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Carl Macek (1951–2010)

Carl Macek was born on September 21, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Carl Frank Macek Jr. He is known for his work on Robotech (1985), Heavy Metal 2000 (2000) and 2009: Lost Memories (2002). He was married to Svea Macek. He died on April 17, 2010 in Topanga Canyon, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Robotech
Robotech Writer
(1985)
Heavy Metal 2000
(2000)
2009: Lost Memories
(2002)

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 2013 Robotech: Love Live Alive (Video) (story adapted by)
 2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (television series)
 2004 Lady Death (Video)
 2003 Divergence Eve (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Specular (2003) ... (writer: English version)
- Necromancer (2003) ... (writer: English dub)
- Quantum Barrier (2003) ... (writer: English dub)
- Mission 2 (2003) ... (writer: English dub)
 2002 Yesterday (dialogue: English version)
 2002 2009: Lost Memories (dialogue: English version)
 2000 Robotech 3000 (Video short)
 1993 Casshan: Robot Hunter (TV Series) (adaptation - English version)
 1990 Computer Warriors (Video short)
 1989 Twilight of the Cockroaches (dialogue: english version - uncredited)
 1988 C.O.P.S. (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- The Case of C.O.P.S. File #1: Part 2 (1988) ... (writer)
- The Case of C.O.P.S. File #1: Part 1 (1988) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Midas Touch (1988) ... (writer)
- The Case of Berserko's Big Surprise (1988) ... (writer)
 1988 Robotech II: The Sentinels (Video) (screenplay)
 1988 Zillion: Burning Night (Video) (screenplay - English version)
 1986 Robotech: The Movie (story)
  Captain Harlock and the Queen of a Thousand Years (TV Series) (developed for television by - 64 episodes, 1985) (story - 63 episodes, 1985)
- A New Beginning (1985) ... (creator)
- Anchors Away (1985) ... (creator) / (story - 1985-1986)
- White Water (1985) ... (creator) / (story - 1985-1986)
- Vengeance (1985) ... (creator) / (story - 1985-1986)
- Coast Guard (1985) ... (creator) / (story - 1985-1986)
 1985 Robotech (TV Series) (developer - 85 episodes)
- The Secret Route (1985) ... (creator)
- The Midnight Sun (1985) ... (creator)
- The Lost City (1985) ... (creator)
- The Genesis Pits (1985) ... (creator)
- The Fortress (1985) ... (creator)
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Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels. The Donning Company (Norfolk, VA), 1988 See more »

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Trivia:

Inspired the fan term "Macekre" (pronounced like "massacre"), allegedly used to describe anime series which have been drastically "revised" to make them more attractive to Western viewers. However, Macek has claimed that he was unfairly blamed for clumsy edits to Robotech (1985) that were done by a former home video distributor after the original broadcast in order to fit more episodes per VHS ... See more »

Trademark:

Best known as the foremost producer of anime adaptions/translations in the 1980s and early 90s, most notably the TV series, Robotech (1985).

Nickname:

Uncle Carl See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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