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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
9,792 3,077
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

2
9,605 2,805
Itachi Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

3
9,595 2,821
Naruto Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

4
7,530 2,207
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

5
6,721 2,134
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
47

6
6,269 2,844
Gaara is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
89

7
6,415 2,303
Shikamaru Nara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

8
6,385 2,847
Hinata Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

9
6,559 3,258
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

10
4,745 2,696
Neji Hyuga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

11
4,445 1,988
Pain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

12
4,382 1,844
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

13
4,558 1,949
Rock Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

14
4,202 1,920
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
54

15
3,873 1,683
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

16
4,365 1,632
Nine-tailed demon fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

17
3,033 1,840
Temari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
53

18
3,472 1,268
Kushina Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

19
2,881 1,941
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

20
2,893 2,209
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

21
2,629 1,764
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
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22
2,892 1,069
Obito Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Naruto Characters

23
3,063 868
Senju Hashirama is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
Senju Hashirama

24
2,052 941
Nagato is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Naruto Characters
38

25
2,398 893
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Naruto Characters