The Erotic Art of

Japanese Style Rope Bondage

Shibari.ph is a curated directory of tools and resources for Japanese style rope bondage practitioners and enthusiasts in the Philippines.

(Model: SaMaîtresse | Shibari & Photo: Dee)

What is Shibari?

Shibari (also known as Kinbaku) is the erotic art of Japanese rope bondage. It draws its roots from Japan’s S/M culture with inspiration from an ancient rope-based martial art, eventually blossoming into an erotic love language and artistic practice.

Today, Japanese style rope bondage inspired by Shibari is practiced all over the world for different reasons—from sexual expression & BDSM to communication, art, photography, meditation, and self-discovery.

(Model: @v10l3t11 | Photo: @mikecarlocap | Shibari: Dee)

What is Shibari?

Shibari (also known as Kinbaku) is the erotic art of Japanese rope bondage. It draws its roots from an ancient rope-based martial art used by traditional Japanese law enforcement, which then blossomed into a love language and artistic expression of Japan’s S/M culture.

Today, Japanese style rope bondage inspired by Shibari is practiced all over the world for different reasons—from sexual expression & BDSM to communication, art, photography, meditation, and self-discovery.