Shima (志摩, etc.?) is the name of several places in Japan.

  • Shima Province, one of the old provinces of Japan
  • Shima, Fukuoka, a former town in Fukuoka Prefecture
  • Shima, Mie, a city in Mie Prefecture
  • Shima, Mie (town), a former town in Mie Prefecture

Shima is also a Japanese, Persian and ancient Java first name and may refer to:

  • Queen Shima, the queen of Kalingga kingdom, circa 674 CE Central Java
  • Brian Shima, a professional aggressive inline skater
  • George Shima, né Ushijima (1864 - 1926), a Japanese American businessman
  • Kiyohide Shima (Japanese: 志摩 清英)
  • Masatoshi Shima (Japanese: 嶋 正利)
  • Noboru Shima, the human guise of the Tarantula Undead in Kamen Rider Blade
  • Shima Iwashita (Japanese: 岩下 志麻)
  • Shima Kakoku (Japanese: 島 霞谷), photographer
  • Shima Sakon (Japanese: 島 左近)
  • Rear Admiral Shima (Japanese: 嶋 秋嵩), a secondary character in Sky Girls

Shima (石马镇) may also refer to the name of a few towns in China:

  • Shima, Dazu County, in Dazu County, Chongqing
  • Shima, Xingning, Guangdong, in Xingning City, Guangdong
  • Shima, Yongfeng County, in Yongfeng County, Jiangxi
  • Shima, Zibo, in Boshan District, Zibo, Shandong
  • Shima, Mianyang, in Youxian District, Mianyang, Sichuan
  • Shima, Cangxi County, in Cangxi County, Sichuan


  • Shima (film), a 2007 film

Other articles related to "shima":

Tori-shima (Izu Islands) - History
... Tori-shima was known to Japanese fishermen and mariners since at least the early Edo period, but was uninhabited aside from occasional shipwreck survivors ... Nakahama Manjirō and four friends were shipwrecked on Tori-shima until rescued by the American whaler ship John Howland (Captain William H ... On November 1, 1954 Tori-shima was proclaimed a protected bird sanctuary ...
Shima Kakoku
... Shima Kakoku (島 霞谷?, 1827–1870) was a pioneering Japanese photographer and artist ... At this time Shima seems to have had some pictures published as book illustrations ... A wet-plate print of this portrait remains in the Shima family archives ...
Asahikuni Masuo - Retirement From Sumo
... stayed in the sumo world as an elder under the name of Ōshima Oyakata ... In 1980 he established Ōshima stable, despite strong opposition from his old stable boss Tatsunami ... Ōshima stable produced yokozuna Asahifuji and in later years the Mongolians Kyokushūzan and Kyokutenhō ...
Shima Ryū
... Shima Ryū (島 隆?, 1823–1900) was a Japanese artist and pioneering photographer ... she studied at an art school in Edo (now Tokyo) where she met Shima Kakoku (1827–1870), a fellow student ... A wet-plate print of this portrait remains in the Shima family archives ...
Shiraki Station - Station Layout - Platforms
... 1 ■Shima Line for Shima-Isobe, Ugata and Kashikojima 4 ■Shima Line for Toba, Nagoya, Osaka Namba and Kyoto ...