Celebrating 30 years of ninja-kid mayhem!

Based on the best-selling comic series Rakudai Ninja Rantaro and broadcast since 1993, this ninja-in-the-making anime has become NHK's longest running series currently in broadcast.
Rantaro, Kirimaru, and Shinbei are far from being excellent ninjas. As they embark on their training at the ninja school, they are joined by their tongue-in-cheek friends, ninja masters, and idol senior ninja trainees. All the unbelievable mistakes and confusion over the course of their training sets the base for loads of fun and entertainment.


He comes from a poor ninja family. He enters the school to become a real top-class ninja. He can also run very fast.

He lost his parents in a war. His hobby is collecting coins, and he dreams of becoming a rich ninja.

He is the son of a rich merchant. He loves eating and sleeping. His father sent him to the Ninja school in order to make him stronger in mind and soul.

Kunoichi girls
Girl ninjas and close friends and classmates of Rantaro.