Steven Universe Creator Rebecca Sugar Talks About One Of The Show’s Most Infamous Songs Stronger Than You
In an exclusive Steven Universe behind-the-scenes clip on Paste Magazine’s website, Steven Universe show creator – Rebecca Sugar talks about when she collaborated with Estelle (the voice of Garnet) for one of the show’s fan favourite songs – “Stronger Than You”, in the show, Garnet sings the song during the battle scene against Jasper in the episode “Jailbreak”. At first, Rebecca was somewhat nervous when she approached the Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, but after a while, Estelle helped her out with the song and offered her good advice. Rebecca describes “Stronger Than You”, as a love song (referencing the relationship that makes up Garnet – Ruby and Sapphire), a fight song and a victory song “all at the same time”.
The clip will be included in the Steven Universe: The Complete First Season DVD boxset which will be released in the United States tomorrow (30th January).
Watch the video on Paste Magazine’s website via the link below:
Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview
Yesterday (23/07/2017) was the last day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, on the final day at the convention, three Cartoon Network related events took place, the Steven Universe: Art and Origins discussion session, the Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu panel (as well as The Ninjago Movie video game demonstration) and a live recording of the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle and a huge crowd of Steven Universe fans.
Starting off Sunday at the convention was the panel for the newly released Steven Universe: Art and Origins art book, although the panel was more like a relaxed conversation. Rebecca Sugar discussed the making of the art book. Rebecca was joined by Ian Jones-Quartey (former supervising director for Steven Universe) and the book’s author, Chris McDonnell. Leading the conversion, Rebecca talked about what influenced the show, the development of the characters (including early character concept art) and design of the show as well as the show’s music. There was an autograph session, this was an opportunity to get a copy of the new art book signed.
Also on Sunday afternoon, was the panel for the Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu TV show, the event was an in-depth behind the scenes look into the making of the animated series and development behind the Lego toys associated with the series. Attending the panel were Kevin and Dan Hageman (show writers), Tommy Andreasen (showrunner), Simon Lucas (senior creative director at Lego), and Nelson Lamonica (IP lead at Lego). Some info about the upcoming season, season eight was unveiled, the season will be called “Sons of Garmadon” and a (silent) sneak peek of the new season can be seen in the video below.
Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Friday 21st July Overview
Friday (21/07/2017) was Cartoon Network’s main day at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, probably the most important annual convention for pop-culture in North America and the world. During Friday, there were two panels for productions by Cartoon Network Studios – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes and Steven Universe.
First of all, it was Cartoon Network’s opportunity to introduce their new upcoming show – OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, this was an opportunity for animation fans to see exclusive footage of the action-comedy animated series and ask questions about the show. The panel consisted of Ian-Jones Quartey (creator and voice of Rad), Toby Jones (co-executive producer), Courtenay Taylor (voice of K.O.), Kate Flannery (voice of Carol), and Dan Vader (lead writer/designer at Capybara Games, developed the new OK K.O. Let’s Be Heroes game).
Next up, was the Steven Universe panel with Rebecca Sugar (creator), Deedee Magno-Hall (voice of Pearl), Michaela Dietz (voice of Amethyst), Estelle Darlings (voice of Garnet), and A.J. Michalka (voice of Stevonnie) with half-Gem/half-human Steven Universe – Zach Callison as a half guest and half moderator. At the panel, Steven Universe fans got to see a preview of the upcoming game console game – Steven Universe: Save The Light, the game will introduce a character very similar to Peridot but with a square-shaped head called Squaridot. Estelle, Rebecca Sugar and A.J. Michalka also did a surprise live performance of “Here Comes A Thought” and there was also a live script reading with the voice talent of the show.
There was also a live Steven Universe Q&A session on Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube account, with voice actresses Shelby Rabara, Deedee Magno Hall and Michaela Dietz, this was an opportunity for fans to get their questions answered by Peridot, Pearl and Amethyst.
Today (Sunday 23rd July), the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle Darlings will be recorded at 3pm at the Horton Plaza Park in San Diego, anyone can take part in the sing-along.
You can adjust all of your cookie settings.
The following Alexa analytics cookies are used to track and report information to the Alexa analytics service.
The following cookies are used to track and report information to the Google Analytics service.
These are cookies that are necessary for the website to function, these are mostly used by Wordpress – the website’s content management system.