That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

The show is Steven Universe, a relatively new animated series on Cartoon Network about a young boy called Steven, and his intergalactic female warrior friends. Its 16th episode, 'Steven the Sword Fighter' was aired recently and surprisingly, it was full of video game references!

In this episode, Steven is about to learn the art of sword fighting... with video game figurines.

Here's a Moogle from Final Fantasy, with Pikachu's body:

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

Gitaroo Man:

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

Sonic... I mean Sanic!:

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

Cloud:

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

It didn't end well for him though:

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

One particular fan with lynx eyes even noticed something else in the same episode: An awesome sword-fighting homage to a classic anime, Revolutionary Girl Utena (see the comparison GIFs below). That and Gitaroo Man added, I have to say the creators of this show have extraordinary taste!

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

That's Just Too Much Video Games For One Cartoon Episode

Figurine GIFs via Slasher [Tumblr] - Comparison GIFs via Banana Queen [Tumblr]

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