Leti Arts Releases Ananse Superhero Comic on Windows Phone Store and Nokia Store through Leti Center
ACCRA, GHANA. November 01, 2013
Leti Arts, one of Africa’s first interactive media studios, which makes digital comics and mobile games for multiple platforms, announced the release of their mobile app, Leti Center on the Windows Phone Store and Nokia store.
The Leti Center is a FREE cross-platform mobile app through which Leti Arts delivers digital comics and mobile games to consumers. Availability on the Nokia Store and the Windows Phone Store was promised as part of the initial release of the app on Android and generic Java devices on October 18.
The Leti Center comes pre-installed with Ananse: The Origin, the pilot issue of the comic for their superhero series, The True Ananse. The True Ananse, is a Leti Arts digital comic and mobile game series influenced by the African folklore character from Ghana, Kweku Ananse, a character of trickery and cunning.
Leti Arts reimagines the story of Ananse with a unique twist depicting Ananse as a superhero in modern times. The pilot issue available on the Leti Center, is the first issue within the story arc, Ananse: The Origin, which focuses on the origin story of important characters in the The True Ananse.
“ Long ago, Ananse, the god of Wisdom is banished onto earth as a cursed statue of his totem, the spider, by Odumankoma, Ruler of the Skies for treason. Fast-forward to today, the cursed statue of Ananse is discovered and worshipped until fate brings Ananse and an innocent boy, Selasi Rockson together, his vessel for reawakening. ”
The True Ananse is part of the bigger Leti Arts’, Africa’s Legends series. Africa’s Legends reimagines popular African folklore and historic legends, interspersed with fictional characters, as an elite group of superheroes fighting crime in present day Africa. Comics and games based on Africa’s Legends tell the stories behind individual characters and the collective team.
The Leti Center also provides consumers a unique and enhanced experience for reading digital comics from Leti Arts. The mobile app will be updated with new comics and games when new issues of comics or new versions of games are available.
“ We are excited to have deployed Leti Center and therefore, the pilot issue of The True Ananse to the Nokia Store and Windows Phone Store, to make our compelling content available to a larger audience.
We will continue to innovate and improve the Leti Center and make our digital comics and games as widely available as possible. ”
Wesley Kirinya (CTO, Leti Arts)
This release makes Leti Center available on three major mobile app stores, Google Play, Windows Phone Store and Nokia Store. There is also a version for generic Java phones available as a direct download. A version for Apple’s iOS App Store is planned.
To get more info visit www.letiarts.com.
About Leti Arts
Leti Arts develops cross-platform interactive media products based on African history and folklore, including digital comics and mobile games. As one of a handful of interactive media studios in sub-Saharan Africa, Leti introduces global audiences to African storytelling.
Leti Arts has offices in Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya, and was founded by Eyram Tawiah and Wesley Kirinya.
About The True Ananse
The True Ananse is a superhero series from Leti Arts influenced by the African folklore legend from Ghana, Kweku Ananse. In The True Ananse, Leti Arts reimagines the story of Kweku Ananse, the trickster, and depicts him as a god turned superhero in modern Africa.
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