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Futsū no Joshikōsei ga [LocoDol] Yattemita. (普通の女子校生が【ろこどる】やってみた。) is a 4-panel comedy manga series by Kōtarō Kosugi, serialized in Ichijinsha's Manga 4-Koma Palette magazine since 2011. It has been collected in two tankōbon volumes as of January 2014. An anime television series adaptation by Feel has been announced and is scheduled to air from July 2014.
The story is about the life of a high school girl, Nanako Usami, and her senpai, Yukari Kohinata, who end up becoming the town’s local idols (locodol) upon the request of her uncle. However they would soon learn that their new idol lifestyle is less than stellar as they are only be interviewed by the town’s shopping center, appear on low-budget cable television, and perform concerts on top of the roof of department stores. The girls’ salaries come from the town’s taxes.