Company Profile

Trade Name

SHUGO Co.,Ltd./ 株式会社 修 護

Business objectives and activities
  • Preservation and repair of cultural assets (paintings, handwritten documents and books, ancient documents, historical materials) and other comparable fine arts and crafts
  • Dispatching experts to repair cultural assets
  • Selling a variety of materials necessary for repair of cultural assets and fine arts and crafts
  • Research and development of materials for mounting and restoration of fine arts and crafts, traditional techniques, and repair techniques
  • Guidance and consulting services regarding repair of fine arts and crafts
Capital Stock


The Day of the Establishment

February 16, 2011

  • Head Office
    2-28-4 Nishi-nippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0013
  • Studio
    Tobunken Studio(Inside the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo) 13-43 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8713
  • Studio
    Tohaku Studio (Inside the Tokyo National Museum) 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
Director and Executive

Director  Kazuhiko IKEDA
Executive Takayuki KIMISHIMA (Head of Conservator)

Clients (as of April 1, 2021)


  • The Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • Imperial Household Agency
  • Tokyo National Museum
  • National Museum of Nature and Science
  • Ueda City Museum
  • Koriyama city library of historical records
  • Idemitsu Museum of Arts
  • Ekin Museum
  • Matsuoka Museum
  • Hatakeyama Memorial Museum of Fine Art
  • Japan Aeronautic Association
  • Tokyo University
  • Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts
  • Nihon University
  • Toyo University
  • Otani University
  • Sensoji (Temple)
  • Zojoji (Temple)
  • Anyoin (Temple)
  • Hosenji (Temple)


  • Kimbell Art Museum(USA)
  • Cincinnati Art Museum(USA)
  • Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst(Germany)
  • National Gallery of Victoria(Australia)

We are engaged in business with the government of Japan, museums, art galleries, official archives, historical archives, libraries, research institutions, universities, shrines and temples, individual collectors, and more.