Sema comes together with family and friends to celebrate their hopes and dreams in ‘The Day of Dreams’ episode, executive produced by Lupita Nyong’o; the YouTube Original animated series is produced by the Nairobi-based edutainment studio’s award-winning female team.
Check out the just released teaser for the YouTube Originals, Super Sema holiday special episode, “The Day of Dreams,” debuting Friday, December 10 at 9 am PT / 12 pm ET. Produced by Nairobi-based children’s edutainment studio Kukua, the 2D animated series follows the world-changing adventures of an extraordinary young African girl, Sema, fueled by STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) superpowers, who lives in the neo-African-futuristic community of Dunia. Watch it on the Super Sema Official YouTube Channel.
In the holiday special, executive produced by Lupita Nyong’o, Sema and her friends and family are preparing for the Day of Dreams, a time when everyone comes together to celebrate their hopes and dreams. Sema wishes for snow, something Dunia hasn’t seen in hundreds of years. Will Super Sema be able to tap into her STEAM powers once again and “technovate” her dream come true? Or will her nemesis, the artificially intelligent robot tyrant Tobor, be proven right that dreams are just human nonsense?
Check out Super Sema Holiday Special Teaser Trailer:
The series as a YouTube Originals series in March 2021 and has become a global hit, reaching millions of viewers around the world. Season 2 of the animated series and complementary STEAM educational episodes are currently in production for an early 2022 release. Kukua also recently announced its partnership with award-winning toy company Just Play for dolls and dress-up role play, with other exciting merchandising and licensing plans to be announced soon.
Founded by Lucrezia Bisignani, Kukua is a children’s edutainment startup and home to the Super Sema franchise. With an award-winning female team working at the intersection of technology, entertainment and education, the franchise aims to build an IP-driven, engaging STEAM ecosystem that inspires children around the world.