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List Rules 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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1
3,778 1,236
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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2
3,482 1,146
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
3,368 1,494
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
2,809 1,154
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
2,635 1,238
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Gaara 89

6
2,470 1,112
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Jiraiya 47

7
2,427 1,136
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
2,894 1,297
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
2,019 1,086
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
1,697 775
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
1,571 743
Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
2,026 1,357
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
1,787 868
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
1,360 584
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

15
1,712 885
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tsunade 54

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16
1,220 724
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
1,656 709
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

18
1,113 653
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
1,219 694
Temari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Temari 53

20
1,163 443
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

21
1,030 726
Shino Aburame is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

22
974 639
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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23
1,115 595
Yamato is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Yamato 37

24
772 356
Konan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Konan 49

25
1,033 511
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

26
1,502 1,247
Sakura Haruno is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

27
1,039 304
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

28
717 442
Kisame Hoshigaki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

29
1,010 861
Kiba Inuzuka is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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30
963 854
Sai is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sai 42

31
900 306
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

32
467 193
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Nagato 38

33
754 371
Deidera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Deidera

34
1,054 724
Akamaru is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

35
591 313
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sasori 53

36
876 660
Ino Yamanaka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

37
697 287
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

38
708 458
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

39
422 316
Hidan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Hidan 41

40
376 143
Zabuza Momochi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Zabuza Momochi 37

41
696 277
Tsunade Senju is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

42
710 273
Tobi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

43
586 551
Choji Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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44
688 511
Konohamaru Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

45
622 558
Kankuro is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

46
772 605
Tenten is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tenten 35

47
514 371
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

48
709 367
Hokage is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

49
377 203
Anko Mitarashi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

50
365 96
Shisui Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Shisui Uchiha 7