"Red-Haired" Shanks likewise frequently known as "Red Hair", is the captai of the Red Hair Pirates a member of the Four Emperors that guideline over the New World He is likewise a former member of the legendary Roger Pirates, the only group to effectively dominate the Grand Line, where he started as a pirate as an apprentice. Notably, he is the pirate who influenced Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux discovered the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was accidentally eaten by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a fairly tall guy (simply under 2 meters), well-built, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Among the 4 Emperors previous and present he sticks out as the smallest, most normal-sized by far, the others being different degrees of inhumanly proportioned. Real to his epithet, Shanks has clearly red hair: usually portrayed throughout media as deep-crimsonish. Worthwhile of note is that, distinctively among all characters yet seen, even ones with comparable hair tone, Shanks' hair is the sole one filled with grayscale in the black-and-white manga (instead of tattooed black or left white). His first-seen hairdo was a directly, middle-parted one kept loosely down to nape length, with shorter (at eye level), curtained bangs in the front.  In later appearances (at ten years older), he is revealed with a little longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than prior to except for some couple of hairs he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed further sideward than stated prior bangs.
On his face resides a secondary trademark: a triple set of vertically parallel, linear scars that pass at an angle over his left (untouched) eye, exposed to have been offered to him by Blackbeard some unknown time before the start of the series. Furthermore, Shanks' left arm is missing out on from listed below the deltoid, an outcome of him conserving Luffy from a Sea King when Luffy was a child.
As did his hair, Shanks' face modifications as the manga's art design advances: initially, it appeared more younger, a soft jawline tapering down to a small, pointy chin. Its features were likewise milder than later on representations and, conserve for his little nose, likewise bigger, most so his plain-black eyes, topped by thin eyebrows.  Later on looks reveal him more markedly countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower pair of eyes, and the chiseled, more prominently bridged nose lending him a manlier appearance. More consistent stays the man's facial hair, however, that he has always kept in a neatly thin connection of beard and mustache stubble, forming the beginnings of a circle beard.
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Clothes-wise, Shanks used to wear a specific Check out the post right here straw hat acquired from Gol D. Roger (his former captain) that was synonymous with his image up until he passed it on to Luffy. Otherwise, his attire constantly consists of a sweeping long, sleeveless black cape with a high collar (in the anime bearing a lighter, gray within), and under it a basic, white t-shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. In addition, Shanks is constantly seen using trousers cut listed below the knee, collected halfway up the shin. Initially (Chapter 1) the pair was a slightly loose, plain-brown one with golden buttons down the outer leg sides, and with a red sash around his waist to keep his shirt tucked inside. Later on, he is seen wearing a different, mildly baggier pair of trousers with a green-yellow, indiscernible flower pattern (now exposing plenty leg hair), and his t-shirt is overlooked of his sash, which is now revealed holding his saber at his ideal side. Lastly, his shoes includes easy brown shoes, their soles gray-studded. After the timeskip, he is at some point seen using various trousers yet once again, light-colored with a rose pattern.