Total Nerd The Best Naruto Characters  

Ranker Community
Originally by
133.6k votes 10.7k voters 120.7k views 140 items Embed

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. 
list ordered by

1
4,310 1,411
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

2
4,029 1,290
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
3,904 1,617
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
3,143 1,254
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
2,967 1,372
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Gaara 89

6
2,811 1,205
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Jiraiya 47

7
2,749 1,240
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
3,206 1,467
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
2,243 1,191
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
1,815 832
Pain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
1,903 849
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
2,336 1,473
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
2,006 954
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
1,922 957
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tsunade 54

20 Celebrities Who Were Homecoming Queen

15
1,548 665
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16
1,858 763
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
1,343 827
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

18
1,243 743
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
1,354 792
Temari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Temari 53

20
1,338 506
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

21
1,134 818
Shino Aburame is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Sexiest Pictures of the 13 Hottest YouTube Celebrities

22
1,104 717
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
RajpootRani added Killer B

23
1,235 668
Yamato is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Yamato 37

24
1,119 939
Kiba Inuzuka is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

25
1,164 575
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

26
1,070 932
Sai is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sai 42

27
600 244
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Nagato 38

28
813 513
Kisame Hoshigaki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Funniest Props on The Simpsons

29
1,670 1,475
Sakura Haruno is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

30
885 418
Konan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Konan 49

31
1,173 344
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

32
1,188 786
Akamaru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

33
1,071 355
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

34
881 432
Deidera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Deidera

35
978 739
Ino Yamanaka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Best Finishing Moves in Wrestling History

36
676 383
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sasori 53

37
824 323
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

38
797 513
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

39
803 324
Tsunade Senju is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

40
698 617
Kankuro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

41
490 179
Zabuza Momochi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Zabuza Momochi 37

42
801 323
Tobi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

Outrageous Morrissey Stories You Won't Believe Are 100% True

43
848 671
Tenten is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tenten 35

44
657 605
Choji Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

45
771 567
Konohamaru Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

46
498 379
Hidan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Hidan 41

47
573 415
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

48
468 131
Shisui Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Shisui Uchiha 7

49
767 411
Hokage is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

50
440 247
Anko Mitarashi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Naruto Characters