|Japanese name:|| 真田 貴大 |
|Occupation:||Big Osaka soccer player|
|First appearance:||Movie 16: The Eleventh Striker|
|Appearances:|| Chapters: 3|
|Japanese voice:||Hiroyuki Yoshino|
Takahiro Sanada (真田 貴大 Sanada Takahiro) is a character in the manga and anime franchise Detective Conan.
Takahiro is fun-loving, goofy, and kind hearted. He keeps his promises and is trustworthy. He promised to Koh Watanabe to kick only with his right foot in the game because he injured Koh. Even Haibara remarked how Takahiro took a promise with a kid way too seriously.
 Plot overview
Takahiro makes his debut in the manga series.
 Non-canon plot overview
 Movie 16: The Eleventh Striker
J. League All-Star Soccer is the bomber's target as it has the highest viewership. The letter declares in all ten simultaneous games, the strikers must use the following play hidden in the letter against the home team to stop the bomb. Conan reveals the border and the staple matches an association football pitch and the kanji written in red is written in a way so that the staple has red markings on top of it; He deduces the bomber wants the strikers to kick the ball in the center of the goal post. As per the letter, the police are only able to alert the coaches and the strikers in each game about the bombs. Without Ryusuke, Takahiro is the best striker so he accepted this task. Signals didn't appear after he kicked in the middle of the crossbar, he was able to kick to the ball in the center of the goal post under the dual pressures of missing and the threat of a bomb.
 Episode 742: Promise with a J-Leaguer
While practicing penalty kicks, Takahiro's soccer ball accidentally hits Koh Watanabe while he's riding his bike past the park, injuring Koh's ankle. Koh is upset and makes Takahiro promise to play his next match and score a goal using his right leg. Later, it is proved that Takahiro's soccer ball hit Shingo Fukazawa not Koh in the face, knocking off his glasses. Angry, Fukazawa then picked up the ball and threw it, accidentally hitting Koh and causing the accident. After the misunderstanding was cleared, Takahiro tries to score a goal with his left foot, but misses. Fukazawa later apologizes to both Koh and Takahiro, and Takahiro in turn apologizes to Fukazawa.