Press Release
July 14, 2006

3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
Capcom Co., Ltd.
Kenzo Tsujimoto, President and CEO
(Code No. 9697 Tokyo - Osaka Stock Exchange)



Notice of Appointment of a Temporary Independent Auditor

Capcom Co., Ltd., (the "Company" hereinafter) hereby announces an appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata, as the Company’s temporary independent auditor, in accordance with Paragraphs 4 and 6, Article 346 of the Corporate Law of Japan and following approval at the Board of Corporate Auditors Meeting held on July 14, 2006. The details of the appointment are as follows:

  1. Reason for the Appointment:
      ChuoAoyama Pricewaterhouse Coopers was sanctioned by the Financial Services Agency on May 10, 2006, to suspend its auditing activities for two months started from July 1 to August 31, 2006. Due to this sanction, its qualification as an independent auditor of the Company was lost as of July 1, 2006 and hence it resigned from the independent auditor on the same date.

      The Company has appointed “PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata” as its temporary independent auditor to avoid the absence of an independent auditor and to continue auditing operations of the company without interruption under the Company Law of Japan.

      The Company plans to refer candidates for independent auditor to the regular general shareholders meeting scheduled for June 2007.

  2. Details of Temporary Independent Auditor:
    Name: PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
    Address: 1-8-3, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

  3. Date of Engagement:
    July 14, 2006

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