Naruto is a mischievous troublemaker struggling to develop his ninja skills. Although his village believes him to be cursed and treats him like an outcast, Naruto has good intentions and dreams of becoming the leader of his ninja clan one day.
Sasuke is the heir of the legendary ninja family Uchiha and is top of his class in ninja techniques. Both Naruto's teammate and rival, Sasuke is adored by all the girls because of his cool demeanor and undeniable fighting skills, but his main interest is in avenging his family.
A witty girl with an independent spirit, Sakura is one of the smartest ninja trainees and ends up teamed with Naruto and Sasuke. Naruto has a crush on Sakura, but she's only interested in Sasuke.
Teacher of the Ninja Academy, Iruka is one of the first people to sympathize with Naruto, since both of them come from an orphan background.
Underneath his aloof and carefree appearance, Kakashi is actually an extremely powerful ninja with formidable skills. As the sensei of Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke, he's a clever but strict instructor who places a heavy emphasis on teamwork.
Naruto is struggling to become leader of the village one day. Meet your favourite heroes and join the fight here on Cartoon Network Australia, New Zealand!