From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Shin may refer to:


Fictional characters[edit]

  • 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)


  • Shin (band) (Chinese: 信樂團)
  • Shin (singer) (蘇見信), a Taiwanese singer and former lead singer of Shin
  • Shin, the drummer of the German visual kei group Cinema Bizarre
  • The Shin, a Georgian fusion jazz band
  • The Shins, an American indie band
  • Shin (シン), a Japanese rock singer and former vocalist of Vivid


  • River Shin, a river in the Scottish Highlands
  • Loch Shin, a loch in the Scottish Highlands
  • Shin, Iran, a village in Zanjan Province, Iran
  • Shin, Syria, a village in Syria
  • Shin, Swat, an administrative unit in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan

Other uses[edit]

  • 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, including Hebrew ש‬ and Arabic ش‬
  • Shin Buddhism, a widely practiced branch of Buddhism in Japan, named after its founder, Shinran
  • Shin Corporation, one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand
  • Shina people or Shin, an ethnic group who live in parts of Pakistan and northern India

See also[edit]