2nd year student at Totsuki Culinary Institute and the current 5th seat at the Totsuki Elite Ten.
Ryo usually appears to be inattentive, but his attitude would turn aggressive once he puts on his headband to cook. He is an expert in seafood, has the skills to judge the freshness by just a brief glance.
Though known for his style of creating “powerful and violent” flavors, Ryo’s defeat in the Fall Classic Tournament inspired him to develop a new approach of delicate, creative cooking. This led to his victory over the battle with Kusunoki from the Central Gourmet Organization