300 Most Common Japanese Words in Most Anime (but actually mostly Narto)

I did not comprise this list myself, Ken Cannon did. Check out his site http://www.japanesethroughanimeclass.com/ to learn how to learn Japanese by watching anime!

Here is the list written out in romanji. I made my list mostly in the order that Ken teaches it rather than in the order of the list.

1. Ore
2. Omae
3. Koto
4. Suru
5. Sore
6. Dakara
7. Kage bunshin/hokage - kage bushin is not in the dictionary, it means shadow clone
8. Iu/itte/itta/iwanai - only iu is in dictionary. itte = say, itta = said, and iwanai = not say
9. Nani/nanika
10. Sato
11. Shinobi
12. Sama
13. Kore
14. Jutsu
15. Kun
16. Demo
17. Chakura - not in dictionary - energy chakra
18. Tachi
19. Sono
20. Kono
21. Ima
22. Sou
23. Me
24. Wakaru
25. Chikara
26. Made
27. Darou
28. Daga
29. Dake
30. Shiru
31. Yatsu
32. You
33. Watashi
34. Kyuubi - not in dictionary - means - a demon fox that has nine tails
35. Heiwa
36. Ii
37. dekiru
38. Nara
39. Aru
40. Shinjiru
41. Jyanai
42. Iru
43. Ano
44. Dattebayo - not in dictionary - Naruto's Catchphrase
45. Tte
46. Tame
47. Mono
48. Hazu
49. Hanashi
50. Sonna
51. Sensei
52. Iku
53. Hontou
54. Onaji
55. Itami
56. Are
57. Sukoshi
58. Deru
59. Omou
60. Rikai
61. Miru
62. Toki
63. Nanda
64. Koko
65. Konna
66. Tashika/ni
67. Subete
68. Shinu
69. Ikiru
70. Kotae
71. Iya
72. Jya
73. Hou
74. Hitori
75. Ugoku
76. Chan
77. Shimau/chimau
78. Nande
79. Aa
80. Kureru
81. Mada
82. Ero sennin - not in dictionary - means Erotic Hermit/Pervy Hermit/Erotic Sage
83. San/yon/go daime - not in dictionary, but dai = generation (included as study material) me = eye 
84. Sekai
85. Kamoshirenai
86. Yurusu
87. Nukeru/nukenin
88. Kangae/ru
89. Korosu
90. Kuru
91. Nanimo
92. Aitsu
93. Kedo
94. Seigi
95. Demo
96. –ra
97. Hi no kuni - not in dictionary - kuni = country. hi = fire, hi no kuni = Fire country
98. Hontai
99. Doko
100. mamoru
101. anta
102. temee
103. washi
104. yahari/yappari
105. yatta
106. gakure - not in dictionary, means to give me the... but might be kakure which means to be hidden
107. itsudemo/itsumo/itsuka
108. ishi
109. Atta
110. Arigatou
111. Akirameru
112. Yori
113. Touri
114. Teru
115. Taisetsu
116. shika
117. tsumori
118. datte
119. yarou
120. Soshite
121. noni
122. Yaru/ te yaru
123. Mitsukeru
124. Mina
125. koitsu
126. dou
127. teki
128. saigo
129. sugiru
130. muri
131. jouhou
132. jibun
133. dare
134. boku
135. mucha
136. bashou
137. wake
138. tatakai
139. naka
140. mata
141. masaka
142. tatakau
143. kondo
144. fukushuu
145. tsuite
146. shishou
147. sakki
148. otouto
149. ni naru
150. mama
151. kiku
152. imi
153. fuuin
154. deshi
155. daijyoubu
156. yoku
157. uso
158. korekara
159. touchan
160. kawasu
161. kou
162. baka
163. katon
164. suki
165. rashi
166. nigeru
167. nakama
168. soreni
169. oi
170. momoru
171. kokomade
172. bijyuu - not in dictionary - means tailed beast
173. tsukuyomi
174. anata
175. kuchiyose
176. jyounin
177. te kure - not in dictionary - it is the asking form of a verb
178. –tai
179. Sensou
180. shikashi
181. Morau
182. tsuyoi
183. Oshieru
184. Ningen
185. Karada
186. tsukuru
187. Hitotsu
188. Doushita
189. Dame
190. Chigau
191. Sugu
192. Otoko
193. ue
194. Suman/nai
195. Tada/shi
196. Nouryoku
197. kami
198. yagaru
199. Nante
200. Motsu
201. Kuso
202. sorekara
203. Kaeru
204. Futari
205. Doku
206. Aite
207. hayai
208. Yume
209. Youna
210. Yoshi
211. Tsureru
212. Tsukai
213. Taosu
214. Desu
215. Sandaime
216. Ooki
217. machigae
218. Namae/na
219. Musuko
220. Matsu
221. Kougeki
222. Tokoro
223. kurushi
224. hito
225. Tsunagu
226. Kieru
227. Kanji
228. hajimeru
229. Ichiban
230. Honoo
231. Hai
232. Dattara
233. Tsugi
234. Sonzai
235. Motto
236. yameru
237. Sorosoro
238. zettai
239. Deshou
240. Sharingan - not in the dictionary - means Copy Wheel Eye
241. San
242. Omoi
243. Mushi
244. Mazu
245. Makaseru
246. Koudou
247. Ittai
248. Inochi
249. Hitsuyou
250. Godai
251. Gisei
252. Gaki
253. hoshi
254. naze
255. Okage de
256. Doushite
257. Dono
258. Dasu
259. Ame
260. Un
261. Umaku
262. Tasukeru
263. Soko
264. Soitsu
265. yabai
266. Shuriken
267. Shippai
268. Tsumari
269. tomeru
270. Onore
271. Ato
272. Ninjutsu
273. Mokuteki
274. Mitomeru
275. Kecchaku
276. Kaze
277. Kawaru
278. Kakujitsu
279. sugoi
280. Jidai
281. Issho
282. Ichido
283. Honki
284. Hidari
285. Hanasu
286. Ashi
287. Anshinshiru - not in the dictionary - means relief or peace of mind
288. Sate
289. Fuzakeru
290. Soredemo
*291 – 300 have been merged with similar versions above to avoid repetitive listings. (The words with slash marks)

Here are some other words I have included because he went over them in his lessons yet the are not on the list. 

Senpai
Mou
Ageru
Itsu
Yowai
Osoi


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等, ら

pluralizing suffix (often humble, derogatory or familiar), and others, et alios, and the like, and followers, or so (rough indicator of direction, location, amount, etc.), (after the stem of an adjective) nominalizing suffix

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本気, ほんき

seriousness, truth, sanctity

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一緒, 一しょ, いっしょ

together, at the same time, same, identical

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period, epoch, era, age, the times, those days, oldness, ancientness, antiquity, antique, period piece

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certainty, reliability, soundness

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5 years ago

onanokoneko

Here is the list of words: 1. Ore 2. Omae 3. Koto 4. Suru 5. Sore 6. Dakara 7. Kage bunshin/hokage 8. Iu/itte/itta/iwanai 9. Nani/nande/nanda/nanika 10. Sato 11. Shinobi 12. Sama 13. Kore 14. Jutsu 15. Kun 16. Demo 17. Chakura 18. Tachi 19. Sono 20. Kono 21. Ima 22. Sou 23. Me 24. Wakaru 25. Chikara 26. Made 27. Darou 28. Daga 29. Dake 30. Shiru 31. Yatsu 32. You 33. Watashi 34. Kyuubi 35. Heiwa 36. Ii 37. dekiru 38. Nara 39. Aru 40. Shinjiru 41. Jyanai 42. Iru 43. Ano 44. Dattebayo 45. Tte 46. Tame 47. Mono 48. Hazu 49. Hanashi 50. Sonna 51. Sensei 52. Iku 53. Hontou 54. Onaji 55. Itami 56. Are 57. Sukoshi 58. Deru 59. Omou 60. Rikai 61. Miru 62. Toki 63. Nanda 64. Koko 65. Konna 66. Tashika/ni 67. Subete 68. Shinu 69. Ikiru 70. Kotae 71. Iya 72. Jya 73. Hou 74. Hitori 75. Ugoku 76. Chan 77. Shimau/chimau 78. Nande 79. Aa 80. Kureru 81. Mada 82. Ero sennin 83. San/yon/go daime 84. Sekai 85. Kamoshirenai 86. Yurusu 87. Nukeru/nukenin 88. Kangae/ru 89. Korosu 90. Kuru 91. Nanimo 92. Aitsu 93. Kedo 94. Seigi 95. Demo 96. –re 97. Hi no kuni 98. Hontai 99. Doko 100. mamoru 101. anta 102. temee 103. washi 104. yahari/yappari 105. yatta 106. gakure 107. itsudemo/itsumo/itsuka 108. ishi 109. Atta 110. Arigatou 111. Akirameru 112. Yori 113. Touri 114. Teru 115. Taisetsu 116. shika 117. tsumori 118. datte 119. yarou 120. Soshite 121. noni 122. Yaru/ te yaru 123. Mitsukeru 124. Mina 125. koitsu 126. dou 127. teki 128. saigo 129. sugiru 130. muri 131. jouhou 132. jibun 133. dare 134. boku 135. mucha 136. bashou 137. wake 138. tatakai 139. naka 140. mata 141. masaka 142. tatakau 143. kondo 144. fukushuu 145. tsuite 146. shishou 147. sakki 148. otouto 149. ni naru 150. mama 151. kiku 152. imi 153. fuuin 154. deshi 155. daijyoubu 156. yoku 157. uso 158. korekara 159. touchan 160. kawasu 161. kou 162. baka 163. katon 164. suki 165. rashi 166. nigeru 167. nakama 168. soreni 169. oi 170. momoru 171. kokomade 172. bijyuu 173. tsukuyomi 174. anata 175. kuchiyose 176. jyounin 177. te kure 178. –tai 179. Sensou 180. shikashi 181. Morau 182. tsuyoi 183. Oshieru 184. Ningen 185. Karada 186. tsukuru 187. Hitotsu 188. Doushita 189. Dame 190. Chigau 191. Sugu 192. Otoko 193. ue 194. Suman/nai 195. Tada/shi 196. Nouryoku 197. kami 198. yagaru 199. Nante 200. Motsu 201. Kuso 202. sorekara 203. Kaeru 204. Futari 205. Doku 206. Aite 207. hayai 208. Yume 209. Youna 210. Yoshi 211. Tsureru 212. Tsukai 213. Taosu 214. Desu 215. Sandaime 216. Ooki 217. machigae 218. Namae/na 219. Musuko 220. Matsu 221. Kougeki 222. Tokoro 223. kurushi 224. hito 225. Tsunagu 226. Kieru 227. Kanji 228. hajimeru 229. Ichiban 230. Honoo 231. Hai 232. Dattara 233. Tsugi 234. Sonzai 235. Motto 236. yameru 237. Sorosoro 238. zettai 239. Deshou 240. Sharingan 241. San 242. Omoi 243. Mushi 244. Mazu 245. Makaseru 246. Koudou 247. Ittai 248. Inochi 249. Hitsuyou 250. Godai 251. Gisei 252. Gaki 253. hoshi 254. naze 255. Okage de 256. Doushite 257. Dono 258. Dasu 259. Ame 260. Un 261. Umaku 262. Tasukeru 263. Soko 264. Soitsu 265. yabai 266. Shuriken 267. Shippai 268. Tsumari 269. tomeru 270. Onore 271. Ato 272. Ninjutsu 273. Mokuteki 274. Mitomeru 275. Kecchaku 276. Kaze 277. Kawaru 278. Kakujitsu 279. sugoi 280. Jidai 281. Issho 282. Ichido 283. Honki 284. Hidari 285. Hanasu 286. Ashi 287. Anshinshiru 288. Sate 289. Fuzakeru 290. Soredemo *291 – 300 have been merged with similar versions above to avoid repetitive listings. (The words with slash marks)