Music by Buffalo Daughter and Ottawan.
At 9min45sec, the ropes in the photo start at the wrists and go up and around the neck. I say that it’s difficult to see the ropes going over the shoulders just to highlight the upward direction of the ropes.
At 12min42sec, I translated “Female prisoner’s” body is tied” as “She is tied.”
Special narration by NyaDom, Truth and Anonymous.
Music by Buffalo Daughter and Offspring.
This episode is a review of Christian Russo's Hojojutsu (2016)
Music by Buffalo Daughter
Additional narration by Bacon Andrew
Music by Dolce Triade, Interpol, and Cirque Du Soleil
Here are a few images and links to things referred to in “A Pictorial Record of Strange Punishments for Events of the Twelve Months.”
Daisen waterfall [link]
Enshū Katsumi irises
Doll made by Gohē Nezumiya some time before 1826
Two prints of Tamagiku
A lamp from the ghost story “The Peony Lamp.”
Rooster Day fairs [link]
An example of the bunkinshimada hairstyle
Music by Dolce Triade.
Images From Zukai Hojojutsu, Shinden Fudo Ryu Hojojutsu, Kanmuri Bujinkan Dojo Hojojutsu, “Behold My Swarthy Face” blog, Mangajin Issue #1, Ghost in the Shell, Engrish.com, Katsukawa Shunshō, Masami Teraoka, Katsushika Hokusai, Hiroshi Hirakawa、Draw Doo, Map of the Square and Stationary Earth, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Faviola Llervu.
Here are a few pictures Nawashi Kanna and Kagura kindly let me post here to share with you:
Music by Buffalo Daughter.
Here are the two words from the episode that anyone could try on their online dictionaries:
Music by Dolce Triade and Fats Domino
Music by Dolce Triade.
Thanks to OkieNawa for letting me use a photo of his awesome tying in the video.
Video is below, and an audio note for episode 13 and for Season 2 is just below that.
Podcast can be found below
Music by Buffalo Daughter and Johnny Cash.
Sound clip from Army of Darkness.
Music by Buffalo Daughter and L'Orchestra Numerique
Audio episode can be found below.
Warning: This episode contains depictions of graphic violence.
Quotes for the Tokyo Christian persecution in 1623 are from “The Great Martyrdom in Edo 1623” by Hubert Cieslik.
Music by Buffalo Daughter and Plastilina Mosh
Ginko Adachi (1878) and an illustration from
“Early Japanese Christian Persecution Collection.” Kitan Club (1952)
From “Tormented Skin.” Fuzoku Soshi (1953)
Hojojutsu Picture Collection. Fuzoku Kitan (1960) and Female Detective Diaries (1974)
A few images from the articles read this month:
Left: From “Selected Suspension Torments.” Fuzoku Soshi (1954)
Right: From “Suspension Research.” Fuzoku Soshi (1954)
From “An Account of Suspension Torment Mistakes.” Fuzoku Kitan May 1961
From “Yukiko Rika Suspension Torment Special Photo Collection.” Kitan Club Feb. 1963
Left: From “Suspension Torment.” (1960)
Right: From “Upside Down Open Leg Pole Suspension.” Masato Marai’s Advanced Kinbaku Arts 2. (2010)
Hajime Kinoko on Bazooka TV Link
Here are a few images talked about in this month's podcast.
Start of “Ushiro Takatekote Shibari (simple)” from Mai Randa’s Complete Kinbaku Manual.
Completed front view
“Gote Shibari” from Chiaki Kanou’s SM Kinbaku Course.
“Kyoubu Kinbaku” (Chest/Breast Bondage) showing rope added to the gote shibari.
From "Introduction to Foreign Literature." Kitan Club 1955.
From illustration in a 1814 telling of the Eight Dog Chronicle.
Closeup of Goemon Ishikawa (1851)
From the Pictorial Book on the Penal Affaris of the Tokugawa Government (1893)
SM Kitan illustration
1963 illustration of Yaoya Oshichi by Ichimu Obinata.
I mispronounced Oshichi as Onana in the podcast.
Takatekote photo from Beautifully Bound (1953)
Two photos from "Reflections on Kinbaku Beauty Through the Gote and Takatekote." (1953)
Photo from "Practical Bondage Photography: An Example of the Takatekote Shibari" (1961)
Front and back photos from "Chimuo Nureki's How to Tie Classroom - One Rope Takatekote." (1985)
Front and Back photos of the takatekote shibari from Go Arisue's Book of Five Rings for Rope Arts. (2005)
Example of a straight-legged ebi shibari (top photo) (1955)
Here are links to Web Sniper and to two Hajime Kinoko photo sets on the site.
Nureki's Private Talks Blog is down, but since Nureki mentioned his Chat Theater blog in this month's reading, I'll post the link.
A small gallery of pictures from this book is available on Denki Akechi's website (http://nawashi.32ch.jp). Click the arrow at the bottom of the page next to the "01/09."
Here are a few images and links mentioned in the podcast.
Osaka Full Color News (1875)
Pictorial Book on the Penal Affairs of the Tokugawa Government. (1893)
Link to Meiji University online presentation of the Pictorial Book on Penal Affairs:
Image from “Moral Lessons Through Pictures of Good and Evil” (1880).
I said 1875 in the podcast. I apologize. The date of this print should be 1880.
“Prawn Torment” in Big Secret Book of Punishments (1836)
“Suspension Torment” in Big Secret Book of Punishments (1836)
Links to bondage in shunga (pornographic pictures) on SMPedia.com:
This page seems not to like links with kanji in them, so if the link doesn't work for you, you can view the less happy faced images by cutting the kanji at the end of the links below and pasting them into the search field on the lower-left side of the SMPedia page.
Shunsho Katsukawa http://smpedia.com/index.php?title=勝川春章
Kuniteru Utagawa: http://smpedia.com/index.php?title=歌川国輝
Kuniyoshi Utagawa: http://smpedia.com/index.php?title=歌川国芳