History & Origins

Article

What is Shibari/Kinbaku and where does it come from? Find out what the great Japanese masters themselves have to say about what defines Japanese style rope bondage.

Physical Book

Widely regarded by Japanese masters as the definitive guide on the origin and history of Shibari—Master K’s book is a must-read for practitioners everywhere.

Physical Book, E-Book

Shin Nawakiri’s book has a full section is devoted to the origin of Shibari and is a great and actionable read. 

It offers insights on not just the physical or technical side of Shibari but the mental and emotional sides as well—important aspects that most newbie practitioners completely fail to see.

Documentary, Paid Product

There are two versions for sale: a 90-minute download from Vimeo On Demand and a 3-DVD set with 100 minutes more