Best Naruto Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Itachi

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

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

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.

(Spoilers in comment.)

Itachi and his story are... Legendary. How he trained and became an exemplary shinobi, how he selflessly undertook the devastatingly brutal mission the village assigned him, knowing he would have to throw away his chance at ever living a happy life again. He was forced to kill his parents, but was able to throw together a brilliant plan to both save his brother, and give him a path to follow that would lead to Itachi's own self-punishment for his actions in the Uchiha Massacre.

Even then, he prolonged his life with constant use of medication to keep him alive long enough for Sasuke to grow up and "kill" him for his "sins against the village". He did all of this while convincing EVERYONE that he was a monstrous villain working with the Akatsuki.

During his fight with Sasuke, with Itachi's organs failing him, he continued to fight, and to fight so hard that he made Sasuke run out of chakra, without being defeated, so that Orochimaru would show ...more

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2 Kakashi Kakashi Kakashi Hatake is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

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. " -

True badass with 5 elements, met all akatsuke (except conan), all 7 swordsmen, 3 legendary sannin, 3 powrful eyes (sharingan, byakugan, Rinnegan), 5 jinchuriki (naruto, garra, bee, sura, yukimaru), Known in all the great five nations, He read all Jiraya s books, contemporary 3 hokages, both konoha destruction, 2 Great Ninja Wars and he was leader in both, leader of anbu black ops, captain in every mission, Led all teams (7, 8, 9, 10), real genius son of genius student of genius sensei of genius, chunin at 6 jonin at 13. (1000) jutsu, sneak up behind (zabuza, itachi, kakuzo, pain, tobi), never drop not a single tear he, deserve title of Hokage by tsunade jiraya shikaku and the other kages recommendation, really a rare combination and I believe he's the one how can tell the story of naruto... (Algeria)

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3 Naruto Naruto Naruto Uzumaki is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

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.

Finally, I get to say something about him, our hero. He has always inspired me, whether it be his ninja way or just how he never gives up, never lets down his nakamas, or never gives up no matter what. I had always been cheering for him since day 1, and I still love him even now with hundredfold as much admiration and inspiration gained from him. He has really endured in his childhood and still came out positive and cheerful as ever. Just why he is so successful right now and has gained pretty much what he wanted, except for a certain arrogant pink haired girl who kept rejecting him.

I really love Uzumaki Naruto and I will agree that he is the best character.

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4 Sasuke Sasuke Sasuke Uchiha is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

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

Well... All that I have to say about him perfect... I got HOOKED to anime and started drawing manga just because I of him and now I LOVE manga at first I wanted to draw him only but after some time manga became my hobby

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

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

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5 Gaara Gaara Gaara is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto. He is the jinchuuriki of the one-tailed shukaku and can control sand that is stored in his gourd.

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!

Without him this series would not be as good

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6 Shikamaru Shikamaru Shikamaru Nara is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

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

My favourite character by far

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7 Rock Lee Rock Lee Rock Lee is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

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!

Best character! So much determination and youth! Perseverance and motivation, traits that surprisingly most people do not posses. He is the light in the dark, with that fiery soul and never-ending cheerfulness. HE MAKES THE STORY SO MUCH BETTER. He is obviously a side-character, but a very interesting side-character, with a weakness that makes him so much better! Also, HAVE YOU SEEN HIM FIGHTING!? HE SHOULD BE NUMBER ONE (But are just too many Sasuke and Gaara fangirls! I do not mind Itachi though, but he might be overrated..)

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.

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8 Hinata Hinata

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

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.

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!

She is strong emotionally because she has a clear resolve to constantly improve her shortcomings which she does. Her shyness and lack of self confidence came from how horribly her own family abused her but she still never gave up and was persistent in becoming a stronger person. - NarutoUzumaki

She is extremely inspiring in how she resolves to never run from a fight and work hard to become better and still remain kind hearted and pure throughout. That is what I love about hinata the most. We rarely see people go through a difficult childhood in the shinobi world and still remain kind. Hinata is an exception. She was really abused and beaten down but she finds inspiration and tries to be better no matter what others think! Another thing is hinata is very humble and never judges people. She saw the true inner strength of naruto before anyone else did. There is something special about her. She is just an angel. I REALLY LOVE HER!

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9 Madara Madara Madara Uchiha is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

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!

But can you still dance?

Madara is a powerhouse, he is skilled in hand to hand, knows thousands of jutsu, and was smart enough to plan and predict nearly everything that happened in the Naruto series. He became so strong that the directors had no choice but to get rid of him and introduce someone else because he was getting to strong to fast for them to find a way to get rid of him. Needless to say he's an uchiha bad ass who surpassed the sage of six paths in power and brought the ninja world to it's knees

He my be a badass but he is a strong badass

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10 Neji

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.

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

Neji is more cool than hinata
A genius indeed

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

Neji is hot

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The Contenders

11 Jiraiya Jiraiya

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

The most well-rounded and exceptional character in the show. He is kind, funny, and extremely powerful. He is what got me really interested in the show to begin with.

Jiraiya is the best character in the Naruto Franchise next to Naruto himself, and here's why: Jiraiya's goal was to train the savior who would bring about peace to the Shinobi world. That means he is almost wholly responsible for the entire series of Shippuden. The only other "secondary character" who could hold a candle to the code of honor and the respect I give this guy is Itachi, because Itachi was so misunderstood and followed his own ninja way. I keep thinking that in a way Jiraiya is, in a lot of respects, Kishimoto himself. It was the ONLY death in Naruto that I even felt any connection to the character. I get that there are a couple others that may be above Jiraiya in popularity, but lets face it: No one understands Sasuke, his "dark side" just makes him look like a whiney baby, and despite all his power, he's really not that cool of a character. Jaraiya carries the most heart and honor in the entire series, has great comedic relief, and packs serious power. He is the man ...more

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12 Nagato Nagato Nagato (Also known by his alias "Pain") is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

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.

Should be in top 3.

First you must understand pain, then you will realize he deserves to be first.

This guy forced himself to be great just so he could protect the little guys (kinda like Naruto), I really love his personality and devotion. His ideal was strong and effective (insane thou):walk a mile in each others shoes. Forcing pain on people wasn't the best method but all he wanted was peace. He should be top 5 because even though he isn't an uchiha, he could stand and utilize the Rinnegan pretty well, his presence sent fear running through everyone, splitting the paths was a genius idea (not as effective but genius), his shinra tensei is the best, the name Pein/Pain is cool, he is a true tragic hero, understanding that his ideal was too extreme he gave his life to rectify his sin... now that's a hero!

Along with Itachi the best character in the series! - NeroD_175

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13 Deidara Deidara Deidara is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

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

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

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!

How can you not like him? The way he is an Akatsuki + Adorable is AMAZING! - CherryBooks

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14 Minato Namikaze Minato Namikaze Minato Namikaze was the fourth Hokage of Village Hidden in the Leafs and the man responsible for sealing the nine-tailed demon fox inside Naruto Uzumaki when he was born. Doing so cost him his life, and before dying he asked that the villagers not see Naruto as the monster within him, instead wanting ...read more.

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

The best from day one

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15 Obito Uchiha Obito Uchiha Tobi is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

While many people may say that he had over-reacted when Rin died. Put yourself in his position.

You are an orphan, no mom, no dad, only pictures, and all of your family has a slightly hating relationship with you because you don't excel in everything. You find one person who likes you, and your eventually on a team with them. Along with you on that team is a person who constantly criticizes you because you have a 'bad' outlook on things. Finally you have a father figure with you on that team. Your finally content in this never ending war time, despite the fact the one you like has fallen for the teammate that doesn't like you. Then your sent on a mission to destroy a bridge, the father figure is sent somewhere else and the person who always acts stuck up towards you is the leader on this mission. Everything seems to be going well, up to the point where the one person who likes you (who you have developed a crush on) gets kidnapped. The stuck up person says you need to finish ...more

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 definitely deserves the number 1 spot since he had such a good personality. Even though he started the fourth great ninja war, he later realized his mistakes after talking to Naruto and became the savior. He is one of the main reasons why the fourth great ninja war ended. He even saved Naruto twice;one by sealing Kurama back in him and two when he saved him from Kaguya's attack. In my opinion he is the best Naruto character.

Even if he isn't the strongest but come on he had some sick powers. He could make himself nearly untouchable with his Sharingan ability. And he was side by side with Madara himself. He managed to nearly take over the world.

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16 Orochimaru Orochimaru Orochimaru is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

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!

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!

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.

How strong he is and scary

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17 Temari Temari Temari is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

She was the only character that remained consistent, she never disappointed me when I overestimated her and never got weak when the time came to step up

Love everything about Temari. She's just such a fully realized character with a distinct personality.

I mean I just love her! I love her tomboy kinda know-it-all
Attitude! And her big fan! That's what makes her stand out
For me!

She is beautiful in her own little way, different from the other girls in naruto

And that's why I like her

Her summoning is a ferret with an eye patch and can help cut down trees - doesn't get much cooler than that.

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18 Sasori Sasori Sasori is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

SASORI IS JUST PLAIN AWESOME!, and you guys are so wrong saying that he lost from sakura because HE DIDN'T! Lady chiyo said that he wanted to die and if memory serves sakura got sasori's blade running through her gut and collapsed on the floor! That weakling (sakura) could have never beat sasori! And by the way sasori was so close to winning but he chose to die by LADY CHIYO's trap got it! He still had plenty of strength left and by the way on his second sasori puppet I saw not even a single scratch! SO GET THIS IN MIND SASORI NEVER LOST TO SAKURA HE CHOSE TO DIE! ( I love this guy)

He should be higher than Deidara.

Hes just SO AWESOME! I love his smirk and everything else about him! Hi definitely deserves a better ranking... DAMN YOU SAKURA FOR KILLING HIM! I WILL NEVER FORGIVE YOU! *sob sob*

Sasori feels no pain he could of killed kankaro, sakura, and lady chyo would all be dead by sasori

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19 Pein

The most awesome character of all. I am amazed to see him in number 20. Lower than INO, are you kidding me! I don't know who all are voting in this thread but seems like they just want to vote for girls who hardly played any part in the series. Pain worked as a pedestal for naruto to grow up. Pain is in the league of itachi and jiraya. The unsung heroes!

The most powerful doujutsu, based on the philosophy of Buddha, representing the omnipresent quality of God (because he is present in multiple places at the same time) with a history that brings pain to your heart. What a tragic hero with a summonings like "emonic statue of the outer path" and ninjutsu like shinra tensei and chibaku tensei. Bloody hell. If Pain is not in top 5 then this isn't a serious list.

I love pein because he's not just a character but a symbol of pain. To know true pain is his philosophy and he utilizes his god like powers to ensure his enemies are destroyed. Besides that he infiltrated and destroyed a whole village all while fighting some kage level ninja (kakashi, naruro, etc. ) And if that's not enough he resurrected all the ninja he killed afterwards. Plus his essence and aura are almost palpable, I mean you can feel the power from this guy and his voice and his theme mix well together. Pain is also one of the scariest characters and everything he does he thinks is alright because bringing pain to people is what he thinks is fair and righteous and he feels justified for his actions. Even though he is just being manipulated by Nagato, Pain (pein) is one of the best characters and the best villain. P.S. itachi is a good guy

Are a lot of people on here girls because I'm pretty sure Hinata being graceful is not cool its kind of lame. I'm fine with Naruto, Sasuke, Kakashi, and those guys but anyone like hinata is stupid. Another thing is rikudou sennin is the sage of six paths and we don't even really know anything about him except that he is the greatest ninja ever. However this doesn't make him all that great cool is not just reputation. Lastly pein is so deep when he talks putting meaning in his word and I have to say this was the best fight by far in Naruto history.

Its called pain
not pein

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20 Kiba

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

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

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

He's very likable and funny! He looks out of his friends and Akamaru and also he's such a hottie

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21 Tsunade Tsunade Tsunade is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Tsunade is so strong/strong-willed, powerful, awesome, beautiful and to top it all off she is caring and hilarious too! She has saved so many lives thanks to her impeccable healing skills, where she proposed that every squad should contain a medical ninja. Her character has such a tragic past, however Tsunade has proven that she can overcome this by showing strength and courage, particularly seen when she battled Orochimaru and eventually accepts her title as hokage. For two/two and a half years she trained Sakura to become so much stronger in battle and also stronger in terms of mentality, as seen when Sakura performs medical ninjutsu or is within battle. Without Tsunade they wouldn't have survived the Second Shinobi World War or when Pain striked,since the village would have literally been turned into dust. It's also amazing how much she cares about characters such as Naruto, where she literally gambled everything upon him and allowed him to participate in the Fourth Shinobi World ...more

I love how she almost killed Jiraiya lol she has the best personality ever! - CherryBooks

Tsunade has many times been called the strongest and most beautiful woman in the world and the greatest medical-nin. Jiraiya credits her with winning the Second Shinobi World War for Konoha, and she created the entire system of medical-nin that has saved so many lives over the years.

Love her! My favorite character! Tragic past lots of history and personality. Even though she herself never wanted it she reluctantly accepted role as Hokage and lead the nation through difficult times. Obviously her strength is awesome but so is her healing abilities of others and herself! As proven with her fight with Madara and Pain.

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22 Suigetsu Hozuki

Wow he is so high

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.

I love his sassy attitude. His character design is AWESOME! I love his pointy teeth and his white hair. Also, his name. His name is perfect!

Suigetsu is funny and cruel! On top of that he is a skilled swordsman

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23 Hashirama Senju Hashirama Senju

Flawless!
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

Funny, strong, brave and talented, he's just a really likeable guy. I think his compassion even in great times of adversity is really admirable and I like how he makes time for people and is accomodating when he really doesn't have to be. He's always going the extra mile. Also he's an absolute boss in battle and I love how he and Tsunade are related, as they're both great characters in their own right but their family link just makes them all the more likeable!

Strong-willed, passionate, handsome, loving, and powerful. He achieved his dream through perseverance and hope alone.

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24 Sage of Six Paths

Open your eyes people
He's a GOD

How tf is the sage of six paths not top 10

He is already in the list. He is Rikudou Senin, currently in 25th place.

25 Konan Konan Konan is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

The only reason she was in the akatsuki because she was friend with Nagato. She screwed everyone over by not destroying pains eyes. She can’t think for herself ever naruto talk no jutsu pain and does a 180 and konan just goes with it. She also thought she could kill obito but she thought he was Madara so she thought she could take out Madara Uchiha.

Love Konan... The most badass chick on Naruto! I would say she is probably the strongest chick too! She stood out, not all preppy like the other girls. Along with Anko, I think she is the coolest...

Damn you Madara... Damn you...

There are so many reasons. She is the only woman strong enough to make the akatsuki. She is the strongest female. Her chakra bank is beyong huge. She was brave enough to fight the strongest shinobi alive with hardly any chance of surival. She was strong enough to come close against Tobi. If she had had full knowledge of his abilities she would have been able to increase the length of time her jutsu went on for and won. She was loyal to Yahiko and Nagato and she has a unique jutsu.

Also she is beautiful, like really beautiful - Souret

well. she's easily one of the hardest person to kill

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26 Guy

One of the funniest characters in the series! I love how he trained hard in everything and rivaled (and later surpassed) Kakashi. My favorite part is when Madara, one of the strongest Shinobi to have ever lived, acknowledged him as the strongest Taijutsu user to have ever lived. What an absolute beast.

Must be put between Top 5-10. Can match Minato's speed through the Eight Gates. Most likely untouchable. Dude...

Guy is certainty the funniest person on Naruto, even better if Lee is there. He wants to help Lee so much that it's just extremely sweet. I would want to be his friend if I was there. Plus at least you would know if he liked you. Who wouldn't want someone that would do something like if he found out your favorite flower, no matter how rare it was, would get you about a thousand bouquets of it?! I actually wouldn't mind it. ^. ^

Guy is very very strong! He creates his own jutsu and can open the eight gates that is amazing! Also Rock Lee is really boss as well!

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27 Tobi Tobi Tobi is a fictional character from the Naruto universe created by Masashi Kishimoto and developed into a media franchise, which consists of a series of manga, anime, soundtracks, OVAs, movies, video games, and other collectibles.

Isn't he already on this list at 15?

I like characters that always seem like they're hiding something I find him very interesting I'm glad he is a main villan

Look a Deidara a dumpling shop can we can we please

Then...

Deidara that looks like your art, does this mean your art is A... RIP OFF

Tobi! '

Tobi is a comedian

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28 Itachi Uchiha Itachi Uchiha Itachi Uchiha is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

He's already on the list

Never should have died

He mist be on naruto and sasuke level if he would of stayed alive

29 Kimimaro Kimimaro Kimimaro is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

He's just so awesome in his own way. And not to mention handsome! He's so loyal to Orochimaru and lives to serve him. Too bad Gaara and Rock Lee beat him

He was the strongest, and the only thing to ever best him is his disease. It would to been so cool to have him come back, his bone moves are the coolest

I don't know guys kimimaro is a little too... Boney

Poor kimimaro

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30 Saskua

This made up rando is above suckuro horno on this list and I'm living for that! Lol!

Who the hell is he

She’s the best!

Is this a ship name?

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31 Kaguya

Kaguya the universally agreed on most powerful by all characters... Really she should be 1

She did great job when she killed obito

You are the most powerful one

Ok this is obvious kagya is rikoudos mom SHE HAS THE RINNEGAN BYAKIUGAN AND JUUBI Eye I mean come on!

32 Hamura Otsutsuki

He helped in defeating Ten-tails, yet every one forget him. This is so bad.

33 Sakura Sakura Sakura Haruno is the main heroine of the series "Naruto Shonen Jump!" and Naruto Shippuden. She is the only female ninja of Team Seven. Her family consists of her mother, Mebuki Haruno and her father Kizashi Haruno. Her clan is likely not very well known around Konoha and up until "Boruto: Naruto Next ...read more.

I'm sorry but I have to disagree with Sakura being at number 18. Sakura is a beauty, book smart, skilled in medical ninjutsu. There were some good times like her fight against Sasori and such, but there is so much bull with this character.I'm not saying she is completely useless but Sakura she would pick Sasuke over Naruto any day- this dude, Naruto saved your life more than once. Sasuke tried to kill her on 3 occasions and almost succeeded. She constantly cries over Sasuke but a rule of the ninja/shinobi is that your not supposed to cry. He showed her no affection but a simple thank you. She is a player that is one thing. She tried to play with Naruto's heart by saying she loved him. She did not love him and she is always trying to beat up Naruto but when it comes to Sasuke she won't physically harm him. She ended her friendship over a guy what does that say about her. She drugged her comrades believing she could kill Sasuke. That's dedication I guess but really you just got in the ...more - narutoallday

Hey I guess you got what you wanted with her not being #18 anymore... heh. - RevolverOcelot

There are a lot of people who truly hate Sakura. To me I think I just am disappointed in the construction of her character her powers become so awesome but in the end she always ends up standing aside while others take over or being the pathetic "damsel in distress" figure who needs to be saved. It just disappointed me because honestly it's like every time I think "Ah this is gonna be a awesome badass moment for Sakura! " it lasts like 3 secs and then some other powerful male character takes over. Also how her character was basically constructed around her crush on Sasuke Which was mainly artificial she literally says in the beginning she thought he was "cool" and "handsome" and that's how her crush started. Clearly it developed since there, but still isn't that an impure basis for being in love? It honestly looks like she just falls for guys because of their looks or popularity. - emmab

She should be really high on this list. She's one of the most realistic, hardworking and fun characters I've ever seen.

Salute gets way too much hate she is my favourite female anime character along with kaori from your lie in april. Salute was so sweet and beautiful and cute. Most people hate her, which annoys me a lot. She is the best naruto character.

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34 Hatake Kakashi

Why is he this low he pretty much thought Naruto a lot and the rest of the gang some moves and what it takes to be a ninja just for that he should be way higher!

Really?! Kakashi is #60 he deserves to be top 5 with all that he's done, kakashi is almost as well know as the toad sage himself, Kakashi was the best in my opinion.

Hatake Kakashi he is the best of fighting, he his father of the big Kakashi.

Okay he's already at the top 4 or 5

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35 Shishui Uchiha

If he had screen time like Itachi he would definitely be in Top 3

Yo but shisui really out here being the OG god
And in ninja storm 4 his susanoo is looking tastier than a bich

Please put him in top 25.he is great

You guys are the worst you don't know how to put people in correct order

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36 Ino

she is hot and she is number 1 my 2nd favorite female character

Ino is hot and as the kill to mach

She is beautifull. I like her jutsu but what a pity masashi not expossed her much. that's make me curious about her

Best female character in Naruto by far. Ino Yamanaka for the win!

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37 Hinata Hyuga Hinata Hyuga Hinata Hyuga is a fictional character in the anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

She my favorite character in naruto or maybe in anime

Shes a useless and retarded bitch

38 Might Guy Might Guy Might Guy is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

When he made his first appearance in part 1 I knew he would become one of my favorite characters.

He is damn awesome!

Uh he is the blue beast dumbass

The red beast of konoha should be top 10 he nearly killed Madara for Christ sake.

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39 Kushina Kushina Kushina Uzumaki is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

There isn't a single term to describe how amazing this woman is after she gave birth to Naruto she had the nine tails extracted from her and still was able to chain the kyuubi down and transfer some chakra into Naruto to help him against the nine tails on top of that she died rite along side her husband minato while protecting the village her chakra supply is massive the biggest on the show for her bravery and sacrifice she deserves to be in the top five where she rightfully belongs no other character as made me cry more than her and she will always be loved

Kushina is amazing and so strong-willed, risking her life so save her son and the whole village. She is a true heroine despite not getting credited for her actions.

Another character who is so painfully low. She, along with konan and temari, feel like they can hold their own. She was selfless, skilled, and a joy to watch, which can be said about almost no other female character. I felt more emotion about her death than I've ever felt about our supposed main characters.

Kushina Uzumaki (Naruto's mother) has red hair and she is so pretty! Shes the wife of minato and is the most beautiful character!

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40 Juubito

There are 3 obitos on this list

41 Killer Bee Killer Bee Killer Bee is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.

The 8 Tails Jinchuuriki? He has complete control over his beast and is more skilled with swords than any of the 7 Swordsman of the Mist! He pwned all of Team Hawk and Zetsu. The fact that he's one of the few black anime characters in existence only makes him more unique! He also lays down epic raps. -

So underrated. He's amazing - NarutoUzumaki

Killer Bee and Jiraiya are my favorite characters!

Very funny character easy to like bust the best raps ever

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42 Raikage

Learn spelling

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He deserves more respect Imean just look how strong he is not to mention he'sspeed all raikaga deserves more respect just look at the3rd the strongest out of all the kagas if u ask me should defenely get a better spot

43 Sai

Sai is an amazing character. I don't see how he's not in the top ten. The development of his character should be enough to easily put him in the top. He goes from not having emotions to being in the library reading books trying to learn and then trying to use what he learned when talking to people! Also, his entrance into the show was classic. He easily toyed around with Naruto on the roof! His skills are a step above everyone else.. I mean look people his whole style is based off drawings! The guy can draw a bird and fly around on it! It doesn't get any cooler than that. Plus he's always loyal going back to when he was with Danzo and later when he got with team 7. Lastly, I just personally love how he stepped in when the girl from the hidden cloud was beating the crap out of Naruto and he stepped in and stopped it! That showed how much he actually cared about Naruto without him even noticing it. From his smile to his fighting style Sai should be in the top 10. More people should ...more

He's has a great character development

I love Sai, he he is so sexy ( thank you, jacket) and cute and adorable at the same time. I think his personality, ironically due to his supposed lack thereof, is way underrated. I mean, he just has hilarious moments (Naruto:That drawing's nothing special. Sai: Yes, you're right. Just like what's between your legs, right? ), he's socially clueless, and he is so hot in, again, a sexy yet adorable way. He's definitely my favorite character in Naruto, perhaps of all time. I also feel sorry for him because he had to watch his brother die twice... And he's a great artist, which I am as well... Minus the great. Whoever said "At least the top ten" yes, you are totally right.

He's cool

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44 Haku Haku

What's he doing down here? 63? Haku deserves better. For a character that didn't live long into the series, his words and actions really stayed a long time in Naruto's mind. Haku's story was touching, and it was one of the first ones we encountered when we all first started watching Naruto; how can he not make you feel nostalgic?

I swear, I feel like people forgot all about Haku..

Number 1 character in Naruto. Even though he died really quickly, he spared his life for Zabuza, which I think, is a really brave thing that only a true ninja would do.

Traps must be higher - RevolverOcelot

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45 Shino

Shino is so dark, that's why I like him

What come in mind when you pick your favorite and best character? Naruto, itachi, sasori, and etc when I go through people opinion they didn't mention the underrated character... Shino and the reason why I really like Shino and my #1 favorite character is that he is intelligent,brave,willpower, not only that but he is never ever lose a battle I mean not one single battle but really creator make him a huge joke and make him bit lonely anti social after he lose his only friend torune also naruto and other dislike him because he is weird and creepy, heck even his father is forgivable and the aburame clan not only that their forgivable their bug are use for war but hey his only close friend is probably kiba but even that is they often get in fight and usually get angry each other, still he is one of most powerful and intellectual character I know

Shino is so underrated. He's my favorite character out of everybody. He's a great character and is quite powerful if you ask me. And he's really intelligent. Shino is just the best with his bugs and everything.

Shino is so cool! He's really strong and super smart! I wish he was in more episodes. Shino for the win

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46 Yahiko

The mmeber of akatsuki

Yahiko was truly a great character. His personality resembled Naruto's and he was willing to do anything the achieve the peace in his nation. He valued his friends and even ended up sacrificing himself for Konan. I wish we had seen more of his story.

Why is yahiko not top 10 he's like a tragic version of Naruto way better than the losers in front of him

He is Incredible!

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47 Zabuza

How can he be on fifth place

There's one scene with zabuza in it that makes me tear up every time I see it and he is just oh he is by far just my favorite character right next to kakashi and Gara

Zabuza should be so much higher up

Come on he can't be below iruka Zabuza was the leader of the seven swords men of the hidden mist. And he is by far one of the bet ninja in the whole of the Naruto series. And where is sakon and ukon because they're my favourite

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48 Kurenai

When Hinata's father disowns her, she takes Hinata under her wing and helps her to become stronger. And she's a master of genjutsu.

Kurenai is so kind heartened like her kunoichi student. She is the best mother figure for Hinata, but of course, she has her own child too!

49 Maito Guy
50 The Nine Tail Fox

Nine tail fox should be higher than Sakura because the nine tailed fox is one of the soul reasons that Naruto can even be a hero. imagine a world where Naruto doesn’t have kurama he wouldn’t be able to start being a ninja.

Nine tails fox is the best because it cause a lot of damage

Naruto would be know where without the nine tails MVP kurama

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