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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Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

2
1,587 517
Kakashi Hatake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
amori003 added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom

3
1,462 324
Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Assassination Classroom

4
1,078 336
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

5
616 85
Shouta Aizawa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Guest_5d696291-9c4a-462d-8dc9-35d276212fe6 added Shouta Aizawa

Boku no Hero Academia

6
830 266
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

7
901 347
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Schneeflocke 23 added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

8
930 267
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

9
712 298
Muten-Rôshi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball: The Path to Power, Dragonball Evolution

10
791 350
Izumi Curtis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa

11
687 307
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

12
611 256
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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612 306
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

14
633 246
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

15
769 322
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

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564 268
Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Soul Eater

17
479 239
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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472 198
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 18 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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281 59
Igneel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Victoria Masalkovski added Igneel

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340 195
Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

21
246 86
Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fukasaku

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394 216
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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420 236
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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357 202
King Kai is listed (or ranked) 24 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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275 147
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shaurya-kapoor added Silver Reighly