Naoyuki Ito (伊藤直之 Itō Naoyuki) is a friend and classmate of Ryo Hazuki and Ichiro Sakurada. He has two siblings which are Yasuo Ito and Kyoko Ito who he often looks after. He also has a motorcycle which is his pride and joy.
Naoyuki first moved to Sakuragaoka when he was in the second grade of elementary school and was bullied for being new to the school. But after Ryo defended him, they became friends and have been ever since.
Naoyuki is very studious and his grades are among the top of the school, particularly in math and science. His physics grade in particular is the best in the entire school.
- Naoyuki's zodiac sign is Taurus and he has a O blood type.
- Naoyuki appears in the What's Shenmue? demo, but his face looks completely different than how it looks in the actual game.