"Red-Haired" Shanks likewise commonly called "Red Hair", is the captai of the Red Hair Pirates a member of the Four Emperors that rule over the New World He is also a former member of the legendary Roger Pirates, the only group to effectively dominate the Grand Line, where he began as a pirate as an apprentice. Especially, he is the pirate who inspired Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux found the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was unintentionally eaten by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a fairly high male (just under 2 meters), well-built, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Among the Four Emperors past and present he stands apart as the tiniest, most normal-sized without a doubt, the others being numerous degrees of inhumanly proportioned. Real to his epithet, Shanks has clearly red hair: generally illustrated throughout media as deep-crimsonish. Worthwhile of note is that, uniquely among 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 inked black or left white). His first-seen hairstyle was a straight, middle-parted one kept loosely down to nape length, with shorter (at eye level), curtained bangs in the front.  In later on looks (at 10 years older), he is revealed with a little longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than prior to other than for some couple of hairs he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed farther sideward than said prior bangs.
On his face resides a secondary trademark: click here a triple set of vertically parallel, direct scars that pass at an angle over his left (untouched) eye, revealed to have been provided to him by Blackbeard some unknown time before the start of the series. In addition, Shanks' left arm is missing out on from listed below the deltoid, a result 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: initially, it appeared more youthful, a soft jawline tapering down to a little, pointy chin. Its functions were likewise milder than later on representations and, save for his small nose, likewise bigger, most so his plain-black eyes, topped by thin eyebrows.  Later appearances reveal him more markedly countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower set of eyes, and the chiseled, more plainly bridged nose providing him a manlier look. More constant stays the guy's facial hair, nevertheless, that he has always kept in a nicely thin connection of beard and mustache bristle, 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 previous 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 a simple, white t-shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. Furthermore, Shanks is always seen wearing trousers cut listed below the knee, collected halfway up the shin. Initially (Chapter 1) the set 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, he is seen using a different, mildly baggier set of pants with a green-yellow, indiscernible flower pattern (now revealing plenty leg hair), and his t-shirt is left out of his sash, which is now revealed holding his saber at his right side. Lastly, his footwear consists of basic brown shoes, their soles gray-studded. After the timeskip, he is at some point seen using different pants yet once again, light-colored with a rose pattern.