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

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1,367 479
Jiraiya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Bonds

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1,542 337
Koro-sensei is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Assassination Classroom

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1,141 353
Minato Namikaze is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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692 93
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

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883 281
Asuma Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Keiko Asuna added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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952 364
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

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988 284
Iruka Umino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto, Naruto Shippūden

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751 311
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

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832 363
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

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720 323
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

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643 269
Tobirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
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823 331
Might Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto, Naruto Shippuden the Movie

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641 317
Hiruzen Sarutobi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Utkan Aktaş added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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665 259
Kurenai Yuhi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Naruto Shippūden, Naruto

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594 279
Franken Stein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Soul Eater

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498 208
Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 17 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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496 251
Yoruichi Shihouin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added Bleach, Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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308 67
Igneel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Victoria Masalkovski added Igneel

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275 93
Fukasaku is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Fukasaku

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352 204
Zangetsu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
Son Goku added Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

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420 226
Hashirama Senju is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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447 244
Killer Bee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teacher Characters in Anime History
shaurya-kapoor added

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380 208
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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294 157
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