Naruto vs. Ichigo: Who Would Win in a Fight?

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While the Naruto and Bleach anime and manga series are vastly different, there’s one question all of their fans want to know: which series’ main character would win in a fight? While this may be just an entertainment question, it’s not an impossible one to answer—if you look at the facts closely enough.

Who is Naruto?

Naruto is a Japanese ninja who has been training since he was young. He is known for his incredible speed, agility, and reflexes. His style is called Shurikenjutsu (Ninja Art). He uses a special type of throwing star that can be used as both a weapon and a tracking device.

  1. Naruto’s signature move is the Rasengan, a powerful technique that creates a massive explosion. This technique is based on chakra created from the user’s chakra.
  2. Naruto is able to use ninjutsu, genjutsu, taijutsu, and kenjutsu.
  3. Naruto is the son of Uzumaki Minato Namikaze, and Hinata Hyuga.
  4. Naruto is the only child of his parents.
  5. Naruto is the first person to learn about the existence of Kyuubi.

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The Tale of Uzumaki Naruto

Long before he became an international symbol of perseverance and dedication, Uzumaki Naruto was born to parents Minato Namikaze and Kushina Uzumaki. A star student of his class, young Naruto grew up surrounded by loved ones in Konoha, but with no knowledge of who his family was or why they were feared by so many.

In time, Naruto would discover that he is one of nine legendary Jinchuriki—humans gifted with tailed beasts sealed within their bodies—and that it is his destiny to save mankind from destruction by evil forces. To do so, however, he must first learn to control Kurama—the most powerful Bijuu (Tailed Beast) ever known!

Who is Ichigo?

This is a Japanese word that means “to protect”. Ichigo is a symbol of protection and is used in many different ways. In this case, it refers to the protective barrier that surrounds the heart. This barrier can help us feel safe from harm and keep us protected from negative emotions.

Ichigo Kurosaki

Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character created by Masami Kurumada, who appears in the manga series Bleach. He is a high-school student chosen to become a Soul Reaper (a person who protects humans from spirits known as Hollow) after Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaver, saved his life.

Ichigo Kurosaki’s Power

In the anime adaptation of Bleach, Ichigo possesses a power called zanpakuto, which allows him to use two swords at once. His zanpakuto is shaped like a giant scythe, but he uses only one word at a time.

The Saga of Bleach’s Ichigo Kurosaki

In many respects, Bleach’s Ichigo Kurosaki can be considered anime’s Batman. Like Batman, he is an orphaned hero trained to become stronger and make it big. Unlike Batman, however, Ichigo is significantly less disciplined; he was kicked out of his shinigami academy after going berserk when one of his classmates died.


Both Naruto and Ichigo have their strengths, but they also both have weaknesses. Here’s how they compare based on these aspects of their personalities. Let’s figure out who would win between these two main characters! Quirks, I mean. 🙂

Battle Style

The two are well-versed in hand-to-hand combat, but his grandfather’s sage trained Naruto, while Ichigo learned martial arts from Urahara. While they both have experience using swords, Naruto is better with weapons than Ichigo; he’s especially skilled with kunai and shuriken.

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Abilities and Weaknesses

While both are strong, Naruto and Ichigo have different strengths. Naruto has unlimited chakra (when you consider he has access to ten thousand shadow clones) and can do any number of Jutsu attacks. While these attacks may be powerful, they take chakra, meaning they are only as powerful as his reserves allow. Being connected to Kurama makes him stronger than many other shinobi, but his eyesight is quite poor without it – especially compared to others like Ichigo.


One-on-one combat between Naruto and Ichigo is impossible to determine, even with access to abilities like Shikai, Bankai, and Sage Mode. And, while I’m as tired of reading these Who would win between X and Y articles as you are if anyone at Crunchyroll were going to do it—at least with anything resembling scientific rigor—it would be me. So… here we go!