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Is This Japanese Airline Commercial Racist?

Does this warrant an uproar?
Is This Japanese Airline Commercial Racist?

A few days ago, Japan's All Nippon Airways released a TV commercial intended to promote its increased listings of international flights.

This is what they made, a commercial many have argued is racist towards white people, because apparently people in Japan think all white people have blonde hair and big noses. Take a look below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=DCjxzpSrFP4

The airline has stated it meant zero offence (I should hope) and has since promised to modify the commercial.

Do you think this commercial is racist?

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