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List of 10+ Good Anime Similar to Naruto

Updated March 22, 2020 36.6k votes 6.1k voters 124.9k views32 items

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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  • My Hero Academia1
    2,985
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    My Hero Academia

    Action, Comedy
    My Hero Academia (Bones, 2016) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Kohei... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Black Clover2
    2,143
    529

    Black Clover

    Action, Comedy
    Black Clover (Studio Pierrot, 2017) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Hunter x Hunter3
    2,143
    584

    Hunter x Hunter

    Action, Adventure
    Why it is similar:
     - Ninja theme
     - Martial arts with special powers
     - Boy hero rising through ranks
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  • Bleach4
    2,242
    660

    Bleach

    Action, Adventure
    Why it is similar:
     - Samurai theme
     - Special powers similar to ninjas
    Bleach (Studio Pierrot, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the manga by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Fairy Tail5
    2,684
    825

    Fairy Tail

    Action, Adventure
    Fairy Tail (A-1 Pictures, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Hiro... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood6
    692
    167
    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Bones, 2009) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • One Piece7
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    608

    One Piece

    Action, Adventure
    One Piece (Toei Animation, 1999) is a Japanese adventure anime series based on the manga... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender8
    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
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  • Dragon Ball Z9
    1,722
    647

    Dragon Ball Z

    Adventure, Comedy
    Dragon Ball Z (Toei Animation, 1989) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • One-Punch Man10
    1,058
    381

    One-Punch Man

    Action, Sci-Fi
    One-Punch Man (Madhouse, 2015) is a Japanese action anime series based on the webcomic by ONE.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Soul Eater11
    410
    140

    Soul Eater

    Action, Fantasy
    Soul Eater (Bones, 2008) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by Atsushi... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Sword Art Online12
    495
    218

    Sword Art Online

    Action, Game
    Sword Art Online (A-1 Pictures, 2012) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Yu Yu Hakusho13
    805
    403

    Yu Yu Hakusho

    Action, Comedy
    Yu Yu Hakusho (Studio Pierrot, 1992) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Dragonball14
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    558

    Dragonball

    Adventure, Comedy
    Why it is similar:
     - One source of inspiration for Naruto
     - Martial arts with special powers
    Dragon Ball (Toei Animation,1986) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • InuYasha15
    960
    506

    InuYasha

    Action, Adventure
    Inuyasha (Sunrise, 2000), also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese fantasy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Rurouni Kenshin16
    628
    373

    Rurouni Kenshin

    Action, Adventure
    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Nurarihyon No Mago17
    Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon's Grandson, is a manga series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Reborn!18
    97
    120
    Reborn!, known in Japan as Katekyō Hitman Reborn!, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • World Trigger19
    80
    116

    World Trigger

    Action, Sci-Fi
    World Trigger (Toei Animation, 2014), often abbreviated as as WorTri, is a Japanese sci-fi... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ninja Scroll20
    Why it is similar:
     - Ninja themes
     - Ninjas with magic powers
    Ninja Scroll: The Series is a 2003 Japanese animated television series based on Yoshiaki... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Buso Renkin21
    Buso Renkin is a manga series written and drawn by Nobuhiro Watsuki. It follows Kazuki Muto,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Basilisk22
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    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Flame of Recca23
    Why it is similar:
     - Ninjas
     - Hokage. Nuff said. 
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  • Nabari no Ou24
    Why it is similar:
     - Ninja characters
     - Village factions
    Nabari no Ou is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yuhki Kamatani. The series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Mushibugyo25
    47
    236

    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...Amazon buy button