Takeya Shobe was a Japanese impresario. Little is known of this entertainer of the Edo Period.
Takeya Shobe was born about 1680.
Takeya was for some time manager of the Uji-Kadayii Theater at Ise and then of the Isejima-Kunai Theater, Kyoto. He is said to have been associated with the famous samisen player Takemoto and puppeteer Saburobe Yoshida at the Dotombori at Osaka.