Nissin's ads depicted the Japanese tennis champ with a much whiter skin tone and a narrower nose.
Leto plays an American who infiltrates Japan's criminal underworld in the new Netflix film, and the reviews so far have been uniformly scathing.
Skrein stepped down from the role of Major Ben Daimio, an Asian character in the "Hellyboy" comics, after people on social media blasted the reboot for whitewashing.
Rupert Sanders says Johansson is the "best actress of her generation."
"Game of Thrones" director Alex Graves is set to adapt the Chinese legend.
Scott has said that his decision to cast white actors in key roles was due to financial reasons