RYO is a Japanese singer. He is a member of the vocal group DEEP. He joined the group in 2007 after being semi-finalist of the "EXILE VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 2006 ~ASIAN DREAM~".
- Stage Name: RYO
- Real Name: Maeda Ryouta (前田亮太)
- Birthdate: July 11, 1986
- Birthplace: Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Family: Older brother, fellow DEEP member YUICHIRO