LATEST ARTICLES

Miura Takumi Interview (Osada Steve)

From 2008. Osada Steve interviews for Tokyo Bound, reprinted with permission. The latest in our series...

INTERVIEWS

Miura Takumi Interview (Osada Steve)

From 2008. Osada Steve interviews Miura Takumi for Tokyo Bound, reprinted with permission. The latest in our series...

Interview: Sugiura Sensei on Gote Safety and Suspensions

This month we welcome a special guest contributor to Kinbaku Today, Sugiura Norio.  Sugiura sensei has offered to provide periodic commentary, advice, and reflection for Kinbaku Today for a special section: Sugiura Speaks. In a recent interview in Tokyo with Kinbaku Today, famed bondage photographer pushed back on...

Interview: Kinako (Spider and Aubergine)

If you are planning a trip to Tokyo and don't have a lot of experience or access to the rope world, Kinako is offering...

Interview: Scott (by Haru Tsubaki)

What caught your attention to bondage and when? Whilst I had been doing BDSM privately prior, I joined our local BDSM community around 2002. At...

SM Sniper Interview with Osada Steve about Yukimura Haruki

Generously shared by Osada Steve sensei on the memorial day of sensei's passing.  It is our hope that today be filled with...

NEWS

Miura Takumi Interview (Osada Steve)

From 2008. Osada Steve interviews Miura Takumi for Tokyo Bound, reprinted with permission. The latest in our series...

The “Elitism” of Japanese Rope

I started tying in 2006 or 2007. I can't really remember, exactly. But what I do remember was that when...

Gallery: Front Row Kinbaku (Sugiura Norio, Naka Akira, Otsuka Hina)

Another fantastic video documenting the collaboration between Akira Naka and Sugiura Norio. Now streaming at Rope Flix

New Book: Sin, The Psychology of BDSM & Rope Bondage

With so many becoming increasingly interested to enter the kink, fetish, sadomasochism and rope bondage; Kinbaku/Shibari scenes, The Psychology of BDSM &...

Three Grandmasters, Six Scenes, One Model.

CineMagic did a number of videos featuring multiple bakushi. New Kinbaku Performance is special. It has three legends tying the same...

REVIEWS

Review: Arcadia (Tokyo)

In all my visits to Tokyo, I have been remiss in not checking out one of the most famous rope bars in...

Review: Yukimura Haruki’s “Rope Wife”

This video is the last work recorded by sensei and edited posthumously.  It follows up on his earlier video Secrets of Shibari by...

Review: Akira Naka in Turin

Naka san's workshop ended last week and we all left Turin with our hearts full of emotions. Students came from all over Europe to...

Naka Akira and Nureki Chimuo: Rope Dream #1 (Nawa Yume Ichi)

and In 2008, Naka Akira and  collaborated to create Nawa Yume #1, the inaugural video in the Nawa Yume series. The...

Yukimura: Woman’s Pleasure (Kawakami Yuu)

This video is an excellent introduction to Yukimura Haruki's erotic style.  His scenes involve a great deal of sexual energy and connection and provide...