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For example, if I complete a drawing of Ryu from street fighter or Naruto is it legal to sell it online?

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Copying someone else's copyrighted work for your own profit it universally considered copyright infringement*. So no, it is not legal.

Is it done? All the time. Will you get sued if you do it? You may, you may not.

*-though there are exceptions in the cases of fair use.

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