Shibari originated from HojoJutsu, a method of restraining captives and a form of torture, before morphing again into the erotic bondage Kinbaku (Kinbaku-bi literally translates as “the beauty of tight binding”) in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

the Edo period in Japan, but it is this period (1603-1867) which is widely cited as the birth for modern day rope based bondage.

We do our best to keep all the information accurate and up-to-date.
If you feel any corrections are in order or you would like to assist us, please contact us