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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 Kakashi Hatake Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom

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481 129
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Jiraiya Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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458 90
Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Koro-sensei Assassination Classroom

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365 122
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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281 89
Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Kisuke Urahara Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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316 134
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Schneeflocke 23 added Tsunade Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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281 81
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Might Guy Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

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287 106
Izumi Curtis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Izumi Curtis Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa

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270 96
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Asuma Sarutobi Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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300 94
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Iruka Umino Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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255 93
Master Roshi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Master Roshi Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball: The Path to Power, Dragonball Evolution

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211 86
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Hiruzen Sarutobi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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229 90
Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Franken Stein Soul Eater

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187 70
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Yoruichi Shihouin Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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192 64
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Hashirama Senju

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Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Tobirama Senju

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204 86
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Kurenai Yuhi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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144 66
Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Zangetsu Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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136 52
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Piccolo Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (US)

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170 85
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Killer Bee

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130 56
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shaurya-kapoor added Fukasaku

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140 75
King Kai is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added King Kai Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound

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124 61
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shaurya-kapoor added Whis

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94 64
Genkai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Alyson Roth added Genkai

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96 55
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shaurya-kapoor added Silver Reighly

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109 75
Kami is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Kami Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone

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98 68
Kaien Cross is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

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125 99
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Orochimaru Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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Goku is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

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72 65
Isshin Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Isshin Kurosaki Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Memories of Nobody

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134 118
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Sasuke Uchiha Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

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78 60
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Mr. Popo Dragon Ball Z, Plan to Destroy the Saiya-jin, Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler

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77 62
Biscuit Krueger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Biscuit Krueger Hunter x Hunter

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86 74
Korin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Korin Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z Cooler's Revenge

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95 71
Eikichi Onizuka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Eikichi Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka, GTO, Great Teacher Onizuka

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Toga Yagari is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
britt added Toga Yagari Vampire Knight, Vampire Knight

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69 59
Junichiro Kagami is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Junichiro Kagami Denpa Kyoshi

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74 65
Ginpachi-sensei is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Ginpachi-sensei Gintama

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78 70
Reborn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

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66 58
Aikuro Mikisugi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Aikuro Mikisugi Kill la Kill

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60 57
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Yoko Ritona/Littner Gurren Lagann

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40 51
Tōtōsai is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Tōtōsai Inu Yasha

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41 60
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shaurya-kapoor added Might Duy

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46 60
Akihiko Usami is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Akihiko Usami Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance

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14 3
Shouta Aizawa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Guest_5d696291-9c4a-462d-8dc9-35d276212fe6 added Shouta Aizawa Boku no Hero Academia

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37 59
Mizuho Kazami is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Mizuho Kazami Please Teacher!

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29 49
Komoe Tsukuyomi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Komoe Tsukuyomi To Aru Majutsu no Index, To Aru Majutsu no Index

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31 52
Zetsubou-sensei is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Zetsubou-sensei

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33 57
Chifuyu Orimura is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Chifuyu Orimura Infinite Stratos