Yuriko Takanashi is a supporting character in the yuri manga Candy Boy. The eldest child of the owners of the japanese restaurant "Takanashi", her talents lie in cooking and flower arrangements. Since her parents are busy, cooking breakfast is her job, she occasionally cooks the Sakurai sisters' lunches. She's Kanade's best friend.
- At first sight, she came to love Shizuku Sakurai and called her cute.
- She tries to mend Yukino and Kanade's relationship, especially when she advised Kanade to buy Valentine's chocolate for Yukino.
- Since Kanada was longing to be with Yukino, she offered herself to take her place instead, asking her to come to her to and spoil her all she wants.