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By: est em
Serialized In: IKKI
The betrayal of her lover sends Chica into despair and as result she attempts to end her own life. But she is saved by a man called Antonio, who helps nurse her back to health. After the devastating experience, Chica chooses to lead the rest of her life as a matador. It is then Chica that decides and swears: "I will become a bullfighter. By becoming one, I will be able to die in front of my lover." But little does Chica know of the difficult road that lies ahead and the trouble she must face to follow the path of a matador...
I'm surprised to see no else read this? I think it's fairly rare we get to sample stuff from Ikki (Viz's SigIkki attempt aside), so far I really like the art style and the story seems good enough.
A considerable number of IKKI Comix have been scanlated over the years. HQ groups like Kotonoha, Mangascreener, Illuminati, Hawks, Omanga, KEFI, etc. have scanlated many series from IKKI, as well as similar manga over the years. Fans of that style of manga never really were as magazine oriented as their shounen counterparts. The groups that scanlated them never used magazine raws, many would even buy and scan their own tankobon to ensure quality.
I tried reading this one before but really didn't find it likeable; but yes in general IKKI is a great source for weird alternative manga.