Anime Underground List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto  

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Almost all of us have watched it, but what are some good anime like Naruto that are similar in nature? The show has been around for over a decade, but after you've consumed everything that it has to offer, why not branch out and find some anime that are similar to Naruto or Naruto Shippuden. This list is only a start- we want anime fans like you to add your favorite anime series that are like Naruto to this list, so that others can vote on them and help grow the list.

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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Mariz Sophia Jimenez added My Hero Academia is a 2016 anime series based on the superhero manga series Boku no Hīrō Akademia, written by Kōhei Horikoshi. Izuku Midoriya is a regular middle school student in a world where ...more

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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi Fairy Tail is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It has been published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2, 2006, and has been published by Kodansha in 48 ...more

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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh Why it is similar:
 - Samurai theme
 - Special powers similar to ninjas
Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach follows the adventures of the hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki after he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper from ...more

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Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda Why it is similar:
 - Ninja theme
 - Martial arts with special powers
 - Boy hero rising through ranks
Hunter × Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Hunter × Hunter was adapted into a 62-episode anime television series directed by Kazuhiro ...more

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Black Clover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Ken Kun added Black Clover is a 2017 anime series based on the manga by Yūki Tabata. Seemingly born without any magic power, a young boy aims to be the Wizard king with his ambition, newfound abilities, and ...more

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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
ZZI_ added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman Why it is similar: Similar animation, fighting with special powers, "avatar" state power works in similar fashion to Kurama power, small group of powerful friends who travel on a journey and have adventures while battling Fire-benders
Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which ...more

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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 325 chapters of the original 519-chapter ...more

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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Mayumi Tanaka, Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin One Piece is a 1999 anime series based on the Japanese manga series by Eiichiro Oda. Monkey D. Luffy and his friends go on adventures, while trying to find the greatest treasure ever left by the ...more

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One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Sgac added Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

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Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Masako Nozawa Why it is similar:
 - One source of inspiration for Naruto
 - Martial arts with special powers
Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is an adaptation of the first 194 chapters of the manga of the same name created by Akira Toriyama, which were ...more

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Kappei Yamaguchi, Richard Ian Cox, Satsuki Yukino Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more

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Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey Yu Yu Hakusho is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Yu Yu Hakusho follows Yusuke Urameshi, a 14-year-old street-brawling delinquent who, in an uncharacteristic ...more

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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Kaylyn Dicksion Why it is similar:
 - Samurai motifs
 - Martial arts actions with special powers
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story, also known as Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai X, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The story begins during the ...more

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Developed by Bones, the series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi ...more

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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod Soul Eater is a manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo. Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon ...more

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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow Blue Exorcist is a manga written and illustrated by Kazue Katō. The manga has been serialized in Jump Square magazine by Shueisha since April 2009, with individual chapters collected into ...more

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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The series takes place in the near-future and focuses on various virtual reality MMORPG ...more

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Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Muge added Yui Horie, Akira Ishida, Jōji Nakata Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon's Grandson, is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in ...more

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World Trigger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Tomo Muranaka, Yuki Kaji, Nao Tamura

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Reborn! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Kenjirou Tsuda, Satomi Akesaka, Hidenobu Kiuchi Reborn!, known in Japan as Katekyō Hitman Reborn!, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Akira Amano. The manga is about a young boy, Tsunayoshi Sawada, who discovers that he is next in ...more

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Ninja Scroll: The Series is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Dwight Schultz, Hideyuki Tanaka, Scott Menville Why it is similar:
 - Ninja themes
 - Ninjas with magic powers
Ninja Scroll: The Series is a 2003 Japanese animated television series based on Yoshiaki Kawajiri's Ninja Scroll. The series is directed by Tatsuo Sato and animated by Madhouse Studios.

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Buso Renkin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Rie Kugimiya, Shô Hayami, Tomokazu Seki Buso Renkin is a manga series written and drawn by Nobuhiro Watsuki. It follows Kazuki Muto, who becomes an alchemical warrior in the battle against alchemical monsters known as homunculi. ...more

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Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Nana Mizuki, Shô Hayami, Takeshi Aono Why it is similar:
 - Ninja clan war
 - Ninja with magic powers
Basilisk is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masaki Segawa. It was published in Japan in 2003 and 2004 in Kodansha's Young Magazine Uppers magazine, based on the novel The ...more

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Flame of Recca is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Why it is similar:
 - Ninjas
 - Hokage. Nuff said. 

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Nabari no Ou is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Kimiko Koyama, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Kenjirou Tsuda Why it is similar:
 - Ninja characters
 - Village factions
Nabari no Ou is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yuhki Kamatani. The series premiered in Japan in Monthly GFantasy in 2004 and ended serialization in 2010. Square Enix is also ...more

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Jubei-chan: The Ninja Girl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Keiji Fujiwara, Yûji Ueda, Ryōtarō Okiayu Why it is similar:
 - Ninjas have magic powers
Jubei-chan: The Ninja Girl is a Japanese anime action comedy television series created by Akitaro Daichi. Jubei-chan follows Jiyu Nanohana, a modern highschool girl and unwilling heir to the ...more

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Mushibugyou is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Mushibugyo Why it is similar:
 - Ninja theme
 - Opposes large monsters
The action story is set in Edo-era Tokyo in the early 1700s. The eighth shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune ordered boxes to be installed so commoners can submit their thoughts. After hearing their ...more

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Ninja Hattori-kun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
What makes it similar:
 - Ninja theme
 - Funny main character
Ninja Hattori-kun, known as Ninja Hattori in some countries, is a 1981 Japanese anime series based on the manga series created by Fujiko Fuijo. Hattori, a ninja boy who has come from the Iga ...more

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Anime Ganbare Goemon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Anime Ganbare Goemon Why it is similar:
 - Young Ninja
 - Ninja has magic powers
Anime Ganbare Goemon is a 1997 anime television series, based on Konami's best-selling video game franchise Goemon. The Demon Lord Makamuge intends to conquer both the game world and the real ...more

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Manga Sarutobi Sasuke is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Toku Nishio, Shōzō Iizuka, Hisashi Katsuta Why it is similar:
 - Ninja boy theme
 - Ninja has magic powers
Manga Sarutobi Sasuke is a 24-episode anime series about the young Sarutobi Sasuke, a legendary ninja. It was first aired from October 9, 1979, to April 29, 1980 on Tokyo 12 Channel, and was ...more

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Igano Kabamaru is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Yôko Asagami, Shigeru Chiba, Kenjirô Ishimaru Why it is similar:
 - Ninja schools set in modern era
Igano Kabamaru is a 1983 anime series based on the Japanese manga by Yu Azuki. After the death of his strict grandfather and ninja sensei, a naive young ninja moves to Tokyo and finds himself ...more

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Shōnen Ninja Kaze no Fujimaru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Shōnen Ninja Kaze no Fujimaru Makiko Ito, Kiyoshi Komiyama, Yoshiko Yamamoto Why it is similar:
 - Young man ninja hero
 - Special ninjutsu powers (like duplication)
Shōnen Ninja Kaze no Fujimaru, also known as Samurai Kid, is a Japanese anime series produced by Toei Animation. 65 episodes aired from 7 June 1964 until 31 August 1965. It tells the story of a ...more

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Nintama Rantarō is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Mayumi Tanaka, Minami Takayama, Toshihiko Seki Why it is similar. 
 - Ninja school theme
Nintama Rantarō is a Japanese anime series produced by Ajia-do Animation Works and broadcast on NHK since 10 April 1993. It is an adaptation of the manga series Rakudai Ninja Rantarō, written ...more