Anime Underground The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History  

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What do Edward Elric and Naruto Uzumaki have in common? They both had an amazing sensei, that what. In honor of teachers everywhere, we're ranking the best anime teachers of all time, with the help of your votes. Who is your favorite sensei character in anime? For this list we are including anime teachers that might teach a class at a high school, and also sensei characters that teach outside of the classroom. From Junichiro Kagami to Aikuro Mikisugi, these are our favorite teachers in anime.

Is your top anime teacher missing from our poll? Not to worry! You can add any character you want to this list, as long as they are known for being a sensei in the anime they're in. Vote up your favorite teacher characters in anime, and downvote any characters you do not like.
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Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
amori003 added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
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Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Assassination Classroom
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Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds
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Shouta Aizawa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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Boku no Hero Academia

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Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
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Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
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Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
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Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Schneeflocke 23 added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds
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Izumi Curtis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa
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Muten-Rôshi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball: The Path to Power, Dragonball Evolution
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Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion
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Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Soul Eater
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Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie
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Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
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Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)
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Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion
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Igneel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fukasaku
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King Kai is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound
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Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion
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Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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