Originally created as the best-selling "Rakudai Ninja Rantaro" comic, this ninja-in-the-making anime series has been broadcast since 1993 on NHK. It has since gone on to become one of NHK's most highly viewed series.
Ninja trainees Rantaro, Kirimaru, and Shinbei are far from being excellent ninjas. As they embark on their training at the Ninja school, they learn the full range of ninja skills with 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.