Mild spoilers ahead.
1. Steven Universe is a loving homage to the magical girl shows of your youth (and a million other things).
2. Look, it's a show about a young boy with female role models!
3. But Steven's dad is pretty great too.
4. The humor is fun without being hurtful.
5. And the dramatic moments really hit home.
6. There's a canon lesbian relationship.
7. Beach City is an oasis of acceptance and diversity.
8. There's singing! And dancing!
9. Nicki Minaj was in it once.
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