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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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list ordered by
1
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman speed, Pyrokinesis, Illusion
2
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Healing factor, Shadow clone, Rasengan
3
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman Reflexes, Superhuman speed, Teleportation
4
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Electrokinesis, Mind Control, Power Mimicry
5
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Pyrokinesis, Superhuman Breath, Rasengan
6
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman intelligence
7
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
8
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Martial arts, Nigh-invulnerability
9
Pain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Rinnegan, possession of humans, Elemental Manipulation
10
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman speed, Hand-to-hand combat, Superhuman Agility
11
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman speed, Hand-to-hand combat
12
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman strength, Empathy, Energy blast
13
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
X-ray vision
14
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
15
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Healing, Healing factor, Superhuman strength
16
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
17
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
X-ray vision
18
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Phasing, Teleportation
19
Zabuza Momochi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Hydrokinesis, Kenjutsu
20
Shisui Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
shaurya-kapoor added
21
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Superhuman speed, Electrokinesis, Pyrokinesis
22
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
23
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Swordsmanship, Hydrokinesis, Necromancy
24
Konan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Shapeshifting, Paper Manipulation
25
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Hand-to-hand combat