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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2008
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Notice Concerning Shelf Registration for Issuance of Straight Bonds


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
Phone 81-3-3817-5120

Notice Concerning Shelf Registration for Issuance of Straight Bonds

Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito) today announced that the Company has submitted a shelf registration statement for issuance of straight bonds to the Director-General of the Kanto Local Finance Bureau on March 28, 2008.

Details
1.Issue Amount: 200 billion yen
2.Issue Period: Two years from the effective date of the shelf registration of straight bonds (from April 6, 2008 to April 5, 2010)
3.Use of Proceeds: To be applied as operating cash, capital expenditures, investment and financing, and repayment of borrowing

Rating and Investment Information, Inc., and Moodys Investors Service today assigned preliminary rating of “AA-“ and “A2”, respectively, to Eisai Co., Ltds issue rating.