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The Steven Universe Podcast

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Join host and superfan McKenzie Atwood every week for an all-access tour inside Steven Universe! Meet the cast, crew and characters themselves as McKenzie goes one-on-one in exclusive interviews with the creative team who inhabit Steven Universe.

Join host and superfan McKenzie Atwood every week for an all-access tour inside Steven Universe! Meet the cast, crew and characters themselves as McKenzie goes one-on-one in exclusive interviews with the creative team who inhabit Steven Universe.
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United States

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Join host and superfan McKenzie Atwood every week for an all-access tour inside Steven Universe! Meet the cast, crew and characters themselves as McKenzie goes one-on-one in exclusive interviews with the creative team who inhabit Steven Universe.

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English


Episodes

"Rebecca Sugar" with Adam Muto, Ian Jones-Quartey, and Ben Levin & Matt Burnett (Vol.3/Ep.9)

12/6/2018
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There would be no Steven Universe without Rebecca Sugar. Her incredible creative talent and vision gave rise to the beloved characters, worlds, and stories, and with the help of some other wildly gifted animators and storytellers, she was able to share Steven Universe with the masses. And in this special episode, some of the artists who helped develop and shape Steven Universe share their experiences working alongside Rebecca, the lessons they learned, and what they hope to carry forward...

Duration:00:58:22

Lars with Matthew Moy and Lamar Abrams (Vol.3/Ep.8)

11/29/2018
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It's an episode devoted to Lars with Matthew Moy, the voice of Lars, and Storyboard Artist Lamar Abrams (who also happens to be the voice of Buck Dewey). Hear about "Bingo Bongo," Lar's Pilipino heritage & love of Ube, and his complicated relationships with Sadie and Steven. You'll also discover the original ideas for Lars' brief death and quick resurrection, his adventures in space, and what both Lamar and Matthew wish for Lars' future (might it involve his own song?)! via Knit

Duration:00:29:09

Crossover Nexus and Fan Q&A with Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Joe Johnston & Kat Morris (Vol.3/Ep.7)

11/21/2018
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It's a special Thanksgiving episode especially for the fans featuring answers to your submitted questions, and a special behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Crossover Nexus! Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, and "OK KO" Executive Producer Toby Jones takes us deep inside Crossover Nexus and reveal storylines and characters they were forced to cut due to time, last minute additions they managed to squeeze in, and some of their personal favorite moments in the special episode. Then,...

Duration:00:36:33

Crossovers and Collaborations with Rebecca Sugar, Kat Morris & Joe Johnston (Vol.3/Ep.6)

11/15/2018
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There have been some amazing crossovers and collaborations in the world of Steven Universe - "Say Uncle" with the "Uncle Grandpa" team, Save The Light with Grumpyface Studios, the "Mindful Education" episode with animator Tokafumi Hori, and of course, Monopoly. So creator Rebecca Sugar, and Co-Executive Producers Kat Morris and Joe Johnston return to detail how each was conceived and executed, and to share some anecdotal stories that happened along the journey to bring each collaboration and...

Duration:00:37:57

Reunited with Rebecca Sugar and Ian Jones-Quartey (Vol.3/Ep.5)

9/20/2018
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Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar and former Executive Producer Ian Jones-Quartey return to provide a detailed look at the creation and execution of "Reunited." Rebecca reveals her original idea for the wedding, the inspiration she drew from old movies like "Fiddler On The Roof" and "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum," and why it was so important for her to get "Reunited" made. Rebecca and Ian also discuss the different fighting styles and abilities of the Diamonds,...

Duration:00:44:18

The Relationships of Steven Universe - Kat Morris and Joe Johnston (Vol.3/Ep.4)

9/6/2018
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Co-ExecutiveProducers Kat Morris and Joe Johnston are talking about Steven Universe relationships, but not just those between the characters! They are also providing some insight to the crewniverse and the various storyboard teams that bring the episodes to life. Discover who does the best villain work, who loves word play, who spearheaded "The Proposal" episode, and who draws the best Rose! Kat and Joe also reveal their own personal favorites when it comes to characters, episodes, and...

Duration:00:35:54

Jasper And Amethyst - Kimberly Brooks, Michaela Dietz, and Amber Cragg (Vol.3/Ep.3)

8/23/2018
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Kimberly Brooks, who voices Jasper, joins Michaela Dietz, the voice of Amethyst, and Storyboard Artist and Character Designer, Amber Cragg to discuss Jasper! They breakdown Jasper as a character, her relationship with both Amethyst and Lapis, why she's so relatable to fans, and what they hope to see in Jasper's future (can you say "redemption arc" or maybe "yoga instructor"?). Plus, Kimberly shares the story of her audition, and what inspired Jasper's amazing voice. via Knit

Duration:00:31:00

The Rose Affect - Erica Luttrell, DeeDee Magno Hall & Hilary Florido (Vol.3/Ep.2)

8/9/2018
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The big reveal that Rose is Pink Diamond has taken a toll on the characters of Steven Universe! Storyboard Supervisor Hilary Florido, Erica Luttrell who voices Sapphire, and DeeDee Magno Hall, who voices Pearl, weigh in on the impact it's had on Pearl, Sapphire, and Ruby, and their various relationships, and what it's revealed to them about love, other Gems, and humanity in general. They also discuss the beautiful wedding and all of the detail that went into creating the special episode....

Duration:00:38:04

The Heart Of The Crystal Gems - Rebecca Sugar & Ian Jones-Quartey (Vol.3/Ep.1)

7/26/2018
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Rebecca Sugar and Ian Jones-Quartey talk The Heart of the Crystal Gems and how the big Pink Diamond reveal affected Steven and all the Gems! They speak to the return of Bismuth, how Rose has shaped Amethyst, Garnet, and Pearl's respective natures, Ruby and Sapphire's big reunion and the importance of the "choice" they made, and they unpack the Batman/Bat Cave theory and the easter eggs they've planted in episodes for fans leading to its discovery. They share what inspired the storylines,...

Duration:00:44:28

MiniRecaps: Made of Honor and Reunited (Ep.2)

7/16/2018
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Michaela Dietz, who voices Amethyst, Storyboard Artist Lamar Abrams, and Storyboard Supervisor Hilary Florido return to talk about "Made of Honor" and "Reunited." Discover what it took to the get the very special "Reunited" two-parter made, what inspired all of the great wedding outfits, and how they all feel about the return of Bismuth! Plus, hear the crewniverse's thoughts on Steven's maturity, the importance of owning mistakes, and the changing dynamics of Steven and Garnet's...

Duration:00:26:04

MiniRecaps: Now We're Only Falling Apart, What's Your Problem & The Question (Vol.3/Ep.1)

7/9/2018
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There is nothing "mini" about this fullsized episode! Storyboard Supervisor Hilary Florido, Storyboard Artist Lamar Abrams, and Michaela Dietz, the voice of Amethyst, have the inside scoop on "Now We're Only Falling Apart," "What's Your Problem," and "The Question." Discover what inspired Amethyst shapeshifting into a horse, what it was like writing that beautiful proposal, and how Michaela feels about Amethyst's newfound maturity. Plus, you'll hear why communication is key and everybody...

Duration:00:34:10

MiniRecaps: Can't Go Back & A Single Pale Rose (Vol.2/Ep.5)

5/14/2018
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Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), DeeDee Magno Hall (voice of Pearl), and Shelby Rabara (voice of Peridot) are back discussing Lapis' big return and song, "the feels," and the mic-dropping Pink Diamond reveal. via Knit

Duration:00:17:19

MiniRecaps: Letters To Lars (Vol.2/Ep.4)

5/7/2018
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Shelby Rabara (voice of Peridot), Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), and DeeDee Magno Hall (voice of Pearl) speak to recording the Improv scene in this episode, the benefits of having the USPS in your head, Jamie The Hot Mailman, Peridot's possible fondness for Carrot Top, and ruining recording takes in the booth. They also speculate on the first thing Pearl did with her new cellular phone. via Knit

Duration:00:12:32

MIniRecaps: Pool Hopping (Vol.2/Ep.3)

5/1/2018
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Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), DeeDee Magno Hall (voice of Pearl), and Shelby Rabara (voice of Peridot) return to discuss the impact of Garnet's future vision, her new wardrobe in "Pool Hopping," the mysterious one-eyed cat, and the importance of living in the moment! via Knit

Duration:00:09:20

MiniRecaps: The Big Show (Vol.2/Ep.2)

4/23/2018
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Sadie Killer and The Suspects are the hot ticket in town on "The Big Show," and DeeDee Magno Hall (voice of Pearl), Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), and Shelby Rabara (voice of Peridot) make a friendship pact about Sadie on this special episode. They also discuss Lars and Sadie's bond, appreciating your parents, and the genius of Steven Universe (the boy and the series). via Knit

Duration:00:11:53

MiniRecaps: Your Mother And Mine (Vol.2/Ep. 1)

4/16/2018
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DeeDee Magno Hall, who voices Pearl, Michaela Dietz, who voices Amethyst, and Shelby Rabara, the voice of Peridot speak to the style, color, and message of this special episode that features Garnet sharing Rose's story with the Off Colors, and also share some thoughts on the importance of music throughout the Steven Universe series. via Knit

Duration:00:08:20

Garnet - Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Erica Luttrell, Joe Johnston, and Hilary Florido (Vol.2/Ep.10)

3/29/2018
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Garnet finally gets her due on the Steven Universe Podcast! Creator Rebecca Sugar and former Executive Producer Ian Jones-Quartey return to reveal why Garnet is especially meaningful to them personally, what hints they deliberately included in the pilot pointing to Garnet being a fusion, and how it ended up that she never asks questions... ever! Co-Executive Producer Joe Johnston and Storyboard Supervisor Hilary Florido also return to speak to writing for Garnet versus Ruby and Sapphire...

Duration:00:47:05

Fusions - AJ Michalka, Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, and Grace Kraft (Vol.2/Ep.9)

3/22/2018
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Fusions are very special characters in the Steven Universe world, and creator Rebecca Sugar and former EP Ian Jones-Quartey explain all the planning that goes into their unveiling. You'll also hear about the early development stages for Smokey Quartz and Sardonyx, what inspired Stevonnie, and all of the clues in the pilot that pointed to Garnet being two separate Gems. Plus, AJ Michalka, voice of Stevonnie, talks about her audition process, finding the right voice for this special Fusion,...

Duration:00:45:40

Homeworld Gems - Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Erica Luttrell, Joe Johnston, and Hilary Florido (Vol.2/Ep.8)

3/15/2018
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Homeworld has a very rigid, conformist society, but was it always that way? Creator Rebecca Sugar and former Executive Producer Ian Jones-Quartey explain Gem culture and roles in Homeworld, why being different is taboo there, and why Off Colors are so important to the show. And, Co-Executive Producer Joe Johnston and Storyboard Supervisor Hilary Florido talk Homeworld design both pre and post-War, and how they set the stage for the Homeworld reveal. Plus, Erica Luttrell, voice of...

Duration:00:38:42

Earth Gems - Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Joe Johnston, and Kat Morries (Vol.2/Ep.7)

3/8/2018
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Rose Quartz, Bismuth, and Jasper are the focus of this episode of the Steven Universe Podcast as take a closer look at Earth Gems! Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar, former EP, Ian Jones-Quartey, Director Joe Johnston, and Supervising Director Kat Morris detail Bismuth's origins (including how she came to be in Lion's mane), Jasper's personality development, and Steven's complicated view of his mother, Rose Quartz. Discover which characters have been around since the pilot days, who was...

Duration:00:44:24