An ex-convict and one of the main characters in Golden Kamuy. His personality is rather carefree and goofy, and he prefers to sneak his way out of trouble. He broke out of every prison he were in and for that he has became known as the "Escape King". Helps Sugimoto and Asirpa in their adventures.
Shiraishi has light hair which he keeps in a buzz cut complete with long sideburns and a small beard. He wears a purple hanten (winter jacket). Underneath he wears western style clothes, a white shirt and a black vest.