Anime Underground
7.4k voters

The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History

Updated January 9, 2021 71.1k votes 7.4k voters 52.3k views75 items

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.
Photo:
...more
  • Koro-sensei1
    3,360
    1,039

    Koro-sensei

    Assassination Classroom
  • Shouta Aizawa2
    2,258
    627

    Shouta Aizawa

    Boku no Hero Academia

  • Jiraiya3
    2,966
    844

    Jiraiya

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • Minato Namikaze4
    2,691
    762

    Minato Namikaze

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • Kakashi Hatake5
    3,577
    1,173

    Kakashi Hatake

    Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
  • Iruka Umino6
    1,949
    528

    Iruka Umino

    Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
  • Might Guy7
    1,859
    521

    Might Guy

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • Master Roshi8
    1,474
    558

    Master Roshi

    Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball: The Path to Power
  • Asuma Sarutobi9
    1,790
    551

    Asuma Sarutobi

    Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
  • Kisuke Urahara10
    1,353
    611

    Kisuke Urahara

    Bleach, Bleach: Fade to Black
  • Tsunade11
    2,047
    722

    Tsunade

    Naruto, Naruto Shippūden
  • Franken Stein12
    1,006
    501

    Franken Stein

    Soul Eater
  • Fukasaku13
    901
    304

    Fukasaku

  • Gran Torino14
    327
    44

    Gran Torino

    My Hero Academia
  • Izumi Curtis15
    1,531
    530

    Izumi Curtis

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa
  • Yoruichi Shihouin16
    910
    416

    Yoruichi Shihouin

    Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion
  • Silver Reighly17
    663
    271

    Silver Reighly

  • Igneel18
    760
    206

    Igneel

  • All Might19
    457
    94

    All Might

    My Hero Academia
  • Piccolo20
    949
    361

    Piccolo

    Dragon Ball Z Kai, Dragon Ball
  • King Kai21
    690
    363

    King Kai

    Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn
  • Tobirama Senju22
    1,149
    498
  • Kurenai Yuhi23
    1,129
    501

    Kurenai Yuhi

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • Hiruzen Sarutobi24
    1,145
    549

    Hiruzen Sarutobi

    Naruto Shippūden, Naruto
  • Nana Shimura25
    198
    30

    Nana Shimura

    My Hero Academia