16 Ryogakure (or How Kakuzu Changed Fate and was Forced to Adopt Orphans) » by Varmint The dead can see into the future. Kakuzu, for the most part, died and then came back to life. Fractured as his memories may have been, he was sure of one thing: He couldn't stay in Takigakure. He had a world to save. Or! That one AU where Kakuzu sees the future because of Earth Hold Grudge, decides to change it, helps establish Ryogakure, and accidentally acquires a bunch of kids.
Naruto, T, English, Friendship & Family, chapters: 3, words: 21k+, favs: 90, follows: 63, updated: 9/1 published: 11/6/2020, Kakuzu, Madara U., Akatsuki, Danzō S.
629 Fire Rebirth » by Blackbird0 To Zuko's great relief, his new family were not part of a cult. Instead they seemed to be rather normal people – they were well-mannered, cultured, fire breathing people who were very assured of their own superiority, and had a family history of insanity. Zuko had never felt more at home. AU Zuko-is-Itachi.
Naruto & Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 15, words: 28k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 8/10 published: 11/10/2015, Itachi U., Shisui U., Zuko
1k+Team 7's Secret Motto » by Unleashed Reasoning Kakashi was bound and determined to make sure that he didn't end up with a dead genin or one that went rogue. Plus, he kinda wanted to rub it in the other Jounin Sensei's faces that his team was just awesome like that, even if they didn't know it yet.
Naruto, T, English, Humor, chapters: 20, words: 72k+, favs: 7k+, follows: 7k+, updated: 12/29/2022 published: 8/16/2018, Team Seven
1k+Uchibi Sasuke » by Laryna6 Crackfic, AU. The Third Hokage granted Uchiha Itachi's request to spare the Uchiha children, only to realize too late that they were all horrible devil children. Literally. Which may be why Naruto fits right in with the rest of the little monsters Sasuke's too busy raising to brood.
Naruto, M, English, Humor & Family, chapters: 59, words: 110k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 12/19/2022 published: 6/16/2012, Naruto U., Sasuke U., Sakura H., Hinata H.
260 Old Man by the Bar » by Varmint All it took was one school teacher's decision for the reality of Konoha to be altered in a way that no one could have imagined. Follow Kiba Inuzuka, Sakura Haruno, and Chouji Akimichi as they grow as individuals, friends, and ninja. All with the help of that grumpy old man with all of the cool war stories. Complete for now!
Naruto, T, English, Friendship & Adventure, chapters: 40, words: 240k+, favs: 674, follows: 725, updated: 8/21/2022 published: 10/21/2016, Sakura H., Chōji A., Kiba I., Kakuzu
611Kakashi's Mini-me » by theriku260 Just one action can set a person on a new path, and when Naruto decides that pranking Kakashi on their first meeting might not be the wisest it changes the Jinchuuriki's- and Konoha's- future forever. Slow updates!
Naruto, T, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 18, words: 41k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 4/10/2022 published: 9/11/2018, Naruto U., Kakashi H.
5k+Seals are Easy, People are Hard » by slythefoxx2 Naruto's reaction to his isolation is different from canon. How will Konoha deal with a Seal Master Jinchuuriki with muted affect and a perverted streak a mile wide?
Naruto, M, English, Family & Humor, chapters: 24, words: 136k+, favs: 17k+, follows: 19k+, updated: 4/7/2022 published: 8/29/2018, Naruto U., Hiruzen S.
241 Recourse » by Ourliazo Kakashi has a last resort, a final option for when times are desperate and it's better to bend than break. (Where Kakashi hides a trump card under his mask.)
Naruto, T, English, Humor, chapters: 6, words: 8k+, favs: 778, follows: 622, updated: 4/6/2022 published: 5/29/2017, Kakashi H., Orochimaru, Sakumo H., Team Seven
20These Chickadees Will be the Death of Me » by Varmint The Konoha 12 are on the hunt for Itachi Uchiha. The rest Konoha is preoccupied with trying to quell the Akatsuki threat. And all Genma Shiranui truly wants is for some peace and quiet... which is something he knows will never be his as long as the kids remain fixated on him supposedly being someone important in their lives. Sequel to Genma Shiranui: Mother Hen Extraordinaire!
Naruto, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 32k+, favs: 116, follows: 138, updated: 3/4/2022 published: 7/21/2019, Genma S.
66 Strays » by Ourliazo Naruto finds a dog door installed in a quiet, clean apartment, for the village's stray dogs. The flap is pretty big, and as it turns out, children can also fit inside. Rookie 9 are friends long before they are team mates.
Naruto, T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 7k+, favs: 437, follows: 302, updated: 10/26/2021 published: 3/4/2021, Naruto U., Sasuke U., Shikamaru N., Kakashi H.
8Tsume Inuzuka's Guide to Raising a De-Aged Traitor » by Varmint Konoha's plan for the de-aged missing-nin was to throw him into a juvenile detention hall, where he would age until maturity, and then throw him into prison. That was an incredibly stupid plan that Tsume immediately vetoed. And without really waiting for anyone to open their stupid mouths up in protest, she pulled him into the safety of her pack. Collection of one-shots!
Naruto, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 4, words: 10k+, favs: 56, follows: 76, updated: 5/25/2021 published: 4/30/2020, Orochimaru, Tsume I.
3 Thanks Bucky by I am Pseudonymous Basically just Tony being glad The Winter Soldier killed his dad.
Captain America, T, English, Humor & Drama, words: 609, favs: 12, follows: 5, 3/12/2021, Steve R./Capt. America, Bucky B./Winter Soldier, Tony S./Iron Man
2 The Haruno Family by Varmint This was the kind of decision they were supposed to take together, she knew. And she was very much aware that this was not supposed to be the kind of decision she decided on impulsively. This was the kind of thing she needed to really mull over, deliberate with her husband about, and maybe take a tiny bit more time to think about... The Haruno family adopts Deidara. Part of Series.
Naruto, T, English, Drama & Family, words: 9k+, favs: 30, follows: 19, 3/10/2021, Sakura H., Deidara, Kizashi H., Mebuki H.
227Village Idiots » by FriTik Or a Fanatic, a Demon, a Damaged Psyche and a One Eyed Scarecrow form a Genin team. In which Sasuke is a Jashinist, Naruto thinks he's a demon, Sakura has multiple personality disorder and Kakashi has an innate envy of people with two normal eyes.
Naruto, T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 70k+, favs: 923, follows: 982, updated: 1/24/2021 published: 1/5/2017, Naruto U., Sasuke U., Sakura H., Team Seven
131 Identity Theft is a Serious Problem » by ChinduPOD Eh? Kaka-sensei's got amnesia? Wait, when did he get a perm? Wait, what's with the sweets fetish? Wait, are you sure you're Kaka-sensei? Eh? Who the hell are you? EH?
Naruto & Gintama, T, English, Humor & Parody, chapters: 9, words: 34k+, favs: 262, follows: 261, updated: 10/24/2020 published: 6/8/2011, Kakashi H., Gintoki S.
2 The Snake's Home was Found Among Dogs by Varmint "Sensei, to be one of the great prodigies of your generation, you're not very smart." Shikaku's blunt words froze him in absolute shock. "Don't you remember what we told you the first day we met? You are pack." He... he was pack? Impossible. Or! Orochimaru is a good guy and it's all mostly because of the Inuzuka clan. One-shot! Continuation of "The Orphans".
Naruto, T, English, Friendship & Family, words: 9k+, favs: 62, follows: 30, 6/27/2020, Orochimaru, Shikaku N., Tsume I., Kushina U.
25Second Chance » by Draconc89 Naruto succeeds on his second attempt at the graduation exams and gets a most interesting Jonin Sensei for his team. Contains smart, Fuinjutsu, Chakra Molding Bloodline Naruto. Inspired by the one shot Ibiki's Apprentice written by Mat Wren.
Naruto, T, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 9k+, favs: 195, follows: 263, updated: 6/24/2020 published: 1/26/2019, Ibiki M., Naruto U.
1k+ Sasuke's No Good Very Bad Teammates » by GwendolynStacy Naruto and Sakura have gone insane. Or: Just after becoming Team 7 Naruto and Sakura go through a massive shift in personality, leaving Sasuke out of the loop and wondering what in the name of sanity could have happened to them. His only consolation is that Kakashi is just as weirded out as he is.
Naruto, T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 32, words: 81k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 6/20/2020 published: 3/20/2018, Naruto U., Sasuke U., Sakura H.
42a beating heart of stone » by FantasyDeath During Iruka's first year teaching — on his own, because apparently there is a severe lack of teachers — he loses his curriculum, gets into a low-key fight with Shimura Danzo and accidentally creates an army. To be fair, none of this was planned. (AU, Slash)
Naruto, T, English, Friendship & Humor, chapters: 5, words: 15k+, favs: 195, follows: 238, updated: 3/14/2020 published: 12/31/2018, Naruto U., Iruka U., OC
8k+A Drop of Poison » by Angel of Snapdragons WIP An unconscious Iruka forces Naruto to return to the academy for another year. It also marks the beginnings of a prank whose far-reaching consequences will shake Konoha to its foundations.
Naruto, T, English, Humor, chapters: 34, words: 200k+, favs: 17k+, follows: 18k+, updated: 12/25/2019 published: 10/3/2008, Naruto U., Iruka U.