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The producers of a Japanese TV anime series apologized Saturday for using what sounds like the Muslim call to prayer in the program’s background music.

A source related to the producers of “Noragami Aragoto,” a polytheistic battle fantasy literally meaning “Stray God, Rough Style,” said a person claiming to be Muslim complained that the call to prayer was mixed in with the show’s music, which aired on television.

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