春日 (姓) family name, ルミ (名) first name
Rumi Kasuga first appeared in Kitan Club in 1954. In photos, she often played the role of a sadist who overpowered masochists. She worked often with Masako Ibuki and Shozo Konuma (Onuma). In private life, she was a mistress. She was also talented in kinbaku and writing. It appears she pursued kinbaku independently.
Model, Mistress, Kinbakushi.
1930: Born in Osaka. Parents were an office worker and a shopkeeper.
1940s: Spends a lot of time around the red light district growing up.
1940s: After the war, Kasuga discovers her desire for dominating men during a relationship with a man who was four years older than her.
1950s: While looking at photos of women pressing high heels in men’s necks, Kasuga writes, “some kind of animal instinct flared up within my body.”
1954: Debuts in Kitan Club July.
1970s: Writes a few personal experience articles in Kitan Club.
Rumi Kasuga’s bondage was credited as “Design by Rumi Kasuga”.
Owner of “Bridge” in Shinsekai, Osaka, which broke new ground in gay SM. There is evidence that Kitagawa witnessed SM play between Kasuga and a male partner, and this is the basis for saying she was a mistress in private.
- Don't Hurt Me So Much (Kitan Club, 1954) Pin-up page
- The Gentleman I Led Around by the Nose (Kitan Club, Oct 1973)
- People of Kitan Club (2003) Features: Rumi Kasuga.