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The Best Naruto Characters

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List Criteria: Characters from Naruto, Naruto Shippuden, or any of the Naruto movies.

Naruto characters – The best characters in the universe of the Naruto series are listed below, ranked in order of best to worst. This list includes the best major Naruto characters of each series, including the original series and the sequel Naruto: Shippuden. Characters from the Naruto anime and manga series are considered to be some of the most iconic Japanese anime characters of all time. People who love Japanese anime movies should be familiar with Naruto.

Enjoy this list of all the note-worthy Naruto characters names, vote for your favorites, and feel free to add any major characters that are missing. You can also re-rank the Naruto cast in any way you like!

Not surprisingly, some of the most popular and beloved Naruto characters are classic protagonists. These characters, created by brilliant Japanese manga artist Masashi Kishimoto, are constantly battling others in a good verses evil setup. Many of the protagonists listed here band together, as part of the Team 7 group of ninjas, to try and thwart the dastardly antagonists, like Orochimaru and other Naruto villains.

All of the Naruto characters listed here are involved, in some way, in some of the greatest Naruto moments ever. Which one is your favorite? Time to vote! These might not be all Naruto characters but this Naruto character list has the Naruto main characters on it and all of the ones that fans everywhere consider the best! But, what do you think? Cast your vote now! Take a look at this list of Naruto characters and make an informed decision. 
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    Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Kakashi Hatake Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon ...

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    Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Itachi Uchiha Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Ninja World

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    Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Naruto Uzumaki Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Blood Prison

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    Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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    Gaara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


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    Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


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    Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Neji Hyuga Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

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    Pain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Pain Naruto Shippūden

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    Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

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    Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Tsunade Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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    Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Asuma Sarutobi Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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    Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Nine-tailed demon fox Naruto Shippūden, Ninja World

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    Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

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    Kiba Inuzuka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Kiba Inuzuka Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

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    Killer B is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Killer B

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    Sai is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Shino Aburame is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


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    Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Kushina Uzumaki Naruto Shippūden

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    Temari is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Temari Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

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    Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Iruka Umino Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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    Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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    Sakura Haruno is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Senju Hashirama

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    Deidera is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Deidera

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    Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Obito Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

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    Ino Yamanaka is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Ino Yamanaka Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

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    Konan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Konan Naruto Shippūden

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    Kankuro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


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    Choji Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Choji Akimichi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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    Tenten is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Tenten Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

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    Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Kurenai Yuhi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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    Konohamaru Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Konohamaru Sarutobi Naruto Shippūden

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    Hidan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Hidan Naruto Shippūden

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    Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Hiruzen Sarutobi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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    Hokage is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Hokage

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    Nagato is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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    Nagato

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    Shizune is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Naruto Characters


    Shizune Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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