Hey, guys welcome back to Kaizetsu.com. Today we are going to provide you the list of Anime which are very similar to anime named Naruto.

Short introduction to Naruto:

Naruto Uzumaki is a young ninja who bears a great power hidden inside him, a power that has isolated him from the rest of his village. As such, his only dream is to become the Hokage – the most powerful ninja, and leader of the village; but first he needs to graduate! With his inability to perform even the most basic ninja techniques, it seems that all Naruto has going for him is his determination to succeed no matter what. Teamed up with the genius Sasuke, book-smart Sakura, and their team leader Kakashi, Naruto embarks on his quest to become the Hokage. But with outside forces posing a threat to the entire Hidden Leaf village, Naruto discovers that he must become much stronger if he ever wants to realize his dream and protect the friendships he’s forged.

10. Ao no Exorcist (Blue Exorcist)

Description: Rin Okumura is a seemingly ordinary boy living at the Southern Cross Boys’ Monastery. One day, however, Rin encounters a boy who has been possessed by a demon. Amidst the struggle, he not only awakens latent powers sealed within him, but also learns that he is the son of Satan! No longer able to stay under the protection of the church and with his very existence straddling the line between human and demon, Rin decides to fight against his parentage and joins the True Cross Order as an exorcist. Now, the teen must attend the True Cross Academy and begin special exorcist training alongside his new comrades all while keeping his identity a secret; but can the son of Satan really become a true exorcist?

Number of Episodes: 37

Release Year: 2011 – 2017

Both are centered around a boy who learns that he is gifted with immense demonic powers, and must find a way to control them in order to protect the people he loves.

9. Soul Eater

Description: In a bizarre fantasy world, students known as meisters are trained at the illustrious Shinigami Weapon Meister University; but the tools they wield are no ordinary weapons! Each meister is paired with a human-like being who can transform into a weapon at will; and after defeating a pre-kishin – a human whose soul has darkened – the weapon eats the soul within it. A meister’s ultimate goal is to collect ninety-nine pre-kishin souls and one of a witch so that his or her partner will become an all-powerful Death Scythe. Maka and her partner Soul Eater; Assassin Black Star and his partner Demon Blade Tsubaki; and Shinigami’s son Death the Kid and his partners the Demon Twin Pistol Thompson Sisters each vie for their ultimate goal, but plenty of challenges and adventures lie in their way!

Number of Episodes: 51

Release Year: 2008 – 2009

The art style for Soul Eater actually is rather similar to Naruto’s in the fact that it uses rather thick lines and bright, solid colours. Even the tone of the anime is similar, adding light-hearted and funny moments in-between epic action. Soul Eater injects a bit more humour than Naruto, but they both do a good job of relieving tension with humour at the right moments. Both anime focus on building up the quirky characters (which are very lovable and memorable) as they progress further into their world and as they get into more fights. Both stories are essentially following the main characters getting stronger and maturing as they strive towards their ultimate goal.

8. Jujutsu Kaisen

Description: Although Yuji Itadori looks like your average teenager, his immense physical strength is something to behold! Every sports club wants him to join, but Itadori would rather hang out with the school outcasts in the Occult Research Club. One day, the club manages to get their hands on a sealed cursed object. Little do they know the terror they’ll unleash when they break the seal…

Number of Episodes: 24

Release Year: 2020 – 2021

Both focus on a quartet of main characters, with three students and one teacher. Both protagonists have an extremely powerful demon inside of them that grants them adequate fighting power from the start. Both see students with unique powers as the primary cast, and have a skirmish with an opposing school early on in the story to demonstrate relative power levels. Both focus on a similar format, where the heroes will go on a mission, perform their duty and then return to home base, potentially being promoted. In both, missions contribute a little to the overarching story, usually in the form of a villain appearance.

7. Nabari no Ou

Description: There are two worlds which exist side by side – the ordinary surface world of the humans and the secret world of ninjas called Nabari. Within this secret world, the opposing ninja groups are fighting over who should possess the ultimate power known as Shinra Banshou. Enter Miharu Rokujou, a high-school student who lives a carefree life and likes to keep himself to himself. Unfortunately for Miharu, his carefree life is about to be over, because within him is hidden the ultimate power and there is no end of evil minions ready to kidnap him for it! Miharu’s only chance of survival is to embrace this mystic world and become the King of Nabari himself. With the help of his new ninja friends, Kouichi, Shimizu, and Kumohira, can he come to grips with his powers or will he fall prey to his many enemies instead?

Number of Episodes: 26

Release Year: 2008

Both series tell about a ninja world. Nabari no Ou tells about the current world and Naruto has its own ninja world. In both anime, there is a guy who has the power to change the world and other people are trying to use it. Both of them want to protect their friends and the world. They are both very good anime with action, drama, comedy, and more.

6. Bleach

Description: Fifteen-year-old Ichigo Kurosaki is a typical teen with fighting skills, two caring sisters and a special trait: he can see ghosts. However, when Ichigo and his family find themselves under attack by a huge beast, Ichigo discovers that there’s more to the supernatural world than the everyday specter. Vengeful spirits known as Hollows roam the world in search of devouring souls, and Shinigami – soul reapers – work tirelessly to defeat them and guide normal ghosts into a place called Soul Society. Ichigo valiantly fights the Hollow that threatens his sisters, but on the verge of defeat a Shinigami named Rukia gives him her powers, turning him into a Shinigami himself. Ichigo must now adjust to his new life of both vanquishing and saving souls for the sake of Soul Society.

Number of Episodes: 366

Release Year: 2004 – 2012

Both main characters have powers and a strong willed mind. They never give up and fight mainly for the sake of their friends. Both develop their powers throughout the anime as they keep training and fighting. One as a substitute shinigami and the other one as a ninja. The cast of Bleach is older than Naruto’s but the target audience is not very different so if you’ve watched one and are looking for something with the same feel to it, give the other a go.

5. Fairy Tail

Description: Lucy is a seventeen-year-old mage with the power to summon stellar spirits, but what she really wants to do is join a guild – and not just any guild. She has her eyes set on Fairy Tail, a notoriously reckless and outrageous group of magic users who are likely to be drunk or destroying buildings and towns in the process of completing a job! While in town one day Lucy meets a perpetually-seasick boy named Natsu who, through a series of events, reveals to her that he’s none other than the fire-eating mage Salamander of Fairy Tail! Lucy is finally able to join Fairy Tail and quickly begins to take on odd jobs with Natsu and his gang for fame and profit. Along with her fiery friend, Happy the flying cat, Natsu’s archrival Gray and their overseer the invincible and beautiful Erza, Lucy sets forth for epic adventures that leave an epic amount of destruction in their wake. After all, destroying a city or five doesn’t matter as long as they get the job done… right?!

Number of Episodes: 328

Release Year: 2012 – 2019

Friendship, loyalty and a mix of love is what these two animes have in common. Not to mention they all have a huge variety of characters, all with differrent kewl techniques and powers. Both shows also finds a good way of mixing humor at the right time, but still manages to keep up a good suspense when needed. Also, the three main characters have huge resemblances.

4. Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)

Description: Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not going to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies. Now, the only thing standing between him and his first class is the academy’s formidable entrance exam—nothing a little private tutoring from the world’s mightiest hero can’t solve.

Number of Episodes: 113

Release Year: 2016 – 2020

Story about teenagers who are being trained in a school dedicated to cultivate people with special abilities by teachers who also possess such special abilities. Those special abilities are usually diverse with most of the characters wielding a distinct style of abilities. After fighting with other students to prove their strenght. They then go on to beat up some bad guys, at start usually under the teacher’s supervision.

3. One Piece

Description: Long ago the infamous Gol D. Roger was the strongest and most powerful pirate on the seas. As he was about to be executed he revealed that he hid all of his wealth, including the legendary treasure known as One Piece, on an island at the end of the Grand Line – a treacherous and truly unpredictable sea. Monkey D. Luffy is a spirited, energetic and somewhat dim-witted young man with a very big dream: to find One Piece and become the Pirate King! However Luffy is no ordinary boy, as when he was younger he ate one of the Devil’s Fruits and gained its power to become a Rubber Man. Now in this grand age of pirates Luffy sets out to gather a crew and sail to the most dangerous sea in the world so that he can fulfill his dream… and maybe even his appetite!

Number of Episodes: 900+

Release Year: 1999 – ?

In both anime protagonists continue to go on a life with the dream which was defined in their childhood. And which has strongly changed their life. It helps them to meet new friends and as to overcome the difficulties arising on their way. In both anime the main character has the promise, given to the friend. In both anime very interesting abilities of heroes, their characters, charisma. And as the important place is borrowed with friendship and fidelity. At both anime as there is a lot of humour, the cat well dilutes many heavy situations occuring during adventures of characters. So despite of all duration of anime to look them it is a pleasure. 

2. Black Clover

Description: In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!

Number of Episodes: 170

Release Year: 2017 – 2021

Both MC have similar characteristic; never give up and uproar a lot. Both mc always think of the others and wanted to be the best of something; Naruto who wanted to be Hokage and Asta who wanted to be a Magic Emperor. Their attribute is alike, demonic attribute which people are afraid of. They are outcast of their society because they do not have things they need to live in their world; Asta with magic, Naruto with his ability. In the beginning their parents are unknown. And their biggest enemies are their own friend. And these enemies have similar character too. Both main heroines seem a little too big-mouthed. Both story grow by making the character to be acknowledged by other people by showing their somewhat of ‘abnormal power’ , and these acknowledgment will eventually lead them to their goal and defeating their sole enemy. Last but absolutely not least, both are typical shounen anime.

1. Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Description: Drawn to the mystique of the unknown, Hunters travel the world in search of terrifying creatures, incredible riches, and unexplored lands. Gon Freecss is a naive-yet-determined young boy who aspires to join the ranks of these individuals, in order to find his missing father Ging – a master of the profession himself. To reach his goal, he partakes in the formidable Hunter Exam, a series of tests that push the participants to their physical and mental limits, with a Hunter License as the prize. During the exam Gon befriends vengeful Kurapika, doctor-to-be Leorio, and skilled assassin Killua, who have entered for their own reasons. But with the sinister Hisoka standing in their way, will Gon and his friends be able to succeed in obtaining their reward, or even escaping with their lives?

Number of Episodes: 148

Release Year: 2011 – 2014

Masashi Kishimoto (creator of Naruto) openly admits he was heavily influenced by Hunter x Hunter in creating Naruto. Both anime have characters with abilities (Nen/Chakra). Both main characters want to become very strong and have a goal they are trying to reach. Both anime have humor, lots of action, concentrated on friendship and scenes that touch people emotionally. Both have a main protagonist who has no parents and never surrenders. They follow the main protagonist as he makes several friends, from which, one who comes from a notorious family and one who seeks vengeance for the murder of his clan. They also have similar villains: a shady criminal organization, and a pale man who takes an interest in the main characters and switches factions often.

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