Height comes with a number of implications, benefits and setbacks. It can instill confidence, security or fear. It's also interesting when characters defy stereotypes of height, like David fighting Goliath. As such, it's fun to see how anime characters, like those in *Naruto*, compare.

The following characters heights originate from *Naruto**'s *official Data Books, which make them canon, as well as from the anime mdoel sheets. Each height is based on how tall the characters were in Part I, Part II and the Blank Period (the time between Chapters 699 and 700), as well as the *Naruto Gaiden* and other *Boruto* spinoffs that apply.

## How Tall Is Team 7?

A good place to start is with Team 7. When Naruto was a child between ages 12 and 13, he was 145.3--147.5 cm (~4 ft 7-8 in), the shortest of his group; by the time he was 15, he shot up to 166 cm (~5 ft 5 in); as an adult, he is 180 cm (~5 ft 11 in). Sakura was 148.5--150.1 cm (~4 ft 10--11 in) as a child, 161 cm (~5 ft 3 in) as a teenager, and 166 cm as an adult. Sai was 172 cm (~5 ft 7 1/2 in). as a teenager and 176 cm (~5 ft 8 in) as an adult. Yamato is 178 cm (~5 ft 10 in).

## How Tall Is Taka?

Sasuke started off at 150.8 cm–153.2 cm (~4 ft 11 in--5 ft), the tallest Genin on Team 7; as a teenager, he was 168cm (~5 ft 6 in); as an adult, he's 182 cm (~5 ft 11 1/2 in), just taller than Naruto. Suigetsu's recorded heights are 177.4 cm (~5 ft 10 in) and 178.6 cm. Karin goes from 162.6cm (5 ft 4 in) to 166 cm. Jūgo is a whopping 202.1 cm (~7 ft 7 1/2 in), and the series makes a point of it, too; he wears a cloak because nobody can find a shirt big enough for him.

## How Tall Is Team Minato?

Kakashi's only listed height is 181 cm (~5 ft 11 in). Rin died at a young age, so she only grew to be 143 cm (~4 ft 6 in). Obito, on the other hand, started off at 154.2 cm (~5 ft 1 in) and grew to 175 cm (~5 ft 9 in) and, later, 182 cm (~5 ft 11 1/2 in). Minato was 179.2 cm (~5 ft 10 1/2 in).

## How Tall Are the Sannin?

Jiraiya stands at a massive 191.2 cm (~6 ft 3 3/4 in); according to Studio Pierrot's model sheets, his sandals add an additional 7 cm (they also say he was 153cm as a child). Orochimaru's height swings from 179.4 cm to 172 cm to 179.5 cm, presumably because of all the body-swapping. Tsunade, the Fifth Hokage, remains consistently at 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in); funnily enough, while her height isn't stated in the manga proper, her bust size (106 cm/41.7 in) is.

## How Tall Are the Hokage?

The first Hokage, Hashirama, was also the tallest at 185.1 cm (~6 ft 1 in). Likewise, the Second Hokage, Tobirama, was the second tallest at 182.3 cm (~6 ft). Third Hokage Hiruzen ties Tsunade for shortest Hokage at 163.1 cm.

## How Tall are Naruto's Closest Friends?

Naruto's friends have the broadest range of heights, partly because there are so many of them but also because they've all been growing since their introduction in Part I. On Team Guy, Rock lee started at 158.5 cm–162.1 cm (~5 ft 2 in--5 ft 4 in); in Part II, he was 172 cm; by the Blank Period, he hit 177 cm (~5 ft 9 1/2 in). Tenten was 154.3 cm–155.6c m (~5 ft 3/4 in--5 ft 1 in), then grew to 164 cm and, later, 166 cm. Neji started at around 159.2 cm–160.1 (~5 ft 3 in); since he died in the Fourth Great Ninja War, he only grew to 172.1 cm (~5 ft 7 3/4 in). Might Guy got all the way up to 184 cm (~6 ft 1/4--1/5 in)before he was put in the wheelchair.

Team 10's Ino started off 149.3 cm–151.2cm (~4 ft 8 1/4 in-- 4 ft 11 3/4 in); as a teenager, she grew to 162.2 (~5 ft 4 in); by the time she was an adult, she grew to 165cm (~5 ft 5 in), just under Sakura's final height. Shikamaru started off 150.8 cm–152.1 cm (~4 ft 11 1/2 in-- 5 ft), progressed to 170 cm (~5 ft 7 in) and leveled out at 176 cm (~5 ft 9 3/4 in). Chōji started at 150.6 cm–156.3 cm (~4 ft 11 3/4 in-- 5 ft 1 1/2 in)), grew to 172.5 cm (~5 ft 8 in) and finished off at 178 cm (~5 ft 10 in). Asuma was 190.8 cm (~6 ft 3 in), which makes him one of the tallest jōnin *and *the tallest Sarutobi.

On Team 8, Hinata started off at 147.3 cm–148.3 cm (~4 ft 10 in-- 4 ft 10 1/2), even taller than her future boyfriend; she jumped up to 160 cm (~5 ft 3 in) as a teenager, but then only grew to 163 cm (~5 ft 4 in) as an adult. Shino started at 156.2 cm–161.1 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in-- 5 ft 3 1/2 in), went up to a decent 175.1 cm, then got up to 186.5 cm (~6 ft 1 1/2 in); this makes him the tallest of the Konoha 11. On two legs, Kiba starts at 151.2 cm–152.5 cm (~4 ft 11 1/2 cm- 5 ft), then grows to 169.1 cm (~5 ft 6 1/2 in), and, finally, ends off at 173 cm (~5 ft 8 in). Akamaru goes from 28 cm–29.1 cm (~ 1 ft) all the way to 127.2 cm (~4 ft 2 in), which Kiba feels makes him big enough to ride. Kurenai is only 169.1 cm, the shortest of the Konoha 11's commanding jōnin.

## How Tall is Team Ebisu?

Since Konohamaru and his friends were only little kids in part I, they have some of the shortest human heights in the series. Konohamaru starts at 128.8 cm–130.6 cm (~4 ft 2 3/4 in-- 4 ft 3 1/2 in); by age 12, he grows to be 141.1 cm (4 ft 7 1/2 in), which is even shorter than Naruto when he was at the same age; when he's old enough to train Boruto, he grows to 177.5 cm (~5 ft 10 in). Likewise, Moegi goes from 121.8 cm (~ 4 ft)to 139 cm (~4 ft 6 3/4) to 165.5 cm (~5 ft 5 1/4). Udon goes from 127.5 cm (~4 ft 2 1/4) to 142.9 cm (~4 ft 8 3/4) to 175.5 cm (~5 ft 9 in). Ebisu spends the series at a consistent and commendable 181.4 cm (~5 ft 11 1/2).

## How Tall Are the Three Sand Siblings?

Gaara is the youngest and thus starts off as the shortest at 146.1 cm–148.1 cm (~4 ft 9 1/2 in-- 4 ft 10 1/4); he grows to around Naruto's height at 166.1 cm; as an adult, he grows to 172.5 (~5ft 8 in) , making him the second tallest Sand Sibling. Kankurō starts off at 165 cm–167 cm (~5 ft 5 in-- 5 ft 5 3/4 in), which already makes him taller than teen Gaara; even as a teenager, he remains taller than adult Gaara at 175 cm; at a final total of 180 cm, he's by far the tallest of the Three Sand Siblings. Temari starts at 157.3 cm–159.3 cm (~5 ft 2 in-- 5 ft 2 3/4 in), goes up to 165 cm, and, later, 170 cm; this makes her the tallest of the girls in Naruto's age range.

## How Tall Are the Kage and Their Assistants?

The Fourth Raikage, who inherited the name "A" from his predecessors, towers over the other Kage at 198.2 cm (~6 ft 6 in). On the opposite end of the meter stick is the Third Tsuchikage Ōnoki, who shrinks from the already-short 130 cm (~4 ft 3 3/14 in) down to 83.6 cm (~2 ft 9 in) by the epilogue. Somewhere in the middle is the fifth Mizukage Mei at 174 cm (~5 ft 8 1/2 in); she is one of the tallest kunoichis in the series.

There are also the Kage's assistants to consider. The Fourth Raikage has Darui and C to make up for his missing arm; Darui stands at 176.5 cm (~5 ft 9 1/2 in) and, later, 185 cm (~6 ft 1 in); C is 172.2 cm (~5 ft 7 3/4 in). The Third Tsuchikage's Kurotsuchi is 163.66 cm (~5 ft 4 1/2 in) while Akatsuchi is 200 cm (~6 ft 6 3/4 in) and, later, 212.8 cm (~6 ft 11 3/4 in); of everybody listed here, Akatsuchi is the tallest. Aiding the Fifth Mizukage, Chōjūrō is 163.6 cm while Ao was 182 cm (~5 ft 11 3/4 in). Tsunade's loyal Shizune is 168 cm (~5 ft 6 1/4 in). Of these assistants, three of them go on to be the Kage of their respective villages around the same time as Naruto: Darui, Kurotsuchi, and Chōjūrō.

## How Tall Are the Akatsuki?

Itachi has a fairly average height, going from 175.2 cm (~5 ft 9 in) to 178 cm (~5 ft 10 in) between Parts I and II. His partner Kisame, on the other hand, is the tallest of the group at 195 cm (~6 ft 4 3/4 in). Deidara is only 166 cm, around the same height as teen Naruto. Sasori is only 164.1 (~5 ft 4 1/2 in), and that's *without* squatting inside of Hiruko. Hidan is 177.1 cm (~5 ft 9 3/4 in). Kakuzu is the second or third tallest of the group at 185 cm, which isn't bad for a 91-year-old. Konan is the tallest and only woman in the group at 169.4 cm (~5 ft 6 3/4 in). Tendō Pain, or rather Yahiko, was 176.5 cm when he was alive. Nagato is about 175.5 cm without the mechanical walker. Zetsu is 177 cm not counting the venus flytrap coming out of him. The guy between Pain and Itachi is Jūzō; he's an anime-only character and his height isn't listed, though he's apparently somewhere between Kakuzu and Kisame.

## How Tall Are the Other Antagonists?

Mizuki, Naruto's first real opponent, was 179.4 cm (~5 ft 10 3/4 in). Haku was only 155.9 cm (~5 ft 1 1/2 in). Zabuza, on the other hand, was 183 cm (~6 ft). Sakon and Ukon shared a body of approximately 155.1 cm (~5 ft 1 in). Jirōbō was the tallest of the Sound Four at 181.3 cm 9~5 ft 11 1/2). Kidōmaru was 159.2 cm (~5 ft 2 3/4). Tayuya was the shortest of the Four at 148.2 cm (~4 ft 10 1/2). Kimimaro was 166.1 cm. Danzō was 170 cm; despite his best intentions, he was definitely an antagonist for Naruto and his friends. Kabuto goes from 176.2 cm (~5 ft 9 1/2) to 177 cm between Parts I and II. Madara was 179 cm (~5 ft 10 1/2), making him much shorter than Hashirama. Kaguya's official height is never given, though model sheets suggest she was somewhere between159.7 cm (~5 ft 3 in) and 175 cm before eating the Chakra Fruit.

## Anyone Else?

In the Hidden Cloud Village, Killer Bee is pretty tall at 192 cm (~6 ft 3 1/2), though still not as tall as A. Karui, Chōji's wife, is 166 cm. Omoi goes from 170cm to 175cm. Samui is 168 cm.

In the Hidden Leaf Village, Kushina was 165 cm. Iruka is 178 cm; in other words, Naruto surpassed him in strength *and *height. Anko is 167 cm.

## How Tall Is the Next Generation?

Since Boruto and his friends show up in the *Naruto* epilogue, here are some of their heights. Boruto, between the epilogue of *The Last: Naruto the Movie *and the ending of *Naruto*, grew from 110 cm to 122 cm (~3 ft 7 1/4 in-- 4 ft); in *Boruto: Naruto the Movie*, he's 145 cm (~4 ft 9 in); in the ongoing manga, he's 163 cm (~5 ft 4 1/4 in). Himawari, in the same circumstances, went from 93 cm to 102 cm (~3 ft 1/2 in-- 3 ft 4 1/4 in); in the movie, she goes from 123.8 cm (4 ft 1/4 in) to 138 cm (~4 ft 6 1/2 in). Sarada is 125 cm (~4 ft 1 1/4 in) at the end of *Naruto* and 147 cm (~4 ft 10 in) in the *Boruto* movie. Shikadai is 154 cm (~5 ft 3/4 in). Chōchō is 130 cm at the end of *Naruto* and 150.5 cm (~4 ft 11 3/4 in) in the movie. Inojin is 147 cm in *Naruto Gaiden* and 152.2 cm (~5 ft) in the manga. Metal Lee is 150 cm (~4 ft 11 in) in *Naruto Gaiden*.

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