|Manga Debut||Chapter 2|
Maya Takanashi (小鳥遊 眞矢, Takanashi Maya) is a Keijo player.
She has long ponytail and a mole below her left eye.
She is a tactical individual.
Takanashi participated in a tournament at Nishinomiya Keijo Stadium, atop of the Land made of rope. She fought Sakaguchi and was cornered. When Sakaguchi was about to finish her, Takanashi revealed that her purpose was to lure Sakaguchi to the area where the rope was a bit loose. Sakaguchi didn't see that coming and lost her balance, while Takanashi turned the tide and finished her. She won the race and became the new champion of the Rokko Royal Cup.