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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2006
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Notice on Stock Options (New Share Subscription Rights) Including the Amount Paid In Upon the Exercise of Stock Options


Listed Stock Name:   Eisai Co., Ltd.
President & CEO: Mr. Haruo Naito
Headquarters: 4-6-10 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Securities Code: 4523
Listed Locations: First Sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
& the Osaka Securities Exchange
Inquiries: Mr. Akira Fujiyoshi
Vice President
Corporate Communications,
Investor Relations
Phone: +81-3-3817-5120

Notice on Stock Options (New Share Subscription Rights)
Including the Amount Paid In Upon the Exercise of Stock Options

The amount paid in upon the exercise of Stock Options ("Shinkabu Yoyaku- Ken" under the Japanese Commercial Code) based on the resolution by the Meeting of the Board of Directors held on June 23, 2006 was determined today and the outline described as follows:

I.   Eisai Co., Ltd. Stock Options No. 5-1. (Directors and Executive Officers)
1. Issuing date of Stock Options:   July 10, 2006

2. Type and number of shares to be used for Stock Options:

158,000 common shares of the Company
(one stock option is equivalent to 100 common shares)

3. Total number of Stock Options:   1,580

4. Amount paid in upon the exercise of Stock Options:

For each Stock Options yen530,000. (For each shares yen5,300 )
(The amount paid in per share is the closing price of the issuing date (July 10, 2006)).

5. Total amount of common shares to be issued or transferred by the exercise of Stock Options: yen837,400,000

6. Amounts to be paid for Stock Options

Payment of a monetary amount in exchange for stock options shall not be necessary.


II.   Eisai Co., Ltd. Stock Options No. 5-2 (Employees)
1. Issuing date of Stock Options:   July 10, 2006

2. Type and number of shares to be used for Stock Options:

96,000 common shares of the Company
(one stock option is equivalent to 100 common shares)

3. Total number of Stock Options:   960

4. Amount paid in upon the exercise of Stock Options:

For each Stock Options yen530,000. (For each shares yen5,300 )
(The amount paid in per share is the closing price of the issuing date (July 10, 2006)).

5. Total amount of common shares to be issued or transferred by the exercise of Stock Options: yen508,800,000

6. Amounts to be paid for Stock Options

Payment of a monetary amount in exchange for stock options shall not be necessary.


III.   Resolution Contents of the Meeting of the Board of Directors
1. Based on the resolutions passed at the meetings of the Eisai Compensation Committee convened on April 27, 2006 and May 16, 2006, as well as Article 240 Paragraph 1 and Article 238 Paragraph 2 of the Corporate Law, "Eisai Co., Ltd. Stock Options No. 5-1" shall be issued to directors and executive officers on July 10, 2006, in accordance with the stipulations of Corporate Law Article 238 Paragraph 1.

2. Based on Article 238 Paragraph 2 and Article 239 Paragraph 1 Parts 1 and 2 of the Corporate Law, and under the mandate of the 94th regular general meeting of shareholders convened this date, "Eisai Co., Ltd. Stock Options No. 5-2" shall be issued to employees on July 10, 2006, in accordance with the stipulations of Corporate Law Article 238 Paragraph 1.