Haitian-Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka, as depicted by a Nissin anime ad campaign, and in real life at the Australian Open tournament. Photos: Nissin / AP

Noodle-maker Nissin apologises, withdraws ‘whitewashed’ anime ad featuring Japanese-Haitian tennis star Naomi Osaka

  • Nissin promised to be ‘more mindful of the issue of diversity’, as it pulled the animation that showed Naomi Osaka with pale skin and European features
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Haitian-Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka, as depicted by a Nissin anime ad campaign, and in real life at the Australian Open tournament. Photos: Nissin / AP
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