Also in Japanese!  

Master “K”’s book, the first ever written and published in English telling the complete story of the remarkable, sensual and provocative world of Japanese erotic bondage, was so well-received that it has been translated into Japanese by Norio Yamamoto for a new edition being published in Tokyo by Suirensha. This highly-respected academic publisher saw great value in Master “K”’s research and scholarship as well as his deep appreciation for this inherently Japanese art form which has been taking the world by storm. Master “K” has told us that he could not be more honored nor more humbled by this turn of events! 

We could not be more proud nor more happy for him! 

The Japanese edition is being carried by a number of book stores including the international chain Kinokuniya as well as and we will also be carrying a few copies. 

Of course, the completely revised & updated English language second edition of  The Beauty of Kinbaku is available here.​

The Beauty of Kinbaku

Or everything you always wanted to know about Japanese erotic bondage when you suddenly realized that you didn't speak Japanese
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Read about current projects on his News & Views blog. Contact Master “K” here for information @ taking classes or for advertising agencies, photographers and producers about your professional rope project.

If you've reached this page you've got a curiosity and interest in the remarkable, sensual and provocative world of Japanese erotic bondage. This is the place to either start your journey or to begin to deepen your understanding of this fascinating art.

 Explore our website. You'll find much to whet your appetite from an updated
SLIDESHOW of just a few of the images included in the book “The Beauty of Kinbaku”, a new series of KINBAKU HAIKU VIDEOS as well as our classic VIDEO, to the latest addition to the Master “K” files,  KINBAKU AND ART, a series of articles on the remarkable amount of art with a capital "A" that has been created over the years to celebrate erotic bondage.

If you enjoy what you see here there's much more to experience in the latest book from renowned authority and teacher Master “K”, “The Beauty of Kinbaku”. For the first time in English, a book has been published which tells the complete story of this beautiful erotic art: its historical roots, artistic development, key personalities and intriguing techniques.  

To learn more about this exciting new volume, click on CONTENTS. To read what others have had to say about it, including some of the most reknowned practitioners of the art from around the world, click on REVIEWS

To purchase your very own copy, click BUY NOW
The Japanese language edition of The Beauty of Kinbaku - available at 

The completely revised and updated 2015 edition of “The Beauty of Kinbaku” is now available.

Based on the best-selling 2013 Japanese language edition and approved by such kinbaku luminaries as Nureki Chimuo, Arisue Go,Yukimura Haruki, Osada Steve and many others, it features five new biographies of significant kinbaku practitioners in history, new illustrations, a completely updated glossary and index as well as an extensive new photo gallery with never before seen images.

Order yours today!

Autumn Edition-

Master “K”’s latest article 
on Kinbaku and Art - Chapter 12

A short history of Kinbaku illustration 
some revelations about that most
 mysterious master Ishizuka!

can be seen here.

Read the interview with Master “K” on the publication of the Second Edition of 
The Beauty of Kinbaku.

See and hear Naka Akira talk about his impression of Master “K” and The Beauty of Kinbaku in this video.