Rin Takanashi is a Japanese actress, entertainer, and idol from Chiba Prefecture. She is a graduate of Chiba Prefectural Matsudo Kokusai High School. She is currently represented by Stardust Promotion and JTB Entertainment.
After being discovered by a scout in Harajuku, Takanashi broke into the entertainment industry under her original stage name, Mari Takanashi.
In 2005, she participated in an audition called “Sekai Seifuku Keikaku FINAL” on the Fuji TV variety show “Idol Dou” and won the Grand Prix. At the end of that year, she joined the idol unit “Pink Jam Princess”, but the group disbanded within a year, shortly after their debut CD.
In 2008, she made her film acting debut as the female lead in Gen Takahashi’s Goth.