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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. 

1
6,677 2,053
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

2
6,943 2,208
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
6,778 2,253
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
5,264 1,731
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
4,685 2,111
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Gaara 89

6
4,809 1,705
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Jiraiya 47

7
4,616 1,797
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
3,489 1,932
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
4,877 2,397
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
4,466 2,165
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
3,111 1,441
Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
3,105 1,362
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
3,311 1,454
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
3,039 1,481
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tsunade 54

The Hottest Love Interests from Superhero Movies and TV

15
2,705 1,177
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16
3,114 1,171
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
2,118 1,492
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

18
2,088 1,311
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
1,873 1,208
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
RajpootRani added Killer B

20
2,155 1,251
Temari is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Temari 53

21
2,373 894
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Top Animated Sex Symbols

22
2,044 542
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

23
1,727 1,435
Sai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sai 42

24
1,953 699
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

25
1,345 609
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Nagato 38

26
1,690 1,437
Kiba Inuzuka is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

27
1,855 1,036
Yamato is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Yamato 37

28
1,816 929
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes

29
1,631 1,318
Shino Aburame is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

30
1,454 771
Konan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Konan 49

31
1,324 906
Kisame Hoshigaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

32
1,797 1,198
Akamaru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

33
1,470 820
Deidera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Deidera

34
1,545 524
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

35
1,504 1,237
Ino Yamanaka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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1,110 470
Zabuza Momochi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Zabuza Momochi 37

37
1,197 717
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sasori 53

38
2,345 2,998
Sakura Haruno is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

39
1,226 926
Konohamaru Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

40
1,432 585
Tsunade Senju is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

41
1,103 326
Shisui Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Shisui Uchiha 7

42
1,223 821
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

Child Actors Who Tragically Died Young

43
1,066 941
Kankuro is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

44
1,028 924
Choji Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

45
874 693
Hidan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Hidan 41

46
1,242 1,072
Tenten is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tenten 35

47
1,213 581
Tobi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

48
942 668
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

49
1,183 601
Hokage is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

50
733 274
Gamabunta is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Gamabunta