Tōru Maeda is a third year student of Hanazono High School. He was a former rival of Riki. He first debuted in Downtown Nekketsu Kōshinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundōkai. In Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari EX, he had made a promise to Riki and sworn to help him rescue his Mami.
- In River City Ransom EX, Maeda was renamed to Rick.