The female characters of Naruto also had a very important role in the history of the series. In this list, we will talk a little about the most relevant women in Naruto and Naruto Shipuuden. Some of our data is based on the older versions of the characters. There may be spoilers for the series finale, and a bit of Boruto.
Birthday: March 28
Age: 20+ Star
Sakura Haruno (now Uchiha) trained all her childhood to become a kunoichi in Konohagakure. However, after training under the Sannin Tsunade, she finds her true calling: to become a ninja doctor.
Her personality was always that of a well-behaved girl, a true lady. Known for her relatively petty heart towards Naruto, who was always in love with her, Sakura only had eyes for Sasuke. Eventually, however, she begins to look up to both boys as the inspiration for her to become stronger.
By the end of the series, her relationship with Sasuke blossoms, and they have a daughter, named Sarada. However, Sasuke has a mission that sends him away, and Sakura has to take care of the little girl by herself.
Despite becoming a formidable fighter, her greatest skill is demonstrated by applying medical ninjutsu to the injured. This leads her to become the head of the village’s medical department.
Birthday: December 27
Age: 20+ Star
Hinata Hyuga (now Uzumaki), is a kunoichi from Konohagakure . Previously, she was the heiress of her clan, but she lost her position as she was not considered worthy of the position. Hinata always had a persevering personality, and during her training with Team 8, she sought to improve one aspect of herself, even if it was just a little about herself.
This determination is due to a childhood encounter with Naruto, who wanted to exceed the expectations that others had placed on him. Despite not having the strength, Naruto defended Hinata from an attack of bullies when they were little, which cut deep into the girl’s heart. Naruto becomes his inspiration and the love of her life. Eventually, she manages to confess her affection to him, and Naruto reciprocates. They get married, and together they have two sons, Boruto and Himawari.
As a member of the Hyuga clan, Hinata possesses the Byakugan, a dojutsu that grants her 360-degree vision around her, with a single blind spot. Thanks to this, she is an excellent tracker. Additionally, the byakugan can sense chakra at considerable distances.
Thanks to her strict upbringing, Hinata is highly trained in hand-to-hand combat. Specifically in a technique called jukenho, where she attacks, with soft blows, the chakra paths inside the opponent’s body, hurting organs that are in said spaces.
3. Tsunade Senju
Birthday: August 2
Age: 55 Star
Tsunade is the descendant of the Senju and Uzumaki clans, and one of the Sannin of Konohagakure. She is known for being the best kunoichi in the world, and the best medical ninja in history. Feeling deeply the loss of many loved ones, Tsunade leaves her village, but is convinced to return to take the place of the fifth Hokage.
During his childhood, he teamed up with Jiraiya and Orochimaru, under Hiruzen Sarutobi. His skills grew as he trained, and he found a true calling in medicine, struggling to include a group of medical ninja during the Second Shinobi War.
She is one of the most prominent kunoichi in the history of Naruto, but she shone much brighter when she came up with new ways to heal. She created antidotes for rare poisons, and even sleeping potions. She is also capable of performing autopsies and finding damage on a cellular level. She is extremely intelligent and curious, looking for new ways to apply medicine and help all those who have been hurt during wars.
4. Kaguya Ōtsutsuki
Birthday: August 15
Age: N/A Star Sign
Height: N/ A
Millennia ago, Kaguya and Isshiki were sent to Earth to cultivate the God Tree, which would produce the Chakra Fruit. Kaguya aspired to get hold of the fruit by herself, as her role would be that of a sacrifice to the Ten-Tails. Kaguya, at some point in history, consumed the fruit of the God Tree, becoming the first person on earth with the ability to wield chakra.
After living hundreds of years in war and observing the worst of humanity, Kaguya gradually loses her faith in the human race, despite falling in love with a human and having children with him. Disillusioned, she eats the chakra fruit, convinced that if she were given the powers of a God, she could stop the war.
Kaguya was a kind and gentle woman, but she was corrupted by the power given to her. She ruled humanity under cruelty and distrust, which made her a despicable woman, even for her heirs, whom she distrusted because they had chakra since her birth.
He had the Byakugan and the Rinne Sharingan, creating the Uchiha and Hyuuga clan from his blood. Thanks to her powers, she was able to avoid being sealed completely by her children. In this process she creates Zetsu, who was also known as Black Zetsu. He eventually betrays Madara Uchiha, and revives Kaguya. Kaguya is shown as the most powerful woman in the Naruto universe.
Birthday: August 23
Age: 20+ Star
Temari, (now Temari Nara) used to be a kunoichi from Sunagakure and the Kazekage clan. After marrying Shikamaru Nara, she becomes part of the Nara clan and moves to Konohagakure, where she works as a kunoichi for the village.
Temari is an excellent strategist and a very perceptive girl, so much so that she basically becomes the ambassador of the sand village in Konoha. Her abilities stand out when it comes to harnessing the wind, and her most recognized weapon is a giant fan.
She is skilled in close combat and absolutely devastating with long range attacks.
6. The woman
Clan: Not available
Birthday: February 20
Age: 35 Star
Originally a founding member of the Akatsuki, Konan used to be a kunoichi from Amegakure. After Yahiko’s death, she joined Nagato, who had taken control of the Akatsuki group. She was the only one capable of calling him by his name. After Nagato’s death, Konan leaves the Akatsuki and becomes the leader of the Amegakure village.
Among the Akatsuki he had the noblest heart, and the most unwavering loyalty of all. After Nagato’s sacrifice, all of his loyalty is poured towards Naruto Uzumaki, as Nagato trusted Naruto to bring peace to the world.
Kanon learned to use ninjutsu mixed with her origami skills. He had multiple techniques that involved paper and his intellect was far above many other ninjas.
7. Kushina Uzumaki
Birthday: July 10
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Born in Uzushiogakure, Kushina was a member of the famous Uzumaki clan. When she was very young she was sent to the Konoha academy to learn the art of ninja. Trying to impress the class, she makes a strong statement when introducing herself: she was going to become the first female Hokage.
The girl eventually finds out why she had to leave her village during the war, and it was because she was the next jinchuriki, destined to lead the Nine-Tails. Kushina was terrified of the prospect, but the previous bearer gave her advice that marked her life: love would be the only thing capable of controlling the deep hatred professed by the Nine Tails.
By meeting Minato and falling in love, he manages to better control the power of the Nine Tails. At some point in the story, Minato becomes the fourth Hokage, and Kushina becomes pregnant with Naruto. His chakra would weaken too much during childbirth, for which preventive measures were taken before the event, but everything went wrong, and both Kushina and Minato ended up dying and sealing the nine-tailed fox inside Naruto, placing their hopes in the little one for learn to control it.
8. Ino Yamanaka
Birthday: September 23
Age: 20+ Star
Ino Yamanaka is a member of the Yamanaka clan, and works as a kunoichi in the village of Konohagakure. She and Sakura were childhood friends, but because they both liked Sasuke, they decided to become rivals.
Ino is very applied and very good at fighting, being part of a great clan of warriors. After growing up, she learns medical ninjutsu under the tutelage of Sakura and Tsunade, as well as having exceptional perception. This leads her to develop a “mind reading” technique, extracting memories from injured people. Many of her fighting abilities include mental manipulation of her opponent.
9. With Terumī
Clan: Not Available
Birthday: May 21
Age: 31 Star
She is the fifth Mizukage of Kirigakure. She is a powerful kunoichi, whose skills allowed her to rise to the position she currently holds. Observant, calm and perceptive, Mei is able to detect the slightest change in the personality of someone who has been manipulated. She also has the ability to use ninjutsu with elemental transformations.
10. Kurenai Yūhi
Birthday: June 11
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Kurenai Yūhi (now Sarutobi), is a member of the Sarutobi clan, and during her time active as a kunoichi in Konohagakure, she served as the leader of Team 8. She was always romantically associated with Asuma Sarutobi, another teacher at the academy. However, their relationship was never confirmed until after Asuma’s passing, where she Kurenai announced that she was pregnant with a girl, and that he was her father.
She is considered a prodigy of genjutsu. Kurenai has the ability to see through illusions, affect multiple opponents with the same genjutsu , and remove it from a victim. Many of her techniques have to do with trees, flowers and plants.
11. Rin Nohara
Clan: Not available
Birthday: November 15
Age: 31 Star
Rin Nohara is not a character who has been around for a long time in the story, but her input was crucial to much of Kakashi Hatake’s story. Originally from Konohagakure, she was under Minato’s care, along with Kakashi Hatake and Obito Uchiha.
Eventually, the girl would die due to an elaborate plan by Madara Uchiha, who posed as a leader of the fog village. Madara would seal the three-tailed creature inside the little girl, and this would force her to feel like a danger to the village and her companions.
After Kakashi refused to end her life, the girl decides to sacrifice herself using her friend’s strength, standing in front of a chidori that would mortally wound her. The character would become a kind of “guardian angel” for Obito, as she could always be seen judging his actions and waiting for him in the afterlife.
12. Anko Mitarashi
Clan: Not available
Birthday: October 24
Age: 31 Star
A teacher at the academy and part of the tokubetsu jō nin of Konohagakure. When she was a child, her team was led by Orochimaru. The villain took a great interest in her, teaching many of his special jutsu from her. This means that Anko was part of an experiment conducted by Orochimaru, who tested the Cursed Seal of Heaven on her. Anko was the only one who survived.
Eventually, the seal was removed from his body after the Fourth Shinobi War.