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RIP, Carl Macek

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Date: Apr 19, 2010 - 01:09 PM
The man who brought Robotech to America has passed on.

So sad...

Carl later went on to found Streamline Pictures, which was known for releasing major anime titles such as Akira. He was also directly involved in the first English adaptations of many of Hayao Miyazake's classics such as Laputa: Castle in the Sky, Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro, My Neighbor Totoro. Recently, Carl had worked on the adaptation of many of the episodes of the hit anime series Bleach. Outside of anime, Carl had also written many books, from The Art of Heavy Metal to the novel War Eagles, an epic adventure which he also adapted into a screenplay for a film in development.

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