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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1,243 441
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
1,535 505
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
1,423 320
Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Assassination Classroom

4
1,050 327
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

5
580 81
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
882 334
Tsunade is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Schneeflocke 23 added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

7
905 257
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

8
803 260
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

9
688 292
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
775 344
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
595 249
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

12
668 303
Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

13
597 299
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

14
622 238
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

15
552 261
Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Soul Eater

16
743 319
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

17
470 233
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

18
452 193
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)

19
257 55
Igneel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Victoria Masalkovski added Igneel

20
330 190
Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

21
409 230
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

22
229 81
Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fukasaku

23
380 211
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

24
343 198
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

25
261 143
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shaurya-kapoor added Silver Reighly

26
309 160
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shaurya-kapoor added Whis

27
235 165
Genkai is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Alyson Roth added

28
286 137
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shaurya-kapoor added Fukasaku

29
195 146
Biscuit Krueger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Hunter x Hunter

30
214 172
Kami is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone

31
204 143
Eikichi Onizuka is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Great Teacher Onizuka, GTO, Great Teacher Onizuka

32
306 274
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

33
188 131
Ginpachi-sensei is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Ginpachi-sensei Gintama

34
167 138
Korin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z Cooler's Revenge

35
164 143
Kaien Cross is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

36
232 211
Goku is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball

37
139 140
Isshin Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Memories of Nobody

38
162 147
Mr. Popo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Dragon Ball Z, Plan to Destroy the Saiya-jin, Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler

39
288 292
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

40
239 239
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

41
131 110
Junichiro Kagami is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Junichiro Kagami Denpa Kyoshi

42
125 109
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Gurren Lagann

43
70 35
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Whis

44
144 130
Reborn is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

45
119 106
Aikuro Mikisugi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Kill la Kill

46
97 103
Tōtōsai is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Inu Yasha

47
96 104
Toga Yagari is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
britt added Vampire Knight, Vampire Knight

48
51 24
hatake kakashi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
ariannaortiz added hatake kakashi

49
58 40
Hak is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
natsu12 added The Defiled

50
102 106
Shizuka Marikawa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Highschool of the Dead