"Red-Haired" Shanks likewise frequently called "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 famous Roger Pirates, the only group to effectively conquer the Grand Line, where he started as a pirate as an apprentice. Significantly, he is the pirate who influenced Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux found the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was accidentally consumed by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a fairly tall male (just under two meters), sturdy, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Among the Four Emperors previous and present he stands apart as the smallest, most normal-sized without a doubt, the others being different degrees of inhumanly proportioned. True to his epithet, Shanks has clearly red hair: normally depicted throughout media as deep-crimsonish. Deserving of note is that, uniquely amongst all characters yet seen, even ones with similar 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 hairstyle 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 looks (at 10 years older), he is shown with a little longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than before except for some couple of strands he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed farther sideward than said prior bangs.
On his face lives a secondary hallmark: 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 unidentified time before the start of the series. In addition, Shanks' left arm is missing from below the deltoid, an outcome of him saving Luffy from a Sea King when Luffy was a child.
As did his hair, Shanks' face modifications as the manga's art style progresses: 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, save for his little nose, also larger, most so his plain-black eyes, topped by thin eyebrows.  Later appearances show him more considerably countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower pair of eyes, and the chiseled, more Click for more info prominently bridged nose providing him a manlier look. More consistent stays the male'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 certain straw hat obtained from Gol D. Roger (his former captain) that was associated with his image up until he passed it on to Luffy. Otherwise, his outfit constantly consists of a sweeping long, sleeveless black cape with a high collar (in the anime bearing a lighter, gray within), and under it an easy, white shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. In addition, Shanks is always seen using pants cut listed below the knee, gathered midway up the shin. At First (Chapter 1) the pair was a slightly loose, plain-brown one with golden buttons down the external leg sides, and with a red sash around his waist to keep his shirt tucked within. Later on, he is seen using a different, slightly baggier pair of trousers with a green-yellow, indiscernible floral pattern (now exposing plenty leg hair), and his shirt is neglected of his sash, which is now shown holding his saber at his ideal side. Finally, his shoes consists of basic brown sandals, 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.