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The Best Naruto Characters  

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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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Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Gaara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Pain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Temari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Nagato is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Yamato is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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Shino Aburame is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters