One Piece: Red is ready to hit theaters in Japan this summer season, not simply presenting a brand new journey for Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirates, but in addition in bringing again Red-Haired Shanks to the fray of the Grand Line. With the fifteenth film of the collection additionally taking the chance to disclose that Shanks had a daughter named Uta, billed because the “Ultimate Diva with a voice that can change the world,” evidently a brand new have a look at Shanks’ trendy match has arrived on-line and is offered by none apart from the collection creator, Eiichiro Oda.

Shanks had a severe impact on the lifetime of Luffy, introducing the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates to the Devil Fruit that will grant him each his rubber powers in addition to the a number of transformations that we have seen Monkey use all through his lengthy profession in One Piece. While it has but to be confirmed whether or not Luffy and Shanks will truly come face-to-face as soon as once more, with the 2 having but to take action within the Shonen franchise since Luffy’s childhood, the truth that we’re being proven a contemporary aesthetic for the Red-Haired swashbuckler definitely lends credence to the concept that we’d get the long-awaited reunion between two of the largest pirates of the Grand Line.

Twitter User New World Artur shared the brand new sketch from One Piece creator, Eiichiro Oda, exhibiting off the brand new trendy look of Shanks, together with his function in One Piece: Red nonetheless being one thing of a thriller together with his daughter set to crew up with the Straw Hat Pirates to tackle a mysterious risk:

The War For Wano has come to an finish inside One Piece’s manga, with many anime followers questioning if the upcoming film will happen following this storyline or if the story of Red will happen exterior of the timeline. If this new story does happen following the Wano Arc, maybe we’ll see Luffy’s Gear Fifth transformation seem on the large display screen for the primary time.


What do you consider Shanks’ new look in One Piece: Red? Do you assume we’ll lastly see Shanks and Luffy re-unite? Feel free to tell us within the feedback or hit me up straight on Twitter @EVComedy to speak all issues comics, anime, and the world of the Grand Line.