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Fashion Obsessed Girl in Loose Socks
The Kogal is an Always Female stock character in Japanese works. Usually with hair dyed brown or red, loose socks, shortened skirts, and a dark tan. Accessories include platform boots, Hawaiian leis and lots of makeup. They tend to be part of a Gal Posse. Attitude wise, they are laid back, always in the Go Home Club , and are considered mildly delinquent for breaking school uniform rules. Kogals will be considered easy, suspected of participating in Compensated Dating. Due to their lack of interest in school, they may be consider stupid but they are almost always either street smart or Brilliant, but Lazy. Almost always portrayed as fashion loving and consumerist. They speak in distinctive slang, often translated as Valley Girl speak in the US. Stock plots include the kogal with a heart of gold in which the audience sees the Hidden Depths of this seemingly shallow character, the girl who is mistaken for a kogal and deals with bullying based on this, and a girl who disguises herself as a kogal to throw people off. For a US version see Valley Girl Examples: