Lupita Nyong'o Teams Up With Kukua For 'Super Sema', A Series About An African Girl On A Mission To Change The World With The Power Of Determination, Creativity & STEAM

Lupita Nyong'o is teaming up with Kukua to produce YouTube Original series titled 'Super Sema', a superhero animated series premiering on 8th March 2021 (International Women's Day).  

The Oscar-winning actor not only stars as a special guest character in the series and as the voice of the official trailer, which will be released on Friday, 5th March, but is also producing the show with the Kukua team. 


Super Sema follows the life of a young African girl named Sema, who uses creativity, determination, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths) powers to change the world; a story of Sema and her brother Mb, in their world-changing adventures in their world, Dunia. 

About Kukua

Kukua is a Nairobi-based startup, whose mission is to empower children of the 21st century with the skills and capacity to dream beyond what they think is possible and to imagine and create a better world. This mission brought to life through Super Sema.

As the creators of the Super Sema franchise, Kukua believes it's time to change the world and showcase "supa kidpower" with Super Sema; by blurring the worlds of education, entertainment and technology to empower the children of the 21st century. 

This is not the first time the Kenyan actor is working on children-targeted edutaining content. In 2019, she published her debut children's book 'Sulwe', which 'means 'star' in her native language, Luo, tackles powerful themes about colourism, self esteem and learning that beauty radiates from within. It is a story created to inspire children to see their unique beauty. In addition to the book, Lupita also released the 'Sulwe's Song' written by herself, K'naan and Steve Mcewen.

Subscribe to the Super Sema YouTube channel HERE so you don't miss an episode. 

Source & Photo Credit: Team Kukua 
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