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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Here’s a sneak peak at the characters via @Theshaderoom IG: