Award-winning animation series, ‘Adventures of Turtle Taido’ has premiered on Amazon Prime and Watch Africa Now (WAN), a UK- based streaming service focused on African content.
With this development, Turtle Taido becomes available to global audiences having been previously syndicated across more than 30 African countries.
The animation series chronicles the story of a super powered African turtle who travels to different cities on an adventure. On his journeys, he makes friends and learns about different cultures. His special power enables him get himself and others out of trouble.
His experiences, through the amazing power of African storytelling, shows us the beauty of diversity and how to live with others in peace and harmony.
“We are excited about the prospect of taking our African story global, because our vision is to develop a proudly African animation series that promotes the amazing power of African storytelling. We want African children to take pride in their cultural identity and understand diversity. It is both entertaining and educational and kids get to learn a lot about peaceful and friendly co-existence.
“With so much division and intolerance around the world, this indeed is a message the world needs right now. And this perhaps is why the series won the award for Best Message, at the Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo 2020,” producer, Muyiwa Kayode, said in a statement made available to TCN.
Turtle Taido has also won several other awards including: Best Children’s Short at Independence Short Awards, Los Angeles 2019 and 2020; Best TV Series at TBIFF India 2019; Gold Award Winner, Virgin Spring Cinefest, 2020; and Cult Critic Movie award Winner, 2020.