Top Ten Naruto Couples

The Top Ten

1 Sasuke x Naruto

Naruto and Sasuke had more ship moments. Naruto and Hinata's love was cute but lacked communication in the beginning. Sakura just seemed like some persistent fan girl. She chased and chased him. She did not bring Sasuke back. Naruto fought to go get that boy. If he did the thing that his brother did to him, wouldn't that put her in a sister relationship? If it had been Naruto, people would say it was. The girls really have an unrealistic love. The only real thing I see is the guys marrying them just for their abilities to make children and the fact homosexuality isn't accept. They both don't seem to be truly in love with their wives.

Come on people it obvious from episode one that this show is about them and their relationship. I mean those two, care for each other more than anyone else in the show... like seriously people half the show is about one chasing the other come hell or whatever. No one will go through that far for a pure platonic best friends and don't try to said otherwise because the amount of pains both physical and mentally that Naruto when through for Sasuke can only be justify by love, and not just any love because normal everyday love would have given up a long time ago, I'm talking about the delusional kind of love that thinks it can change a person. Plus the only name that comes out Naruto mouth more often than not is you guest it Sasuke. The only reason that they are not together is because the Author need to keep on milking the cash cow and needed Naruto to spawn in order to do it nothing more and nothing less. In reality Hinata is an easily replaceable character and the only reason they ...more

Hinata was the first person to acknowledge Naruto and the only one who brings him out of his despair when he feeling lost two times. There is a reason why they are together and it's because they love each other - NarutoUzumaki

I seriously never thought that I would ship these two as romantically but after the final fight you cannot possibly look at me and tell me you don't see the love between them. First of all Sasuke never broke his connection to Naruto he told the sage of six path that he has to cut Naruto down because he still considered him to be his closest friend and rewatching the fight after you see Sasuke feelings it's not hard to put the connection together I mean if some people consider Naruto to be in love with Sasuke what do you think now especially since you know that he felt the same way towards Naruto ever since they were young kids I mean really think about it without Naruto, Sasuke literally had no one else that he cares about, Naruto is the only one that stands in his path of being alone for eternity, He even told Naruto during the fight that he had to fight him because he had to cut him out of his life, Naruto is the one he couldn't stop thinking about when they were little and felt ...more

Somehow, this being number 1 doesn't surprise me at all... - Yan_6

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2 Naruto x Hinata

Lets see here, we have a girl who was not noticed/ really accepted by her father, almost got killed by her cousin, yet she is smart, strong, shy, kind, sweet, quiet, and pretty but has little screen time with her lover (but the relationship is still pretty clear) or to prove she is all of these things and a boy where he loves ramen, loud, super strong, went through a sad childhood with him having no parents, he is also cute, sweet and pretty funny. I think opposites attract and in this case they did! Hinata and Naruto are really meant to be here; I mean the creator of Naruto even said himself Hinata is one of his favourite female characters in the series(as well as mine! ). And Naruto is obviously going to end up with the creators fave female character; it's just commons sense. Plus I think if people got to see more screen time with them they would see that they are just really cute together! And Hinata is not a stalker- she is just super shy, you can't possibly mistake that for being ...more

They were meant to be together from day one and now they are married with kids!

Come on guys Naruto and hinata are awesome together!

A perfect couple who uplift and inspire the other to become stronger. There's nothing more important tham that. They are the sunshine couple! - NarutoUzumaki

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3 Minato x Kushina

How is this not higher on the list! They're absolutely beautiful together! And just think, without them there would be nothing!

How can you not love this couple?!?!

Their story is just so moving, beautiful, and strong. Oh the fact that they didn't get to live with their son. *sobbing*

They were perfect for each other. - Yan_6

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4 Temari x Shikamaru

The only Canon couple that made sense.

These two are the only couple that made proper sense. They are like made for each other. Their relationship is so mutual and they also have really good chemistry. Another good thing is that the two of them are very good strategists and they can understand each other's ideas very well. Shikamaru hidden clearly brings out how well the couple are matched. They are AWESOME!

They're the only couple that actually make sense. Naruto never noticed hinata until later on, sakura was in a abusive relationship with sasuke ( he almost killer her twice or more times), karui never once talked to choji in the manga or anime, sai and ino only talked a couple times( I guess theirs make alittle sense). Shikamaru and temari are the only pairing that you can tell would end up together.

You could feel the attraction and interest from the start. Obvious couple. - Yan_6

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5 Sasuke and Sakura

This is one of the worst anime shippings ever. - Goku02

...WHY!? This couple makes no sense. In the first part 1 they made more sense (even then there wasn't much besides Sakura's pre-teen obsession like he was an Emo Justin Bieber) but come part 2 there was nothing. Literally, anytime they were on screen together he was either ignoring her, insulting her or attacking her. They are not a healthy couple from either perspective. From Sasuke's he has this girl that he hasn't shown much romantic interest because he had only one thing important to him. She's been obsessed with him since they were pre-teens for only shallow reasons and excepts something more from him when he literally showed nothing towards her and there is no reason for her to lovehim. Sakura's part she hasbeen chasing this boy who has been emotionally and physically distant from her for years and when she's with him, he shows that he couldn't care less if she lives or not. How is this healthy? How is this romantic? Why because he gives one apology after all the stuff he put ...more

Sakura never loved Sasuke. She was obsessed with him. That's why when he left she talked about how SHE would be affected. How SHE would feel. How SHE would cope. She never considered Sasuke's feelings. Her bond was never as strong with Sasuke's like Sasuke's was with Naruto's. It's just a horrible ship altogether.

A lot of you are saying that this pairing is the worst and stuff like that, but you have to look closer. At first, Sakura's feelings were only a silly fangirl crush on Sasuke, but as Sakura began to apend more time with Sasuke, her feelings proggressed to love. After 3 years, Sakura never gave up on Sasuke and still loved him. She always loved him even when he was so brutal and toxic. I honestly think that this pairing is one of the best because Sakura held out on Sasuke and never stopled loving him.

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6 Naruto x Sasuke

I love the pair together an I still don't see why they aren't together in the series

Ha! I love how sasunaru is second most popular with a bunch of comments on it but when narusasu comes into play everyone's just like, 'nope.'

Hot pairing made even hotter with Naruto being the seme

You have to be some special pairing to make top ten twice. lol I hope it's not just because of seme/uke because that's dumb... - Amilee

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7 Neji x Tenten

In my opinion I think Neji and Tenten are the CUTEST couple in Naruto. There always together. Wherever you turn you always find them next to each other. Tenten respects Neji a lot. When Neji was a jerk and always brought people down he didn't bring Tenten dreams down when she said she wanted to become like the Legendary Sannin, Tsundae. When Neji would always say women aren't as strong as men shonobi Tenten would always tell him he was wrong and he wouldn't fight back after she told him. I also don't think Hinata and Neji are a couple. Why? CAUSE THERE COUSINS that's WHY! ITS DISGUSTING. I also think Lee and Tenten aren't a couple because there like brother and sister. But Naruto and Tenten are not a couple. Just no. I also think Tenten deserves more screen time. She barely gets attention!

I don't know if it is just because I've never read the manga, but I've never seen these two together. Sure they spent time together but they were teammates. I feel like Neji and Tenten were more like friends and teammates.. The only solid evidence for this shipping is in the tsukuyomi dream she had, and that was AFTER Neji died. I don't know for sure though cause Tenten didn't get enough screen time, and what little she had honestly told us she could secretly love ANY character in the Naruto. But I do think tenten had so much potential as a character and I am sad that her only strong moments were in filler episodes.

YUCK. I hate this pairing. They have a strictly obvious friends-only relationship and they don't even look good together. The only girl for Neji is Hinata. Tenten is a strong girl but pairing her with Neji is just NO in my head.


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8 Kakashi x Iruka

This should be higher this is one of the cutest ships in my option

They have about as much sexual tension as Sasuke and Naruto - GoldenGoddess51299

Perfect for each other...

I never understood this pairing. I don't dislike it though. - Amilee

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9 Gaara x Rock Lee

Hypothetically they are good for each other. There may be a lot of opposites in their characters, but these two can make for a really cute ship.

I actually really like this couple even though Gaara would be better with Sasuke

Was this really a ship? I can't breathe! I don't know why but I think I like this ship

Such a cute ship oh my god. They go together too perfectly.

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10 Naruto x Shikamaru

Cute, because Naruto is so "troublesome! "

Ummm... What? Is this really a thing?

Why, just why?

The Contenders

11 Asuma x Kurenai

This could be the first pairing I've seen from the whole Naruto series I have watched

They should be higher

This is so adorable.

Well this was first canon relationship we saw in naruto. Even they don't get much screentime they are so czte and worth watching. Specially trough asumas death we seen so much feeling between them it just made me cry.

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12 Naruto x Sakura

To be honest, I had been constantly hoping that this ship would become canon. I see from other peoples point of view of why Naruhina happened but it just didn't seem right at all.

First of all Hinata and Naruto barely even communicated with each other, so I don't understand why they got together in the first place. Sure maybe Hinata had a crush on him for like forever, but he showed no signs in returning her feelings.

Secondly, the paring Naruhina seemed to sudden for Naruto to just suddenly return her feelings like that. I mean like there is no way that it's possible for someone to love someone one minute then to change their love interest the next.

Thirdly, even though in the beginning Sakura was obsessed with Sasuke, Naruto was still in love with her and didn't pay enough attention to it to make him lose hope. I don't believe Sasuke deserves Sakura after all he put her through, I really believed he would get with Karin but sadly that didn't happen.

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My opinions.
1) I personally don't care if Hinata is shy or not, but her and Naruto had almost NO CONTACT in the beginning of the series and suddenly they should get married?
2) Naruto was in love with Sakura(who totally deserved him because of how long he'd been there for her) but then just decides to give that up for another girl?
3) Sauske has treated Sakura terribly. This is showed in the way he treats her and just blows her off like she is nothing more than a fly.
4) Sakura and her obsession over Sauske is like my obsession over bieber when I was like 7, complete and utterly stupid.
5) Sakura and Naruto should've gotten together especially since they have been together for practically the WHOLE ENTIRE SERIES, your telling me that they don't have feelings for each other?
6) I feel like the creator is trying to make up for it by putting the pairings in Boruto, but by now it's honestly too late, I believe the series took a turn for the worst.
7) I know it's a ...more - MissAlexxis

I really hate how people are saying Naruto deserves better... what Sakura doesn't, Sakura was annoying and not too strong at first and was obsessed with Sasuke. Though she then became strong mentally and physically, in the end Sasuke and Sakura ended up together but don't you think she deserves better Naruto... Naruto was always there for her If she would have opened her eyes she would have realized it before it was to late. I feel Sakura x Naruto is better than Sakura x Sasuke because she also deserves better Sakura is the same as many girls not perfect. Besides whenever Naruto and Sakura fought it was funny. Though I argue with all this they are NOT my number one ship.

Naruto and Sakura could have made a good pairing if Kishi chose to take that road. Could have. Sakura slowly realizing that Naruto has always been there for her, that she was wrong about him, that he is more worthy of her than Sasuke, bla bla bla, could have been a really great character development and would have helped her character immensely. But the way he chose to wrote Sakura just destroyed any possiblity. He chose to make her a fangirl until the very end. Pfff - Amilee

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13 Obito x Rin

First of all, Kakashi is not stupid. Rin asked him to kill her. He was only doing what he was asked to do. He was heartbroken too so don't go blamin him. Blame the ninjas who surrounded them. Anyone BUT Kakashi-Sensei

Yes yes yes! So awesome!

ObiRin is the most romantic ship in the whole series. Obito did everything, EVERYTHING, just to see Rin again, and I don't think enough people understand what that means. And what was even more beautiful, Rin forgave him without a second thought.

The most crazy love story in naruto

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14 Shino x Kiba

My OTP in the series. They are just perfect for each other. Always beside one another. They should be higher on the list...

15 Neji x Naruto

Was this because of Naruto SD ep40?

16 Itachi x Naruto

It is amazing - AprilFlower4007

YES - Amilee

17 Shikamaru x Ino

Nah ino better with gaara

Nah Ino's better with Sasuke

This would make sense

They gay for cok

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18 Gaara x Ino

Gaara is a boy who never knew what love is and ino is a girl who has a crush on sasuke they are completely different but they look so good together this is my favorite couple

This is the best couple ever because gaara don't know what love is and ino is in love, they are completely opposite of each other yet they make such a good looking couple

They would have made a great balanced couple. Would have loved to see this blossom. Sounds a bit odd, but I think this could have happened.


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19 Gaara x Naruto

I think that this ship just works because Gaara and Naruto are BFF's also Naruto saved Gaara from himself and I think that we should give him more credit for that.

I think it's the way they broke down each other's walls and still excepted one another, also they are cute together.

They understand each other's pain of being alone, so maybe they could be together! I think they're perfect for each other.

Gaara always speaks about Naruto and praises him for being his savior and the one who made him a better man. The whole ep 388 "My First Friend", Gaara talks about how Naruto "sent ripples though my heart." they are such a healthy couple.

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20 Boruto x Sarada

I like this pairing. I mean, Sarada even stalked him, just like Hinata did, and what did that lead to? Marriage!

Just saying there parents ARE Sasuke and Sakura not stupid Karin

For the new generation

They really are the best ship so far in my opinion. I ship them more than shikamaru and temari and that's something because as for the original naruto (and shipudden) shikatema is the best couple

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21 Pein x Konan

I love Konan. Being the only female akatsuki member she was bound to have lots of pairings, but I think Peins the best because he's so mysterious, yet they seem to get along fine, and it seems that she's the only one that understands him.

They should be higher too, I mean they're connection was real powerful and cute I mean I cried when they all died

Konan is the best Naruto girl, and Pain is so handsome and amazing! They're perfect couple!

I find this pairing one of the best Naruto couples,Because Pein and Konan are meant to be together ❀!
And since Pein is just Yahiko's body,Konan would feel more near Yahiko! πŸ˜‰

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22 Sasuke x Hinata

Nah Sasuke is just cold for such a sweet girl. Hinata x Naruto is better!

Never said a word to each other. And Hinata was one of the few girls who took no interest in him. Girls like Ino, Sakura, Tenten, and Karin all spent too much time fangirling over his 'mighty good looks'.

What. NO. Hinata loves Naruto and Sasuke loves Sakura

What, how could it work? They barely spoke. Hinata has eyes only for Naruto. Well so does Sasuke to be fair. lol - Amilee

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23 Jiraya x Tsunade

The perv and the woman with giant breasts... What can go wrong? I think they would be good together just by even looking at their names. In a mythical Japanese story, they are married.

Unrequited love of jiraiya to tsunade and the hidden feelings of tsunade to jiraiya. The tears of tsunade when jiraiya went to fight pain its breathtaking and its ironic how does jiraiya the womanizer has one and only lobe and that is tsunade,

"I have already given my heart to a woman, but she has had her heart broken so many time she now rejects love." Jiraiya about Tsunade

Tsunade and Jiraya would've been cute together. It's too bad Tsunade lost too many loved ones after putting her whole entire being into trusting and loving them only to lose them right away.

Including with Jiraya when he convinced her to let him battle pein.

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24 Kakashi Hatake x Mei Terumi

Both of them would be a better couple. Hope both have feeling to each other.

They should be higher here! I really wish they were canon

Aw I wish this was cannon

They would be hot couple

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25 Naruto x Ramen

Beautiful. Sasuke move out of the way ramen is here.

I 100% think this a great ship

This ship is truly a piece of art.

This is the exact thing we’re looking for

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26 Yahiko x Konan

This pairing is AWESOME.

My favourite couple in Naruto ❀

I love this pairing so much! 😻I just can't get enough of it! πŸ˜πŸ’–πŸ’"β€πŸ’πŸ’‹πŸ’ - 😽Yahiko and Konan look so sweet together!

27 Sai x Ino

The handsome and The beautiful

Should be arleast no.5

Haha! Its canon baby! They're just too sweet! Even they shipped Ino with Shikamaru... Ino doesn't have interest in Shikamaru nor Shikamaru doesn't have interest in her... I mean that Ino and Sai is so kawaii~! Ino and Sai may not have many moments but I can say that Ino had an interest on him since they met! Too perfect~! They even had a son, Inojin. So kawaii~!

28 Sasuke And Ino (SasuIno)

Agree with the comment which say they look sexy together.

Ino is better with gaara and sasuke I don't care

For me, Sasuke and Ino are the greatest couple in 'Naruto'. They look great together. And they also match each other.

They are cool.

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29 Kiba x Hinata

Nah... Kiba knows better than anyone that Hinata likes Naruto in the show

Stop being bitter guys. It's a good and cute couple. It will be better if Kiba ended up with Hinata. They are on the same team, they cared for each other, and Kiba is jealous at Naruto right? If it was developed it will be one of the best. And I think Narusaku is better than Naruhina(As a Hinata fan) And Kiba is like Naruto. If Hinata felt that Kiba was always there for her than Naruto then it will be better. - Roguella

I think Kiba and Hinata have more of older brother, little sister relationship than a romantic one

It's really great ship, even tought that's impossible...
I mean, Kiba acts like he is or was in love with hinata, but she (obviously) choses naruto.. I think that they would make cute couple.

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30 Itachi x Sasuke

My gad here at HOLY ANGEL!

Mga bobo mas okay to!


There brothers that’s sick - Starryskys122

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31 Sakura x Lee

I always thought that Sakura should have said yes when Lee asked her out. I mean he's so devoted to her, even more than Naruto is.

Lee and Sakura is a VERY good couple even though Sakura and Sasuke are a better couple.

Although I ship SasuSaku, when Lee was in the hospital and Sakura brought him flowers, I was so happy.

I personally feel like Sakura didn't really do anything to deserve him. Lee is such a great guy. Sakura on the other hand values superficial details more than what's truly inside (Everything about Sasuke and her, and even her true respect for Naruto as a friend only coming after he got strong)
So in my opinion this isn't a good shipping because Lee deserves to get as much respect and love as he gives out, and Sakura just couldn't give him nearly enough respect.
The flowers she was giving were nice, I'll give this ship that much, but her extent of caring for him enough for me to see this as a good couple stopped after he got better and had his surgery.

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32 Sasori x Deidara

It was just adorable how they fought like a married couple

They are the best and cutest together and work together so well THAT I LOVE THEM SO MUCH AS A COUPLE! I think sasori is really cute with deidara because they think alike and look like a married couple when they talk.

Don't mind the homophobic thumbs down folks. This pairing is awesome and they are adorable together.

I've always loved these two together, and I always will. SasoDei/DeiSaso for life!

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33 Kakashi x Hanare

No no no, this couple should have been re-introduced back to the show because they're relationship and connection was so strong. And they are both good looking so they can make nice babies together. And they should be higher too.

If you don't remember this episode, you should watch it again. I was literally crying when she jumped of the cliff, I mean poor Kakashi! He lost a girl who he really loved. (naruto shippuden episode 191)

Hanare... She's so beautiful... And they're a perfect couple... - archiesweirdmysteries


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34 Karin x Suigetsu

These two might fight a lot, but I still think they would be perfect if Karin gave up on Sasuke and realized how much of life she missed.

They are just perfect, like, seriously

They are quite cute together...I head x shark boy (lol)...yes they fight and piss eachother off but I think they haven't not their feelings towards eachother

They are perfect for each other :) they should have gotten married

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35 Lee x Tenten

I like these two together. Lee is just Lee, and Tenten just seemed so inspired by his story and how he trained and persevered to become the ninja he became. Of course she didn't appear enough in the series for there to be any canon evidence, but I wish the creators would've had a better reason to kill Neji than just to unite NaruHina, and making Leeten could've been part of the better reason. (not saying that Neji had to or should've died. It really wasn't nessessary)

Plus the Rock Lee spin off makes Tenten seem like she is really likes Lee, not that it counts for anything because it is a spin off.

Also, Tenten deserves better than to be sent into oblivion in the Naruto/Boruto universe after being seen owning an unsuccessful weapons shop. Nobody can tell me there wasn't some way to develop her a little more than that.

TenTen fangirling over Lee at the end of part 1 (she has never done this for another boy) proved how much she cared about him.

These 2 have always made me happy, ever since he caught her after Temari threw her off her fan at the chunin exams

36 Kakuzu x Hidan

Why is this not up here yet?

I love this so much!

WOOT! This ship is awesome. :3

And if you're gonna hate on, then go ahead and hate!


One of my favorite yaoi ships! 😎Although I ship Hidan with Jashin! 😎

37 Itachi x Ino
38 Deidara x Ino

The blond guy and the blonde girl with similar hair styles.

That's because they're blond and share similar hair style? - irismatidia

Wonderful. Two people who don't know each other suddenly shipped together.

That's so stupid

39 Ino x Pain
40 Dan x Tsunade

I know... I feel like crying now.. ! - archiesweirdmysteries

41 Kakashi x Rin

I just love them... Who cares if you ship Rin with Obito and Kakashi with Mei? But I love them, Rin loved Kakashi, just like Sakura loved Sasuke! Obito loved Rin like Naruto loved Sakura before! Obito is overreacting of Rin's death! Kakashi shed tears for her! For the last time... KAKASHI didn't KILLED RIN! IT WAS RIN'S FAULT! IF YOU READ CHAPTER 629 YOU'LL UNDERSTAND! RIN WANTED TO DIE BY THE HANDS OF THE ONE SHE LOVED AND THAT IS KAKASHI! KakaRin forever <3!

42 Tsunade x Dan
43 Gaara x Hinata

These two just both seem so different from everyone else that they go perfectly together. I mean Gaara was yelled at for being to strong and Hinata was too weak. And I know people are going to kill me for not pairing Hinata with Naruto.

I think that they would go well together because Gaara is so protective and Hinata is so hard working. I'm just so into Naruto x Hinata that I just can't devote to this.

No, just no. It doesn't work

Well, both adore Naruto

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44 Raikage x Kushina
45 Kakashi x Obito

Love this couple. First of, they're two of the hottest characters in Naruto. Secound- the ANGST! The drama- everything. Kakashi changed his life because of Obito and Obito didn't hesitste to give up his life for him. Sure, he was in love with Rin, but it's time to move on He cares more about Kakashi than he lets on. They are just so perfect... And that line Obito said to Kakashi; "I want to fill that void in your heart. Ask anything you desire, and in the world I'm creating I'll give it to you." So... CUTE!

There like the SasuNaru of their generation but with a different story. I've always seen Kakashi and Obito as two halves of one character because of the way they changed personalities, like Obito was Yin and Kakashi Yang. Because of that it just feels natural that they would be attracted to eachother.

YeS please slay Me nOW

They're fecking adorable - they cause me, the most cold-blooded person to ever exist, to fangirl squeal. (✿β - •β€Ώβ - •) shiet.

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46 Sai x Deidara

Not perfect deiadara is a boy and sai is a boy

I love these two together! I mean what's cuter than a couple with matching hair styles!?

47 Madara x Hashirama

Finally, someone posted it!

Oh yes, that one's fun. During the war, Madara was so eager to meet with Hashi again, it made me smirk.

Madara wanted to meet Hashirama again but then he got rejected :P

YES YES OH YES OH GOD YESSS. It is so borderline canon and there are so many hints, so much innuendo there and I love it. They belong together. HashiMada makes me so so happy! Beautiful pair. True and tragic love. S P E C T A C U L A R.

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48 Sasori x Sakura

She can be his puppet slave, that makes their relationship interesting

For some reason I think they are a good couple


Majes more sense than sasusaku

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49 Gaara x Sakura

Awesome ship so cute

Like it or don't I don't care it cute.

If only I would own Naruto then I would for sure put in this cuuttee :3


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50 Kakashi x Naruto

3rd favorite pairing

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