His divine touch brings shattered antiques back to life

The Unknown Master of Restoration

  • Mayuyama Koji's ability to restore any piece of pottery, regardless of how broken it may be
  • The skill, determination and patience displayed by the art restoration professionals
  • A behind-the-scenes look into the rejuvenation of a priceless piece of art history
  • Award winning - 2023 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards

Mayuyama Koji is an art restorer who works with antique dealers and museums nationwide. His unique skills allow him to flawlessly restore broken works to their former conditions, earning him the nickname "God Hand." The practice originated from his father in the postwar period, when many antiques would be repaired secretly through underground means. This documentary reveals the details of his techniques, as well as his mission not just to restore art, but to preserve it for generations to come.

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