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[[caption-width-right:300:[[TagLine Believe in Steven.]][[labelnote:Note]]Clockwise from the bottom: [[AllLovingHero Steven,]] [[TeamMom Pearl,]] [[CoolBigSis Amethyst,]] and [[TheStoic Garnet.]][[/labelnote]]]]
->''"We... are the Crystal Gems, we'll always save the day,\\
and if you think we can't, we'll always find a way!\\
That's why the people of this world believe in\\
Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl - AND STEVEN!"''
-->-- The ''Steven Universe'' [[ExpositoryThemeTune theme song]]
''Steven Universe'' is a Creator/CartoonNetwork show from Creator/RebeccaSugar, an ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' alum and author of ''ComicBook/PugDavis''. It is the network's first series to be created and headed solely by a woman and an openly LGBT individual.[[labelnote:Note]]Cheri Steinkellner was the first woman to be credited as creator of an animated TV show, ''WesternAnimation/TeachersPet'', which she co-created along with Gary Baseman and Bill Steinkellner; the first Cartoon Network show to be created by a woman was actually ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey'', which was co-created by Timothy and Julie [=McNally=] Cahill. Sugar's the first woman to head a show solo.[[/labelnote]]
The series follows the ComingOfAge adventures of a boy named Steven, the youngest of a team of magical guardians of humanity: the Crystal Gems. Steven may not be as powerful or savvy as the other Crystal Gems, and he may not have much control over his powers, but that doesn't stop him from joining Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl on their magical adventures and finding a way to save the day. As the story continues, Steven starts to find out what exactly they're saving the day from and the plot comes to encompass much more than just one sleepy beach town.
''Steven Universe'' has had a ([[FakeCrossover non-canon]]) CrossOver episode with -- of all shows -- ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa''.
A comic book series from Creator/KaboomComics began in August of 2014, with a short teaser story released in the ''ComicBook/AdventureTime 2013 Spooktacular''. In 2016, Kaboom! released a graphic novel: ''Steven Universe: Too Cool for School''. [[http://www.denofgeek.com/us/books-comics/steven-universe/260171/steven-universe-gets-ongoing-comic-series-from-boom A second comic series from Kaboom! will begin in 2017.]]
A standalone mobile game, ''[[VideoGame/AttackTheLight Steven Universe: Attack The Light]]'' was released on April 2, 2015 for [=iOS=] and Android. It features a self-contained story written by Rebecca Sugar and turn-based RPG gameplay along the lines of ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'' and ''VideoGame/PaperMario''.
A second mobile game, ''[[VideoGame/SoundtrackAttack Steven Universe: Soundtrack Attack]]'', was released on July 21, 2016 for [=IOS=] in which Steven and the Gems help a rogue Gem escape from Homeworld. It is a RhythmGame featuring music from the series.
The series has an official CharacterBlog, ''Blog/KeepBeachCityWeird'', written from the perspective of supporting character Ronaldo. It updates in real time parallel to events in the show.
There is a [[Recap/StevenUniverse recap]] page, as well as a [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/crowner.php/BestEpisode/StevenUniverse Best Episode Crowner.]] A [[TheWikiRule wiki]] is [[http://steven-universe.wikia.com/wiki/Steven_Universe_Wiki here.]]
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->''"[[ClosingCredits If I could\\
begin to be\\
Half of what\\
you think of me,\\
I could do about anything\\
I could even learn how to love\\