Many of the phrases now common in rope bondage were first coined by Nureki Chimuo to embellish adult VHS sleeve notes, e.g, in the early 1980s he joined Kannō 官能 (the senses​; sensuality; carnality​) and nawa 縄 (rope; cord).

In the multidimensional dynamic of combining Shibari tying with emotional-psychological and anatomical-neurological elements, my Kinbaku is based on understanding primal fantasies and libido using the term Kannōnawa.