Anime studio WHITE FOX issued an apology on its Twitter account on Tuesday for allegedly partaking in gender discriminatory hiring practices. The studio’s recruitment page allegedly marketed a producing assistant place specifying a lady beneath the age of 26.

ANN could not affirm this data, nevertheless may affirm {{that a}} cache of the recruitment net web page specified a “man or a woman under the age of 26,” and the online web page now states “a person under the age of 30” as of press time.

In a sequence of tweets the studio’s guide director Gaku Iwasa personally wrote, he outlined that the company had marketed the place on this strategy given that agency’s inception, and that the company has “just learned the existence of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law.”

The regulation, which was handed in Japan in 1972, requires equal employment alternate options for ladies and men.

Iwasa apologized for inflicting discomfort to others and for inflicting a disturbance late at evening time in Japan time. “We endeavor to improve the workplace environment while being open to learning about things outside our comfort zone,” Iwasa added.

WHITE FOX was primarily based in April 2007, and has produced such anime as Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, Steins;Gate, Steins;Gate 0, Arifureta – From Commonplace to World’s Strongest, Jormungand, Jormungand Perfect Order, Is the order a rabbit? every seasons, Girls’ Last Tour, and Akame ga KILL!, amongst others.

Source: WHITE FOX‘s Twitter account