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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. 

If you enjoy these characters be sure to check out the best Might Guy quotes or the best Rock Lee quotes.

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1
10,315 3,229
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

2
10,136 2,931
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
10,095 2,923
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
7,900 2,290
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
7,064 2,200
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
47

6
6,580 2,941
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
89

7
6,715 2,378
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
6,645 2,986
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
4,961 2,801
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
6,827 3,414
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
4,673 2,085
Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
4,612 1,931
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
4,786 2,032
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
4,405 1,998
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
54

15
4,083 1,771
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16
4,579 1,693
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
3,167 1,946
Temari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
53

18
3,661 1,325
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
3,022 2,031
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

20
3,035 2,322
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

21
2,761 1,844
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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22
3,217 916
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

23
3,068 1,142
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

24
2,170 995
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
38

25
2,520 941
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters