Restol, The Special Rescue Squad

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Restol, The Special Rescue Squad
Genre Sci-Fi, Mecha, Rescue
Created by KBS
Diamond AD
Seoul Movie
Written by Taekwan Kim
Directed by Dongik Lee
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean (KBS)
Japanese (NHK)
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Producer(s) Joonghwan Lee
Running time 25 minutes
Production company(s) Seoul Movie
Release
Original network KBS2 (South Korea)
NHK BS2 (Japan)
Audio format Stereo
Original release January 21 – July 23, 1999

RESTOL Special Rescue Squad (레스톨 특수구조대) is a 1999 South Korean animated television series created by Seoul Movie.

Plot[edit]

In 2034, the future world experienced serious natural disasters. In 2035, GEONOID was established as a company in order to protect the earth against natural calamities. Furthermore, the organization set up SRS (Special Rescue Services) that consists of the orbiting rescue station R-SAT, five RESTOL units, and the Shell Diver carrier ship.

Kang Maru, a 14-year-old boy, was chosen by GEONOID via a simulation video game competition to pilot RESTOL unit 03 as he demonstrated superb skills.

Releases[edit]

Country Release Date Title
South Korea Jan 29, 1999 레스톨 특수구조대 (KBS)
Japan Oct 5, 1999 装甲救助部隊レストル (NHK BS2)
Hong Kong Oct 17. 2000 Telecast Station (TVB)
Philippines Restol (ABC-5)
Serbia Restol (Kanal D )

Castings[edit]

The following castings are based on Korean version.

  • Kang Maru (강마루) - Choi Won-Hyeong
  • Oming (오밍) - Kim Hye-Mi
  • Mia (미아) -Kim Soo-Gyeong
  • Punky (펑키) - Seong Byeong-Sook
  • Heron (헤론) - Choi Byeong-Sang
  • Lucifer (루시퍼)- Choi Byeong-Sang
  • Victor (빅터) - Choi Byeong-Sang
  • Reth (레스사령관) - Choi Moon-Ja
  • Kou (코우선장) - Jang Gwang
  • Kain (카인) - Kang Goo-Han
  • Jin (진) - Kim Il
  • Hanse (한스) - Lee Jeong-Goo
  • Jei (제이) - Lim Eun-Jeong

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