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Via Essence:

Netflix has acquired its first original animated series from Africa, as part of its growing acquisition of content from the continent.

Mama K’s Team 4 follows four teenage girls, living in a futuristic version of Lusaka, Zambia, who are recruited by a retired secret agent to save the world. The series was created by Zambian writer Malenga Mulendema and designed by the Cameroonian artist Malcolm Wopea.

According to Variety, Mulendema said she was inspired to create Mama K’s by her own experience growing up in her native Zambia and watching cartoon heroes that looked nothing like her.

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TSR STAFF: Brianne D! @beedev_ ______________________________________ #Netflix has created a large library of original content that has been carrying the streaming service as of late. The most recent series is based on a futuristic African fantasy and three super-girls on a mission to save the world! ______________________________________ Produced by Triggerfish Animation Studios, 'Mama K's Team 4' follows the lives of four teenage girls living in a futuristic version of Lusaka, Zambia. They are recruited by a retired secret agent to save the world and humanity! ______________________________________ The series was created by Zambian writer Malenga Mulendema and designed by the Cameroonian artist Malcolm Wopea. ______________________________________ According to @variety, Mulendema said she was inspired to create Mama K's by her own experience growing up in her native—read more at TheShadeRoom.com (📸: @netflix)

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