"Red-Haired" Shanks likewise typically called "Red Hair", is the captai of the Red Hair Pirates a member of the 4 Emperors that guideline over the New World He is also a previous member of the famous Roger Pirates, the only group to successfully conquer the Grand Line, where he began as a pirate as an apprentice. Significantly, he is the pirate who inspired Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux discovered the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was inadvertently eaten by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a reasonably high man (simply under 2 meters), well-built, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Amongst the 4 Emperors past and present he sticks out as the tiniest, most normal-sized by far, the others being various degrees of inhumanly proportioned. True to his epithet, Shanks has distinctly red hair: normally illustrated across media as deep-crimsonish. Worthy of note is that, distinctively amongst all characters yet seen, even ones with equivalent hair tone, Shanks' hair is the sole one filled with grayscale in the black-and-white manga (instead of inked black or left white). His first-seen hairdo was a directly, middle-parted one kept loosely down to nape length, with much shorter (at eye level), curtained bangs in the front.  In later on appearances (at ten years older), he is revealed with a little longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than prior to except for some few strands he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed further sideward than stated prior bangs.
On his face lives a secondary trademark: a triple set of vertically parallel, direct scars that pass at an angle over his left (unblemished) eye, exposed to have been provided to him by Blackbeard some unknown time prior to the start of the series. Additionally, Shanks' left arm is missing 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: at first, it appeared more vibrant, a soft jawline tapering down to a little, pointy chin. Its functions 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 noticeably countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower set of eyes, and the sculpted, more plainly bridged nose lending him a manlier look. More consistent stays the man's facial hair, nevertheless, that he has always kept in a nicely thin connection of beard and mustache stubble, forming the starts of a circle beard.
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Clothes-wise, Shanks utilized to use a specific straw hat obtained from Gol D. Roger (his previous captain) that was synonymous with his image up until he passed it on to Luffy. Otherwise, his outfit constantly includes a sweeping long, sleeveless black cape with a high collar (in the anime bearing a lighter, gray within), and under it a simple, white t-shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. Furthermore, Shanks is constantly seen wearing trousers cut below the knee, gathered halfway up the shin. At First (Chapter 1) the pair was Click here a somewhat loose, plain-brown one with golden buttons down the outer leg sides, and with a red sash around his waist to keep his t-shirt tucked inside. Later, he is seen wearing a various, mildly baggier set of pants with a green-yellow, indiscernible flower pattern (now revealing plenty leg hair), and his t-shirt is excluded of his sash, which is now revealed holding his saber at his best side. Finally, his footwear includes easy brown shoes, their soles gray-studded. After the timeskip, he is at some point seen wearing various pants yet once again, light-colored with a rose pattern.