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Incomplete Anime
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November 22, 2015 posted by

Incomplete Anime

Streamline Pictures shopped for titles very carefully. There was one type of anime that was available very cheaply, yet Carl kept turning those down. These were the “incomplete anime” – here are two examples.

Streamline Pictures – Part 18
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August 16, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 18

While writing these columns on the history of Streamline Pictures, I came across several old files of long-forgotten and never-published information. Here is a chronologic list of all the anime-specialty companies with their initial releases.

Streamline Pictures – Part 12
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July 5, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 12

Continuing the parade of quotes from press reviews of Streamline Pictures releases. Today two more classic anime features: The Professional: Gogol 13 and Robot Carnival. To view this series of…

Streamline Pictures – Part 5
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May 17, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 5

For Streamline Pictures, it was all slowly going downhill from 1997 on. The contract with Orion kept us from acquiring any new anime product or renewing our expiring licenses. Without…

Streamline Pictures – Part 4
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May 10, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 4

Continuing the outline format and chronology of Streamline Pictures history, where I was employed from January 1991 through March 2002. This week I cover the company’s output from 1994 through…

Streamline Pictures – Part 3
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May 3, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 3

To Recap: Carl Macek and Jerry Beck established Streamline Pictures in 1988 with a mission to accurately dub Japanese animation after years of substandard, dumbed-down dialogue and replaced music –…

Streamline Pictures – Part 2
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April 26, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 2

When I started my employment at Streamline Pictures, I found myself working mostly with Carl on the translations for dubbing than with Jerry and his distribution duties (which, for the…

Streamline Pictures – Part 1
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April 19, 2015 posted by

Streamline Pictures – Part 1

Streamline Pictures was one of the first American companies formed to license Japanese animation for American distribution – with the goal of presenting the original anime uncut, leaving the original…