The much-awaited animated series, Jay Jay: The Chosen is currently streaming on Showmax. The 13-episode series reimagines the childhood of legendary footballer, Augustine “Jay Jay” Okocha.
Jay Jay: The Chosen One follows the life of Augustine, an 11-year-old boy who dreams of representing his school at a prestigious football tournament with a team made up of his rag-tag group of friends. The series charts Jay Jay’s passion for football, as well as his love for the animal kingdom, who in return for his fight against illegal poaching, bestow superpowers upon him.
In the first episode of the show, we’re introduced to young Augustine who shares a special bond with the animal kingdom. He is soon rewarded for the kindness he has shown the animals over time, and thus begins his great adventure.
Augustine, alongside his group of friends overcome several obstacles in their journey to achieving their dreams, and the show takes viewers on a magical and enchanting ride.
The series will attract and motivate kids across Africa through adventure and sports while allowing them to see themselves represented in the characters positively and educationally.
Jay Jay: The Chosen One is voiced by talented actors led by Prince Unigwe who plays Jay Jay. The cast also includes Chinedu Ikedieze, Samuel Ajibola, Eric Obinna, Mena Sodje, Lexan Peter and Pamilerin Ayodeji.
Jay Jay: The Chosen One is available exclusively on www.showmax.com with new episodes available every Thursday.
Watch the trailer: