is a mythical insect from Japan. It is described as a fist-sized insect that has branch-like appendages sprouting from their thorax that could generate sound waves. The sound waves were capable affecting many different types of minerals that causes them to collapse. A swarm of them can cause a small earthquake. This special ability was influenced by nature to scare rival species from their dens. That way the jinshin-mushi will always have a habitat.

In Popular Culture

It's also appeared in Cartoon series called The Secret Saturdays.

A creature called the MUTO prime appears in Godzilla:king of the monsters,it is also known as jinshin mushi

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.