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April 6, 2009

Promise Co., Ltd.

Change in Major Shareholders

   There was a change in the shareholdings of a major shareholder of Promise Co., Ltd. as of March 26, 2009. Details are as follows:


1. Reason for Change in Holdings of Shareholder
   The undermentioned shareholder filed a notice of changes to its Large Shareholding Report with the Kanto Local Finance Bureau on April 2, 2009. The Company has confirmed this report.

2. Particulars of the Shareholder

1) Name : FMR LLC
2) Head Office Address : 82 Devonshire Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, USA
3) Representative : Scott C. Goebel
4) Principal Business : Investment Advisor

3. Shareholdings (Voting Rights) Held by Said Shareholder and Percentage of Total Voting Rights
  Shareholdings (Voting Rights) Percentage of
Total Voting Rights Issued
Before the transfer
(As of December 18, 2008)
(229,826 units)
After the transfer 12,816,450 shares
(256,329 units)
Notes: 1. The voting rights held by the aforementioned major shareholder before the transfer are calculated on the basis of the number of shares held (11,491,300 shares) as reported in the notice of changes to the Large Shareholding Report filed by the major shareholder on December 25, 2008.
  2. In the notice of changes to the Large Shareholding Report that was filed on April 2, 2009, FMR LLC included both its own shareholdings of 12,816,450 shares and 6,556,350 shares owned by Fidelity Investments Japan Ltd.
  3. Number of shares without voting rights to be excluded from outstanding shares: 8,073,815 shares
     Number of shares issued at September 30, 2008: 134,866,665 shares

4. Transfer Date
    March 26, 2009

5. Outlook
    The above changes will have no effect on the Company, including its business results.


This news release has been translated from the original Japanese document released on April 6, 2009, for reference only.
In the event of any discrepancy between this translated document and the original Japanese document, the original document shall prevail.

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