|“||"All that and central heating. I'm never leaving!"||”|
|Voiced by|| Karen Strassman|
Asami Tano (Japanese)
|(Faction of this battler)||Core-Tech|
She appears to have strong relationships with both of her friends, even though she frequently argues with Bren. Even though it isn't strongly hinted yet, there may be romance in the air between her and Dax, although she shows no affection towards Dax. However, he is shown to have a one-sided crush on her during World Master and most of Combat Chaos. Throughout the series, though, she appears to like Beyal, mostly due to him being wise, and he's the only person she does kiss in multiple times in through out the series. Beyal himself starts to notice his feeling for her at the end of the series as he seems to get jealous of Alpha when he partners with her.
Jinja is well-educated and cultured, but prefers the rougher adventures of life. She is simple and she has a strong sense of fairness and justice, and is very intolerant of cheaters, liars and thieves. Jinja is strong-willed and focused but highly emotional and sometimes unpredictable. Jinja is a huge tomboy that isn't afraid to fight with the boys when they come across trouble with their enemies (Even going to the extent of using an H-Tram to distract Charlemagne, or fist to fist fighting) that they run into throughout their search for Chase's Father. It is shown that Jinja doesn't like cold weather as they hiked up the mountains for a lead on where Jeredy Suno might be at.
Although Jinja seems to have a sense of justice, she is not without faults. She picks on Bren on a regular basis that borders on outright systematic bullying which can range from his appearance and quirks to mocking his intellectual and social skills. Her teasing is unwarranted and completely uncalled for, seeing as Bren rarely initiates any form of banter that would allow her to respond in this fashion. Her bullying has had the consequences of having Bren to think very little of himself and his worth; both as an asset to Team CoreTech and as a person in general, which she refuses to acknowledge as being a bad thing. In POV Bren apologized for the rare times he called her names while she did not, wholeheartedly believing her taunts to be for the betterment of Bren's character. Jinja's actions are not only incredibly selfish and inconsiderate, but also highly toxic, as she is limiting Bren's personal growth and preventing him from living his own life.
She has light blue eyes, pale skin, and light brown hair. She wears a light blue collared jacket with zippers and also wears what appears to be a white oxford shirt underneath. She also wears black baggy pants with matching boots. This look strongly indicates her tomboy nature.
Jinja debuted in Clash, where it was shown that she and Bren were traveling with Chase to find his father. She followed Chase around his father's laboratory, and watched Chase use Lock.
In Courage, she helps hijack a S.T.O.R.M. H-Tram. After entering the base and clearing the Monsuno Containment room, she and Bren argued over who would get Quickforce. Jinja lost a game of rock-paper-scissors, and thus, Bren got Quickforce.
In Underground, she, Bren, and Chase visit Grandma Future, who gives them a tracking devise disguised as a "lucky rock". They then went to the Underground, where she and Chase watched Bren lose to Mr. Black. Afterwards, Jinja stole the displayed Monsuno Essence and used her new Monsuno, Charger, to stop a train, saving the groups lives. She and Charger then participated in a three-on-three battle with Mr. Black, Righty, and Lefty, versus her, Bren, and Chase.
In Wicked, she and Bren follow Chase to an abandoned warehouse in search of his father. There, she finds Chase after he forfeits a battle to Medea. The group then regroups, and fights and wins against the Darkspin team.
In Breakthrough, Jinja helps Team Core-Tech escape from S.T.O.R.M..
In Eye, Jinja and the group end up in Costal City, and board a S.T.O.R.M. Cloud Carrier, where she, Beyal, and Dax serve as a distraction for S.T.O.R.M.. For this purpose, she is given a new Monsuno, Whipper, by Dax.
In Deceit, she and the gang are lured into a "trap" by Dax for S.T.O.R.M., but fight their way out, earning two Monsuno Essence from the plan.
In Trust, after Chase leaves with Jon Ace, she starts fighting with the rest of team Core-Tech, resulting in a Monsuno battle. They are ambushed by Darkspin, and get beaten until Jon Ace and Chase return and turn the fight around.
In Shadow, she and the rest of Team Core-Tech explore an Eklipse mining facility. There, she, Dax, and Chase are confronted by Dr. Klipse and Hargrave, which results in a battle. The battle is ended by an explosion, which causes the Shadow Effect, which turns her Monsuno at the time, Charger, against her. She eventually tames Charger again and escapes as the facility collapses.
In Bright, the gang arrives in Westward City, only for Dax and Beyal to be separated. The remaining members, Chase, Bren, and Jinja, encounter the Desert Wolves, and defeat them with the assistance of Digby Droog. The team is then reunited. Later, at Droog's house, they are attacked again, but Jinja, Beyal, and Droog are trapped under rubble by a stray blast of Droog's gun, and thus are out for the battle. They are freed from the rubble by Chase and Bren, and the team leaves Droog to continue their search.
In Trophies, Jinja and the team run into Dom Pyro, and are subsequently knocked unconscious and trapped. The team eventually frees themselves, and escape Dom Pyro.
In Ice, the group travel to Northpoint to find the Cave of Convergence to save Beyal. They are attacked by Darkspin, and to buy time for Beyal, they collapse the dock. Later, they are attacked again, but let Darkspin take Beyal into the cave. There, Darkspin is defeated with the help of Beyal, and after the team is launched outside, are told that their destiny is in the cave.
In Wellspring, Jinja helped the group enter the Valley of the Five Tribes, to find the Well of Pure Life. While Chase battled S.T.O.R.M. and Eklipse, she and the other group members hid behind a rock.
In Failsafe, she and the team talked Dax into revealing Jeredy's plan. She later aided them in fighting off One-Eyed Jack.
In Remembrance, Jinja and the Core-Tech team allowed themselves to be captured by S.T.O.R.M. forces in order to get to Jeredy, who was being chased by Darkspin. There, she and the team fought Darkspin, only for Jeredy to be captured by S.T.O.R.M..
In Assault, she aided the team on the assault on Cloud Carrier Epsilon. She, Dax, and Beyal took control of the ship's control, and to help Chase, tipped to craft into a noise dive. After the controls stuck, they aided in beating S.T.O.R.M. and escaping the ship with Jeredy.
In Monster, she and the group travel with Jeredy to Icemon, where she acquires a stun mine from a fleeing thief. After they enter the sewers to plant the last failsafe device, they are attacked by Toxic Ace, who captures them. After a battle between Team Core-Tech versus Dr. Klipse, Hargrave, and Toxic Ace, Jinja uses the stun mine on Ace, making it appear that he had be beaten. In fact, Toxic Ace had just gone to capture Jeredy, who had left to active the device.
|Monsuno: World Master|
|Darkspin (Tag with Chase Suno & Bren)||4||Win|
|S.T.O.R.M. Elites (Tag with Chase Suno, Bren, & Beyal)||6||No Outcome|
|Charlemagne (Tag with Chase Suno, Bren, & Beyal)||6||No Outcome|
|Dr. Emmanuel Klipse (Tag with Chase Suno, Bren, & Dax)||7||Win|
|Darkspin (Tag with Chase Suno, Bren, & Beyal)||8||Win|
|Charlemagne & Commander Trey (Tag with Beyal & Dax)||9||No Outcome|
|Beyal & Dax (Tag with Bren)||11||No Outcome|
|Darkspin (Tag with Core-Tech & Jon Ace)||11||Win|
|Dom Pyro (Tag with Beyal)||12||Lose|
|Dr. Klipse & Hargrave (Tag with Chase Suno & Dax)||13||No Outcome|
|Desert Wolves (Tag with Core-Tech)||14||Lose|
|The Bookman (Tag with Dax)||15||No Outcome|
|Desert Wolves (Tag with Chase Suno, Bren, & Digby Droog)||16||No Outcome|
|Dom Pyro (Tag with Chase Suno, Bren, & Dax)||17||No Outcome|
|Darkspin (Tag with Core-Tech)||18||Win|
|Charlemagne & Commander Trey (Tag with Core-Tech)||20||Win|
|Desert Wolves (Tag with Core-Tech)||21||Win|
|Darkspin (Tag with Core-Tech)||22||Win|
|Commander Trey (Tag with Beyal & Dax)||23||Lose|
|Dr. Klipse & Hargrave (Tag with Core-Tech)||24||Draw|
|Dr. Klipse, Hargrave, & Desert Wolves (Tag with Core-Tech & Dawnmaster)||25||Win|
|Dr. Klipse, Hargrave, Charlemagne, & Commander Trey (Tag with Core-Tech)||26||Lose|
|Monsuno: Combat Chaos|
|Punk Monk (Tag with Dax)||1||No Outcome|
|Drezz & Punk Monks (Tag with Core-Tech)||1||Lose|
|Drezz (Tag with Chase Suno)||2||No Outcome|
|Petro & Darkspin (Tag with Core-Tech)||3||No Outcome|
|S.T.O.R.M. Elites (Tag with Dax)||4||Win|
|Dom Pyro (Tag with Beyal)||5||Win|
|Drezz & Punk Monks (Tag with Core-Tech & Six)||6||Win|
- Jinja's name might come from the Japanese word "Jinja" (じんじゃ) meaning "shrine."