Best Naruto Characters


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I just find him incredibly elegant and sad. His whole background story is extremely tragic, yet he chose to sacrifice everything for his village and his little brother. His jutsu are also amazing.

I agree sasuke kills itachi because itachi let him, obito (tobi) even said

itachi could beat sasuke so easily that he won´t see it. even naruto will lose to him with his sage mode. Itachi can control time with the tsukuyomi. he control every jutsu that he has better than sasuke. his susano has the legendary sword, and sasuke don´t have it.

the whole anime goes around the uchiha clan incident itachi made the plot amazing by having everything predicted and precalculated

Some characters are just worth going insane for. Itachi is an epitome of self sacrifice. He went through emotional trauma his entire life. Had to live with the guilt of killing his parents and couldn't forgive himself. Yet, he obeyed the orders just for the sake of the village. Making someone hate you whom you have loved your whole life isn't something that anyone can do. There is only one person so selfless and that is Itachi Uchiha

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He's not perfect, he's not the most powerful one, but he does everything only with his will-power that's what makes him the best.

Naruto is awesome. Even in childhood when he had no one he kept the emotion in and lived his life. He had lots of friend who gave him support. He has lots of confident when he hadn't. He kept trying hard to become a Hokage and became successful so that's why he is the best HOKAGE!

Naruto is epic, he can do things others can't. He has an amazingly awesome demon fox within him. And the SAGE MODE! It's awesome. Whenever I see Naruto on T.V., I smile. He's so stupidly cute.

Sorry I mean ramen noodles not roman😅

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Sasuke and his clan is the one who makes the plot story to be great and fantastic. Remember? Masashi Kishimoto created Sasuke inorder to have a thrill and excitement in the series. He created Sasuke so that the main character, 'naruto", will have a best companion and at the same time, a rival. Yes, Sasuke became cruel and everyone judged him to be one of the worst character in the story and considered as an international criminal. BUT TAKE A LOOK, Sasuke only lose his path because of the tragedy that he's clan had suffer. Just try to put your situation in Sasuke's own. Imagine that your family was murdered with your own brother/sister. Imagine that your own beloved country/village ordered one of your family member to kill all of you where "IN FACT", your own clan/ancestor created and love the village. The village betray your clan. The village that your clan almost give there life to serve for it's sake will be the one who will end up all of your lives just because of a ...more

Shikamaru is smarter then Sasuke. The reason sasuke got a better academic score than shikamaru is cause he doesn't give a damn about exams. There just a drag

I don't like where the story is going! Sasuke is an intelligent and powerful man who has patient and he never reveals his plans before he reaches his goal. I think Kishi has forgotten how the uchihas characters are. The only thing he has in mind is Sasuke being evil and naruto being an angel. And that they have to fight each other. I doen't see why Sasuke wants to kill Naruto. I only see why Sasuke wants to restore his clan and become hokage.

I really think that Sasuke is the best character and I hope you see the good in this character as well! He is nothing like Orochimaru so doesn't try to make him like that. I would say that Sasuke is more like his brother, Itachi, but with the goal to become hokage and restore the clan. I really want to see him fulfill his goals. He is an smart man so if he really wants to take revenge on Konoha he should do it now, but he doesn't cause he will lose his chance to become Hokage. The same if he fights naruto. I he fights naruto, I can only ...more

To the person who wrote:Sasuke and his clan is the one who makes the plot story to be great and fantastic. Remember? Masashi Kishimoto created Sasuke inorder to have a thrill and excitement in the series. He created Sasuke so that the main character, 'Naruto", will have a best companion and at the same time, a rival. Yes, Sasuke became cruel and everyone judged him to be one of the worst character in the story and considered as an international criminal. BUT TAKE A LOOK, Sasuke only lose his path because of the tragedy that he's clan had suffer. Just try to put your situation in Sasuke's own. Imagine that your family was murdered with your own brother/sister. Imagine that your own beloved country/village ordered one of your family member to kill all of you where "IN FACT", your own clan/ancestor created and love the village. The village betray your clan. The village that your clan almost give there life to serve for it's sake will be the one who will end up all of your ...more

This guy is the definition of badass. Whatever he wants to do, he does. He can't be convinced by words, to change him you must beat him, but that's not easy at all. He is the most realistic and still has the most character development. - Uniqua

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graduated at age 5, chunin at age 6 then jonin at age 13. nuff said.

Kakashi is the most rounded character. He has his dark past, yet can still make jokes and play around. He feels guilt for those he lost, but he tries to teach his students how to deal with their grief and guilt. Not only can he teach, but he is one of the top shinobi in the village. Not to mention that he was given a position with ANBU at the age of 13 for crying out loud!

Kakashi is one of the most skilled shinboi of the hidden leaf. he is the leader of team 7 and has the Sharingan in one eye. He is also the creator of chidori and has a wide variety of other jutsu of most elements thanks to his sharingan. Kakashi is the son of Sakumo Hatake The white fang of the hidden leaf who was a shinobi of kage level. he was also elected to be hokage and is a big fan of Jiraya's book "make out tactics. " -

Kakashi rocks cause sasuke would be no match for kakashi without the sharingan and rinnegan if he vs kakashi without it he would lose because lets face it without those eyes sasuke is nothing.

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The Naruto anime cartoon without Gaara would be less tasteful. Great story, great powers, just captivating. In the first part of Naruto series Gaara is also a little scary.

Gaara only number five? This is a travesty D: Gaara is going to crush all of you! Gaara rules! - RC

Yeah, I feel like he should at least be number four (above Sasuke, I believe).

Gaara is cool because he crushes people with sand. Not like Naruto and the others crushes people with bare hands. Gaara should be on the top list because he is way stronger than Naruto!

Gaara was my first favorite char from Naruto, he was so evil and strong before, now I love him even more since he's good guy

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Shikamaru is so cool. I mean he uses a mediocre set of jutsu combined with his genius level IQ to best all of his opponents, including Hidan.

He's such an interesting character. He's so laid-back, but he jumps into action when his friends are in danger.

Shikamaru should be # 3 next to Naruto and Kakashi! He is so cute I wanna go inside the manga because of him! Laugh out loud Tobi and Nagato weren't even on the list. - feiy_o6

In my opinion, Shikamaru had the best character development.

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Madara is one of the most powerful, evil, and epic character in the Naruto series. He is the most diabolical character ever and I'm glad Masashi Kishimoto decided to make him a Main Antagonist because he is so awesome!

His get a sharingan from the god ti kill senju family. But he failed to killed hashimaru senju than uchiha family want to friend again with senju family.

Very cool ulimate ridiculously powerful character. Madara has been heared around the world, he's legend! Not to mention there's more to be see from him and he's not leaving anytime soon

Madara is awesome.

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8Rock Lee

Um? Have you seen him fight Garaa? He knows no other Justu style and STILL kicks so much ass, plus he has a Beatles' hairdo and he wears super heavy weights that make craters when they fall! DUDE, THIS GUY IS SO AWESOME.

Bruce Lee based character, thumbs UP!

Rock Lee can own almost anyone in a fight. He so fast Raikage has has a hard time seeing him. He going to kick Sasuke's ASS in the ninja war.

He is so awesome. So inspirational in Gaara's fight.

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9Minato Namikaze

This guy owned madara, nine tails, known as the yellow flash of the leaf, instant teleport to his seal, and also sensei of kakashi, student of pervy sage, and the inventor of rasengan from just looking at the tailed beast bomb... BEST NINJA EVER

I believe he is the best character in my opinion, he can beat anybody by just teleporting.

He is the fastest ninja ever... Even madara can't match his speed

Upgraded all Jutsu of 2nd hokage. Which give him a very big advantage. Controlling the nine tails with out any special eyes, invented some deadly and cool jutsu. I thin he is the smartest, intelligent, and fastest and lot more in the Naruto anime

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my 4 favs are Naruto, Sasuke, Gaara, and Neji - animedude7

Neji is the best! He's hot, strong, and smart, and the only jonin of all the K11. He also had many difficulties in the past, and and with a little help from Naruto and Hiashi, he became the amazing Neji of today. Even though he acts like the cool guy that doesn't care, in actuality he really cares for Lee, Tenten, Hinata, and the rest of the K11. And that's still not mentioning that he sacrificed his life for Hinata and Naruto.

Neji is more cool than hinata
A genius indeed

What a nonsense why did hinata is more famed than neji
That sulks

Ha. He died. Totally did not cry after.

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The Newcomers

?Boruto Uzumaki

The son of the Seventh Hokage, a perfect mix of Naruto and Sasuke, is a prodigy that knows lightning, water and wind style. Although he is a prodigy he has no will to be a shinobi until he meets Sasuke who teaches him to hone his skills, curve shuriken and a few other things after Konohamaru teaches him the rasengan. He dislikes his father as he has no time for his family but in the end he works well with his father despite him having no time for him. Although cheating in the chunin exams he is very skilled and has a few jutsu he can call his own. Although he doesn't end up surpassing his father, you can see that he is on his way to being a good shinobi.

Boruto is a skilled young prodigy shinobi with great pontential with help from his master and father he took out a opponent who was said to be stronger than kaguya herself all ready surpassing his father lagacy

?Hatake Sakumo

The Contenders


Hinata is awesome. Her moves are graceful and she is a pure angel. I think Hinata is the most beautiful and cute character out of naruto characters.

What makes Hinata a strong character is something that far surpasses beyond the simple idea her being the kindest of all Naruto characters, which she is. She is among the few characters in the series that consistantly demonstrates the ideals and values celebrated by Ninja society: the Will of Fire, and staying true to one's Nindo, their Ninja Way. Hinata, like Naruto and Rock Lee, has always had the most to prove. Naruto was ostracized as the Jinchurriki and failed for years at the ninja acadamy; Rock Lee was a failure at ninjutsu and genjutsu and faced the possibility of dying from his surgery, or never doing taijutsu again; and Hinata was regarded as a failure as a ninja by her own family, with her father emotionally abusing her as being worthless and her own cousin attempting to murder her. However, all three of them refused to back down, and stuck to their ninja way. All three of them were underdogs who would keep battling even if they were sure they would die. It is these ...more

She's strong physically and emotionally! Some people say she's weak! She's just shy and has lack of self-confident but she's strong! Maybe stronger than sakura! And has a mature instinct when it comes to love!

Hinata is my favorite girl character in Naruto. I mean, she's just so cute!

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He gave naruto his name. He was a grandfather for him. He made him the hero. And he came back from the dead to write the numbers on the back. He was the man who trained 4th hokage. And is a player at the age of 50. And he also had to conserve as much chakra as he possibly could because he knew absolutely nothing about Pain, while gathering information about him/them at the same time. And they were his students so he is much stronger then that. He even killed one of them and Jiraiya had not mastered sage mode. And he was like "oh itachi and kisame I will kill you now" and they even ran away. He could have beaten pain if he wanted to. So why is he on 15th place? He was the best.

Jiraiya is below Sakura? This list is really messed up? I would have actually voted for either Itachi, but I saw he's already on top of the list, so I decided to vote for Minato, but that's when I saw Jiraiya below Sakura!

First off, Sakura is stupid, ugly, not mature at all, and incredibly selfish? Which idiot said that Sakura was selfless? All she did in Part 1 was rely on Naruto and not even care about him. Isn't that shouting out selfish towards you? She even is selfish towards Naruto in Shippuden when she played with his feelings. She was also keeping in mind that Hinata almost died trying to protect the one person she loved and respected. Hinata is a true hero and one of my favorite characters. Sakura is also useless. When people say she's not useless because of her medical ninjutsu! HELLO PEOPLE! Konoha is FILLED with medical ninja. Hinata is a natural at medical ninjutsu and is sooo much stronger than Sakura.

Now back to why Jiraiya is AWESOME. He was trained ...more

He simply seems the most awesome character to me. People like different things because of many reasons may it be the culture to which you belong to, maybe the things you have experienced in life, maybe things you always wanted to have or become. Anyways whatever be those reasons, I like Jiraiya the most. Seems to me like the most inspiring and influential character to Naruto,.. Plus he is badass.. So there,..

He was funny and I was sad when he died.

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Why is Nagato number 15 on the list he should be number 1. I mean seriously I would personally put him number one (because he is my favorite). His story and background are hands down the saddest in the whole anime. Why put him under characters such as Hinata. That doesn't mean I hate her she is still one of my favorites she is In the top 10 I can admit she is the best and my favorite female character in the series but still Nagato should be higher on the list and why putting him below that ass hole sakura. Nagato all the way he is the best.

the true identity of pein

Nagato should definitely be number 1. His story, the creation of the six paths of pain, his abilities- make one of the most original and epic characters of all time. The character of Pain got me interested in anime!

He is my all time favourite character. They said said itachi had a sadder life. AT LEAST HE HAD A CHILDHOOD. I love how he killed hanzo. He deserved it.

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he's adorable. he's strong, funny and a bit ego. & love him. he's my first and last fav character ever.

He's just awesome, very powerful, funny and awesome. The best I have ever met.
Yeah he rocks!

WHAT?!?!? Kiba? 13?!?! You've got to be kidding me! He should be right next to Gaara! He's so hot! What's wrong with you people! He may not be the best a techniques but he is wild and fearless that's what makes him THE BEST! And he's the most adorable anime character I've seen! Other than Gaara

13 ARE YOU KIDDING!? Kiba is such an awesome character. Sure he doesn't get a lot of screen time (aside from filler) but he has so much potential

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15Obito Uchiha

Only #15? Obito should at least be on the top ten or even better top five, for all he's been through he deserves it.

Obito was an orphan (probably) with little abilities which made him be looked down upon for like 13 years of his life. Then he met Madara and at that point became a puppet. Obito was deceiving Nagato, Madara was deceiving Obito and kayuga/black zetsu was deceiving Madara.

What kind of sick life is that? Poor Obito, just another pawn:(

Obito was so much like Naruto, a knucklehead who had a dream of being respected and aknowledged as the strongest ninja in his village. They were both looked down upon by their village, Naruto for being a jinchuuriki and Obito for being a failure from a strong clan, though Naruto suffered a lot more. They probably would have had similar destinies, if it weren't for him sacrificing himself to save Kakashi and Rin. When Madara saved Obito Obito looked up to Madara like a grandfather, and carried out his requests simply because he was the only one who cared about him. He wanted his dream was for world peace, which he shared with Madara to come true.

His loyalty and love to his most precious rin has driven him to no longer believe in a such thing as peace. After seeing rin killed with his very own eyes by the one who promised him to protect her, obito was struck with pain, and it is the kind of pain that makes this character so cold yet so sad.

His story is so tragic and its refreshing to see him find the right path in the end!

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Art is a blast! It is an explosion! Katsu!
None can beat him!
He's just awesome!
He got a kekkei gen kai!

Dude this guy is a terrorist how can you not like an anime terrorist? Art is an explosion. Enough stuff

Art is an EXPLOSION. Anyone that has 4 mouths, blonde hair, blue eyes, and can blow up anything they want are AMAZING. To who ever thinks Sasuke killed Deidara you are wrong it is clearly obvious Deidara sacrificed himself to kill Sasuke (though Sas-gay doesn't deserve it). Deidara gives a whole knew meaning to going out with a BANG! Pyromaniacs for the win UN!

He has a bomb, that is a dragon, that shoots more bomb dragons, enough said.

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17Hashirama Senju

Descendant of the Loving Son (and an Ambassador for Peace)
The Strongest Ninja Ever
Good Husband and Good Father
(I want to be like him! )

The hero of humanity, without him konoha wouldn't exist, the world of shinobi would have been under the control of evil forces. He is the model of any shinobi in naruto. Even madara almost worship him

Hashirama Senju should be number 1.


He is the most evil villain in the Natuto series. He has truly amazing abilities and is kind of immortal, as he couldn't be killed hut instead SEALED. He could really stand in battle vs the tailed Naruto, even in a body that had lost an amount of power and health. Sasuke attacked him when Orochimaru was at his weakest, really in a bad health... Maybe elsewise he wouldn't have been able to beat him? Oh and lastly... He killed the 3rd Hokage!

Come on guys, he's such an epic villain, and yet he's so far down the list? We have to do something about this!

Orochimaru is most definitely the most interesting villain this series has ever had. Without a doubt, I would consider him one of the most memeroable villains of all time.

In my opinion, he should be number 1.

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I love her! Sakura is the most balanced character in the series, she's not the best, but her qualities are various: she's beautiful, smart, skilled, mature, respectful, selfless and kind, even if most of the people claim that she's a monster because she beats Naruto up. Gosh, that's just for the sake of humor, it's more than obvious that she really cares and respects him. She does that because sometimes he really deserves it, you have to admit, but that's not because she enjoys beating people up, but because she wants to better him. So, Sakura for the win!

Her flaws are what actually make her human, and more relatable. So what if she beats Naruto up? I can't stand it whenever someone bashes on her for some stupid reason like "her boobs are too small" or "she's weaker than Hinata". As a remark I would like to say I do not hate Hinata as a character in the story, but I do hate the fandom. I don't see as much Sakura-lovers bashing on Hinata as Hinata-lovers bashing on Sakura.
I tried liking Hinata but I found it impossible only because of the fandom.
Anyway, back on topic, there are countless reasons on why I love Sakura more. (This is also related to shipping) In contrast to Hinata, she is the girl who constantly remembers Naruto's hopes and dreams, mainly being Hokage. In all my years reading Naruto, I have never seen Hinata mention this once. The only thing closest to it is her slapping Naruto awake after Tobi tempted him to go dark.

She is such an awesome charecter! She is smart sweet, strong, sharp and afcorse beautiful. She loves naruto and sasuke so much and she has a pure heart, all she wants is to have team 7 back together smiling, happy and having fun as they deserve. I Olson think that she is an inspiration and a huge rowmadole for many people. And the spiecial thing about her character is that she is real as in a realistic person who is nice loving and caring for the peaple she cares about, she olso achieved a lot by learning in hands of tsunady and being a medical ninja(one of the best) and focusing her talent of easily controlling chakura in her super human strength ability. And she becomes so useful! I really hope that kishimoto ceeps letting Sakura have her moments of glory... if he doesn't then all of the years that I watched naruto sesies in are just a big waist of time!

Weird. She's a main character and she's 19th. I hate her myself but I never thought this many people did. Pity.

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20Suigetsu Hozuki

HE CAN TURN HIMSELF INTO WATER AT WILL. He is a skilled swordsman and is Mangetsu's little brother. Suigetsu definitely deserves to to be one of the seven ninja swordsmen of the mist.

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