Anansi Storytime

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

27 episodes of Anansi Storytime since the first episode, which aired on September 22nd, 2016.

  • S3: Beauty and the Beast

    October 19th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 8 secs
    europe, france, magic, romance, season 3

    A french story about a beautiful girl falling in love with a cursed prince, and helping uncover the beast in both of them.

  • S3: Famous Fairy Tales (Preview)

    October 11th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  48 secs
    preview

    Season 3 Preview. This time we present less commonly known versions of famous fairy tales.

  • S2: Anansi, Coyote, and the Magic Radio (Bonus)

    September 29th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 9 secs
    anansi, artifact, bonus, comedy, coyote, magic, original, season 2

    Summary: Hi! I'm Coyote and I'm... Gonna step in for a second to talk about what happened. You see, I was trying to come talk to my friend Anansi when... well then after that you see... then... oh! A radio! When I turned it on... Oh... yeah I probably shouldn't have done that.

  • S2: The Field of Boliauns

    August 4th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 45 secs
    celtic, europe, leprechaun, season 2

    A story about a man who abandoned his search for wealth, when he discovers it’s all a crock.

  • S2: The King and the Fisherman

    July 7th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  5 mins 35 secs
    asia, persia, season 2

    A story about a clever fisherman who nets a quick profit with a minnow-mum of effort.

  • S2: Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary

    June 9th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  10 mins 54 secs
    europe, ireland, season 2

    A story about two greedy farmers, who reaped what they sowed, when their neighbor milked them for all they were worth.

  • S2: When Till Eulenspiegel Baked Owls and Monkeys

    May 12th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 27 secs
    europe, germany, season 2

    A story about a traveling troublemaker who, kneading money, bought a breadmaker’s ire with some half-baked shenanigans.

  • S2: How the Camel Got His Hump

    April 21st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 13 secs
    animal, comedy, fable, season 2

    A story about how a Jinn sends a lazy camel Alpaca-ing.

  • S2: The Sagacious Boar and Monkey

    March 14th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 48 secs
    asia, fable, japan, season 2

    A story based on a Japanese Fable of a tricky monkey's attempt to continue usefulness to their human master.

  • S2: Building Asgard's Wall

    February 3rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 54 secs
    europe, loki, norse, season 2

    A story about a nightmare of a deal that goes rough shod when horsing around gets in the way.

  • S2: How Orunmilla Tricked Death

    December 27th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  5 mins 14 secs
    africa, comedy, gods, orisha, season 2, yoruba

    A story about how Orunmila helped a mother protect her son from Iku, the incarnation of death.

  • S2: How a Man Was Bewitched and Had His Head Shaved by Foxes [Contains Mature Themes]

    November 22nd, 2017  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 24 secs
    asia, japan, kitsune, season 2

    A story about how everything comes up tails when a man is outfoxed on a wager.

    This episode contains descriptions of torture. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • S2: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating His Friends

    October 22nd, 2017  |  Season 2  |  10 mins 28 secs
    animals, caddo, coyote, native american, north america, season 2

    A story about how Coyote, despite dogged determination, was left lupining for his friends gifts.

  • S2: Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs

    July 19th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  3 mins 46 secs
    africa, akan, anansi, animal, gods, season 2

    Culture: Akan. Based on a story by: Farida Salifu. Summary: A story about a spider whose eyes are too big for his stomach and his legs.

  • S2: Maui Snares The Sun

    April 18th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  12 mins 48 secs
    gods, oceania, polynesia, season 2

    Culture: Polynesian. Based on a story by: W.D. Westervelt. Summary: A story of when Maui unlocked the underworld’s door to the heavens, he thought he was doing a great good for his people. But when the sun, a thoughtless creature of heat and light, brings calamity to his people, Maui finds his work is far from finished.

  • S2: The Golden Apple of Discord

    February 5th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  8 mins 17 secs
    europe, gods, greece, season 2

    Culture: Greek. Based on a story by: Ovid. Summary: A story about the troubles caused by a slighted goddess who uses a golden apple to avenge herself when she was kept out of a feast.