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List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto

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.

If you haven't seen a show on this list, don't downvote it! Try to keep your judgement fair as you vote things up and down.
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  • Action, Comedy
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    Black Clover (Studio Pierrot, 2017) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Yuki Tabata. Seemingly born without any magic power, a young boy aims to be the Wizard King with his  ...more
  • Action, Comedy
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    My Hero Academia (MBS, 2016) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Kohei Horikoshi from Bones Studios. Izuku Midoriya, a boy born without superpowers (called Quirks) in a world  ...more
  • Action, Adventure
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    Why it is similar:
     - Ninja theme
     - Martial arts with special powers
     - Boy hero rising through ranks
  • Action, Adventure
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    Why it is similar:
     - Samurai theme
     - Special powers similar to ninjas
    Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts -- he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow -- a malevolent lost soul -- Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating  ...more
  • Action, Adventure
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    Fairy Tail (TV Tokyo, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiro Mashima from A-1 Pictures. Natsu Dragneel, a fire dragon slayer wizard from the Fairy Tail guild, explores  ...more
  • Action, Adventure
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    One Piece (FNS, 1999) is a Japanese action adventure anime based on manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda from Toei Animation. Monkey D. Luffy, a young man who, inspired by his  ...more
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    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (JNN, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiromu Arakawa from Bones Studio. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television  ...more
  • 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
  • Adventure, Comedy
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    Dragon Ball Z (Fuji TV, 1989) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Akira Toriyama and a sequel to the Dragon Ball anime from Toei Animation studio. Goku who, along with his  ...more
  • Action, Sci-Fi
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    A bored superhero searches for meaning in a world riddled with monsters.  ...more
  • Action, Fantasy
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    This anime series is set at Death Weapon Meister Academy, a training facility for weapon-wielding humans known as meisters, in Death City, Nev. The school's goal is to keep peace in order to prevent  ...more
  • Action, Game
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    Players of immersive online role-playing games become key figures in a series of mysteries and conspiracies that reach beyond the digital realm and threaten the lives of the players themselves.  ...more
  • Adventure, Comedy
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    Why it is similar:
     - One source of inspiration for Naruto
     - Martial arts with special powers
    Goku and Bluma begin a quest to find the seven Dragon Balls.  ...more
  • Inuyasha (Sunrise, 2000), also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga series by Rumiko Takahashi. A teenage girl periodically travels back in  ...more
  • Yu Yu Hakusho (Studio Pierrot, 1992) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the manga series by Yoshihiro Togashi. When delinquent Yusuke dies saving someone else, he gets a second shot at  ...more
  • Action, Adventure
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    Why it is similar:
     - Samurai motifs
     - Martial arts actions with special powers
    Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story (Studio Gallop, 1996), also known as Rurouni Kenshin and Samurai X, is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki. A  ...more
  • Rikuo Nura fights his yokai nature by doing good deeds, but ultimately cannot fight his fate.  ...more
  • Action, Sci-Fi
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    Yuma Kuga and Osamu Mikumo must work together to defend their new reality against unknown beings.  ...more
  • 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 line  ...more
  • 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.  ...more
  • Why it is similar:
     - Ninja clan war
     - Ninja with magic powers
    The Kouga and Iga clans ask a favor of Hachirou and Hibiki in hopes of reinforcing their foundation.  ...more
  • 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. Watsuki  ...more
  • Why it is similar:
     - Ninjas
     - Hokage. Nuff said. 
    A young martial artist with the power to manipulate fire must stop an evil fighter from achieving his goal of discovering the secret to immortality.  ...more
  • Why it is similar:
     - Ninja characters
     - Village factions
    Rokujou Miharu is hunted by ninjas who want to control the power that is hidden within him.  ...more
  • Mushibugyo

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    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 voices, the
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