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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
7,026 2,224
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

2
6,754 2,074
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
6,855 2,266
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
5,312 1,743
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
4,727 2,128
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Gaara 89

6
4,860 1,716
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Jiraiya 47

7
4,668 1,808
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
3,530 1,949
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
4,924 2,419
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
4,517 2,183
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
3,147 1,449
Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
3,140 1,374
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
3,349 1,465
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
3,071 1,491
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
2,733 1,187
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16
3,151 1,180
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
2,106 1,317
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

18
2,136 1,511
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
2,177 1,257
Temari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Temari 53

20
1,888 1,217
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
RajpootRani added Killer B

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2,396 900
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Top Animated Sex Symbols

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1,742 1,444
Sai is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sai 42

23
2,062 549
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

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1,973 708
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

25
1,363 612
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Nagato 38

26
1,704 1,446
Kiba Inuzuka is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

27
1,868 1,044
Yamato is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Yamato 37

28
1,831 933
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes

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1,646 1,325
Shino Aburame is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,473 776
Konan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Konan 49

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1,335 913
Kisame Hoshigaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,815 1,207
Akamaru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

33
1,490 825
Deidera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Deidera

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1,560 531
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,520 1,245
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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1,125 477
Zabuza Momochi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Zabuza Momochi 37

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1,210 722
Sasori is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Sasori 53

38
2,367 3,029
Sakura Haruno is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

39
1,240 934
Konohamaru Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,448 590
Tsunade Senju is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,121 332
Shisui Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Shisui Uchiha 7

42
1,075 944
Kankuro is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

Child Actors Who Tragically Died Young

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1,233 825
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,036 929
Choji Akimichi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

45
885 698
Hidan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Hidan 41

46
1,255 1,081
Tenten is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Tenten 35

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1,218 589
Tobi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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950 673
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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1,195 607
Hokage is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

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740 278
Gamabunta is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Gamabunta