As part of this 12 months’s Leap Festa, Naruto introduced that it not solely can be adapting the Sasuke/Sakura spin-off sequence to its anime sequence however that after this story arc, the Code Arc can be bringing the tv sequence again to its manga source materials after a number of months away. On prime of those ground-breakers, the Shonen franchise additionally introduced a worldwide ballot that can decide the highest ninety-nine characters of the sequence by followers, with early outcomes being launched which may shock just a few followers of the Hidden Leaf Village.

For the reason that Naruto franchise has informed the story of the Seventh Hokage, and his son, for over twenty years, there are many characters to select from on this new recognition ballot. Whether or not they be hero or villain, every has had their very own distinctive stamp on the sequence, and whereas some would possibly not be amongst the land of the residing, it is clear that followers acknowledge the contribution that they needed to the ninja world, for good or for ailing. The ballot nonetheless has loads of time to shore up votes in your favourite anime ninja that sprang from the thoughts of Masashi Kishimoto as the ultimate outcomes will likely be revealed subsequent April.

Naruto Ballot

The Official Twitter Account for the Naruto franchise shared the early outcomes of the worldwide recognition ballot, with some stunning outcomes on the subject of which ninjas, lifeless or alive, have been capable of rise the ranks amongst the anime group:

The road-up of the highest ten of the ballot reads as such:

1. Minato Namikaze
2. Itachi Uchiha
3. Shisui Uchiha
4. Naruto Uzumaki
5. Kakashi Hatake
6. Madara Uchiha
7. Jiraiya
8. Sasuke Uchiha
9. Sakura Haruno
10. Obita Uchiha


At current, it might appear that not one of the characters launched within the newest sequel sequence, Boruto: Naruto Subsequent Generations, have been capable of make the lower when it got here to the ballot’s prime ten, proving how beloved the primary two sequence have change into. To assist usher within the subsequent era, many unique characters corresponding to Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura have aged up, with their kids carrying on the torch and combating towards their very own distinctive challenges within the ninja world.

Who’s your favourite Naruto character all through all three sequence? Be at liberty to tell us within the feedback or hit me up straight on Twitter @EVComedy to speak all issues comics, anime, and the world of the Hidden Leaf Village.