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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
1,494 493
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
1,375 316
Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Assassination Classroom

4
1,022 319
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

5
542 79
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
859 325
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
883 250
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

8
782 253
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

9
675 285
Kame-Sen'nin 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
750 340
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
582 243
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

12
611 230
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

13
647 299
Kisuke Urahara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

14
586 293
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

15
726 314
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

16
537 259
Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Soul Eater

17
456 228
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
440 189
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
239 52
Igneel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Victoria Masalkovski added Igneel

20
318 186
Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

21
222 76
Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fukasaku

22
401 224
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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372 205
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

24
333 194
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
251 138
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shaurya-kapoor added Silver Reighly

26
301 156
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shaurya-kapoor added Whis

27
282 132
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shaurya-kapoor added Fukasaku

28
227 160
Genkai is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Alyson Roth added

29
187 141
Biscuit Krueger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Hunter x Hunter

30
205 168
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
300 262
Orochimaru is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

32
195 138
Eikichi Onizuka is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Great Teacher Onizuka, GTO, Great Teacher Onizuka

33
184 126
Ginpachi-sensei is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Ginpachi-sensei Gintama

34
160 139
Kaien Cross is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

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159 134
Korin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Z Cooler's Revenge

36
136 135
Isshin Kurosaki is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Bleach: Memories of Nobody

37
225 205
Goku is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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156 143
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
233 230
Madara Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden

40
279 285
Sasuke Uchiha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire

41
121 107
Yoko Ritona is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Gurren Lagann

42
124 107
Junichiro Kagami is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Junichiro Kagami Denpa Kyoshi

43
116 104
Aikuro Mikisugi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Kill la Kill

44
65 33
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Whis

45
93 100
Tōtōsai is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Inu Yasha

46
135 127
Reborn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

47
92 102
Toga Yagari is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
britt added Vampire Knight, Vampire Knight

48
48 22
hatake kakashi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
ariannaortiz added hatake kakashi

49
56 37
Hak is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
natsu12 added The Defiled

50
31 16
Glenn Radars is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Mirikashi Tadori added Glenn Radars akashic records of a bastard instructor -

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