Lightning

Frequency: Monthly
Price: 680 yen (~$9)
Website: blog.sideriver.com/lng_info/ 

This publication is a vintage enthusiast's wet dream. Inside you'll find tons of photos of well-worn boots, leather jackets, and jeans. There are visualized tips on how to restore old leather New Balances and leather jackets, and behind-the-scenes looks at the factories still making all sorts of heritage gear. Harley Davidson fans will go ape to find photos of broken-in chain wallets and a shitload of motorcycle memorabilia, including authentic bike gang gear. Columns delve into the military history of certain pieces, and there's even tips on what to visit via bike in Japan and how to handle a motorcycle better. Don't get the real deal confused with the recently-launched Lightning Zero, a sibling publication aimed at a slightly younger audience.