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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
9,724 3,052
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

2
9,536 2,788
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
9,535 2,807
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
7,487 2,185
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
6,683 2,119
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
47

6
6,232 2,827
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
89

7
6,380 2,285
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
6,356 2,827
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
6,514 3,244
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
4,717 2,679
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
4,408 1,978
Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
4,349 1,831
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
4,524 1,938
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
4,178 1,902
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
54

15
3,842 1,668
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16
4,336 1,618
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
3,011 1,821
Temari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
53

18
3,445 1,249
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
2,865 1,923
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

20
2,875 2,189
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

21
2,611 1,747
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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22
3,042 859
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

23
2,871 1,060
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

24
2,034 932
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
38

25
2,380 885
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters