Carl Macek RIP (1951-2010)

He was a man who did what had to be done, and in the end the anime industry was better off for it.

He was instrumental in the creation of Robotech, the crazy Blackjack-level surgery of three anime productions into one US TV cartoon epic. And Robotech got a lot of folks into anime, including myself. He then went on to help found Streamline Pictures, where his crazy antics would continue on but brought us such greats as Akira, Fist of the North Star, and the original Vampire Hunter D. His Streamline Pictures Part-In-Crime Jerry Beck posted about the details.

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