Steven Universe: The Complete First Season arrives on Jan. 30

Steven Universe has quickly become my daughter’s new favorite new series. The show is completely addictive with a tale of a young boy who discovers his identity is tied up with beings that are crystals that control the universe. The series plays well on various levels so it can be enjoyed by kids and their parents or adults without kids. Here’s the press release from Cartoon Network:

RELIVE THE FIRST FULL SEASON OF STEVEN UNIVERSE CARTOON NETWORK’S EMMY-NOMINATED SERIES ON JANUARY 30

Four-Disc Set Loaded With Exclusive Bonus Content Including Behind-the-Scenes Commentary With Series Creator Rebecca Sugar, Never-Before-Seen Music Videos And Special Recording From Volume One Soundtrack Listening Party

Fans can revisit the adventures of Steven Universe, Cartoon Network’s Emmy nominated and critically acclaimed animated series when Steven Universe: The Complete First Season DVD arrives on January 30, 2018. Featuring all 52 captivating episodes and the first time a full season has been available on DVD, relive the episodes that ignited a fierce and dedicated fandom.

With 572 minutes of lauded animation, Steven Universe: The Complete First Season delivers bonus features including a never-before-seen intimate conversation with series creator, Emmy and Annie Award-nominated writer and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Sugar, discussing the show’s celebrated music, chart-topping soundtracks, performance videos and footage from the Steven Universe Soundtrack Volume 1 listening party. Steven Universe: The Complete First Season will retail for $24.98 SRP.

Steven Universe is set in Beach City on the American East Coast, where the four Crystal Gems live in an ancient beachside temple, protecting the world from evil. As immortal alien warriors, they project female humanoid forms from magical gems that are the core of their being. The Crystal Gems are Garnet, Amethyst, Pearl and Steven, a young half-human, half-Gem boy who inherited the gem of his mother Rose Quartz, the former leader of the Crystal Gems. As Steven tries to figure out his powers, he spends his days with his human father Greg, his friend Connie or the other Gems, whether to help them save the world or just to hang out. He explores the abilities passed down to him by his mother, which include fusion – the ability of two Gems to temporarily merge their identities and bodies to form a distinct new personality.

As Cartoon Network’s most engaged property on social media, the empathetic and inclusive themes of Steven Universe resonate deeply with fans, garnering a massive following across a multitude of demographics. Receiving high acclaim from critics for its art, music, voice performances, storytelling and characterization, the series has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, five Annie Awards, a GLAAD Media Award, a Kids’ Choice Award and two Teen Choice Awards.

Steven Universe: The Complete First Season 52 x 11 MINUTE EPISODES:

1. Gem Glow 27. House Guest 2. Laser Light Cannon 28. Space Race 3. Cheeseburger Backpack 29. Secret Team 4. Together Breakfast 30. Island Adventures 5. Frybo 31. Keep Beach City Weird! 6. Cat Fingers 32. Fusion Cuisine 7. Bubble Buddies 33. Garnet’s Universe 8. Serious Steven 34. Watermelon Steven 9. Tiger Millionaire 35. Lion 3: Straight to Video 10. Steven’s Lion 36. Alone Together 11. Arcade Mania 37. Warp Tour 12. Giant Woman 38. The Test 13. So Many Birthdays 39. Future Vision 14. Lars and the Cool Kids 40. On the Run 15. Onion Trade 41. Horror Club 16. Steven the Sword Fighter 42. Winter Forecast 17. Lion 2: The Movie 43. Maximum Capacity 18. Beach Party 44. Marble Madness 19. Rose’s Room 45. Rose’s Scabbard 20. Coach Steven 46. Open Book 21. Joking Victim 47. The Message 22. Steven and the Stevens 48. Political Power 23. Monster Buddies 49. The Return 24. An Indirect Kiss 50. Jail Break 25. Mirror Gem 51. Full Disclosure 26. Ocean Gem 52. Joy Ride

Special Features

● Inside the Music Featurette
● Animatics
● Song Demos
● Commentaries
● Exclusive Live Performance

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