Shinozuka Youta (篠塚 ヨウタ) was one of Sudou Kaname's friends.
Youta was a little on the chubby side, had light colored hair that was slicked up. He wore his school uniform.
Youta was a good friend of both Kaname and Kyouda. He was worried about Kaname when he stopped coming to school and even visited his house to ask him about Kyouda's disappearance. When he was captured by Eighth, he resolved to fight back after Kaname tried to help him by inviting him to the Darwin's Game.