don't see why he's on this list he consistently helps sonic maybe not that well but he's not useless

Auggh! Compare him to Princess Peach. Princess PEach is even worse than the crappy Chris Thorndyke. laugh out loud. I wish Katy Perry were the actual voice of Pinky from Pac-Man as well as she would have dissed Chris Thorndyke.

Why is he even in the show? To make us want to watch the show to see how bad he is?

13 Cream the Rabbit (Sonic X) Cream the Rabbit (Sonic X)

shut up

Shes an annoying bitch

14 Serena (Pokemon) Serena (Pokemon) Serena has proven to be a kind and polite girl but she can also be openly rebellious towards her mother, Grace. In Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, she refused to wake up when Grace ordered her to, and gave a sassy response to her mother's call to watch the news. This tumultuous relationship more.

Serena in a nutshell
Look, I know she is not a battler, but she is trash. Really, she is.
All she wants to do was perform in pink, sparkly showcases, and then Aria won.
In the kiss she said that Ash was her goal. Like, what?
Her destiny is, was, and is forever Ash.
And Ash alone.
So she is as useless as crap and in Sakura's place (Sakura does heal properly, and is very badass, but then haters only look at her faults) there should be SERENA!
End of Serena rant part one, and going!

Yeah, she didn't make much progress in the show, and her personality was nothing but "Ash-senpai~! ". To be fair, her whole character was garbage. - Sovereign-Robo

15 Yuki Cross (Vampire Knight) Yuki Cross (Vampire Knight)

All she can is cry like a baby unless Lucy is better than her

16 Lucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail) Lucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail) Lucy Heartfilia is a wizard in the guild, Fairy Tail. Her magic is called celestial spirit magic which allows her to summon spirits from another world. She currently possesses fifteen celestial keys, which is an extraordinary number for a celestial mage. She gets along best with Team Natsu, containing more.

She just so just annoying and have no purpose or goal in the guild well in overall series I hate that shr steal spotlight for erza who is ever useful and better than her she just a prostitute in the guild nothing more useless by the way sakura is better than her.

Later on she becomes pretty important but I don't know if people have watched all the episodes. Like SPOILER...Future Lucy and her warning also the fact that she is able to open a giant time portal but I guess that's not too important. If you consider her summoning magic as a way of getting more help full characters to appear than how about how she made good relationships with all of them including the king spirit (saving Loke/Leo's life. - SomeYagerGuy

If you ridiculous people have actually read all the latest chapters, you would see how strong she's become. She can now use Star Dresses and really fight alongside her spirits. Even Makarov was incredibly impressed and shocked at her great increase in power. In one of the most recent chapters, she fought for Natsu. Before it was always the other way around, but now she was protecting and fighting for him. She seriously has had some major character development.

We can do it let's get her up in the top 10 the only character that messes with Fairy Tail being fantastic.

17 Mitsurugi Hanagata (Saber Marionette J/J to X)

The only thing this guy is good for is being everyone's punching bag. - egnomac

18 Botamo (Dragon Ball Super)
19 Kikyo (InuYasha) Kikyo (InuYasha)

How is Kikyo useless?! Without her, Naraku wouldn't have been defeated! - Goku02

All she does is try to kill the mc and in the flashbacks she was playing in the enemies hands like dice

She literally dies first just to wind up being a minor character in flashbacks.

20 Hinata Hyuga Hinata Hyuga Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Without hinata there would be no boruto

Hinata is NOT USELESS caz without her naruto will be died and she is strong

She's sweet and has bloodline but she's kinda useless too

Hinata is USELESS more than any character in naruto

21 Shizuka Marikawa (Highschool of the Dead) Shizuka Marikawa (Highschool of the Dead)

She doesn't contribute at all.
The only things she does, is driving and showing the fanservice.

22 Princess Lala (To love Ru)

She even slops in her favorit thing: biulding (mashines)

23 Excalibur (Soul Eater)

I thought he would end up super powerful and important, but in the end he meant and did nothing

24 Nomad (Galaxy Angel)

He's a stuff animal what use could he possibly be to the angel brigade.

25 Sakura (Tsubasa Chronicles)

Has the name Sakura. Refer to Naruto as to why that is not a good name.

26 Yui (Diabolik Lovers)

She is literally the most uselessly annoying character in the entire show

It's true

She is far more useless than Madoka Kaname.

She is the most useless protagonist ever. She was given a chance to run and she didn't take the opportunity. She does nothing to stop those perverted vampires from sucking her blood.

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27 Matagu Shidou (Please Teacher)

Matagu has no real purpose in the series he's the only one among his friends besides Ichigo who doesn't hook up with anyone. - egnomac

He's the only character who contribute the least to the series. - egnomac

28 N B (Tenchi Muyo! GXP)
29 Yamcha (Dragon Ball) Yamcha (Dragon Ball) Yamcha (ヤムチャ, Yamucha) is a Bandit and a main protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga and in the anime Dragon Ball, and later a supporting protagonist in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super, with a few appearances in Dragon Ball GT. He has black hair and has a scar across his eye and cheek.

Don't blame him. He tried his best. - Goku02

He was awesome in Dragon Ball, not so much in Dragon Ball Z.

Really useless

He doesn't do anything but bitch and complain.

30 Lisa (Terror in Resonance)

She doesn't really do anything and possibly causes even more trouble for Nine and Twelve than if she hadn't been in the show.

31 Mihoshi (Tenchi Muyo/Tenchi Universe)
32 Elizabeth (Nanatsu no Taizai)

She's pretty weak, but she has healing abilities so I don't think she belongs here - smill

I don't agree to this, she has an important role in the storyline... I tried my best to not spoiler anything...

Just is all around useless. Typical anime girl, cries all the time, slutty outfit and no depth to her character.

33 Hannah Annafellows (Black Butler)

I hate her, letting herself beaten up by Alois Trancy.

34 Nami (One Piece) Nami (One Piece) Nami is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. She is based on Ann and Silk, two characters from Oda's previous manga Romance Dawn.

She yells, steals, is annoying, I could go on forever about why she's the worst.

So what she's the Navigator? They all have a role to play she is not special at all!
Robin is the only one who can read the Road poneglyph so she's more unique but that doesn't stop Nami fans from hating on her now does it?

She is most useful Straw Hat. She is hot and smart

Lol Nami fans are such snowflakes

35 Ino (Naruto)

She uses 1 jutsu which is inconsistint and can't even use without teams

Why see os usless you say she really only uses 1 justsu

36 Wave (Akame Ga Kill)

Why anyone like water boy, anyway? He's the worst! - NaruHinaBlaze1

I hated Wave, also. He just another waste of human space in Akame Ga Kill.

Water boy is so stupid. I wish he never exist in Akame Ga Kill ether!

37 Roy Mustang In The Rain (Fullmetal Alchemist)

This quote sums Mustang up, "YOU'RE STILL USELESS! " - TheDarkOne_221b

Pretty sure he's a boy though lmao

38 Sasuke (Naruto) Sasuke (Naruto) Sasuke Uchiha is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Sasuke is useless at some points like when he joined the sound 5 but generally he would kick your furry as see if he catches you

Sasuke is stupid and useless and I hate him.

Sasuke is not useless. Without him Kaguya wouldn't haven been sealed. - Goku02

Do I really need a reason

39 Juvia Lockser (Fairy Tail) Juvia Lockser (Fairy Tail) Juvia Lockser is a Fairy Tail Mage . When Juvia was young she was abandoned by her parents because she was followed by the rain . Juvia lived in a orphanage but she never felt at home there she was mistreated by the children there because she was different from them,she was a Mage she had blue hair more.

I don't understand what people see in her. All she ever does is fawn over Grey. It's so annoying.

Annoying that all

Useless? If it wasn't for her a lot of character would have been dead by now
And when people say Juvia is useless but Lucy is nothing but just fanservicing joke

40 Ash Ketchum (Pokemon) Ash Ketchum (Pokemon) Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

Not useless, the main character

he gay

bad iq

41 Shirou Emiya (Fate/Stay Night) Shirou Emiya (Fate/Stay Night) Shirou Emiya is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon.
42 Yuka (Elfen Lied) Yuka (Elfen Lied)

She actually was pretty useless in this anime. The only thing she was used for is getting jealous over everyone in the show and getting up in kouta's grill for not remembering (SPOILER! ) anything that happened at the festival before HIS SISTER GOT SLICED IN HALF ALONG WITH HIS DAD! YUKA!

43 Danzo (Naruto) Danzo (Naruto) Danzō Shimura is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

Dis dude should've been at least top 5

44 Kurome (Akame ga Kill) Kurome (Akame ga Kill)

She's Megabi**h! I hate her and that damn water boyfriend of hers!

45 Isanami (Brave 10)

All honestly, she doesn't even fight, she's basically a dismal in distress. She has to make everyone else rescue her every single time she's captured. At least fight for once. I don't get how people ship her with Saizo...

46 Kyoko Sasagawa (Hitman Reborn)

What's the point of them being here? They can't fight, all they can do be house wifes. I don't remember one thing they do useful. Okay Haru did something useful, and that was dress herself as a cell phone, and call the dilvery man, to come back because of a dead body. And guys this daily life arc she did something useful. Kyoto & Haru rest of the anime? Do nothing! If the see Tsuna fight, they prey for him to live! This anime would been better if these two aren't in important arcs.

47 Light Yagami (Death Note) Light Yagami (Death Note) Light Yagami is a fictional character and the protagonist of the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.

Did u just say light yagami was useless in death note?

48 Kristina Kuroda (Beyblade Burst Evolutions / God)
49 Uryuu Ishida (Bleach) Uryuu Ishida (Bleach)

Did his character have any impact on the story what-so-ever, or were he basically just there to fill a spot?

50 Kagome Higurashi Kagome Higurashi Kagome Higurashi is the main female protagonist of the anime/manga series Inuyasha, equaled only in importance by Inuyasha himself.

What kind of sane person would actually STANDS there instead of running if they see the enemies walking towards them ( and they don't fight either )? - Goku02

Kagome is the least sympathetic anime character in history.

She doesn’t do much in batter. Always depends on Inuyasha to save her. Using Kuga’s feelings for her sake. In my opinion, selfish, abusive, ungrateful and annoying. - Angelatran

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