Complete Series (2014/Sentai Blu-ray)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: C Episodes: B+
finds herself suddenly a Locodol (local+idol) when she is paired up
with Yukari to be hometown idols. Together, they work together to
help revive their town image and PR, Nagarekawa. Through various
minor advertisements and performances, they help increase people's
awareness of Nagarekawa and Locodols. As they follow the path to
stardom their fame and friendship grows in Locodol: Complete
Nana is scatter-brained, clumsy and flat
chested but she suddenly finds herself tricked into become a local
idol by her uncle. She is paired with Yukari who is rich, talented
and perfect, also she seems to want to be more than just 'friends'
with Nana. (Nana, of course, doesn't realize this). They are soon
join by Yui and Nat-chan who play the town mascot. How far will the
Nagarekawa Girls go? Will they become real idols on a national
This was a cute anime about girls dreaming about being
idols. While it was cute, being REAL idols is about living up to an
image, an idea, more often being an idol you become slaves to image,
fashion, their managers and what the world thinks of you.
1080p 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image is pretty strong through
all the shows, while the lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) Japanese
2.0 Stereo sound is very good with Pro-Logic-like surrounds if you
wish. Extras include art bumpers and trailers.
Tried Starting it... - Nana meets Yukari and tries being an
We Tried Going and Playing - Nana and Yukari does
TV advertisements for the local stores and shops
Putting It On, We Tried Taking It Off - Nana and Yukari meet Yui
who is Uogokoro, the town mascot.
We Tried Adding a Manager
and Stuff - Nana, Yukari and Yui get a new manager, Saori (who is
also their first fan/stalker).
We Tried Setting a Big Goal
- The Girls find out they are to go on national TV contest show.
Tried Gathering Cute and Loose Characters - The girls compete
with other cute town mascots.
We Tried Adding a Lot of
Things - As the girls look back over their first national
performance, they get a Yui gets an understudy, Nat-chan.
Tried Gathering the Courage to Call - Nana helps Nat-chan get
over her stage fright.
We Tried Being Selfish - Yukari
gets sick and Nana nurses her back to health.
Working as Four - The girls are to enter a locodol contest and
Nana has to compose a new song and dance routine.
Gathering Locodols - The girls meet the other locodols and see
what they are up against.
We Tried Being Locodols -
Nana and Yukari compete with a new look and new song.
Tried Giving a Tour of Nagarekawa - The Awa Awa Girls come to
visit Nagarekawa city.