Welcome to our comprehensive guide on the characters of the beloved anime and manga series, Naruto!
Naruto is a show that has over seven hundred episodes, movies, OVAs (Original Video Animations), games, and many more. With such a huge number of episodes and other content, an overwhelming character cast is sure to follow. One of the things that makes the Naruto series what it is today is the wide variety of characters with unique abilities that the show has. From controlling your shadows to controlling your mind, this show has characters that specialize in everything. While it gives more screen time to the main characters, it also makes sure that the other characters are given attention as well.
When Kishimoto created Naruto characters, be it the main Naruto character cast or side characters, he made sure to reflect each character’s personality with the outfits they wore. Each character serves a purpose in the bigger picture and each character belongs to a clan. Some clans are famous for their techniques, some for their enormous chakra pool, all of which contribute to the rich roster of characters in Naruto.
The specialties of the characters in Naruto are not just the abilities of this generation, but also of generations from the past. The anime has characters from way before the first chakra bearers were born. It also has a world that is built around characters who utilize chakra, but each character can not be unique when all the characters rely on the same techniques.
They have this covered as well, as the use of Taijutsu is something that does not require chakra, but just intense physical training. It pushes the limit of the human body to achieve what sometimes even Ninjutsu can not.
The unique roster of characters that the show provides lets us pick favorites apart from the main character, Naruto Uzumaki. With each character having a story of their own and an identity of their own, Naruto fans have been blessed with a huge collection of characters. Interestingly, throughout the course of the Naruto series, like the main character, Naruto Uzumaki, other characters also embark on their own journey and learn about life and the world they live in, in their own way. Every character has an identity, a perspective, and a journey of their own which makes the Naruto series exceptional and able to grasp the emotions of its audiences.
When all is said and done, Naruto is not just an anime or manga series, it is an emotion that keeps its fans connected to the storyline and to the Naruto world itself. The character cast is one of the major reasons why the series is so popular all over the globe.
Here, we can have a glance at a few of the most popular characters in the Naruto series:
A. Kakashi Hatake was the most popular Naruto character based on the Character Poll 1 that came out with manga chapter 60. In Naruto Character Poll 7, in which the polls were given with manga chapter 531, Naruto Uzumaki came out on top with 6,880 votes.
In an ongoing Naruto global character popularity poll called Narutop99, held in celebration of Naruto’s 20th anniversary, Minato Namikaze is taking the lead with Itachi Uchiha in second place. However, the poll is still open till 31 January 2023.
A. The top 10 strongest characters, not ranked in sequence, in Naruto are
A. Naruto Uzumaki is the protagonist of the Naruto series. The main character cast includes Sasuke Uchiha, Sakura Haruno, and Kakashi Hatake with Jiraiya, Itachi Uchiha, Tsunade Senju, and the rest of Konoha 11 being a few of the major characters in the series.
A. Kakashi Hatake is considered to be the coolest character in the Naruto cast by the majority of fans all over the globe.
A. All of the playable characters in Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 can be unlocked by finishing the story mode. One can also spend ryo, an in-game currency, to unlock playable characters.
A. Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 has over 106 playable Naruto characters, some being different forms of a character, with their own unique set of abilities to be used in battle.
A. Naruto Clash of Ninja offers its audience a total of 10 Naruto characters.