South African animation ' Seal Team' a massive hit on Netflix

SA animation 'Seal Team', starring John Kani, massive hit on Netflix

Another proudly South African moment!

YouTube/Seal Team

We're celebrating as news of South African animation Seal Team makes the top trending list on Netflix.

The animation ins directed by Greig Cameron and written by Wayne Thornley.

The beautiful story follows a seal, Quinn, who spends his days in the waters off the coast of Cape Town. Quinn rallies up a team of brave seals to fight back against the great white sharks lurking in the icy Cape Town waters.

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South African actors who feature in the film are Sharlto Copley (District 9, Chappie), the legendary Dr John Kani (Lion King), J.K. Simmons, and Dolph Lundgren. 

If you're looking for something adorable to watch with the family this week, then this is the show for you!

Watch the super cute trailer below:

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The show has reached #9 in the 'most watched' list in 27 countries, including Mexico, Paraguay, Mauritius, Reunion Island and South Africa. 

A week after it was launched on Netflix, the animation amassed over 10 million hours of watch time around the world. 

If there's one thing we love, it'a a good South African success story.

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If you get a chance, please go support another proudly South African product - we definitely will!

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