The Obsessed: Otaku, Tribes, and Subcultures of Japan

Tokyo-based photographer Irwin Wong’s The Obsessed: Otaku, Tribes, and Subcultures of Japan seeks to explore Japanese subcultures across various regions. With profiles on 40 individuals (including DJ Sumirock, the world’s oldest professional club DJ, and Kobayashi Hideaki, the “Sailor Uniform Grandpa”) as well as groups of people with a shared passion (like the Tanganmen who wear one-eyed masks), the book features interviews, essays and plenty …

NEW AGE: Stonehenge to Jungle

Artist, collector and founder of counter culture book fair Cultural Traffic, Toby Mott is better known as a punk expert than a rave historian, but for New Age: Stonehenge to Jungle, he traces UK rave, jungle, sound system and warehouse parties through flyers. With 575 flyers and other ephemera, as well as interviews and contributions from Alan Lodge, Chris Peckings, Dave Little, IXY, Joe Rush, …

London Goth Lives in Sort Zine

Penned and published by Joseph Delaney and Matt King, Sort Zine sheds light on goth cultures across Europe. The pair, a director and stylist respectively, sought to create a space for people within the thriving goth world—something other than a club, store or brand—to convey messages and foster the community. The latest five-part zine collection comes complete with a starter kit for goths. GARAGE Magazine …