The final episode of Showmax’s first Nigerian Original animated series, Jay Jay: The Chosen One, is now streaming. All 13 episodes are available to binge-watch exclusively on Showmax.
Throughout the series, viewers have followed the journey of 11-year-old Austin, who transforms into the masked hero Jay Jay, armed with extraordinary superpowers, to fight against an evil ring of poachers. Together with his group of friends, Austin learned to be a team player as they embarked on a high-stakes football tournament. The finale delivers a memorable conclusion to Jay Jay’s quest as a superhero, friend, and team player.
Jay Jay: The Chosen One, a 13-part animated series based on the reimagined childhood of legendary Nigerian and African football star Jay-Jay Okocha, has fast become a family favourite, and ranked as the most-watched kids’ content in Nigeria, Ghana and charted in other East African countries. This fun animated series also explores themes of friendship, courage, teamwork, and a responsibility to one’s environment.
Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice Nigeria, Dr. Busola Tejumola, speaking on the series’ run said, “We believe, Jay Jay: The Chosen one has raised the bar in terms of quality and relatable animated Nigerian stories, and we are pleased to know that it’s a big hit with kids and the entire family.”
The series is voiced by a talented Nigerian cast, including award-winning teen actor Prince Unigwe, who voices the character of young Jay Jay; Chinedu Ikedieze; Samuel Ajibola; Eric Obinna; Mena Sodje; Lexan Peters and Pamilerin Ayodeji. The official soundtrack features music from veteran Nigerian performing artiste and vocalist, Waje.
Add Jay Jay: The Chosen One to your Showmax watchlist.