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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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658 204
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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544 164
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Minato Namikaze Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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483 172
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 4 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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631 165
Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Koro-sensei Assassination Classroom

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422 129
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Asuma Sarutobi Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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457 124
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Iruka Umino Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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341 121
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Hiruzen Sarutobi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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361 143
Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 9 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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302 110
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Tobirama Senju

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327 119
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Kurenai Yuhi Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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388 162
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 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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380 187
Izumi Curtis is listed (or ranked) 13 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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330 178
Kame-Sen'nin is listed (or ranked) 14 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

The Best R-Rated Anime Movies

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Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Yoruichi Shihouin Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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280 156
Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Franken Stein Soul Eater

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250 120
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Killer Bee

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Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Hashirama Senju

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188 102
Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Zangetsu Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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197 110
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 20 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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204 136
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Orochimaru Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

The Best Weather Websites

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shaurya-kapoor added Fukasaku

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178 128
King Kai is listed (or ranked) 23 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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67 15
Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fukasaku

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164 106
Ranker Video
shaurya-kapoor added Whis

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127 94
Ranker Video
shaurya-kapoor added Silver Reighly

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117 106
Genkai is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Alyson Roth added Genkai

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115 94
Kaien Cross is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

The Biggest Anime Perverts of All Time

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

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115 80
Ginpachi-sensei is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Ginpachi-sensei Gintama

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90 91
Isshin Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 32 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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158 157
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Madara Uchiha Naruto Shippūden

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181 185
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 34 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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Eikichi Onizuka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Eikichi Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka, GTO, Great Teacher Onizuka

Easter Eggs From Every Marvel Movie

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Biscuit Krueger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Biscuit Krueger Hunter x Hunter

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100 95
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Shouta Aizawa is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Korin is listed (or ranked) 39 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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97 85
Reborn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

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82 74
Junichiro Kagami is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Junichiro Kagami Denpa Kyoshi

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58 67
Toga Yagari is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
britt added Toga Yagari Vampire Knight, Vampire Knight

The Best Anime Characters That Use Guns

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Aikuro Mikisugi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Aikuro Mikisugi Kill la Kill

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Igneel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Victoria Masalkovski added Igneel

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Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Yoko Ritona/Littner Gurren Lagann

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Tōtōsai is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Tōtōsai Inu Yasha

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Might Duy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Might Duy

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54 75
Akihiko Usami is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Akihiko Usami Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance

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51 74
Shizuka Marikawa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Shizuka Marikawa Highschool of the Dead

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46 72
Mizuho Kazami is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Mizuho Kazami Please Teacher!