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Shin may refer to:

Given name[edit]

  • Shin (Japanese name) (Katakana: シン, Hiragana: しん), a Japanese given name
  • Shin (singer) (蘇見信), a Taiwanese Mandopop rock singer and former lead singer of Shin (band)
  • Shin, the drummer of the German visual kei group Cinema Bizarre



  • Shin Hayata, the alter ego of Ultraman
  • Shin, a name for the fictional character, the Supreme Kai, from the manga/anime Dragon Ball Z
  • Shin, one of the Nanto masters and main villains in the manga/anime Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken)



  • The front part of the human leg below the knee
  • Shinbone, the tibia, the larger of the two bones in the leg below the knee in vertebrates
  • Shin (letter), the twenty-first letter in many Semitic alphabets
  • Shin Buddhism, a widely practiced branch of Buddhism in Japan, named after its founder, Shinran
  • Shin of Hindukush, people from the Hindukush
  • Shin Corporation, one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand
  • An alternate name for the Dard people of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Shin (band) (信樂團), a Taiwanese Mandopop rock band
  • The Shin, a Georgian fusion jazz band
  • The Shins, an American indie band

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