Child prodigies are often very young. They are mostly gifted with abilities and are able to perform them at the level of a highly trained adult in a very demanding field of endeavor. This is either because of a latent talent within the child or inheritance of the child's family line.
Master Yao (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness) is credited as the only one to have unlocked the mystery of the Secret Scroll, having done so at the age of five. At the age of six, he invented plant pruning and became one of the few who understood the workings of an abacus in-depth.
As well being gifted in intelligence, Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) possesses hidden potential in the ways of Magic.
Ryder (Paw Patrol) may be a 10-year-old boy, but he possess the skills and abilities of a leader, an intellectual and athletic person who is skilled in inventing.
The Powerpuff Girls (The Powerpuff Girls)
Starlee Hambrath (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
Cody Jones (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
Rupert Giles (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) possessed great magical talent as a child. However, these powers diminished as he got older when he starting repressing his talent. When he was resurrected in his twelve year old body, his powers resurfaced.
Harry Potter (Harry Potter) is a gifted and powerful wizard from a young age.
Severus Snape (Harry Potter) is a gifted and powerful wizard from a young age.
Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter) is a gifted and powerful wizard from a young age.
Toshiro (Bleach) was able to graduate from the Shinigami Academy in a single year with the highest written and performance scores in each of his classes and to ever reach the rank of captain.
Layfon W. Alseif (Chrome Shelled Regios) is a natural-born prodigy among even the Twelve Heavens Blade, being capable of becoming one at the age of ten. It was stated by even his master Lintence that he could break-down and master Kei Techniques after just seeing them performed once.
Frieza (Dragon Ball Z) is a natural prodigy, having been born so powerful that he never had to train a day in his life.
Rebecca (Dragonar Academy) is the second youngest Breeder to become a Dragonar after Lucca.
Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist), an alchemical prodigy, became a State Alchemist at age twelve.
Mukuro, later Nobume Imai (Gintama) is a masterful assassin even as a child, her skills earned her the position as one of the Three Wings of Naraku, and often called the "Bastard Child of the Death God".
In various incarnations, Link (Legend of Zelda series) is depicted as a young child who possesses great proficiency in weapons and magic that are beyond that of most warriors.
As a result of the Patriots' machinations, Sunny Emmerich (Metal Gear) is a computer and technical genius.
Naoto Shirogane (Persona 4) was smart enough to become a full-fledged police detective at age 15.
Rebecca Chambers (Resident Evil), an expert in medicine and chemistry, graduated from college at 18.
Carla Radames (Resident Evil) completed a doctorate for genetics at age 15.
During his youth, Arpeggio (Sly Cooper) was at the top of his class intellectually, excelling in all subjects.
Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic The Hedgehog) is well known for his refined intelligence as well as posses great aviation skills at the age of 8.
Inklings (Splatoon) start demonstrating great combat prowess, as well as full control over both their human...
...and squid forms at the age of 14.
Agent 3 (Splatoon)
The Squid Sisters (Splatoon), Callie (left) and Marie (right), have been talented entertainers since their youths.
Sakura (Street Fighter) has incredible innate fighting skill and potential, able to learn Ryu and Ken's fighting techniques after merely seeing them in action.
Nanairo Arshavin/Seven (Sword Art Online) is a genius, graduating from college at age 12 and even earning a PhD.
Razputin Aquato (Psychonauts) is an accomplished acrobat and psychic who was able to learn every psychic power in the camp corriculum, find every collectable item at the camp, cure the psychosis of five insane individuals, discover and avert a world domination plan and become the youngest psychonaut in history all within 24 hours.