Monkey D. Luffy wouldn’t be the swashbuckler that he’s right now if not for the affect of his former mentor, Purple-Haired Shanks. With Shanks sacrificing his arm initially to avoid wasting Luffy’s life, it has been fairly a while for the reason that two have met, leaving followers to surprise what is going to occur once they as soon as once more meet face-to-face. In a brand new publication, creator Eiichiro Oda wished the world to know that not solely is Shanks a powerhouse within the Grand Line, however he is fairly successful with the women.

Just lately, Purple-Haired Shanks performed a serious function within the newest movie of the shonen franchise, One Piece Movie: Purple. Alongside Shanks making a comeback, followers had been additionally launched to Shanks’ daughter, Uta. Not like her father, Uta did not spend her time crusing the seas of the Grand Line, however was reasonably thought to be fairly the diva, spreading her musical abilities worldwide. Sadly, anime viewers did not have the possibility to see Monkey and Shanks re-unite on this movie as the 2 took on a model new menace, albeit one where they had been by no means again to again. When the 2 pirates do re-unite, it will likely be one of many greatest occasions of One Piece so far.

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Shanks, Purple-Haired Girls’ Man

Frequently, creator Eiichiro Oda will reply fan questions in relation to his anime world. Within the newest “SBS” column, Oda talked about that whereas Shanks may not be flirtatious, he’s fairly the women’ man. Having a personality that’s harking back to Luffy’s on this regard, it will likely be attention-grabbing to see if we see this aspect of Shanks targeted on within the closing saga of One Piece’s manga.

As the ultimate saga of the manga continues, it will appear that every one the pirates of the Grand Line are amassing to not simply make a push for the One Piece treasure however to unravel quite a few mysteries that proceed to encompass their world. Just lately, Shanks has additionally returned to the forefront, which means that we’re certain to see Luffy’s mentor and his crew meet the Straw Hats earlier than the collection ends.

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