Naruto Filler List

Are you looking for a guide to avoid Naruto Fillers? You are at right place. Naruto has 41% Filler Episodes that can be skipped!

It has over 220 episodes of which 90 episodes are reported as fillers. Check out our Naruto Filler List Guide below. Thank me later! 😄

naruto filler list

📺 Synopsis (Summary For Beginners): Uzumaki Naruto is a young shinobi of Konoha (Hidden Leaf Village) who is rejected by a lot of people for having the Nine-Tailed beast sealed within him. He aspires to become Hokage (Head of the village) so that everyone would accept him.

1. List of Naruto Filler & Canon Episodes

🗒️ List of all Canon Episodes:

1-25, 27-52, 54-56, 58-96, 98, 100, 107-135

🗒️ List of all Filler Episodes (can be skipped) :

26, 53, 57, 97, 99, 101-106, 136-220

2. Complete Filler List with Episode Names

EPTitle
Type
1Enter: Naruto Uzumaki!Canon
2My Name is Konohamaru!Canon
3Sasuke and Sakura: Friends or Foes?Canon
4Pass or Fail: Survival TestCanon
5You Failed! Kakashi's Final DecisionCanon
6 A Dangerous Mission! Journey to the Land of Waves!
Canon
7The Assassin of the Mist!Mostly Canon
8The Oath of PainCanon
9Kakashi: Sharingan WarriorMostly Canon
10The Forest of ChakraCanon
11The Land Where a Hero Once LivedCanon
12Battle on the Bridge! Zabuza Returns!!Canon
13Haku's Secret Jutsu: Crystal Ice MirrorsCanon
14 The Number One Hyperactive, Knucklehead Ninja Joins the Fight!!
Mostly Canon
15Zero Visibility: The Sharingan ShattersMostly Canon
16The Broken SealMostly Canon
17White Past: Hidden AmbitionCanon
18The Weapons Known as ShinobiMostly Canon
19The Demon in the SnowMostly Canon
20A New Chapter Begins: The Chunin Exam!Mostly Canon
21Identify Yourself: Powerful New RivalsMostly Canon
22Chunin Challenge: Rock Lee vs. Sasuke!Canon
23Genin Takedown! All Nine Rookies Face Off!Mostly Canon
24Start Your Engines: The Chunin Exam Begins!Mostly Canon
25The Tenth Question: All or Nothing!Canon
26Special Report: Live from the Forest of Death!Filler
27The Chunin Exam Stage 2: The Forest of DeathMostly Canon
28Eat or be Eaten: Panic in the ForestMostly Canon
29Naruto's Counterattack: Never Give In!Mostly Canon
30The Sharingan Revived: Dragon-Flame Jutsu!Mostly Canon
31 Bushy Brow's Pledge: Undying Love and Protection!
Canon
32Sakura Blossoms!Canon
33Battle Formation: Ino-Shika-Cho!Canon
34Akamaru Trembles: Gaara's Cruel Strength!Canon
35The Scroll's Secret: No Peeking AllowedCanon
36Clone vs. Clone: Mine are Better than Yours!Canon
37 Surviving the Cut! The Rookie Nine Together Again!
Mostly Canon
38Narrowing the Field: Sudden Death Elimination!Mostly Canon
39 Bushy Brow's Jealousy: Lions Barrage Unleashed!
Mostly Canon
40Kakashi and Orochimaru: Face-to-Face!Mostly Canon
41Kunoichi Rumble: The Rivals Get Serious!Mostly Canon
42The Ultimate Battle: Cha!<Canon
43Killer Kunoichi and a Shaky ShikamaruMostly Canon
44Akamaru Unleashed! Who's Top Dog Now?Mostly Canon
45Surprise Attack! Naruto's Secret Weapon!Mostly Canon
46Byakugan Battle: Hinata Grows Bold!Mostly Canon
47A Failure Stands Tall!Mostly Canon
48 Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!
Canon
49Lee's Hidden Strength: Forbidden Secret Jutsu!Mostly Canon
50The Fifth Gate: A Splendid Ninja is BornCanon
51A Shadow in Darkness: Danger Approaches SasukeCanon
52Ebisu Returns: Naruto's Toughest Training Yet!Mostly Canon
53Long Time No See: Jiraiya Returns!Mostly Filler
54The Summoning Jutsu: Wisdom of the Toad Sage!Mostly Canon
55A Feeling of Yearning, A Flower Full of HopeMostly Canon
56Live or Die: Risk it All to Win it All!Mostly Canon
57 He Flies! He Jumps! He Lurks! Chief Toad Appears!
Mostly Filler
58Hospital Besieged: The Evil Hand Revealed!Mostly Canon
59The Final Rounds: Rush to the Battle Arena!Mostly Canon
60Byakugan vs. Shadow CloneMostly Canon
61Ultimate Defense: Zero Blind Spot!Canon
62A Failure's True PowerCanon
63 Hit it or Quit it: The Final Rounds Get Complicated!
Mostly Canon
64Zero Motivation: The Guy with Cloud Envy!Canon
65Dancing Leaf, Squirming SandCanon
66Bushy Brow's Jutsu: Sasuke Style!Mostly Canon
67 Late for the Show, But Ready to Go! The Ultimate Secret Technique is
Born!
Canon
68 Zero Hour! The Destruction of the Hidden Leaf Village Begins!
Canon
69Village in Distress: A New A-Ranked Mission!Mostly Canon
70 A Shirker's Call to Action: A Layabout No More!
Mostly Canon
71An Unrivaled Match: Hokage Battle Royale!Mostly Canon
72A Mistake from the Past: A Face Revealed!Mostly Canon
73Forbidden Secret Technique: Reaper Death Seal!Canon
74Astonishing Truth! Gaara's Identity Emerges!Mostly Canon
75Sasuke's Decision: Pushed to the Edge!Canon
76Assassin of the Moonlit NightCanon
77Light vs. Dark: The Two Faces of GaaraCanon
78Naruto's Ninja HandbookCanon
79Beyond the Limit of Darkness and LightCanon
80The Third Hokage, Forever...Canon
81Return of the Morning MistCanon
82Eye to Eye: Sharingan vs. Sharingan!Canon
83Jiraiya: Naruto's Potential Disaster!Mostly Canon
84Roar, Chidori! Brother vs. Brother!Canon
85Hate Among the Uchihas: The Last of the Clan!Canon
86A New Training Begins: I Will Be Strong!Canon
87Keep on Training: Pop Goes the Water Balloon!Canon
88Focal Point: The Mark of the LeafCanon
89 An Impossible Choice: The Pain Within Tsunade's Heart
Canon
90Unforgivable! A Total Lack of Respect!Canon
91Inheritence! The Necklace of Death!Canon
92A Dubious Offer! Tsunade's Choice!Canon
93Breakdown! The Deal is Off!Canon
94Attack! Fury of the Rasengan!Canon
95The Fifth Hokage! A Life on the Line!Canon
96Deadlock! Sannin Showdown!Canon
97Kidnapped! Naruto's Hot Spring Adventure!Filler
98Tsunade's Warning: Ninja No More!Mostly Canon
99The Will of Fire Still Burns!Mostly Filler
100Sensei and Student: The Bond of the ShinobiMostly Canon
101 Gotta See! Gotta Know! Kakashi-Sensei's True Face!
Mostly Filler
102Mission: Help an Old Friend in the Land of TeaFiller
103The Race is on! Trouble on the High Seas!Filler
104Run Idate Run! Nagi Island Awaits!Filler
105A Fierce Battle of Rolling Thunder!Filler
106The Last Leg: A Final Act of DesperationFiller
107The Battle Begins: Naruto vs. SasukeCanon
108Bitter Rivals and Broken BondsCanon
109An Invitation from the SoundCanon
110Formation! The Sasuke Retrieval SquadCanon
111Sound vs. LeafCanon
112Squad Mutiny: Everything Falls Apart!Mostly Canon
113Full Throttle Power! Choji, Ablaze!Mostly Canon
114 Good-bye Old Friend...! I'll Always Believe in You!
Mostly Canon
115Your Opponent Is Me!Canon
116 360 Degrees of Vision: The Byakugan's Blind Spot
Canon
117Losing is Not an Option!Canon
118The Vessel Arrives Too LateCanon
119Miscalculation: A New Enemy Appears!Canon
120Roar and Howl! The Ultimate Tag TeamCanon
121To Each His Own BattleCanon
122Fakeout: Shikamaru's Comeback!Canon
123The Leaf's Handsome Devil!Canon
124The Beast WithinCanon
125The Sand Shinobi: Allies of the LeafCanon
126Showdown: Gaara vs. Kimimaro!Mostly Canon
127Vengeful Strike! The Bracken DanceMostly Canon
128A Cry on Deaf EarsCanon
129Brothers: Distance Among the UchihaCanon
130Father and Son, the Broken CrestMostly Canon
131The Secrets of the Mangekyo Sharingan!Mostly Canon
132For a FriendCanon
133A Plea From a FriendCanon
134The End of TearsCanon
135The Promise That Could Not Be KeptCanon
136Deep Cover!? A Super S-Ranked Mission!Mostly Filler
137A Town of Outlaws, the Shadow of the Fuma ClanFiller
138Pure Betrayal, and a Fleeting Plea!Filler
139Pure Terror! The House of OrochimaruFiller
140Two Heartbeats: Kabuto's TrapFiller
141Sakura's DeterminationMostly Filler
142 The Three Villains from the Maximum Security Prison
Mostly Filler
143Tonton! I'm Counting on You!Filler
144A New Squad! Two People and a Dog?!Filler
145A New Formation: Ino-Shika-Cho!Filler
146Orochimaru's ShadowFiller
147A Clash of Fate: You Can't Bring Me DownFiller
148Search for the Rare Bikochu BeetleFiller
149 What's the Difference? Don't All Insects Look Alike?
Filler
150 A Battle of Bugs: The Deceivers and the Deceived
Filler
151Blaze Away Byakugan: This Is My Ninja WayFiller
152Funeral March for the LivingFiller
153A Lesson Learned: The Iron Fist of LoveFiller
154The Enemy of the ByakuganFiller
155The Dark Creeping CloudsFiller
156Raiga's CounterattackFiller
157Run! The Curry of LifeFiller
158Follow My Lead! The Great Survival ChallengeFiller
159Bounty Hunter from the WildernessFiller
160 Hunt or Be Hunted?! Showdown at the O.K. Temple!
Filler
161The Appearance of Strange VisitorsFiller
162The Cursed WarriorFiller
163The Tactician's IntentFiller
164Too Late for HelpFiller
165The Death of NarutoFiller
166When Time Stands StillFiller
167When Egrets Flap Their WingsFiller
168 Mix It, Stretch It, Boil It Up! Burn, Copper Pot, Burn!
Filler
169Remembrance: The Lost PageFiller
170The Closed DoorFiller
171Infiltration: The Set-Up!Filler
172Despair: A Fractured HeartFiller
173The Battle at Sea: The Power Unleashed!Filler
174 Impossible! Celebrity Ninja Art - Money Style Jutsu!
Filler
175The Treasure Hunt is On!Filler
176Run, Dodge, Zigzag! Chase or Be Chased!Filler
177Please, Mr. Postman!Filler
178Encounter! The Boy with a Star's NameFiller
179The Remembered LullabyFiller
180 Hidden Jutsu: The Price of The Ninja Art: Kujaku
Filler
181Hoshikage, The Buried TruthFiller
182Reunion, The Remaining timeFiller
183The Star's RadianceFiller
184Kiba's Long Day!Filler
185A Legend from the Hidden Leaf: The Onbaa!Filler
186Laughing ShinoFiller
187Open for Business! The Leaf Moving ServiceFiller
188Mystery of the Targeted MerchantsFiller
189A Limitless Supply of Ninja ToolsFiller
190The Byakugan Sees the Blind SpotFiller
191Forecast: Death! Cloudy with Chance of SunFiller
192Ino Screams! Chubby Paradise!Filler
193 Viva Dojo Challenge! Youth Is All About Passion!
Filler
194The Mysterious Curse of the Haunted CastleFiller
195The Third Super-Beast!Filler
196Hot-Blooded Confrontation: Student vs. SenseiFiller
197Crisis! The Hidden Leaf 11 Gather!Filler
198The ANBU Gives Up? Naruto's RecollectionFiller
199The Missed TargetFiller
200The Powerful HelperFiller
201Multiple Traps! Countdown to DestructionFiller
202The Top 5 Ninja BattlesFiller
203Kurenai's Decision, Squad 8 Left BehindFiller
204Yakumo's Sealed AbilityFiller
205 Kurenai's Top-Secret Mission: The Promise With the Third Hokage
Filler
206Genjutsu or Reality?Filler
207The Supposed Sealed AbilityFiller
208The Weight of the Prized Artifact!Filler
209The Enemy: Ninja DropoutsFiller
210The Bewildering ForestFiller
211Memory of FlamesFiller
212To Each His Own PathFiller
213Vanished MemoriesFiller
214Bringing Back RealityFiller
215A Past to Be ErasedFiller
216The Targeted ShukakuFiller
217Sand Alliance with the Leaf ShinobiFiller
218The Counterattack!Filler
219The Ultimate Weapon RebornFiller
220DepartureMostly Filler

3. Platforms to watch Naruto Online

Naruto Anime is available on the following online streaming websites:

  1. Crunchyroll
  2. Hulu
  3. Netflix
  4. Viz Media

4. Chronological order of Naruto Series

  1. Naruto
  2. Naruto Movie 1: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow
  3. Naruto Movie 2: Legend of the Stone of Gelel
  4. Naruto Movie 3: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
  5. Naruto Shippuden
  6. Naruto Shippuden Movie 1
  7. Naruto Shippuden Movie 2: Bonds
  8. Naruto Shippuden Movie 3: The Will of Fire
  9. Naruto Shippuden Movie 4: The Lost Tower
  10. Naruto Shippuden Movie 5: Blood Prison
  11. Naruto Shippuden Movie 6: Road to Ninja
  12. The Last: Naruto the Movie
  13. Boruto: Naruto the Movie
  14. Naruto Special 1: Find the Crimson Four-leaf Clover!
  15. Naruto Special 2: Battle at Hidden Falls. I am the Hero!
  16. Naruto: Konoha Sports Festival
  17. Naruto: Narutimate Hero 3 OVA
  18. Naruto Shippuden: Konoha Gakuen Picture Drama Special
  19. Naruto: The Cross Roads
  20. Naruto: Naruto to Mashin to Mitsu no Onegai Dattebayo!!
  21. Naruto Shippuden OVA: Sage Naruto vs Sasuke
  22. Naruto: Honoo no Chuunin Shiken! Konohamaru Vs Naruto!!
  23. Naruto : Sunny Side Battle!
  24. Boruto: Naruto the Movie – The Day Naruto Became Hokage
  25. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

5. Common questions about episodes & fillers

1. Do I need to watch all the Naruto movies?

No. Most of the movies are not important & can be skipped. Watch Naruto & Naruto Shippuden. After completing it, watch The Last: Naruto the Movie & Boruto: Naruto the Movie (these are the only canon movies). If you love the world of Naruto then these movies can also be a treat for you since the movies have good Animation and Choreography.

2. Does Naruto Have the most fillers in the history of Anime?

The Anime with most fillers is not Naruto but Detective Conan which has around 430+ filler episodes out of 1000+ episodes.

3. Why Naruto Anime has so many filler episodes?

Naruto Anime don’t have much filler Anime at the start of the series.
As the Anime progressed it caught up with Manga and they didn’t have more content to produce. And that’s why we see too many fillers in the Naruto Series and a lot of Flashbacks. Most of the ending episodes of Anime were fillers due to that very reason.

4. Who is Stronger Naruto or Sasuke?

Mostly all people will say Sasuke is stronger but that is false. Naruto is way more Stronger than Sasuke in the original Naruto Series because he has Nine-Tailed Beast within him so that gave him a lot of Chakra.

5. Where to watch Naruto fillers?

You can watch Naruto on platforms like Viz Media etc. And Above we have the Naruto Filler list which you can use to skip these fillers.

6. Are there Naruto fillers on Netflix?

There are Naruto Fillers on Netflix as well. You can Skip these Filler referring to our Table and checking the names of the episode.

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6. Naruto Canon Episodes Arc

The Canon Arcs Closely follow the Source Material that is Naruto’s Manga. These are the episodes you must watch.

During the Start of the Naruto Anime Series, the show was in sync with the Manga.

The Arcs are divided into 5 parts:-

Note: This Contains Spoilers

1. Prologue – Land of Waves Escort Mission (1-19)

Zabuza Naruto Filler list to skip

This Arc is the starting Arc and it introduces us to the world of Naruto and its Characters. Here we see the formation of team 7 and the mission on Land of Waves.

2. Chūnin Exams (20-67):

Chunin exams naruto filler list with episodes to skip

One of the most thrilling arcs in the whole series. The team is introduced to many important characters like Rock lee, Might Guy, Orochimaru, etc.

This Arc has many moments that will completely shock you and the story gets dark.

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3. Konoha Crush (60-80) :

Naruto filler list to skip

The Konoha Village is half destroyed by Orochimaru and other Shinobi. This Arc has many breathtaking and well-Choreographed fights.

If you love watching Anime fights then this would be a treat for your eyes.

4. Search for Tsunade (81-100):

In this Arc, the members of the Akatsuki are introduced. We get to see the new Sanin Tsunade, one of the world’s best medical-nin.

Things get very much intense in this arc and definitely, it would end up surprising you.

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5. Valley of the End (107-135):

naruto fillers episodes to skip

This Arc is famously known as Sasuke’s Recovery Mission. Uzumaki Naruto tries to stop Sasuke from joining Orochimaru.

This arc has the best Anime Fight Scenes and you would absolutely love it.

7. Naruto Fillers episodes Arc

These are episodes that are not important to the story and you can surely consider skipping them.

These episodes usually contain team 7 teaming up with characters that are not important to the story.

1. Land of Tea Escort Mission (102 to 106):

Naruto Anime filler list with description

Tsunade was pushed to send genin for a Jonin level mission because fewer Jonin were available. Team 7 was assigned to do this mission however Kakashi was assigned to another mission.

In this Arc team 7 tries to help Morino win a race in the Land of Tea.

2. Land of Rice Fields Investigation Mission (136 to 141)

Naruto Anime Fillers list Sasame

Jiraiya, Naruto, and Sakura try to find locations and more information about Orochimaru and Sasuke. This quest leads them to the Land of Rice Field.

After a couple of failures in finding any information about them thanks to Jiraiya’s perverted behavior, they find a young kunoichi named Sasame of the Fūma clan.

3. Mizuki Tracking Mission (142 to 147):

Naruto Anime episodes with chronological watch order

This Arc starts just after the Rice Fields Arc. Naruto tries to capture an escaped prisoner Mizuki who had a connection with Orochimaru.

Mizuki was the same person who tried to take Naruto’s advantage in episode 1.

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4. Bikōchū Search Mission (148 to 151)

Bikōchū Search Mission Naruto Anime Filler List

After seeing Team 7 in so much trouble. Team 8 finds out a solution on how to find Sasuke.

Bikōchū is a beetle that could track any target as long as it had the target’s scent. Naruto along with Sakura and Team 8 tries to find Bikōchū.

5. Kurosuki Family Removal Mission (152 to 157)

Kurosuki Naruto Anime Fillers with episode name

Jiraiya was gone and nobody knew when he will arrive.

Naruto decided to train without him while training he found three weak and injured men. Tsunade orders Might Guy and Naruto to help them.

6. Gosunkugi Capture Mission (159 to 160) :

Naruto Anime Filler List with Description and Chronological watch Order

Gosunkugi is a wanted Criminal from the land of Stone. On the way to the land of Fire, He stopped at Konoha Village.

Naruto, Kiba, and Hinata were sent to capture the Criminal.

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7. Cursed Warrior Extermination Mission (162 to 167):

naruto chronlogical watch order

Naruto along with Neji and Tenten met a young Boy named Chishima. He had some trouble going on in his Village Land Of Birds.

According to the rumors, there was one Ghost wandering in that Village. Naruto along with others goes to Land of Birds in order to investigate and find out about the Ghost

8. Kaima Capture Mission (169 to 173):

kaima capture mission naruto anime filler list

Ino, Shiba, and Naruto tags along with Anko on a mission as other Shinobis were not available. The mission was in the land of the Sea.

Later the genins find out about how Orochimaru did conduct some experiments and kidnapped people and used them as lab rats in the past.

9. Buried Gold Excavation Mission (175 to 176):

Buried Gold Excavation Mission Naruto Anime Filler list

Tsunade noticed that Naruto, Hinata, and Kiba had a low rate of mission success lately.

So she assigned them a mission and said if they fail in this mission then they will be sent back to the academy.

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10. Star Guard Mission (178 to 183): 

Star Guard Mission Naruto Anime Filler List

Naruto and Team Guy go to Hoshigakure to help the villagers guard their precious chakra-emitting star (which was actually a meteorite).

11. Peddlers Escort Mission (187 to 191): 

Peddlers Escort Mission naruto Anime filler list

Naruto along with Hinata and Choji goes into the land of vegetables for a mission. On the way they noticed smoke coming from the Village which made Naruto Curious.

12. Third Great Beast Arc (195 to 196):

Third Great Beast Arc  naruto anime filler list

Might Guy was sent on Mission with Yagura but later Tsundae finds out that he was an imposter.

Yagura tries to take revenge along with his Ninja brothers.

13. Konoha Plans Recapture Mission (197 to 201): 

The Hidden leaf was having new construction as well as expansion and to help them build they called many workers from outside the village.

One of the worker’s names was Genno and Naruto Bonded with him very well. Later Anbu finds out that he was actually a spy and took the blueprint of an important project.

14. Yakumo Kurama Rescue Mission (203 to 207): 

Yakumo Kurama Rescue Mission Naruto Anime FIller list

Kurenai decides to leave team 8 temporarily to deal with her old student named Yakumo Kurama. She was a brilliant student with great genjutsu skills.

15. Gantetsu Escort Mission (209 to 212): 

Gantetsu Escort Mission Anime filler list

Naruto, Sakura, and Lee were sent to the mission which was about escorting a wanted criminal named Gantetsu.

16. Menma Memory Search Mission (213 to 215):

Menma memory Search Mission naruto anime filler list

Nauto discovered a young man who was floating in the river. He quickly took him to the hospital. Later they found out that the boy has lost his memory.

Naruto tries to help the boy whom he named Menma.

17. Sunagakure Support Mission (216 to 220):

Sunagakure Support Mission Naruto Anime filler list

Ninjas from hidden leaf are sent to help Matsuri from unknown Four Celestial Symbols Men.

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7. Naruto Anime Filler episodes worth watching

Fillers are episode which doesn’t contribute much to the main storyline but that doesn’t mean they are bad. Some fillers do contain good character development.

Naruto does have many fillers but some of them are interesting to watch and if you have enough time you can even consider watching these episodes.

1. Kurosuki Family Removal Mission Arc (152-157)

Kurosuki Family Removal Mission Arc anime filler list

The characters introduced in filler episodes are not Canon but in this Arc, we are introduced to Raiga Kurosaki who is the villain of that arc.

The character ends up being the Canon Character and is one of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen. We found this information via Naruto Fandom Forum.

2. Yakumo Kurama Rescue Mission (203 to 207): 

naruto anime filler list

This is a filler Arc for sure but I feel like we get to know about a lot of things and how the world of Naruto works.

We get information about Genjutsu, Kekkei Genkai, and more which is very interesting to watch.

8. Conclusion :

I hope our Naruto Filler List helped you learn more about the show. If you love the Naruto series a lot you can consider watching filler episodes. But if you are less on time consider skipping it.

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