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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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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 3 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 series was adapted into an anime television series during 2011. The story revolves around Rin Okumura, a teenager who ...more
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Black Clover is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 8 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. The series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid.
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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 9 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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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 11 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-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook
Sword Art Online (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...more
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Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 14 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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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Rurouni Kenshin is listed (or ranked) 17 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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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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Reborn! is listed (or ranked) 19 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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World Trigger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto
Tomo Muranaka, Yuki Kaji, Nao Tamura
World Trigger, also known in short form as WorTri, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. An anime adaptation of the series produced by Toei Animation started ...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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Basilisk is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Buso Renkin is listed (or ranked) 23 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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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