Yoshitoshi: Policeman Rescuing a Young Woman from Being Drowned by Her Brothers
Policeman Rescuing a Young Woman from Being Drowned by Her Brothers, Who Were Offended by Her Delinquent Behavior Notable for both the use of rope...
Japanese Crime & Punishment Museum, Meiji University
A gallery featuring many of the exhibits from the Meiji University Crime and Punishment Museum. The museum features the collection of the late Nawa...
Gallery: Hojojutsu Secrets (Chinsho Collection, 1930)
a 1930s book on the "Secrets of Hojojutsu"
Namio Harukawa: SM Kitan 1975
A look at a classic illustrator's early work
Kita Reiko’s 1952 Album (玲子画帖)
Minomura Kou's legendary "White Album"
Snakes and rope, part 2
Hebizeme: Snake Torture
The 1950s brings us two visions of snakes, bondage, and torture.
Ozuma’s Secret Art Book
Ozuma's art which was never shared until 2009
Uramado: West Meets East in Fetish Art
Exploring the connection between kinbaku and western fetish art
America’s First Japanese Bakushi
Back in 1995, Takeshi Nagaike visted America and his work left a lasting impact
Theatre poster and the Father of Kinbaku
What’s In a Name: Kinbaku and Shibari
The difference between shibari and kinbaku can be examined and explained in many different ways, but one which I rarely see is etymology. What people...